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‘Tis the season to celebrate! One cold night very soon, in the wee hours of the morning, children
will be visited by magical beings… but not Santa this time... It’s Krampus time!
Join San Francisco Krampus and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence as they pay homage to
the sinister and scary side of Christmas at their 4th Annual Krampus Pageant. On December
3rd, from 3pm to 7pm, come to the El Rio to watch a pageant where the naughty creatures of
San Francisco will join a panel of steely judges and compete for a chance to be crowned the
Krampus of 2022.

The
pageant will also feature some very special (and spooky) drag performances and live music! The competition will be on the outdoor patio, and proof of vaccination is required to enter the venue.

Proceeds benefit The Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley/CA. Founded in 1973,
Pacific Center for Human Growth is the oldest LGBTQIA+ center in the Bay Area, the third
oldest in the nation, and their mission is to enhance the mental health and overall well-being of
the LGBTQIA+ and QTBIPOC communities by providing culturally responsive therapy, peer to
peer support groups, community outreach services, and facilitated workshops. Website:
https://www.pacificcenter.org/

A $10 to $20 donation is recommended at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds).
For more information on the event and to mark your social media calendars, visit the Facebook
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/622498329376821 or the SF Krampus website:
https://www.krampus-pageant.info/