Celebrating Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera – December 8- Mission Cultural Center

Frida-Kahlo-Diego-Rivera-19Fiestas Fridas San Francisco celebrates Frida Kahlo’s affection and connection to San Francisco.  Frida and Diego Rivera  were married- the second time-  in San Francisco on December 8, 1940.  December 8th is also Diego Rivera’s birthday.

Join us on December 8th  for A Holiday Bazaar with (He)ART, Frida y mas!

Support local Artisans and Vendors. Find unique one-of-a-kind items for holiday gift giving, find a special treat for yourself or just show up dressed like Frida!

If you missed our Frida event in July, here’s your chance to attend our fiesta and mercadito for all ages!

December 8th is not only the anniversary of Diego and Frida’s second wedding, its also Diego’s Birthday–two good reasons for a FIESTA!

*DJ Rosa la Rumorosa dropping Latin House, Salsa and other Boogey Beats
*Face painting by Jennifer de Robles
*Arts & Crafts table sponsored by Do.Art Galleria
*Featured Vendors: Martha A. Rodriguez / Estudio Martita, Jasmin Aguirre-Rendon, Laura L Salazar, Martina Ayala (Totomoxtle dolls), Maria Pinedo (Maya Ortiz ceramics), Francisco Franco, Spring Blacgurlzink Opara, Lupita Medina-Miranda, De Lourdes DesignsCasa De Chocolates y mas.
*Gelato provided by La Copa Loca
*Food and Beverages

We will screen the short film entitled “$#!T HAPPENS: an homage to Frida Kahlo” by Lisa Cabellut. An extraordinary work of massive proportions that evokes Frida’s bout with pain and her daily dance with death. Showing all day.

$10 Donation – includes entry to the celebration of the 73rd Anniversary of the Second Wedding of Diego and Frida where we will have singer Adriana Marrero singing, swing music, and Latin Jazz.

***All ages welcome*** children 12 and under free