Parade Logistics

How do we apply to be a contingent in the Pistahan Parade?

Fill out the online Pistahan Participation form. You can also pay for your parade registration fees when you submit your form online.

When is the Parade and what is the schedule for contingents?

The 2015 Pistahan Parade is on Saturday, August 8th. Parade Units should plan for the following schedule:

8:00 am–Registration Table opens in assembly area (see map)

9:00 am–Call time for all Parade contingents. Gather at San Francisco Civic Center Plaza, along Larkin Street. ENTER assembly area via corner of Larkin and McAllister Streets. (See map)

10:30 am–Opening ceremonies kick-off the Pistahan weekend

11:00 am–The Pistahan Parade begins at the San Francisco Civic Center at Grove Street and Larkin Street.

Where is the new Parade route?

Beginning in 2013, we marched down a brand new parade route. Contingents assemble at SF Civic Center Plaza at Larkin and Fulton Streets. From the Civic Center, contingents march down Market Street, make a right on 4th street, then disembark east onto Folsom Street.

Map of Pistahan Parade route. Click image to embiggen.

Where do Parade Units assemble? Where do they disembark?

Your Parade Unit confirmation letter includes instructions on your cluster assignment and where to park and unload for assembly at the Civic Center. You will be directed at the end of the parade route for disembarking.

Pistahan Parade assembly area at Civic Center. Click image to embiggen.

Pistahan Parade disembarkment area at Howard and 4th Streets. Click image to embiggen.

What are the Parade registration fees?

Parade registration fees are payable when you submit the Pistahan Participation form. You can pay online via PayPal or credit card. Note that you do not need a PayPal account in order to use your credit card.

  • Early Bird—Parade Registration Fee (ends July 19) $45
  • Early Bird—Parade Registration Fee WITH Vehicle Fee (ends July 19) $65
  • Parade Registration Fee $145
  • Parade Registration WITH Vehicle Fee $165

I have other questions not answered here. Who can I contact?

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