Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hours?

Question: What are the Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hours?? Answer: Mon, Wed, Fri: for free admission if entered by 10:00 am Open Daily During Seasonal Dates and Times Below: Summer (3/1 through 10/31): 9:00 am to...

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What entity owns/operates Golden Gate Park?

Question: What entity owns/operates Golden Gate Park? Answer: The 1894 Midwinter State Fair was a turning point for the park, as many significant buildings (like the current Japanese Tea Garden) were built for the event. In...

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Where is Peacock Meadow?

Question: Where is Peacock Meadow, where DECARA is hosting their run/walk on Sunday, June 5th at 8:00 am? Answer: Peacock Meadow is located on 240 John F Kennedy Drive – close to the Conservatory of Flowers. The meadow is on the...

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Can I bring my horse to Golden Gate Park?

Question: Can you still bring your horse & ride in the park? Answer: I am told that you can still bring your horse and ride it on the lower half of the park towards the beach. We are working on a map for the website for our...

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Does the park shuttles work on the weekdays?

Question: Can I check if the golden gate park shuttles are still running and where do I buy the tickets for it? I am looking at visiting the park on a weekday. Answer: A park-wide shuttle is available on Saturdays, Sundays, and...

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Do you offer weddings at the Japanese Tea Garden?

Question: Do you offer weddings at the Japanese Tea Garden? Answer: Sorry, the Japanese Tea Garden is a public venue. They are unable to close off any part of the garden because it would deny paying customers the opportunity to...

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BBQ Grills Allowed in Golden Gate Park Panhandle?

Question: May we set up grills in the panhandle of GG Park? Thanks! Answer: You may bring personal grills into designated picnic areas at Golden Gate Park, but they must have legs or a stand so that your BBQ is not touching the...

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Is the Admission to the Botanical Gardens free?

Question: My small family just move to the bay area and we visited San Francisco for the first time today.  We came to the golden gate park to check out the children’s playground and the botanical gardens.  I looked at...

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How can I rent a park picnic table for a party?

Question: Inquiring about renting one of your locations for a 7 year old birthday
party.  Not sure of the different locations offered but will need to
accommodate 30-40 people and have bathroom facilities. Answer: To rent out a...

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Can I Camp with a Tent in Golden Gate Park?

Question: I am from Baltimore Maryland, and i will be attending this years outside
lands festival. I was wondering if it is possible to camp out at golden
gate park? If not, would it be possible to send a list of the closest
...

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Do you offer horse manure and soil?

Question: I work for the Saint Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco. We have developed a network of backyard gardens that feed our population in our domestic violence shelters, detox center and our homeless shelter. This...

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Where to File a Park Complaint?

Question: I would like to ask who to contact to file a complaint. I went to the Japanese Tea Garden on Thursday 8/4 and was faced with the rudest counter person ever. I asked the lady if I have to buy a ticket so I can get in...

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Being a Vendor and Reserving a Booth in Park?

Question: I am vendor and interested to reserve a booth at the Blues Festival on 30th may on Memorial Day. Can send me contact person phone number, Thanks. Answer: We do not handle vendor reservations for festivals in the park....

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When was Golden Gate Park opened?

Question: When was Golden Gate Park opened? Answer: Golden Gate Park was created during the 1870s. It is a public park that was deeded to the people in 1870 with the appointment of the first park superintendent (William Hammond...

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Where do I report damages to Golden Gate Park?

Question: Hi there,
I want to complain that there is a recent damage to the public property in Golden Gate Park stadium.
There is an event going on in the stadium and lots of trucks had pulled in to set things up in and around...

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Wheelchairs available at the de Young?

Question: Are their wheelchairs available for use or rent for de young? Answer: Wheelchairs are available for visitors of the California Academy of Sciences at the Coat Check on a first come, first served...

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Can I have a baby shower in Golden Gate Park?

Question: I was wondering if there was any space or halls available on Sunday August 28th I wanted to have a babyshower near the carrosol/playground or anywhere else inside the park. I already told my friends and family about...

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Do we need a permit to host a company picnic?

Question: We would like to host a company picnic on september 10, 2011. do we need a permit? Answer: Yes, you will need a permit. To rent out a picnic area at Golden Gate Park for your company, please consult this document...

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Where can I find park gardening clothes?

Question: I am a San Francisco based artist. I’m doing a photo project with the writer and poet Kevin Killian and we need some props for out shooting this weekend. I know it might be a long shot but I was wondering if you...

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When are upcoming events for the Amphitheater?

Question: It’s so difficult to locate (haven’t found) the oncoming events at the Amphitheater so we can plan our trips to the academy of sciences. we plan to go many times using the family membership but love to plan...

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Does Golden Gate Park Offer Internships?

Question: I am curious to know if the park offers and internships or if there is any
jobs openings at the moment? Please get back to me when you can. Answer: The park is home to many different attractions, including the deYoung...

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Does your park allow people to bring their dogs?

Question: I am coming to SF in July on a vacation. Before bringing my dogs to your park, I wanted to ask…does your park allow people to bring their dogs? Answer: Yes, you can bring your dogs to Golden Gate Park. There are...

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Can I plant a memory tree in Golden Gate Park?

Question: I would like to plant a tree in a memory of my dear friend, who has pasted away. Would you please let me know if I can donate a tree to the park. Answer: First, I would like to say that I am sorry for your loss. I will...

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Are backpacks allowed in the de Young Museum?

Question: Is it true that back packs are not allowed at de Young Museum? 
I will be bicycling in the park. It will be very difficult not to have it. 
Please let me know. Answer: You can bring a standard-sized backpack to deYoung...

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How can I donate a bench to Golden Gate Park?

Question: I`m a member of the Mount Diablo Metal
Detecting club. We are discussing the fact that we would very much like to
donate a park bench or a tree to the Golden Gate Park. We have never done
 this before, so I need...

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North Windmill Is Turning. Why?

Question: I’m a San Francisco City Guide and during today’s Golden Gate Park; West End tour, the North Windmill was actually turning.

 Do you know what the occasion is? Answer: I have not heard about anything...

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How can I RSVP a spot in the park?

Question: I would like to RSVP for a BBQ on July 23rd 2011. We have about 100 People attending this event. Can you please contact me to confirm if this is possible. This will be my first time RSVP. We would like to have a park...

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Where and When Can I Film in Golden Gate Park?

Question: I need to capture footage next week of a mock water testing for a non-profit company in the bay area.  I was hoping to record a scientist doing the mock testing at Stowe Lake in Golden Gate Park since it is near her...

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Where can a volunteer group gather in the park?

Question: We would like to inform the Park Services that we are a volunteer group planning to organize a small gathering this coming Saturday (July 9th) at the Crissy Field picnic area, followed by a short walk along the park to...

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