For 25 years, the annual Pistahan Parade and Festival has showcased the best of Filipino art, dance, music, and food at the Yerba Buena Gardens in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
This year, the Pistahan Parade kicks off the festival weekend on Saturday, August 11. It's a colorful display of Filipino community pride and diversity as it marches along Market Street from Civic Center to the Yerba Buena Gardens with festive floats, authentic ethnic dances, lively community organizations and more!
The two-day celebration of Filipino culture and cuisine will be held from Saturday Aug. 11 to Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 between 11am to 5pm. The Pistahan is expected to draw over 80,000 people. Admission is free and fun for the entire family. This year's event will feature the return of the popular balut eating contest, delectable Filipino cuisine and desserts, cultural and artisan merchandise by local entirePinoys, world class performances and 7 pavilions celebrating arts, innovation, leadership, health, dance, sports, and cuisine.