Sunday Streets Mission Returns to Valencia street on July 10th
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July 1, 2022
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SUNDAY STREETS VALENCIA RETURNS ON JULY 10, 2022
Celebrate the vibrant Mission with arts, culture, and free activities for all ages
Sunday, July 10, 2022, 11 AM – 4 PM
San Francisco, CA — Sunday Streets SF 2022 returns to the Mission on Valencia Street, between Duboce Avenue and 26th Street, on July 10 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 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 neighborhood and local vendors at the marketplace and along the route. Feature programming includes:
- Valencia Gardens Block Party with soccer drills, Circus Center, and walk-up COVID-19 vaccines from SFDPH
- Free rock-climbing wall by SF Recreation and Parks Mobile Recreation Program & free bike rentals by Bay Wheels
- SF Public Library Mission Branch open house with scheduled reading hours
- Coloring Corner, dance parties for kids and pregnant people hosted by Natural Resources All Families Foundation & SF Human Rights Commission all-day chalk and hula hoop zone
- Freedom from Training Wheels kids bike lessons with SF Bicycle Coalition & SFMTA
- Free health, job, and education resources, plus more activities for the whole family
- Marketplace featuring local makers and outdoor dining throughout the route
- Visit SundayStreetsSF.com/Valencia for a map of destinations and event details
The Sunday Streets SF program is generously supported by the 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 Valencia brings communities and visitors together to celebrate the vibrant diversity of the Mission neighborhood. The 2022 Season has two more events in SoMa and Western Addition and will close out with the second annual Phoenix Day citywide 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 Valencia is made possible through the generous support of the following event sponsors: American Indian Cultural District, Canopy Health, Carnaval San Francisco, Mission Housing, Mission Merchants Association, and San Francisco Public Library – Mission Branch.
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 and McGee Air Services.
Calendar editors, please note:
Sunday Streets Valencia
A mile-long car-free block party celebration of free and outdoor fun for the whole family, featuring SF Public Library Mission Branch open house and reading hours, toddler dance parties hosted by Natural Resources, free rock-climbing wall, live music, local makers, and free health, job, and education resources for all.
San Francisco’s Mission: Valencia Street between Duboce Avenue and 26th Street. For more event information, map, and day-of activity guide, visit SundayStreetsSF.com/Valencia.
Sunday, July 10, 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.
Key Event Details:
- Location and Time: Valencia Street between Duboce Avenue and 26th Street, 11 AM to 4 PM
- Activity Highlights:
Sunday Streets Season and Excelsior Partners and Sponsors (for LC staff only – do not share)
- Thank You: Presenting Partners
- SF Municipal Transportation Agency
- City and County of San Francisco
- Thank You: Season Sponsors
- SF Department of Public Health Community Health & Equity Promotion program
- Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Spare the Air
- SF Public Works
- SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development
- SF Human Rights Commission
- SF Department of Recreation and Parks
- Wu Yee Children’s Services
- Lyft Bikes & Scooters
- Bay Wheels
- iHeart Radio Stations
- Niantic Labs
- Thank You: Event Sponsors and Community Partners
- American Indian Cultural District
- Canopy Health
- Carnaval San Francisco
- Mission Housing
- Mission Merchants Association
- San Francisco Public Library – Mission Branch
- Thank You: Community Programs and Corporate Exhibitors
- SFDPH Mobile Vaccine Unit
- McGee Air Services
- Natural Resources All Families Foundation
- Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital