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.
We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 9:00am. Closing time changes with the seasons.
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San Francisco Botanical Garden Celebrates its 75th Anniversary: A special free Community Day Festival and other Gala events commemorate the 1940 opening of the City’s most cherished garden
Annual Spring Plant Sale: The Bay Area’s largest plant sale featuring over 2,500 different kinds of plants with a dazzling variety of drought tolerant choices
Garden Feast: A celebration of the Garden's 75th Anniversary
WILD Flowers: Spring is Full of Surprises at San Francisco Botanical Garden with an Ever-changing Show of Weird and Wonderful Blossoms
Fotanicals: the Secret Language of Flowers: An exhibition of photographs by artist joSon. A former Buddhist monk in post-war Vietnam, joSon creates intimate portraits of flowers as a modern meditation on seeing beauty in the everyday.
These images are intended for press use only. Photographers must be credited. Captions are provided and should appear as below including italics for botanical names. Click any image to view, download or print a high resolution version.
History of the Garden
All photos in this section courtesy of Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture
The Garden Today
75th Anniversary Community Day Celebration
The following images are available for the WILD Flowers bloom, taking place April through September.
Art Exhibit – Fotanicals: the Secret Language of Flowers
The following images are available for the Fotanicals art exhibit, on display January through April.
JoSon's modern tools illuminate traditional art in 'Fotanicals'
Photography Exhibition Reveals the Secret Language of Flowers
Escapes: Blooming magnolias in Golden Gate Park
How Technology Saves the World's Plants
San Francisco Botanical Garden's Spring Wildflower Explosion
20 Things to do in San Francisco this Spring
See Romance in Bloom at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
Photography Exhibit Displays Trees in Their Best Light
Film, Video, and Photo Production
All commercial film, video or photo production on Recreation and Park Department property requires a Film Permit.