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RPD Park Improvements: Golden Gate Park | All project updates

Posted on: October 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Golden Gate Park Observation Wheel Opens 10/21

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The wait is over! The 150-foot, illuminated Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be ready to ride starting Wednesday, October 21. The wheel, which provides riders with sweeping views from the ocean to downtown San Francisco, celebrates Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary. In honor of its launch, all tickets will be reduced to $10 from October 21 through 25. Buy your tickets today!


To prevent the spread of Covid-19, all reservations to ride must be made in advance. Riders must wear masks and practice social distancing. Each of the 36 fully enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas will be thoroughly cleaned between uses. Each gondola will be shared only by people in the same household.


The Observation Wheel is located in the Music Concourse, the outdoor plaza near the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Garden. 


To provide feedback on the wheel opening, email

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