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California’s largest multi-cultural celebration, and one of San Francisco’s most popular and cherished traditions. San Francisco Carnaval 2010 will showcase the very best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a dynamic array of food, music, drumming, dancing, live music, and artistry.

San Francisco Carnaval Festival & Parade are FREE  Grandstand seating is available for $30 at

The Grand Marshals of this year's parade are Actor Benjamin Bratt & Director Peter Bratt. Catch their new movie, LA MISSION, which takes place in San Francisco Carnaval's Mission District at a theater near you

Parade Participants
SFCAT Float with King Miggy and Queen Carmen and Forro Bazuca
  • African Outlet
  • Aquarela Samba School
  • BART
  • Bay Area Caribbean Connection
  • Bolivia Unida – Renacer Folklorico
  • Brasarte/Ginga Brasil
  • Brazivedas
  • California Soccer Association North
  • Caribbean Roots and Culture
  • Caribbean Vibrationz
  • Colombian Soul & Good Samaritan Resource Center
  • COMCAST Modelo Latina
  • Comunidad Yucateca
  • East Bay Community Samba School
  • Energia do Samba and Batuke Drummers
  • Escuela Buena Vista
  • Everett Middle School
  • Fogo Na Roupa Grupo Carnavalesco
  • Go to 1B
  • Green Zone
  • Grupo Samba Rio
  • Grupo Todo Mundo
  • Hot Pink Feathers & Angels & Demons at Play
  • Jatun Marka
  • Kantuta Ballet Folklorico de Bolivia
  • Latin American Workout
  • Loco Bloco
  • Los Bomberos de San Francisco
  • MaraReggae
  • Marshall Elementary School
  • Mas Makers Massive
  • Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
  • Mixtiso Latin Hip Hop Group with George Moscone and Sanchez Elementary Schools
  • Nicaraguan Float
  • Nueva School
  • ODC/Rhythm & Motion
  • Pirates of Emerson Haunting Fields
  • Projeccion Folklorica Guatemalteca Xelaju
  • Quimbanda Grupo Carnavalesco
  • Rara Tou Limen
  • Recology
  • Samba Mundial
  • Sambao Para O Povo & Tania Santiago & International Studies Academy
  • SambAsia
  • Sambaxe Dance Company
  • San Francisco Muni Railway Cable Car Division
  • San Francisco Public Library Mission Branch
  • Sistas-wit-Style
  • St. Charles School Latin Dance Club
  • Summer of Love International
  • Tambores Julio Remelexo
  • The Marsh with Daniel Webster & Glen Park Elementary Schools
  • Trash Mash-Up
  • Walden House
  • Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca
  • Zorro


Carnaval Events 
soon !!
"Meet the Mayor"
at City Hall May 14th 2010
A day at the ball park
celebration. Join parade contingents and friends on the field at Giants game, May 11th 2010
King and Queen competition T.BA
Zona Verde After Party - T.B.A 
Dance Party!
Join us for an Earth Day Dance Party Celebration. A bennifit for S.F Carnaval/ C.A.T non profit - stay tuned for more info.


S.F Carnaval Eco Green village    
May 29 & 30th 2010
SF Carnaval 

Goes  Green!

Welcome to San Francisco Carnaval!!! After a year off G.Z.P and our Eco Village are back! This year we are going all out to create a huge Earth Friendly Village and we would love for you to be part of the festivities.

SF Carnaval Goes Green
Welcome to Zona Verde, the Eco green village at S.F. Carnaval.60,000 sq feet of everything green, fun and sustainable.
Get $10 Off!
Bring your old cell phone, computer and/ or electronic equipment to SF Carnaval recycle center and get $10 off Zona Verde/ Earth Day dance  party! May 18 2010
JOIN OUR GREEN TEAM -G.Z.P will be doing all the recycling at this year's event and we need volunteers to help us make Carnaval a zero wast event 
Jason at 415-971-4764 or
Green Float

~ Get On Board!

Help us create a Zona Verde float
for the parade! Artist, circus performers, hoopers, Eco non profits are all more than
welcome! Contact Robin at
to get involved.
We will be right in the heart of all the action and will bring in the best of eco fashion, earth friendly and international arts and crafts, eco/green products and small business info,  green inventions,  organic gardening tips and permaculture demos, green  jobs education, alternative vehicle show case, renewable energy demos, our solar and bike driven stage, organic cooking demos along with two days of amazing dance, eco circus and international music performance, holistic healing, indigenous peoples healing ceremonies [in praise of mother earth] and much more. We will also be creating our [Zona Verde float] to be viewed by 150,000 people.[sponsors, artist, decorators, and volunteers needed]. Be part of the parade and rally for healing the planet [all green activist, non profits and green companies can be part of Zona Verde parade contingent at no cost]

We are very happy to be involved with S.F Carnaval/ C.A.T nonprofit and truly believe this will be the best Carnaval ever.  SF Carnaval brings in over 200,000 people from all over the country, making it the largest multi cultural event on the west coast. This year G.Z.P will be doing its own extensive outreach campaign consisting of over 30,000 email contacts, a four month Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and You Tube campaign, magazine ads, radio slots, many press releases, 25,000 flyers and poster distribution. We will also be part of S.F.Carnaval advertizing and outreach, attaching our eco village info to the Carnaval website, all printed ads and media. G.Z.P will also be organizing all the Greening of the event. Help us reach our zero waste goals by volunteering at  Eco Green Exhibitors Welcome and a Fantastic Sponsors opportunity !!!!!


MON. May 31st 2010 - Mosswood Park, CA |12noon-7PM
contact: CaribelinQ @

BYOE (Bring Your Own Everything)
Bring your tent, blanket, grill, food, beverages, musical instruments, family,
friends and get busy!

Live drumming, dancing, marimba group!
Recreational Activities all day:
Youth Tennis Clinic by Oakland Park and Recreation
Basketball, co-ed flag football, soccer, baseball & more

1st Annual Carnaval Family Group Photo!
califa510: 2010 BAY CARNAVAL WATCH:
From NEW movements on the scene
to SEASONED Veterans on the Block!
*All listed below on Facebook!

Rar Tou Limen: Konbit Pou Ayiti!
REthink, REbuild, REstore
Latin Dance Grooves & MCCLA
"Mi Groovy Boogaloo"
Loco Bloco-SF
"Spring from the Ashes"
Mas Makers Massive
"Go Green"
Energia Do Samba
Viva Carnaval 2010
SambaFunk/Axe Contingent
SambaFunk! The Funkquarian Generation