Livable City, GLIDE and More Hosts Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin – a Block Party for an Afternoon of Community, Music and Fun!


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Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin – a Block Party for an Afternoon of Community, Music and Fun! Sunday, April 10, 11am–4pm

San Francisco, CAThe nonprofit Livable City, GLIDE and other community and City partners join forces to kick off the 2022 Sunday Streets SF season and bring the much-loved program to San Francisco’s Tenderloin on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taking place on Larkin St., Golden Gate Ave. and Ellis St., neighbors and visitors alike will have over a mile of car-free streets to enjoy an afternoon of free, outdoor fun for the whole family.

As an official event sponsor, GLIDE will pull out all the stops in this celebration of the city’s reopening. Attendees will enjoy a dance party with DJ King Most, performances by the GLIDE Ensemble under the direction of Vernon Bush, as well as carnival-style food, games for all ages, face painting, giant Jenga, an interactive art station hosted by GLIDE’s Center for Social Justice, and more. Other highlights of Sunday Streets Tenderloin include a Thai New Year celebration hosted by The Tenderloin Merchants Association; Second Line Brass Band Procession hosted by The Tenderloin Museum; Tenderloin Flea Market hosted by TNDC and the Tenderloin People’s Congress.

Sunday Streets SF is known for its free, fun events empowering local communities to transform miles of streets into car-free community spaces for kids to play, seniors to stroll, organizations and businesses to connect and neighbors to meet. A program of the nonprofit Livable City presented in partnership with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the City and County of San Francisco, Sunday Streets SF has grown into a beloved institution since its start in 2008 but was forced into a two-year hibernation in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sunday Streets SF will be celebrating its return  in six historic San Francisco neighborhoods between April and September and include the second annual citywide Phoenix Day on October 16th. For additional information on Sunday Streets SF, please visit SundayStreetsSF.com. For additional information on GLIDE, please visit Glide.org.

Sunday Streets Tenderloin is made possible through the generous support of the following event sponsors: GLIDE, Dolby, TLCBD, TNDC, Tenderloin People’s Congress, St. Anthony’s Foundation, Tenderloin Museum. The Sunday Streets SF 2022 season is made possible by the generous support of the following season sponsors: San Francisco Department of Public Health CHEP Division, Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), San Francisco Human Rights Committee, Bay Wheels, San Francisco Opera, Wu Yee Children’s Services, San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Department of Parks and Recreation. Corporate exhibitors include Comcast/Xfinity. 

Calendar editors, please note:

WHAT:           
Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin 
A multi-block, car-free block party celebration of free, outdoor fun for the whole family

WHERE:        
San Francisco’s Tenderloin: Larkin St., Golden Gate Ave. and Ellis St.
For full Sunday Street in the Tenderloin map, visit sundaystreetssf.com/tenderloin

WHEN:         
Sunday, April 10, 2022, 11 am to 4 pm

ADMISSION:         
Free and open to the public

INFO:
For additional information on Sunday Streets SF, please visit SundayStreetsSF.com.
For additional information on GLIDE, please visit Glide.org.

PLEASE NOTE:
There will be limited parking throughout the Tenderloin during Sunday Streets. Public transportation, biking and walking are encouraged. This is a smoke-free event.

ABOUT SUNDAY STREETS SF:
Your Street. Your Day. Sunday Streets SF is San Francisco’s open streets program that transforms miles of city streets into car-free community spaces for kids to play, seniors to stroll, businesses and organizations to connect, and neighbors to meet. Sunday Streets SF is a program of the nonprofit Livable City presented in partnership with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the City and County of San Francisco.  

ABOUT GLIDE: 
GLIDE is a nationally recognized center for social justice dedicated to fighting systemic injustices, creating pathways out of poverty and crisis, and transforming lives. GLIDE’s integrated comprehensive services, advocacy initiatives, and inclusive community empower individuals, families, and children to achieve stability and thrive. GLIDE is on the forefront of addressing some of the most pressing issues including poverty, housing and homelessness, and racial and social justice.  
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