Dear Bay Area Hungarians and All Our American Friends,
The Hungarian Heritage Foundation of the San Francisco Bay Area is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to promote, share and educate the public about Hungarian culture, language and art, by building on the cooperative and creative energy of the San Francisco Bay Area Hungarian American community. The annual Hungarian Heritage Festival is a volunteer-based event that provides financial support for the future Hungarian community center.
The festival also promotes local Hungarian-American artisans and offers other local Hungarian-American non-profit organizations a way to raise awareness and funds for their organizations.
My name is Daniel Demeter, my father is Thomas Demeter, 1956 refugee from Hungary after the Communists crushed the Revolution. I have never attended a Hungarian Heritage Festival, and I heard about it by chance from another first-generation Hungarian friend of mine when we were discussing the importance of... more
The festival is an expression of a vibrant community that showcases its best traditions, a perfect event for all ages. You will learn more about the Hungarian culture, arts, crafts, and enjoy delicious meals.