Kinky and Queer Block at Sunday Streets SOMA

Sunday Streets SOMA returned on August 21, 2022, removing all traffic along Folsom Street from 9th to Spear, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, to give neighbors and visitors over 1.5 miles of fun for the whole family.

The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District and Folsom Street partnered to host the block of Folsom Street between 8th and 9th Streets as the Kinky and Queer Block of Sunday Streets.

Hundreds of folks came by to visit our vendors, enjoy entertainment and demos on our stage, and view the work of local artists.

12:00 -12:30 – Readings by the legendary Carol Queen, Executive Director of the Center for Sex and Culture
12:30 – Mooooo and MaidMiki – rope bondage performance
1:00 – Beatrix
1:30 – Ivy Limieux and Bottom__Tyde – mummification and birthday spankings
2:00 – Danny Thanh Nguyen – single tail demo with roses
2:30 – KnottyRell and Barbary – impact play performance
3:00 – VERA!

Vendors included ByrdBeaks, Mauskaveli, House of Haven Crafts, JesseJae,, Needle Play Acupuncture, and Photos by Gooch.

Artists included Dirk Alphin, Rocky Angel, Austin Boe, Josh Katz, Gloria Polo, and Nikki Violanti.

The block had a sign suggesting it was for 18+ only.

Meet up before, during, or after with Bloom.

Volunteers were invited to sign up to help with Sunday Streets events here, and to mention “LEATHER” as their organization affiliation., or contact for information and other options.  

This event was only one of six Sunday Streets in 2022, each offering beautiful mile-plus-long routes in historic neighborhoods of San Francisco between April and September, made possible by the nonprofit Livable City organization.