"Save the Date" September 23 and 24th, 2017  

 Ski Beach, Mission Bay, San Diego, 92109

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Mission Statement
The primary purposes and objectives of the Pacific Islander Festival Association shall be:

(a) To promote charitable and educational projects for the benefit of everyone, but with emphasis on the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

(b) To provide educational and cultural resources to everyone, but with emphasis on the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

(c) To actively participate in the promotion and perpetuation of the traditional cultures, ancient historical data, languages, attitudes and values of the Indigenous People of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

PIFA 2017 Artwork
Artwork by 619
PIFA 2017 Food Drive
As we celebrate our 23rd year at the PIFA festival let us not forget those in need.  Please bring your non-perishable food items and drop them off at the entrance to the festival for help feed families who are hungry.
Artwork by Joshawa Elsas
PIFA 2017 Entertainment Schedule
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Taste of the Pacific 2017

Taste of the Pacific video by Michael Lagman

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2017 Festival Date
The Festival dates for 2017 will be September 23 and 24, 2017. 

THANK YOU to all who attended and supported PIFA 2016.
2017 Host Hotel
Our host hotel for the 2017 Festival is:
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego SeaWorld
The room rate for PIFA is $139/$149
The direst link to book rooms is:
Book Online
Guests who prefer to book with a live person may contact reservations 24 hours at 1-800-368-7764 and they need only ask for the:
Group ID PI22AB or Group Name – “Pacific Islander Festival”.
Festival Volunteers needed
We are looking for Festival Volunteers (minimum 4 hour shift).  Volunteers get a meal ticket and a reduced price festival shirt.
For information please contact Pat Palma Festival Volunteer Coordinator at palma@pifasandiego.com
Download Volunteer form
Festival Shuttle Information

Shuttle locations:

PIFA brings to the public two shuttle locations. Directions to the parking lots and pickup points are as follows:

1-Sunrunner Parking Lot located just off of the 5 freeway exit Sea World Dr. First dirt parking lot on left upon exiting the freeway.

2-Hospitality Point on Quivera Blvd. From West Mission Bay Dr., turning left onto Quivera Rd. Quivera Rd., becomes Quivera Blvd., upon following bend in road. Parking lot is first dirt lot on left side.

Both lots will have signs with directions and lot names. Shuttle Service starts at 7:00am each day to 5:00pm

It will cost $1.00 PER SEAT for a round trip ride.

Download Shuttle Map
2017 Sponsor Opportunities
Our festival draws over 80,000 attendees.  Social media including pictures and video reach hundreds of thousands.  If you are interested in festival sponsorship download our application.  The application can be viewed on the web as well.
Sponsorship application
Sponsorship app webview
Deadline is August 30, 2017
Any question or if you would like to schedule a meeting please email us at:
PIFA 2017 Sponsors
PIFA extends a special THANK YOU to all our 2017 sponsors who help us host this FREE public event and fund scholarships each year.
Seven Up
Hawaiian Airlines

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