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

NEW! Gardens of Golden Gate Park Pass

(Visit the Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, and Japanese Tea Garden)

 

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, Museums For All   

(with proof of residency)

$9-25

 

$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 Daily except Thursday, 10am–4pm

Closed on Federal Holidays

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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 

  • Forest Bathing at the Garden
    Fri, Aug 12
    San Francisco
    Aug 12, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    San Francisco, 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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  • Sound Meditation
    Sun, Aug 21
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Aug 21, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM PDT
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for this unique Sound Meditation experience in the Garden!
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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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  • Half-Day Meditation Retreat
    Sat, Aug 27
    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    Aug 27, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
    San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Join us for an extended meditation practice period (9am-12:30pm) in the supportive and beautiful container of the Garden.
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  • Virtual: Drawing Late Summer Flowers
    Aug 27, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Celebrate the beauty of the late summer by creating a drawing of a flower or flower petals!
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  • Dance 5Rhythms® in the Garden
    Sat, Aug 27
    San Francisco
    Aug 27, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    San Francisco, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    This is an introductory 5Rhythms class, exploring our power and essence through the natural elements.
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  • Small Dances in the Park
    Sat, Sep 03
    San Francisco
    Sep 03, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Small Dances in the Park is a FREE public performance of solos, duets and trios presented by Jennifer Perfilio Movement Works (JPMW), in creative collaboration with composer Clark Buckner; and dance artists Shareen DeRyan, Samuel Melecio-Zambrano, and Phoenicia Pettyjohn.
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