Getting to the Grove

Stern Grove Festival takes place in Sigmund Stern Grove, located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco.

Stern Grove is NOT in Golden Gate Park.

 Map

 

Public Transportation

Patrons are encouraged to use public transportation.

 

MUNI

ALERT!  Temporary Muni Metro changes begin on June 25, 2018.

Due to construction in the Twin Peaks Tunnel, MUNI is operating modified train routes and bus service to Stern Grove.

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  • From Embarcadero Station take a T or S train to Church or Castro Station and then catch an M bus on Market Street towards Balboa Park. Take the bus to the St. Francis Circle stop. Walk west down Sloat one block to 19th Avenue.
  • From Embarcadero Station take a J Church (KJ) train towards Balboa Park and stay on as it becomes a K Ingleside (KJ) train towards St. Francis Circle. Get off at the St Francis Circle stop. Walk west down Sloat one block to 19th Avenue.
  • Muni Bus: lines 23-Monterey and 28-19th Avenue stop at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard.

 

BART

  • BART to Glen Park Station and transfer to MUNI bus 23-Monterey to stop at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard
  • BART to Daly City and transfer to MUNI bus 28-19th Avenue to stop at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard
  • BART to Balboa Station take a KJ Muni Train towards St. Francis Circle. Get off at the St Francis Circle stop. Walk west down Sloat one block to 19th Avenue.
  • Coming from the Peninsula or East Bay, take BART to Balboa Park and transfer to a KJ train towards St. Francis Circle. Get off at the St Francis Circle stop. Walk west down Sloat one block to 19th Avenue.

 

For information on public transit options or to plan your trip, visit www.511.org.


Parking

There is no public parking area at Stern Grove on concert Sundays. Parking in the area is extremely limited.

Patrons are encouraged to use public transportation. If you must drive, please respect our neighbors and do not block driveways and crosswalks! Violators will be ticketed or towed.

 

Taxi/Rideshare

A designated drop-off zone is located on the west-bound side of Sloat Boulvard, just past the corner of 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard.

 

Biking

Store your bike at the Festival's free bike valet at the main entrance to the park at 19th and Sloat Boulevard.

Bike valet opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes one hour after the concert ends.

Bikes are not allowed in the Concert Meadow or Esplanade area of Stern Grove.