Fay Park

The garden’s three terraces, connected by stairs and ramps, climb the hillside for half a city block, lined with stone balustrades and retaining walls, ornamental planting beds, and boxwood hedges. At the top are two latticed wooden gazebos and an overlook with views of San Francisco Bay.


2366 Leavenworth Street
San Francisco, CA 94133


  • Reservation Fee: $320
  • Hourly Rate (2 Hour Minimum): $80
  • Staff Salary (per hour): $26/hour for Recreation Leader
  • Refundable Cleaning/Damage Deposit: $500
  • Note: The hourly fee for outdoor weddings is waived for Veterans who are San Francisco residents. The reservation fee applies. “Veteran” shall mean a person who is currently serving in the active military, naval, air, or space service, or who has completed such service and was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable consistent with Section 101(2) of Title 38 of the United States Code, as it may be amended from time to time. Proof of Veteran status and proof of San Francisco residency is required.


100 people 

Wedding Site Features

  1. Only one reservation per weekend (Sat-Sun) at Fay Park
  2. There are three levels to Fay Park, the top level is where there are two white gazebos, which is where people often like to get married. The top level of the park can fit up to 30 people seated.
  3. Amplified Sound is not allowed at his location.
  4. Chairs and tables are not provided at this site.
  5. Max capacity for this site is 100 people.
  6. Closest Restroom: There is one restroom inside the Fay House, with access from Fay Park. The SFRPD staff member assigned to the Fay Park rental, will have the key to use the restroom. This is the only access inside the building.
  7. Staffing is required at an additional cost of $26 per hour.
  8. Parking is on the public city streets surrounding Fay Park. There is no loading/unloading zone or service road.
  9. For events involving more than 50 adults, alternative arrangements for parking of vehicles must be made prior to the event date.
  10. Use of outdoor space only and a single indoor restroom.

Reservation Policy

  1. Reservations can be made one year in advance of the event date. If multiple applications are received for the same date, the reservation will be awarded through a randomized lottery system. Only one entry to the randomized lottery, per event, per date is permitted. 
  2. Reservation requests must be made, at minimum, 30 days in advance of the requested date at this location.
  3. Reservations have a two hour minimum and are always on the full hour.
  4. Only one reservation per weekend is allowed at this wedding site.
  5. Renters are responsible for bagging and removing all garbage generated from the rental off site, upon completion of the rental, and departure from the park.
  6. To submit a reservation request, complete the Outdoor Wedding Application.
  7. Please email RPDReservations@sfgov.org or call 415-831-5500 for more information.


Fay Park is located at the corner of Leavenworth and Chestnut Streets, in San Francisco's Russian Hill Neighborhood.

Wedding Site Information

  • Reception Allowed: Yes
  • Parking: Yes
  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Indoor Area: No
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