The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District

An arts and culture mecca and bustling Latino enclave at the heart of San Francisco’s eclectic Mission District.


Vibrant• Unique• Unforgettable

About The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District

Calle 24 features a richness of culture and vibrancy unmatched anywhere else in the city. The district has served as the center of Latino activism, arts, commerce, and culture in San Francisco since the 1940s, creating waves of social change that continue to reverberate throughout the country and the world.

With more than 200 small businesses, Calle 24 is a hotspot for many Latino entrepreneurs, including specialty food stores, restaurants, cafes, taquerias, bakeries, butchers, art galleries, and gift shops that serve the needs of local residents. The district boasts the largest collection of murals in the city, and hosts a multitude of events that enliven the neighborhood with history, spirituality, and community throughout the year. Calle 24 businesses, residents, arts organizations, and long-established nonprofit agencies collaborate to organize events such as Carnaval, the Cesar Chavez Parade and Festival, and Day of the Dead.

District Region: San Francisco Bay Area

A crimson bridge, cable cars, a sparkling bay, and streets lined with elegant Victorian homes—San Francisco is undeniably one of the world’s great cities. Located along the Northern California at the state’s distinctive bend in the coast, the region has an alluring magic that stretches beyond the bay to diverse cities with nightlife and world-class cuisine.