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This Weekend: 11th Annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade

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As part of the annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Saturday will mark the eleventh annual San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival and Parade. Scheduled for 5 p.m. in Jessie Square, the event is a showcase for the local Filipino community’s parol lantern, a symbol of hope, luck, blessings, peace and light during the holiday season.

This year’s theme is “Liwanag para sa tanan: Enlightenment for All”. The schedule is as follows:

5PM: Entertainment & Parol Gallery in Jessie Square
6:15PM: Parade Starts at Yerba Buena Gardens
6:30PM: Music, Gimme Games, and Tala Awards in Jessie Square

Come celebrate a memorable evening of lights, complete with music, performances, games, chalk art and a parade!

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