Join Us for the Pistahan Parade at 11am Today!


The parade will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11 AM from the SF Civic Center, along Market Street towards 4th Street to Yerba Buena Gardens. The Pistahan Parade brings the sound, art and culture of the Filipino American spirit! With a mix of marching bands and cultural dance groups, the Parade helps personify the diversity that is San Francisco!

Parade starts at Fulton Street / Right on Hyde / Left on Market / Right on 4th St / End on 4th and Howard. We hope you'll join us all along the parade route on Market St.

Parade Grand Marshals include San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Philippine Consul General Henry Bensurto.


Get Your Groove On at Pistahan

Tita Florence, Ninong Johnny and their house DJ are at it again this year! Make sure you visit the Dance Pavilion at Pistahan above the Yerba Buena Gardens waterfalls and take part in their workshops and programming!

Joining Pistahan once again is KIDZ GROOVE, a dance production & workshop for kids. The founder and director, Princess Ryan, is a celebrity dancer in the Philippines who is now based in the Bay Area.

Her mission is to pass on what she has learned and experienced in the entertainment industry to kids through her dance workshops and having them perform with her - in front of a live audience to boost their confidence and self esteem!

Enjoy the following:

» Dance Party with:

Hiyas Cultural Dancers | Canon Kip Seniors

Tenderloin FILAMS | Northbeach-Aquatic Park Seniors

San Lorenzo Ruiz | Veterans Equity

Mendelson Seniors | Salvation Army, Mission

Neighborhood Center | Capp Seniors

SOMA Seniors & Disable REC & Park

SOMA Gene Friend Global Seniors

Excelsior Filam Seniors | OnLok 30th Street Seniors

Phil. Senior Resource Cnt | ARC Howard

TODCO SF Seniors | Chinese Seniors

Mission Neighborhood Cnt Senior Latino ARC Disabled

» Folk Dance Exhibition by Johnny Veloso of Mabuhay Folkloric Society

» American Line Dancing workshop using Pinoy songs or artists hosted by

Allen Isidro

» And much more!!


Health Pavilion Schedule

Learn how to improve your health and wellness at the Pistahan Health Pavilion where you will receive free blood pressure checks, glucose screenings, medical consultations and more!



Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to improving the health of its members and the communities we serve. As a mission driven organization that reinvests their dollars into improving patient outcomes, Kaiser Permanente also gives back through community benefit investments that make people healthier. This year Kaiser Permanente has awarded $962,500 in grants to San Francisco and Northern San Mateo County Community organizations to fund programs for healthy food, active living, behavioral health and access to care.

Stop by the Kaiser Permanente Health Pavilion and get your free blood pressure, glucose, and glaucoma screening checked by Kaiser Permanente nurses. Have a question for a doctor? Visit the “Talk with a Doc” booth for a quick consultation. Get your health passport stamped for participating in the health pavilion and get a prize. It’s all happening under the Kaiser Permanente Health Pavilion. Mabuhay and thrive!


Sports Pavilion Schedule

Experience Filipino martial arts with Eskabo Daan, archery, fencing with Jade Falcon, basketball, strength and conditioning with Georgio Reed, and more at the Pistahan Sports Pavilion.



5M is a fully entitled, mixed-use project in downtown San Francisco. The project is comprised of an office building of approximately 650,000 square feet and an apartment building with approximately 302 residential units. 5M would create significant new open spaces for the neighborhood. The project is designed to house a dynamic ground-floor mix featuring local retail and arts, cultural and community uses. 5M is proud to deliver a comprehensive community development agreement that is hyperlocal to the SoMa Community in youth development, arts and culture, nonprofit stabilization and pedestrian safety.

One of the highlights are support for SoMa Pilipinas the Filipino Cultural Heritage District and dedication of land for affordable housing for Seniors.