Grab Grannie And Head To The Fair
The Castro Street Fair!! In its 32 Year!!
Castro & Market Streets
$3.00 suggested donation at the door
Vendors of all varieties from the Bay Area and beyond promote their goods and services, including food and beverages, arts and crafts, and a wide variety of retail items. Dozens of community organizations promote community and social support.
The Main Stage is located at Castro/Market, but the fair extends on Market Street from 16th to Collingwood and on Castro Street between Market/17th to 19th. The Castro Street Fair is always the first Sunday of October.
The gate donations benefit thirty-four local charities:
|AIDS Emergency Fund||Imperial Council of San Francisco|
|AIDS Housing Alliance/SF||Instituto Familiar De La Raza|
|AIDS Legal Referral Panel||Lesbian & Gay Chorus of SF|
|Bad Boys Softball Team||Lyric|
|Bay Area Young Positives||Maitri|
|Bears of San Francisco||MCC San Francisco|
|Bowlers Emergency Aid Relief||McKinley Elementary School|
|Castro Lions||Most Holy Redeemer AIDS Support|
|Community United Against Violence||Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS)|
|Dolores Street Community Services||Project Open Hand|
|Eureka Valley Promotion Association||SF Fog Rugby R.F.C.|
|Family Link||SF Gay Men’s Chorus|
|Glide Foundation||The San Francisco LGBT Center|
|GRGSA-BAC||Stop AIDS Project|
|Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy||Triangle Taekwon Do|
|Harvey Milk Memorial Committee||Under One Roof|
|Immune Enhancement Project||Visual Aid|
In excess of $310,000 in grants has been given to the charities over the past 5 years.
For more information, check-out their website. Produced by Castro Street Fair, a non-profit organization, the Fair generates funds for charitable causes important to the Castro Community.
[I’ll be working an entry gate … stop by and say HI.]