Enjoy one of the most beautiful public parks in downtown San Francisco - Yerba Buena Gardens
Lush, green grass, leafy trees and a surprise waterfall welcome visitors to this hidden oasis in the middle of the city. Enjoy a relaxing respite from the bustle of urban life amidst the expansive lawns and gardens of one of the best public parks in downtown San Francisco. Once simply a part of a disadvantaged neighborhood, thoughtful attention and careful development has transformed the area to 87 acres of urban redevelopment, featuring a diverse mix of housing, open space, cultural facilities, children's areas, a convention center and commercial development. Yerba Buena Gardens stands as a one-of-a-kind destination and a model for urban transformation.
It is free to enjoy the open green spaces of this public park. Some events may charge an entrance fee.
The public spaces of Yerba Buena Gardens are open from 6:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m., daily.
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Is it possible to have a wedding at Yerba Buena Gardens?
The expansive natural beauty of Yerba Buena Gardens makes it the ideal location for an open-air wedding or reception. There are a variety of open spaces to rent - from large to intimate - and the expansive lawns, gardens, terraces and plazas ensure that your big day is unique and memorable. Tenting is permitted, so guests will be comfortable, too. Contact an event specialist at 415.543.1718 to learn more.
What other attractions are near Yerba Buena Gardens?
Beyond the expansive lawns and open spaces of Yerba Buena Gardens you will find a plethora of activities and attractions. The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is next door, offering cultural events like dance and theater. The Children's Creativity Museum offers kids of all ages interactive exhibits designed to ignite the imagination. Metreon, a four-story shopping galleria, features a movie theater, food court and Target Store. The Yerba Buena Ice Skating & Bowling Center offer exciting options, too.