Grab Grannie And Head To The Fair

castroflag.jpgThe Castro Street Fair!! In its 32 Year!!

Sunday, October 2, 2006, 11am to 6pm

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
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.]

1 Comment so far

  1. Eric Politzer (unregistered) on September 30th, 2005 @ 9:37 am

    Have been going to the Castro Street Fair for years and it is a blast. Also a great way to mellow out after Folsom. Recently discovered the Clement Street Fair, which happens next weekend. Fun events with tons of great food vendors. Very neighborhoody

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