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2023 Golden Gate Park Band Festival (June 10-11)

The Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band Festival is an annual two-day festival where live concert bands from all over Northern California come together to celebrate the rich history of the Golden Gate Park Band and promote public interest in San Francisco’s greatest musical treasure.

Come to celebrate the arts, enjoy fantastic music in an extraordinary historic setting in beautiful Golden Gate Park and show your support for community bands making great music that resonates powerfully in its purest form: live and free of electric amplification.

The festival is 100% free to attend. Register to get it on your calendar—you don’t want to miss this!

15th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival

Saturday & Sunday, June 10-11, 2023 | 11a-5p
Music Concourse (btwn de Young and Cal Academy of Sciences), Golden Gate Park, SF


DAY 1 – Saturday, June 10, 2023

  • 11:00 AM: Rancho Cordova River City Concert Band
  • 12:00 PM: New Horizon Band of Sonoma County
  • 1:00 PM: Healdsburg Community Band
  • 2:00 PM: Amador County Concert Band
  • 3:00 PM: Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band
  • 4:00 PM: Yolo Community Band

DAY 2 – Sunday, June 11, 2023

  • 11:00 AM: Bay Area Friendship Band
  • 12:00 PM: Fort Point Garrison Brass Band
  • 1:00 PM: Golden Gate Park Band
  • 3:00 PM: Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra
  • 4:00 PM: San Francisco Brass Band

Learn more about this year’s featured bands here: https://www.friendsofggpband.org/festivals/

Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band is not-for-profit and volunteer-run. Learn more about us here: https://www.friendsofggpband.org/

Free / RSVP