Go free, go outdoors.
From lawns to cafes, parks to pools, an outdoor venue provides great versatility for any size or style of special event or birthday party. The city is full of amazing options but we managed to narrow things down for you to some of our favorite Outdoor Party Venues in San Francisco, a beautiful way to make the most of those important days that take place in the warmer months.
For on point presentation and delicious food, Stable Café is a wonderful outdoor option for a casual and cozy party. Their menu is simple, which is great for the indecisive and they have vegan options available. Their courtyard looks amazing at night and they can make beautiful table settings for a more formal event.
Mission Dolores Park
Besides being a great place to people watch and catch a beautiful view, Mission Dolores Park is also home to an athletic field, basketball court, kids play area and tennis court that makes it a cool place to party in the sunshine. Bring a picnic blanket and some sun goggles and let the kids play to their heart’s content.
The General’s Residence
For a big dose of elegance for a more upscale outdoor event, The General’s Residence has beautiful open lawns overlooking the ocean, Alcatraz and Aquatic Park. This historical site has capacity for up to 400, so if you want to go all the way overboard and have a party to end all parties, this is the way to go.
South Bay Shores
With tons of lifeguard around for peace of mind, South Bay Shores is a waterpark ideal for a hot summer’s day. The wave pools and splash areas are super kid friendly and the Rushing Rapids and Lazy River are great for some thrill and chill. Enjoy some cheeseburgers, pizza, boba tea and sushi and book a private cabana for your party.
The Vault Garden
Another awesome outdoor restaurant venue, with lovely ambient lighting and a new take on classic flavors, is The Vault Garden – great for a night time event, but rocking it in the day too, with the greenery making it feel fresh and light. Their menu consists of salads, risottos, burgers, and steaks, with yummy desserts. They will happily sit down with you to organize your ideal private event.
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