This Weekend: Cesar Chavez Parade and Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin
This weekend is jam-packed with fun around the city, including the Clement Street Neighborhood Event, SF Deltas soccer at Kezar Stadium, an early Mother’s Day celebration at the Treasure Island Flea Market and SF Giants baseball games to wrap up their current homestand.
Check out this weekend's featured events below.
An impressive crowd on Diamond Street during the 2014 Glen Park Festival. Photo: moppet65535/Flickr
Cesar Chavez Parade and Festival
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
This Saturday, festivities commemorating and celebrating the life and work of Cesar Chavez, the historic labor and civil rights leader, will take place in the Mission. The day’s celebrations will begin with a parade, which starts at Dolores Park, near 19th and Guerrero streets and ends at 24th and Folsom streets. The festival will be held on 24th between Treat and Bryant streets, and will include music, dancing, arts and crafts vendors and other entertainment.
How to Get There on Muni: The J Church Line and the 12 Folsom/Pacific, 14 Mission, 14R Mission Rapid, 22 Fillmore, 33 Ashbury/18th St., 48 Quintara/24th St., 49 Van Ness/Mission and 67 Bernal Heights routes will take you close to the festivities.
Muni Service Note: The J , 22 and 33 may see increased ridership and possible delays. The 12 , 14/14R, 48, 49 and 67 will see reroutes and possible delays.
Glen Park Festival
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The 19th annual Glen Park Festival celebrates the neighborhood’s many artists and craftspeople and allows them to showcase their talents. There will be performances by local musicians, vendors selling everything from food to arts and crafts, dance lessons and more.
How to Get There on Muni: The J Church Line and the 35 Eureka, 36 Teresita, 44 O’Shaughnessy and 52 Excelsior routes will take you within walking distance of the festival.
Muni Service Note: The J and 44 may see increased ridership and possible delays. The 35, 36 and 52 will see reroutes and possible delays.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come enjoy a day of car-free fun at April’s second Sunday Streets event in the Tenderloin. There will be dozens of free activities offered by local merchants and organizations at activity hubs on Ellis Street and Golden Gate Avenue, where our staff will be out with one of our newer extended hybrid-electric Muni buses.
How to Get There on Muni: Any Muni Metro line, the F Market & Wharves Line and the 5 Fulton, 6 Haight/Parnassus, 7 Haight-Noriega, 9 San Bruno, 14 Mission / 14R Mission Rapid, 19 Polk, 21 Hayes, 27 Bryant, 31 Balboa, 47 Van Ness and 49 Van Ness/Mission routes will take you close to the event.
Muni Service Note: Muni Metro lines, the F and the 5, 6 , 7, 9, 14/14R, 21, 31, 47 and 49 may see increased ridership and possible delays. The 19, 27 and 31 will see reroutes and possible delays.
On Tap for next week: Monday is May 1st, the traditional celebration of May Day and also International Worker’s Day. There is a protest planned along Market Street, from Justin Herman Plaza to Civic Center Plaza, which will impact Muni service.
Van Ness Construction Reminder
All left turn lanes on Van Ness Avenue have been removed with the exceptions of those at Broadway (southbound), Lombard Street (northbound), and temporarily at Hayes Street (northbound).
Van Ness traffic lanes have been reduced from three to two on these segments:
- Northbound from Post to Filbert Street
- Southbound from Filbert to Washington Street
For complete details on these changes, please our Van Ness Improvement Project page.
Temporary J Church and K Ingleside Service Changes Reminder
Due to Balboa Park Station Area and Plaza Improvement construction work, temporary stop changes are in effect for the J Church and K Ingleside lines at Balboa Park Station. For details, please visit sfmta.com/greenlightrail.
“On Tap” gives you a heads up about the big events in town and what Muni routes and lines will get you to the party. Look for this feature to be posted usually on Wednesdays for a look ahead to the weekend.