Mayor Announces First Annual Central Market Arts Festival

Mayor Newsom Announces First Annual Central Market Arts Festival 3-Week Festival to Highlight Arts and Culture in the Central Market Area

Mayor Gavin Newsom announced the kick-off weekend for the new Central Market Arts Festival which premieres in Mint Plaza this Friday at noon and continues over three weeks in satellite locations that showcase arts and culture establishments in the area. The arts festival is part of a comprehensive effort to catalyze arts and culture establishments on Market Street between 5 th and 9 th Streets, cultivating the area as a destination spot for both tourists and local arts patrons.

“We are excited to highlight the incredible resources in our City’s arts community and continue cultivating Central Market as a premier venue for arts and cultural organizations in San Francisco,” said Mayor Newsom. “Our intention is for the Central Market Arts Festival to become an annual event and for it to serve as another piece of the City and the community’s work to revitalize the area.” Read more.

Posted on September 23, 2010 | The comments to this entry are closed.