Thousands expected for San Francisco Carnaval celebration

May 25, 2013 10:39:51 AM PDT
This weekend about 400,000 people are expected to attend the 35th annual Carnaval San Francisco festival in the city's Mission District.

The event is California's largest multi-cultural celebration.

The festival spans eight city blocks along Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets. Sunday morning's parade starts at 9:30 a.m. and begins at 24th and Bryant Streets.

Carnaval events are free, but donations are accepted at the entrance or online.