Masks
In The 2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire

Face decorations of various kind found at the fair.
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Four Eyed Monster And Friend
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2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 12:48:41 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
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A fellow wearing a four-eyed monster mask walked with his friend as they toured the fair along Second Street.


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Mask Over How Weird Sign
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2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 12:48:37 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A large mask was attached to a traffic signal light post. Just below the mask, a street sign for Howard Street had been taped over with its temporary name, "How Weird."


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Mask Under 2nd Street
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 12:57:55 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A large mask had been hung from a streetlamp post. Just over the head of the mask was the "2nd Street" sign.


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Paper Fox Mask
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 13:22:28 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A woman wore a paper mask that created the illusion of a fox head.


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White Tiger Face Paint
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:01:11 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A common variation on a mask is the art of face paint. Here, a man had his face painted to match his white tiger costume.


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Clown Faces
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:03:05 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A variation on face painting is the clown face. Here, two women marching with a band both had faces painted like clowns.


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Bee Face
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:11:23 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A third variation on the mask, is to place one's face into a hole in a wall for the amusement of those on the other side. Here a man became a bee for a few moments.


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Sun Glasses Minimalist
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:14:43 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A minimal mask is a pair of sun glasses. Here, the sun glasses were surrounded by pink fur.


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Dead Cowboy
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:14:58 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C15_0970


A man wearing a Mexican serape designed hoodie and a cowboy hat also wore face paint in the style of the dead.


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Corn Masks
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:17:08 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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#C15_0979


Two people wearing corn cob masks carried a sign of protest. The sign read, "March Against Monsanto, May 23rd 12pm Ferry Bldg."


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Eye Ball Masks
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Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 14:41:17 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C15_0991


A couple wore matching eyeball masks. The eyes were jaundiced, perhaps because of too much time spent in the sun.


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Elaborate Orange Feather Mask
(12 of 12) (1547 views)

Masks In The
2015 (16th Annual) How Weird Street Faire external link
Theme this year: "A celebration of the possibilities that open up when you enter a portal of new discoveries and into a carnival of fun."
2nd Street between Minna and Natoma Street
San Francisco, California
37° 47' 15.08" N, 122° 23' 56.30" W
(Date Photographed: 15:22:56 Sunday 26 April 2015)
(Date Published: Monday 26 October 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C15_1057


A man walked past wearing an elaborate orange feather mask with horns sprouting from his head and a yellow and orange fake beard.


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