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22nd Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival

  • Yerba Buena Gardens 701 Mission St San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Join us at the 22nd annual Pistahan Parade and Festival, the largest international celebration of Filipino community, culture and cuisine on this side of the Pacific!

Come one, come all to this unique cultural event! 

The PISTAHAN PARADE kicks off the festival weekend on Sat, August 8 at 11am along Market Street from Civic Center to 4th Street. Don't miss the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10:00 am at Civic Center Plaza. The Pistahan Parade is a dazzling display of Pinoy pride with lively floats, community contingents and musical groups. 

The PISTAHAN FESTIVAL takes place on Sat & Sun, August 8–9 at the Yerba Buena Gardens, form 11am-5pm. Free admission and open to the public! 

Connect with the Filipino American community and discover a showcase of world-class performing artists, delectable Philippine cuisine, as well as fun and immersive cultural activities in 7 different pavilions: 
> Art Pavilion, 
> Creativity Pavilion
> Culinary Pavilion
> Dance Pavilion
> Kaiser Permanente Health Pavilion
> Wells Fargo Heritage Pavilion
> Sports Pavilion

Just at the Culinary Pavilion alone, enjoy the Pistahan Sinigang Cookoff, Ice Cream Tasting Bee and the Magnolia Purple Freeze Challenge... Many more immersive activities available at the other pavilions!

Headline artists from Manila, courtesy of ABS-CBN, include: Matteo Guidicelli, Morissette Amon and Geneva Cruz. 

Be part of this annual tradition as a sponsor, exhibitor, performing artist or volunteer. Click to for more info, email us at, or follow us at Parade and Festival

Earlier Event: July 31
Trap x Art: For Frida
Later Event: August 21
Pancakes & Booze Art Show