Sunday Streets Excelsior Returns on June 12
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June 6, 2022
SUNDAY STREETS EXCELSIOR RETURNS ON JUNE 12 Celebrate the Excelsior with a day full of free music and a mile+ of family fun
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 11 AM – 4 PM
San Francisco, CA — Sunday Streets SF 2022 continues in the Excelsior on June 12 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The event will take place on Mission Street between Theresa Avenue and Geneva Avenue, with additional activities on Ocean Avenue and Seneca Avenue. Residents and visitors are invited to dance to the music in the streets, exercise at the pop-up recreation facilities, get wellness and job resources, and support neighbors and local vendors at the community flea market. Feature programming includes:
- San Francisco Public Library – Excelsior Branch open house with live dance and music performances throughout the day and smoothie bike by Bicis del Pueblo and PODER SF
- Live music stage hosted by Excelsior and Outer Mission Merchants and Excelsior Action Group
- Celebrate Philippines Independence Day with Filipino Community Center with free giveaways and activities hosted by Coleman Advocates for Youth and Children, Mission YMCA, and the Excelsior Action Group
- Free rock climbing wall by SF Department of Recreation and Parks Mobile Recreation program
- Art workshop with Youth Art Exchange and SF Human Rights Commission chalk and hula hoop zone
- Free walk-up COVID-19 vaccines and boosters from SF Dept. of Public Health and Latino Task Force
- Freedom from Training Wheels kids bike lessons with SF Bike Coalition & SFMTA
- Free bike repair with ReMotion, community flea market, and outdoor dining throughout the route
- Health, job, and education resources, plus more activities for the whole family
- Visit SundayStreetsSF.com/Excelsior for a map of destinations and event details
The Sunday Streets SF program is generously supported by the whole City family, including the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency as the presenting agency sponsor. Jeffrey Tumlin, Director of SFMTA, states, “Sunday Streets allows neighborhoods to experience and breathe life into their own vision of what car-free streets can and should do for their community. At this critical juncture coming out of the pandemic, we are delighted that Sunday Streets is back to help advance the mode shift conversation in San Francisco, with bubbles, chalk, and joy.”
Sunday Streets Excelsior brings residents and visitors together to celebrate the working-class history of the neighborhood. The 2022 Season will continue in other beloved neighborhoods like Mission/Valencia, SoMa, and Western Addition, concluding with the second annual Phoenix Day block parties on October 16. Livable City invites all SF residents and visitors to join the fun by attending, exhibiting, volunteering, and working at a Sunday Streets event or hosting a block party, sidewalk sale, or family fun hub on Phoenix Day. For dates and details on how to get involved, visit SundayStreetsSF.com.
Sunday Streets Excelsior is made possible through the generous support of the following event sponsors: Excelsior Action Group, Excelsior Collaborative, Excelsior and Outer Mission Merchants, Excelsior Works!, Filipino Community Center, Mission YMCA, PODER SF and Bicis del Pueblo, San Francisco Public Library – Excelsior Branch, SOMCAN, and Youth Art Exchange.
The Sunday Streets SF 2022 season is made possible by the generous support of the following season sponsors: San Francisco Department of Public Health Community Health & Equity Promotion, Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) and Spare the Air, SF Human Rights Commission, Bay Wheels, Wu Yee Children’s Services, SF Public Works, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, SF Department of Recreation and Parks, UCSF, Niantic Labs, and iHeartMedia. Corporate exhibitors include Comcast/Xfinity.
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Sunday Streets Excelsior
A mile-long car-free block party celebration of free and outdoor fun for the whole family, featuring the San Francisco Public Library – Excelsior Branch open house, rock-climbing wall, live music, free giveaways, community flea market, and health, employment, and education resources for all
San Francisco’s Excelsior: Mission Street between Avalon Avenue and Geneva Avenue. For more event information, map, and day-of activity guide, visit SundayStreetsSF.com/Excelsior
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 11 AM to 4 PM
Free and open to the public
For additional information on Sunday Streets SF, please visit SundayStreetsSF.com
There will be limited parking throughout the neighborhood’s vicinity during Sunday Streets. Public transportation, biking, and walking are encouraged. Sunday Streets is a smoke-free event.
ABOUT SUNDAY STREETS SF:
Sunday Streets is a program of the nonprofit Livable City, presented in partnership with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and the Shape Up SF Coalition. Additional City support comes from San Francisco Public Works, Department Recreation & Parks, Police Department, SF County Transportation Authority, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and her offices, and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
ABOUT LIVABLE CITY:
Livable City is dedicated to increasing affordable housing, improving transportation, land use, open space, environmental policies, and supporting grassroots initiatives to make San Francisco a safer, healthier, and more accessible city. For more information on Livable City, visit LivableCity.org.