Rediscover one of the City’s first parks, established in 1847. A popular North Beach stop for visitors and locals alike, this lively urban oasis is bordered by sidewalk cafes and restaurants, as well as Saint Peter & Paul’s Church. The Square is a natural community gathering place with a long and fascinating history, hosting festivals, free movie nights and other special events throughout the year. It’s also a great spot to people-watch, walk your dog, toss a Frisbee or just relax on the lawn on a sunny day.
The SF Recreation & Park Department is pleased to announce the Washington Square Water Conservation Project. The project seeks to reduce the park’s existing irrigation water use to conserve 2 million gallons … Continue reading
Thank you to all the community members who attended the last Washington Square Playground meeting on 11/9/2016. Feedback for the proposed concept design was overwhelmingly positive, and we received many thoughtful comments on the treatment of the play surface, the overall materials/color palette, seating, and the play structures. Please see … Continue reading
Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Friends of Washington Square Park in a volunteer workparty focused on planting, gardening and maintenance. Established in 1847 as one of the city’s first parks, Washington … Continue reading
Come celebrate the grand re-opening of the Washington Square Park restrooms with a small ribbon-cutting celebration and “First Flush”. The new facility, designed by local architect Paulett Taggart, will feature a clean … Continue reading