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Celebrate our Filipino community at the Pistahan Festival 2018
August 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - August 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0FREE
Celebrate San Francisco’s diversity and rich Filipino community at the Pistahan Parade + Festival on August 11-12, 2018.
Experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the Pistahan Festival. Organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition, this two-day event represents the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S. Make your plans now as Pistahan is expected to draw over 80,000 people. This unique cultural event and celebration offers fun for the entire family and, best of all, admission is FREE!
Pistahan kicks off with a street parade
The Pistahan Parade kicks off the event on Saturday, August 12th. This years parade will feature:
- Colorful themed floats
- Marching high school bands
- A Giant Human Philippines Flag
- An Jeepney driving down Market Street
- A Mega-Dance Cultural Contingent
- SF Giants Super Fans
- Various local celebrities
- The Bayanihan of San Francisco
The celebration continues at Yerba Buena Gardens
Following the Parade, the Pistahan Festival continues from Saturday, August 12 through Sunday, August 13 at Yerba Buena Gardens from 11am to 5pm right in the cultural heart of the city.
The festival will feature 7 PAVILIONS for exploration, discovery, and learning. There will also be lots of family fun with 4 food contests with plenty of games and prizes too. The PAVILIONS include:
- ART PAVILION
- CULINARY PAVILION
- SPORTS PAVILION
- INNOVATION PAVILION
- DANCE PAVILION
- HEALTH PAVILION
- LEADERSHIP PAVILION
- PISTAHAN TAVERN
Come celebrate at Pisthan and join us for dancing in the streets of San Francisco.
We look forward to seeing you at Yerba Buena Gardens.