SF Magazine FallFest with Mini SF 10.12.13

San Francisco Magazine and Mini SF presented FallFest 2013 at the Justin Herman Plaza at the Embarcadero and SnapFiesta was there to capture the fun! FallFest is a celebration of the Bay Area’s fine foods and their sustainable markets. The festival also benefits Meals on Wheels San Francisco!

Along with sponsors like Lucky Supermarkets and Stella Artois, guests enjoyed a day of food, wine, and lots of fun! Guests also enjoyed drink seminars, chef demos, and DIY drink stations!

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The 8th Annual San Francisco Social 11.16.13

Have we mentioned how much we love to have fun while benefiting the greater good? We probably have, but we’re going to mention it again for good measure because the San Francisco Social fired up once again this November to raise money for the Larkin Street Youth Services! And SnapFiesta was invited to record the night, photobooth style!

The SF Social featured gourmet food, a silent auction, Benefit gift bags, an open bar,  and an after party!  This years sponsors included The W Hotel, Benefit makeup, Harlot, The San Francisco Bay Club and many more.

This years beneficiary, the Larkin Street Youth Services have been serving the San Francisco area since 1984. The non-profit helps at-risk teens and young adults and offers medical, social, and educational services as well as housing. For more information visit  www.larkinstreetyouth.org.

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Entire Productions & The Bently Reserve present A Bright New Year!

Entire Productions and The Bently Reserve teamed up to celebrate a fabulously successful 2013 with the industries best and brightest! SnapFiesta captured all the fun with our signature photobooth!

Along with guests and clients, vendors and those in the event industry, Entire Productions featured several companies, SnapFiesta included! Among those featured at the event were Blueprint Studios, Ladies Who Lunch, New Delhi Restaurant, Best Beverage Catering Company, The Whole Cake, Gustavo Fernandez Photography, City Lights Promotions, and others!

The event was also the premier of Elevate Events, the new name of Entire Productions’ A/V department and the new dance band The 415s!

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Celebrate50 GLIDE Annual Holiday Festival & VIP Reception

This isn’t our first time doing an event with GLIDE and we sure hope it’s not our last, because we have so much fun at all of their events! The holidays are especially our favorite time of the year and we’re so glad we got to celebrate GLIDE’s annual festival!

This year was a double celebration! As well as it being the annual holiday party, this year marked fifty years at GLIDE for the co-founders Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani! Held at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, guests were treated to performances by Valerie Simpson, Judith Hill, Tom Johnston, and more! Dr. Maya Angelou also made an appearance! What a night to remember it was!

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Not For Sale Gala

We really do love being a part of events that give to the greater good.  And being able to attend and photograph the Not For Sale Gala in October was just incredible. The annual gala was held at City View at Metreon in San Francisco and consisted of a fun filled night full of food, cocktails, live performances, and of course, SnapFiesta!

Not For Sale is a non-profit organization that combats modern day slavery and human trafficking. With the help of special guest speakers and performers, Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald, Dave Batstone, and Kru Nam, the gala raised enough money to support more than 1,000 survivors of human trafficking in the year 2014.

To learn more about Not For Sale and it’s fight to stop human trafficking, visit http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/

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KIPP Ping Pong Tournament

SnapFiesta enjoyed a second year at the KIPP Ping Pong Smackdown to benefit the KIPP schools in the Bay Area. The Knowledge Is Power Program is growing rapidly and they plan to open a KIPP high school in San Francisco this year.

Seven KIPP schools are already in existence and provide almost 3,000 low-income students and 1,200 alumni get into and graduate college and emphasize the power of technology. Sponsors of the event included Apple, Asurion, and the Fisher Fund. Dancing, partying, and ping pong ensued, as well as a costume contest for most creative costumes!

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La Mar SF 5th Year Anniversary Celebration

La Mar San Francisco brought the best 5th year anniversary party San Francisco has ever seen! SnapFiesta was invited to capture a night filled with food, music, dance, and joyful people, and it definitely did not disappoint!

Over the past five years, La Mar has become the premier source of authentic Peruvian cuisine thanks to Chef Diego Oka. The 5th year anniversary party included favorites prepared by Chef Oka and an open bar, as well as live Peruvian music and a photobooth with SnapFiesta! A portion of the proceeds from the event were also donated to Meals on Wheels of San Francisco and VIDA USA.

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Black Sabbath, KLBJ 40th Anniversary Show

SnapFiesta traveled to Austin, Texas for the Black Sabbath, KLBJ 40th anniversary show at the Frank Erwin Center. Blue Moon beer and South Point Nissan sponsored the event in celebration of Austin’s KLBJ-FM radio station. Along with the awesome tunes of Black Sabbath, guests got to rock out to Andrew WK, received complimentary drinks, and even food from Maria’s Taco Xpress! Guests were also able to take photobooth pictures at our photobooth! Congrats to KLBJ-FM for providing Austin with 40 years of music, here’s to another 40 more!

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Jewish Film Festival @ The Swedish American Hall

2013 marks the 33rd annual Jewish Film Festival and SnapFiesta got to be part of the fun! This year’s theme was “Life Through a Jew(ish) Lens” and featured screenings of over 75 movies from July 25 through August 12. The Jewish Film Festival is not exclusive to San Francisco. In fact, there are currently 0ver 100 festivals worldwide and runs year-round, but San Francisco launches them all with it’s largest crowd – over 30,000 attendees – and most influential films. The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) has featured over 1,300 films over it’s 33 year history. SnapFiesta was invited to attend the Opening Night Bash at the Swedish American Hall, which included live music from San Francisco’s La Peche Quintet, our photobooth, and lots of great food from Fabrique Delices, Ciao Bella, Max’s Market, Shorty Goldstein’s and more!

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