Colunbas Ave and Union St
San Francisco, California

The Precious Cheese North Beach Festival is held each year on Father's Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach Little Italy district centered in Washington Square Park and on adjacent streets, including Grant Avenue, Green Street, Stockton Street and Vallejo Street. As one of the oldest urban street fairs in the country, the festival garners more than 100,000 attendees for a celebration of the area’s Italian and Beatnik history and four stages of continuous live entertainment, Italian cuisine, arts and crafts, Italian street chalk art and the St. Francis of Assisi Animal Blessing.

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Added by allisonpr on May 30, 2007