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Location

Visit us at the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park. The main entrance is at 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way; additional entrance on MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse.

Hours

We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 7:30am. Closing time changes with the seasons.

Press

Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden's Press page. Access our media kit, high resolution downloadable images, recent press and latest press releases.

Members of the press wishing to visit San Francisco Botanical Garden should contact the publicist to inquire about waived admission fees, interviews and other press considerations.

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Press Releases

Unexpected Colors of Fall: From the turning of the maple leaves in the Moon Viewing Garden to the alluring bloom of the Mesoamerican and Andean Cloud Forests, the Garden is the place to enjoy both the traditional and unexpected colors of fall.

WILD Flowers
In the aftermath of winter's rain, a dramatic spring and summer bloom expected right in the heart of the city at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Garden Feast 2017
This year's fundraising luncheon honors Board Chair Don Baldocchi and supports the Garden's Youth Education Program

 
WILD Flowers
WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Irises, Poppies, and Meadowfoam
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Meadow
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Meadowfoam
Travis Lange

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Pipevine with Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillar
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Western Azalea
Travis Lange

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Wildflowers
Travis Lange

WILD Flowers

CA Native Garden
Native Garden Entry
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Dry Mexico
Magic Dogwood
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Dry Mexico
Magic Dogwood
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Library Terrace
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Mediterranean Garden
Flanders Poppy
Cathryn Taggart

WILD Flowers

Mediterranean Garden
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Mediterranean Garden
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

South Africa Garden
Pincushion Protea
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

South Africa Garden
Saxon Holt

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Succulent Garden
Puya alpestris
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Succulent Garden
Puya alpestris
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

South Africa Garden
Yucca aloifolia
Saxon Holt

WILD Flowers

Zellerbach Garden of Perennials
Saxon Holt

 
 

Recent Press

San Francisco Botanical Garden's 50th Annual Spring Sale in Full Bloom
SF Station, May 2017

San Francisco Botanical Garden hosts 50th annual plant sale
Marin IJ, April 2017

Spring is here, and the flowers in Golden Gate Park know it
San Francisco Chronicle, April 2017

Pianos in Full Bloom in SF Botanical Garden
Associated Press, July 2016

San Francisco Botanical Garden blooms with local talent for Flower Piano project
Daily Californian, July 2016

Scenes And Sounds From Flower Piano's Second Year In Golden Gate Park
SFist, July 2016

Flower Piano to appear at SF's Botanical Garden
Marin Independent Journal, July 2016

One Question Q & A: The (Flower) Piano Man
San Francisco Magazine, July 2016

Flower Piano on Good Day
Good Day Sacramento, July 2016

A Magical, Musical Month at the Botanical Garden
Red Tricycle, July 2016

Leaves tremble as Botanical Society's annual rumpus begins
SF Chronicle, May 2016

The Magnolias Are Blooming at the Botanical Garden!
SF Weekly, Feb 2016

December cold snap spurs magnificent magnolia display at S.F. Botanical Garden
SFGate, January 2016

A World of Plants at San Francisco Botanical Garden
SF Chronicle, September 2015

Pianos planted all over S.F. Botanical Garden
SF Chronicle, July 2015

SF Botanical Garden Sets Garden to Music for 75th Anniversary
ABC7, July 2015

Come Play a Piano in the San Francisco Botanical Gardens
KQED, July 2015

Pianos Flower in the San Francisco Botanical Garden
SF Examiner, July 2015

'Flower Piano' Exhibit Brings 12 Playable Pianos To Golden Gate Park Botanical Garden
Hoodline, July 2015

Scenes And Sounds From The First Weekend Of 'Flower Piano' In Golden Gate Park
SFist, July 2015

The 9 Best Pianos In Golden Gate Park
Broke-Ass Stuart, July 2015

Strange plants, fun performers at Botanical Garden party
San Francisco Chronicle, May 2015

Scenes of the City: SF Botanical Garden Celebrates 75 Years
7x7, May 2015

SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park celebrates 75 years with free community celebration, May 31
Richmond District Blog, May 2015

Seeds: Two garden events in the Bay Area worth the drive
Sacramento Bee, May 2015

JoSon's modern tools illuminate traditional art in 'Fotanicals'
SFGate, January 2015

Photography Exhibition Reveals the Secret Language of Flowers
Garden Design, January 2015

Escapes: Blooming magnolias in Golden Gate Park
Sacramento Bee, January 2015

Press Archive

 

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SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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