Partnership Opportunities

Golden Gate Park Stanyan Edge Kiosk

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is pleased to announce the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the management and operation of a new food and beverage kiosk in Golden Gate Park near the intersection of Stanyan and Page Streets. This is a unique opportunity for a vendor to stimulate this underutilized area of Golden Gate Park with concessions and recreational activities. If you have questions about this opportunity, please email Jackie Suen at

Segway® PT Tour Operator RFP

The Recreation and Park Department of the City and County of San Francisco is soliciting proposals from qualified respondents to manage, market, and operate a Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour operation in Golden Gate Park.  Golden Gate Park is the premier park in San Francisco and this is an exclusive opportunity to run a Segway® PT Tour Operation within the park.  The currently approved tour route includes stops at incredible and breathtaking locations including the Music Concourse, California Academy of Sciences, the de Young Museum, the Japanese Tea Garden, the Conservatory of Flowers, Botanical Gardens, Stow Lake, and numerous little known discoveries.

Recreation and Park Department provides Golden Gate Park visitors the opportunity to participate in Segway® PT Tours through a selected Segway® PT Tour operator who leases a location behind bandshell at the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. The lease for the current Segway® PT Tour operator has expired and we will be selecting an operator to continue to provide these tour services based on responses to our Request For Proposal (RFP).

Please click on the link below to access our Segway PT Tour RFP.  Read it carefully, pay attention to the schedule (see below), and submit all questions in writing to:

RFP Tentative Schedule (schedule subject to change without notice):

RFP issued: February 6, 2017
Pre-submittal conference and tour: February 27, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. behind the Bandshell at the Music Concourse at Golden Gate Park
Deadline for submission of written questions: April 14, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.
Proposal deadline: May 1, 2017 by noon
Selection of Respondent: July 2017
Lease negotiations: August – October 2017
Recreation and Park approval of Lease: November 2017
Lease Commencement: December 2017

Palace of Fine Arts

Lake Merced West

The Department is pleased to announce the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the operation of Lake Merced West at 520 John Muir Drive. This is a unique opportunity for an entity(ies) to activate this 11 acre lake front property with a recreational use.  For more information about this property, please contact Jackie Suen at, 415-831-2791.

Visit the opportunity page for more info!

Specialty Mobile Food Facility REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (the Department) seeks qualified operators to manage, market and operate Mobile Food Facilities (MFF) within various park locations under the jurisdiction of the Department.

For information about this opportunity, please visit the links below or contact Brian Dewitt at, 415 831-6839.