Travel the World in 55 Acres

Escape to a unique urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing  8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.

Tickets

Hours

Location

Adults (February - October)

Adults (November - January)

Youth & Seniors

(Ages 12-17 and 65+)

Children (Ages 5-11)

Toddler (Ages 4 and under)

Families

(2 adults and all children under 17 residing in the same household)

Garden Members, School Groups, San Francisco Residents, & Veterans  

(with proof of residency)

$13

$10

$7

 

$3

Free

$21 

 

Free

Open Daily 7:30am 

Last Entry 6pm

Closes One Hour After Last Entry 

 

Garden Bookstore & Plant Arbor 

Open Daily, 10am-4pm

Library

Open Friday-Tuesday, 10am–4pm

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Golden Gate Park
1199 9th Ave 
San Francisco, CA, 94122

Main Gate

near the corner of 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way 

 

Friend (North) Gate 

at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse 

(Use Main Gate for early entry

7:30-9am)

 

Garden Programs 

  • Tai Chi in the Garden
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 29
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    May 29, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for a 1 hour Tai Chi class lead by Nanna Smith on May 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th.
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  • Blue Muse & the Celestial Voices’ Sound Bath Experience
    Thu, Jun 16
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jun 16, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for a unique Sound Bath experience at the Garden!
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  • Growing Herbs in Small Spaces
    Sat, Jun 18
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jun 18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join San Francisco garden educator, Carey Craddock, for a workshop on growing your own herbs in a small garden space. If you don’t have a garden but still want to pick your own herbs, this class is for you! If you want tips on the herbs you already have growing in your garden, this class is for you!
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  • Exploring Nature Through Clay
    Sat, Jun 18
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jun 18, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Immerse yourself in nature while discovering the essence of clay with artists and educators of Spark Ceramics.
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  • Forest Bathing at the Garden
    Sat, Jun 25
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jun 25, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    On this gentle 2-2.5 hour walk, a certified Forest Therapy Guide will lead you through a series of crafted invitations to assist you in finding your own authentic way of interacting with the More-Than-Human World while building community with your fellow participants.
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  • Half-Day Meditation Retreat
    Sat, Jul 09
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jul 09, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for an extended meditation practice period (9am-1pm) in the supportive and beautiful container of the Garden. The morning will include alternating periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, gentle moving meditation, and Qigong.
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  • Dancing in the Garden: "Earth to Ether"
    Sat, Jul 16
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Jul 16, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for an introductory 5Rhythms class, exploring our power and essence through the natural elements. Dancing in the Garden is a moving meditation from solid Earth through the heart, to the invisible Ether.
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  • Sketching the Garden of Fragrance in Watercolor Pencil
    Wed, Aug 24
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Aug 24, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Enjoy the intimate space of the Garden of Fragrance as you sketch and paint with the luscious colors of watercolor pencils. In this workshop you will learn how to use this versatile pencil to create images of the flowers of the garden in a loose and lively manner.
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  • Yoga in the Garden
    First Thursday of the month: March 3 - 12pm
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    First Thursday of the month: March 3 - 12pm
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us in the Celebration Garden for a 45 minute class lead by Nicolette Telech.
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