Permits & Reservations

We offer hundreds of different venues throughout San Francisco to host everything from picnics to concerts to weddings to birthday parties. From venues with spectacular views to beautiful gardens, San Francisco Recreation and Parks offers many spectacular sites. In addition we have venues to host virtually all sports from major stadiums to soccer and ball field complexes. We have indoor facilities to accommodate meetings, weddings and games. Our permits and reservations department is dedicated to helping you to find the venue that works best with your needs.

Athletic Fields/Tennis Courts

Adults and children of all ages enjoy our variety of athletic fields. We have soccer fields to meet every need from NCAA regulation fields to 7 aside or microsoccer. We have small … Continue reading

Special Events

We offer many unique venues for concerts, races, or parties. Venues include iconic locations like Union Square Plaza, Palace of Fine Arts, Civic Center Plaza, and Japantown Peace Plaza. Other venues have … Continue reading

Stadium Rentals

Kezar Stadium, former home of the San Francisco 49ers, is a 10,000 seat multi-use stadium complete with a track that, in addition to hosting major sporting events, is used by thousands of … Continue reading

Picnic Area Rentals

We offer picnic sites with a variety of different amenities. Multiple sites include barbecue grills and tables perfect for birthday parties and social gatherings while larger open spaced sites can appeal to … Continue reading


Hundreds of San Francisco residents choose to get married each year in our parks or facilities. Golden Gate Park is the site of many popular locations from the Rose Garden to Shakespeare … Continue reading

Film, Video, & Photo Production

Many popular films have been shots in San Francisco park locations. Some of the most popular have included Memoirs of a Geisha, The Princess Diaries, The Wedding Planner, Bicentennial Man, The Rock, … Continue reading

Indoor Facilities

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has a variety of rooms available to rent including auditoriums, meeting rooms, gymnasiums, dance rooms and kitchens. Rentals are in a variety of different facilities. … Continue reading

Rain Out Information

Latest information on field closures due to rain: Rain Out Report Link Click on magnifying glass for detailed view. Permits and Reservations will post on this website as soon as we learn … Continue reading

Pool Party Packages

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department offers a variety of pool party packages at a few of our pool facilities. The packages include the use of a pool at a designated … Continue reading