SF Botanical Garden’s Free Day – 2nd Tuesdays

Posted By on September 5, 2022

Visitor Map | SF Botanical Garden
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Escape to a unique urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, showcasing  8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.

San Francisco Botanical Garden is located in Golden Gate Park, near the corner of Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way. 

There are two entrances, the Main Gate near Ninth Avenue, just inside the Park, and the Friend (North) Gate on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, just steps from the Japanese Tea Garden, de Young Museum, and California Academy of Sciences. 

Main Gate opens 7:30am – closes at last entry

Friend (North) Gate opens 9am – closes at last entry

Free Days

​Daily: 7:30 am – 9:00 am (enter via the Main Gate)

Monthly: Second Tuesday of every month 

Holiday Free Days: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day

Always free for San Francisco city and county residents (with proof of residency)

Always free for Garden members and school groups

For more details, please visit: https://www.sfbg.org/visit

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are posted to our website, and errors do occur.


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