Join us in the neighborhood on August 17th with our some of our favorite businesses within our community. In addition to a day of music and food, enjoy an array of activities and programs.


HEADLINER Lounge

 

Presenting, the 20th Street Block Party Headliner Lounge: Ticket holders will be treated to a private indoor lounge located above Trick Dog with the best views of the festival, plus an exclusive outdoor viewing area of the main stage. Headliner Experience guests can enjoy complimentary adult beverages from our private upstairs bar, as well as light bites from American Lamb and The Mission's newest restaurant: Great Gold.

This ticket includes:

  • Access to VIP Viewing Area in front of main stage

  • Hosted bar with craft beer and sommelier-selected wine

  • Light bites from Great Gold & American Lamb

  • Only 100 Headliner Experience passes available!

 

FESTIVITIES

 

826 VALENCIA

826 Valencia is honored to be the beneficiaries of this year's 20th Street Block Party and will have a variety of writing activities for attendees including a chance to reflect on what they love about the Mission and their community there. Look out for a pop-up footprint to selling adventuring wares — whether you're a pirate, a traveling pufferfish, or venturing into the enchanted forest, 826 has the essentials from eyepatches to unicorn horn polish. And, as always, proceeds from the sales go to support free student programming.

MUTINY RADIO

Mutiny Radio, on the corner of 21st and Florida, will be hosting live radio shows all day during the Block Party. Ranging from special storytelling sessions to live interviews with some of the bands playing 20th Street Block Party you can stop by to see some of the best local talent.

Artists stopping by the station include Pity Party, Shutups and ZOLA

LA COCINA X SWEETS COLLECTION

La Cocina is proud to partner with Noise Pop as a beneficiary of this year's 20th Street Block Party. They will have a special activation set up featuring live demonstrations from Sweets Collection and their beautiful flower gelatins. Classes will take place from 1pm - 4pm.

 

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all the samples

 

WHITE CLAW

Get wavy with White Claw and discover the refreshing taste of their Hard Seltzer at this year's Block Party. Donations to the fest get you a free taste! Must be 21+

 

WATERLOO

Waterloo is pulling up to add a splash of sparkling to your day. They'll be giving away a some free cans (exact times TBA) while supplies last. If you miss the sample windows, no worries! Cans will be on sale all day at their sprinter van and bars throughout the fest for only $2.

 

REVIVE KOMBUCHA

Revive your block party experience with some SUPER tasty kombucha. Revive Kombucha’s most experienced 4-wheeled Ambassador, “Gunter”, will be on the road again and making a stop on the block, so make sure to swing through and get yourself a free taste!

FERNET-BRANCA

The Branca Bar is a beautiful, traveling, pop-up bar where festival attendees can experience Fernet-Branca in an immersive setting. Taste Fernet-Branca both neat and in cocktails, featuring unique recipes served by passionate bartenders knowledgeable about the 174 year old brand. Outfitted with custom branded coasters and merchandise, photo opps, and giveaways, whether you’re a loyal fan or new to the taste, it’s three sips and you’re family.

CLIF BAR

Introducing Clif Whole Lotta. One bite and you’ll know … that you want a whole lotta more bites. CLIF is teaming up with Noise Pop at this year’s block party. Stop by our booth, and at the entry/exit points for samples of a whole lotta tasty.

 

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ART ROW

For the seventh year, we tip our hats to the vibrant arts community and deliver an interactive collection of creatives we affectionately refer to as Art Row. Take a stroll down Alabama Street and immerse yourself in our local art world with exhibitions, a community mural, family activities and more.

 

LITTLE RUSS THOMPSON

Little Russ Thompson is the moniker of San Francisco-based crafter Ashley Graham. Inspired in early 2017 by the political sea change and a resulting desire to meaningfully contribute to its opposition, Ashley started stitching. Over two years and 200 unique pieces of cross stitch and embroidery later, Little Russ has raised over $5,000 for non-profits including Alliance for Climate Education, Ruby’s Place, Hip Hop For Change, Sorority Theater Projects LLC, Planned Parenthood, and ACLU. All profits from Block Party sales 8/17 will go to 826 Valencia.

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE

Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered non-profit organization committed to supporting visual artists. For 45 years, Southern Exposure has presented exhibitions, projects, and education programs in the Mission. SoEx provides visual artists with the tools and resources they need to experiment in an open and supportive environment. Learn more here: www.soex.org