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Cityfest returns to Hillcrest for one last summer street party

Cityfest comes to the heart of Hillcrest on August 14, 2016.
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Nearly a month after Pride and Hillcrest will come alive again for its annual Cityfest event on Aug. 14.

This free neighborhood celebration, brought to you by the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA), is now 32-years-old, but the fun never ages with more music, delicious food, and unwavering community spirit.

SDGLN talked to HBA’s Executive Director, Benjamin Nicholls about this year’s event. He says that Hillcrest can expect to see over 100,000 guests, a great boost for the business community.

He says people will see a little bit of everything this year, “Cityfest guarantees to be a celebration of our community spirit through music, art, crafts and food. Cityfest is a beautiful mix of local businesses and talented pop up artists, crafters and chefs from across the country.”

He assures the street party will be filled with surprises around every corner and, “memories to last a life time.”

As summer draws to a close, Nicholls says that Cityfest is synonymous with everything we love about this time of year.

“Cityfest is truly the last major street fair of the season,” he says, “CityFest will also host an all ages dance party under the Hillcrest sign from 8 pm to 11 pm, a kids pavilion, artist alleys along Fifth avenue and a twenty-one and up beer garden from noon to11 pm.”

As for musical guests there is a large line up of live entertainment as well:

The Tighten Ups

AJ Froman

The Bad Vibes

Viri y Los Banditos

Rip Carson

Paper Days

The 32nd annual Cityfest celebration is on Sunday, August 14, from noon to 11 pm in the heart of Hillcrest.  

For more information click HERE.