Cultura y Arte Nativa de las Americas & San Francisco Lowrider Council Showcase Weeklong San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Fun for All
Celebrate in Historic Mission and the Fillmore West
The Bay Area and beyond are invited to food, family fun, cars and community.
May 1 to 7, 2022
SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–‘Cinco de Mayo’ is more than a day. It’s a spirit of freedom, love, promise, family and friends that cannot be contained in a day , so the organizers of the week-long celebration, Cultura y Arte Nativa de las Americas (CANA) and the San Francisco Lowrider Council invite the Bay Area and the world to join in the fun and parties with purpose, May 1-May 7, 2022!
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Highlights of the week-long Cinco de Mayo celebration include: Mission Food Hub Bike Tour beginning and ending at John O’Connell High School; a Frida Kahlo Celebration to elevate her image from victim to conqueror with Frida Kahlo’s immersive show; and the San Francisco Lowrider Car Show and Cruise.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration in San Francisco 2022
Sunday May 1 – The Mission Food Hub Bike Ride Out Fundraiser
Rebel against climate change and serve the community. Roberto Y. Hernandez, president of CANA, says “Don’t buy gas for a day!” Ride a bike, roller skate or skateboard. The Mission Food Hub raises awareness about the environment, health, and rising food prices due to inflation, the cost of gasoline, housing, and other basic needs.
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10:00 a.m.: Meet for a Free Breakfast Burrito at John O’Connell High School at 20th & Harrison Street.
1:00 PM: Meet at MidPoint at the de Young Museum and receive refreshments, fruit, and free museum passes.
4:00 p.m.: Enjoy a free dinner at John O’Connell High School in San Francisco.
It’s a great day to hang out with family and friends and help raise money for the Mission Food Hub who provided more 9,000 Latino families with culturally appropriate groceries throughout the COVID pandemic.
For make a donation, please visit: http://givebutter.com/6HtzZM or mail your check to CANA-Mission Food Hub, 1333 Florida Street San Francisco, CA 94110.
Whether you’re Ride Out or not, you can invest in online community efforts right now or write the check, great exercise for you and the community.
“It’s great when the community comes together to recognize our culture and invite people to not only have fun, but celebrate with purpose by helping raise funds to feed families,” Hernandez said.
Thursday, May 5 – Immersive Frida Kahlo Show is a celebration of Cinco de Mayo to benefit the Cultural Arts Healing Center – Carnival San Francisco.
Raising Funds and Awareness with Immersive Frida Kahlo Show explores the world through the eyes of the legendary Frida Kahlo – a brilliant and uncompromising painter who created some of the most iconic works of art in history. The show consists of fascinating large-scale projections accompanied by a delightful musical score that will lead the viewer to meet the revolutionary Frida like never before.
SVN West San Francisco (formerly the Fillmore West)
10 Van Ness Avenue South
San Francisco, California 94103
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. VIP reception and show $50
8:30 p.m. SHOW $30
Join us at the Frida Kahlo Immersive Exhibit to support the future home of San Francisco Carnival: The Cultural Arts Healing Center at 681 Florida Street, San Francisco.
For tickets, please visit: https://givebutter.com/cincodefrida
Saturday May 7 – Car Show & Cruise to raise funds for John O’Connell High School, San Francisco.
The week-long celebration of Cinco de Mayo is capped off with two San Francisco Lowrider Council events.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Car display at John O’Connell High School, 20th & Harrison Street.
4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: The excitement continues with the San Francisco Lowrider “Cruise and Dinner” on Mission Street between Cesar Chavez and 22n/a Streets.
Cinco de Mayo revelers will get to see the cool cars and enjoy the experience of going to the Mission District and eating delicious spicy Latin American and Mexican food.
This is an annual San Francisco Lowrider Council fundraiser for John O’Connell High School. To donate, please visit: http://givebutter.com/6HtzZM
To learn more about the week-long Cinco de Mayo celebration in San Francisco, visit:
May 1: Mission Food Hub Fundraiser Bike Ride: www.Missionfoodhub.org
May 5: Frida Kahlo immersive exhibition: www.carnavalsanfrancisco.org
May 7: San Francisco Lowrider Council: https://www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoLowRiderCouncil/
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