Remember making your first dollar? Lemonade Day San Francisco is coming as part of San Francisco Small Business Week

What is it?

Lemonade Day is a nation-wide event that teaches kids the skills they need to be succussful in the future. Youth learn to set goals, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service, and give back to the community. Lemonade Day is the perfect opportunity for a community to show kids they care and train the next generation of entrepreneurs through a FREE, fun, engaging, experiential activity.

When is it?

Saturday, May 21, 2011, as part of San Francisco Small Business Week’s Shop Your Neighborhood program ( throughout the city.

Who can participate?

Youth of all ages can participate (with adult supervision). Not only does Lemonade Day directly affect the participants, but it also affects the entire community. To register for an official Lemonade Day stand and to participate in the event, a parent or guardian must sign a consent form agreeing that a responsible adult will assist and supervise.

How do kids get involved?

Step 1 – Register online at
Step 2 – Print your registration confirmation and take it to a participating Wells Fargo ( to pick up your backpack
Step 3 – Assist your child using the Adult Guide and Entrepreneur Guide included in the backpack
Step 4 – Select the location for your stand using the stand map at
Step 5 – Setup your lemonade stand and market your product on May 21st!

How do adults get involved?

Anyone and everyone can be involved in Lemonade Day! Young entrepreneurs that have lemonade stands need adult supervision, sponsors, investors, employees, and customers! If you aren’t helping a child with a stand, then you can go out and buy lemonade to support our young entrepreneurs. You can help us NOW by connecting Lemonade Day staff with opportunities to speak with and/or promote Lemonade Day to families in your network.

Who should I contact to support Lemonade Day?

Richard Ventura
City Director, San Francisco
Phone: 415-793-2551


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