Golden Gate Park - Rose Garden

With the sun peeking through a cluster of trees lining the road beside the Rose Garden located at Golden Gate Park, an award-winning spread of flowers greet visitors. A unique variety of roses bloom as the public is enlightened by the beauty, fragrance, and sight of hybrid tea roses and various miniature


J.F. Kennedy Drive and 14th Avenue in Golden Gate Park


  • Reservation Fee: $303
  • Hourly Rate (2 Hour Minimum): $76
  • Staff Salary (per hour): Not Applicable
  • 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.


150 people

Wedding Site Features

  1. The Rose Garden is located at the pedestrian entrance to GGP at Fulton and Park Presidio Avenue
  2. Typically roses are in full bloom in mid-May through June. Roses are not in bloom during the winter months at the Rose Garden.
  3. Chairs and tables are not provided at this site.
  4. Max capacity for this site is 150 people.
  5. Amplified sound is not allowed at this location.
  6. Closest Restrooms: Located at the 14th Avenue East Picnic Area, which is directly adjacent to the Rose Garden
  7. There is no vehicular access to this wedding site. JFK Drive is closed seven days a week to vehicular traffic between Kezar Drive and Transverse Drive.

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. Reservations have a two hour minimum and are always on the full hour.
  3. Renters are responsible for bagging and removing all garbage off site, upon completion of the rental, and departure from the park.
  4. To submit a reservation request, complete the Outdoor Wedding Application.
  5. Please email or call 415-831-5500 for more information.


J.F. Kennedy Drive and 14th Avenue in Golden Gate Park

Wedding Site Information

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