The San Francisco Italian Heritage Explorers are ambassadors for our Italian Heritage. They are required to participate in civic events, as well as the Italian Heritage Parade.
Events are mandatory for all Explorers. Dates, times, and events are subject to change.
  • Festa Coloniale Italiana – TBD 
  • Fundraising Dinner – Friday September 6, 2024 
  • Picture Day – Saturday, September 7, 2024 
  • Washington Square Lighting & Block Party – Sunday October 1st, 2023 
  • Italian Consulate Reception – Friday, October 6, 2023
  • Grand Ball – Saturday, October 7, 2023
  • High Mass and Italian Heritage Parade – Sunday, October 8, 2023
  • Post-Parade Dinner – Sunday, October 8, 2023

Please email your questions to Tracy McMahan –

Applications are now open for 2024 Explorers

Please Note: Participating as an Explorer for the San Francisco Italian Heritage is a commitment.  All events that are listed are MANDATORY.  

Download Application: Please download the application below and email as a PDF (firstnamelasnameexplorer.pdf) to

Applications will be accepted until April 5th, 2024 or when capacity is reached

Explorer Application.docx