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Two lawns at Presidio Tunnel Tops with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Photo by Plus M.

Presidio Lawns & Outdoor Event Venues

Host your next outdoor event among the trees or with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

No matter the time of year, there’s always a reason to gather and celebrate outside in the Presidio.

Thanks to the Presidio’s exceptional national park setting, you’ll find some of the Bay Area’s best outdoor event venues right here.

Whether you’re planning an outdoor wedding, birthday party, family reunion, networking meet-up, or company picnic, the Presidio features outdoor event spaces with iconic San Francisco views, natural settings, and some of the best places to dance under the stars.

Lawns & Outdoor Event Space

No matter the occasion, the Presidio has an outdoor space to suit your needs.

Presidio Lawns

You can’t get more outside than celebrating on one of the many lawns on the Presidio’s Main Post and at Presidio Tunnel Tops. The lawns can accommodate everything from small-group gatherings to 6,000-person festivals and whatever you dream up in between.

Historic Venues with Outdoor Event Space

The park’s outdoor party venues offer an array of options that include unique, historic details – the Spanish Revival courtyard and balcony of the Golden Gate Club, the generous lawn with a panoramic view of the San Francisco skyline at the Log Cabin the manicured greens surrounded by the forest at Presidio Golf Course, the lawn outside the former officers’ home at the Funston House, and the wind-protected Hardie Courtyard at the Presidio Officers’ Club.

Learn about Park Use Permits

The Presidio Trust may require a permit for use of select areas of the park for private events or other activities.

Civil War Parade Lawn set for a large outdoor event.Photo source:

Complete Your Event Experience

Exterior view of the Lodge at the Presidio, with the Golden Gate Bridge. Photo by Kentyn Reynolds.

Presidio Hotels

Hotels let your guests experience history and nature in the heart of a national park site.

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A beautifully decorated table at the Golden Gate Club. Photo by Loic Nicolas.

Presidio Restaurants

Many Presidio venues offer on-site catering options. Restaurants also offer private event spaces.

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