Carnaval San Francisco will be celebrated in San Francisco’s Mission District over the Memorial Day weekend, May 25-26. Showcasing the best Latin American and Caribbean cultural arts and traditions from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, this year’s theme is Carnaval Harlem Shake. Eight city blocks will be bursting with music, dance, and exotic food from the many countries that celebrate Carnaval. The Grand Parade is a dazzling display of pageantry. With an annual attendance of well over 400,000, Carnaval San Francisco is the largest multi-cultural celebration on the West Coast. TheFREE two-day festivalwill offer food, music, dance, arts and crafts, and other fun activities and entertainment on every street corner for the entire family to enjoy. The festival spans eight blocks, on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets. On Sunday, May 26, the Grand Parade starts at 9:30am at the corner of 24th and Bryant streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street, north on Mission down to 17th Street, where it will turn east and flow into the festival area.Grandstand parade seats, $25 per person, are available at www.carnavalsanfrancisco.org or call 415-206-0577.