- Date & Time
- Multiple Days: 06/24/2016, 06/25/2016
- Fee Information
- Contact Us
- e-mail us
Friday, June 24, 12PM – 3PM
Early California comes to life! Enjoy music, dance, storytelling, hands-on kids' activities, and more. Afternoon music and dance by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano.
1776 Campfire with Captain Anza
Friday, June 24, 6PM to 8PM
(campfire presentation and s'mores at 7PM)
The founders of San Francisco camped as they traveled 1,200 miles north from present-day Mexico. Drop by and explore a family-friendly expedition campsite. Meet 18th century soldados. Learn to play a song on the psaltério. Use a quadrant to measure latitudes. Meet Captain Juan Bautista de Anza, and enjoy storytelling and s'mores by the fire.
Saturday, June 25, 10:30AM to 12PM
Proud descendants of the Anza Expedition families return every June to the Presidio to recognize the amazing journey and efforts of their ancestors to colonize the northern frontier of New Spain. With soldados and the the Amigos de Anza color guard as a colorful backdrop, you are invited to witness this public commemoration, organized by Los Californianos, with support from the Presidio Trust. Listen to roll call of the men, women, and children who arrived at the Golden Gate on June 27, 1776.
Los Californianos Luncheon (reservation required)
Saturday, June 25, Noon to 3PM
Annual luncheon of Los Californianos. Prepaid registration required. Visit the Los Californianos website for more information.