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Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall

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Salesforce Park | 425 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Every Free Rooftop Event at Salesforce Park This Fall

Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre park on top of the new Transit Center, opened on August 11, 2018 with a grand opening block party. Afterward, the park hosts a ton of free events.

All events listed below are free and open to the public – but might be limited to first-come-first-served

Highlights include a free Silent Disco on August 16th and October 31st along with a special Shapespeare performance on October 13-14.

Music, Theater, and Dance

Live@5: After Work Music Main Plaza Wednesdays, 5pm-6pm August 15-October 24 Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in Plazas.
Thursdays on Vinyl Main Plaza Thursdays, 6:30pm-8pm August 23-October 25 Cold Cutz, a Bay Area music collective, will be spinning throwback jams and supplying good vibes on the plaza.
Lunchbox Music Main Plaza Fridays, 12pm-1pm August 17-October 26 Enjoy some mellow, acoustic music with your brown bag lunch.
Swing Dancing Main Plaza Two Fridays and a Tuesday, 7pm-9pm August 17, September 21, October 26 Dust off your dancing shoes! Shimmytown is bringing a live jazz band and professional Lindy Hop dance instructors for swing dance classes and social dancing. No experience required.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Amphitheater Lawn 2pm-4pm Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 The African American Shakespeare Company will bring the amphitheater to life with their take on Shakespeare’s classic work.
Silent Discos Main Plaza 7pm-9pm Thursday, August 16 and Wednesday, October 31 FREE silent dance parties powered by HUSHconcerts. No preregistration or ticket required.

Please note that the date for the Swing Dance in October has been changed to 10/26 and not 10/16 as previously listed.

Fitness & Wellness

Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up

Yoga Amphitheater Lawn Mondays, 7:30am-8:30am
Thursdays, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
August 13 – October 25 (no class Sept 3 or Oct 8) A limited number of mats will be available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis.
Meditation Amphitheater Lawn Mondays, 8:30am – 9am August 13 – October 22 (no class Sept 3 or Oct 8) Center yourself before heading into the work week with a 30-minute guided meditation.
Tai Chi Central Lawn Tuesdays, 2pm-3pm August 14 – October 30 Perfect this martial art to improve balance, concentration, and self-awareness. All ages and levels welcome.
HIIT Bootcamp Amphitheater Lawn Tuesdays, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Year-round Get your heart pumping with high-intensity body weight and cardio exercises. No equipment required; high-fives encouraged.
Cardio Dance Main Plaza Wednesdays, 7:30am – 8:30am August 15 – October 31 This lively series rotates between Zumba®, hip-hop, salsa and more! Check online calendar for more details.
Express Bootcamp Main Plaza Thursdays, Noon -12:30pm Year-round Squeeze in a workout with this express lunchtime class. No excuses!
UrbanPlay® Family Fitness Central Lawn Saturdays, 9:30am-10:30am August 18 – October 27 Children’s fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education. All ages are invited!
Weekend UrbanKick® Central Lawn Saturdays, 11am – 11:45am August 18 – October 27 Weekend warriors! This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing.

Arts & Culture

Writing Workshops Main Plaza Wednesdays, 12pm – 1pm August 15 – October 31 Get your creativity flowing and add some tools to your toolbox with The Writers Studio. Pens and notepads provided, or bring your old favorite
Litquake Lunchbreak Main Plaza 3rd Mondays, Noon-1pm August 20th, September 17th, October 15th Bring your brown bag and listen to some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work, curated by the folks behind the acclaimed Litquake Literary Festival.
Monday Night Makers Main Plaza Mondays, 5:30pm-7:30pm August 13-October 26 (no class Sept 3 or Oct 8) Start the week by making something! With DIY activities from a different Bay Area crafting partner each month. August’s Partner is Museum of Craft and Design.
Beginner Knitting Main Plaza Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3pm August 15-October 31 Need a new hobby? Learn the basics of knitting, courtesy of SF’s favorite knitting supply outpost ImagiKnit.

Kids & Families

For all programs, children must be supervised by a guardian at all times.

Toddler Tuesdays Children’s Play Area Tuesdays, 10am-11am August 14-October 23 Join Toddler Tuesdays in the Children’s Play Area weekly on Tuesdays at 10am for fun in the sun with rotating activities entertainment like storytime, magic, and games.
Kids’ Improv & Movement Class Amphitheater Stage Thursdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm August 16-October 25 An energetic hour of on-your-feet movement and theater games. Geared toward ages 7-10. Led by Epiphany Dance Theater.
UrbanPlay® Family Fitness Central Lawn Saturdays, 9:30am-10:30am August 18 – October 27 Children’s fitness class that promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using a combination of play and education. All ages are invited!
S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays Children’s Play Area Saturdays, 10:30am-Noon August 18-October 27 Fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward ages 4-9. August’s Partner is Music in Schools Today

Salesforce Park Map

Find out where all the stages are and get an overview of the park.

How to Get There

Go to the “Central Plaza” at Salesforce Park, on the rooftop level of the Salesforce Transit Center. Look for directional signage. The transit center is bordered by 2nd street to the west, Beale street to the east, Minna street to the north, and Natoma street to the south. Eventually (hopefully in September) you can take the Gondola to the park, but initially, you’ll need to take escalators and elevators from inside the Transit Center.

The best entrance is the Grand Hall at 425 Mission St. at Fremont which will have escalators to take you up to the bus deck and park.

The Central Plaza is the hardscape (glass and stone floor) section in the middle of the transit center, adjacent to the Salesforce Tower bridge.

  • The easiest way to access it by elevator is via the elevators on the south side of 1st St.
  • The easiest way to access it by escalator is from the Grand Hall. Those escalators touch down on the Bus Deck, and if the visitors walk forward to the next group of escalators, those will take them to the Park.
  • Visitors can also access via the Salesforce Tower bridge. They need to take the public elevators, accessed from a lobby on northeast corner of Salesforce Tower (at the corner of the Tower closest to Salesforce Plaza and the Salesforce Transit Center).


Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Outdoors
Address: 425 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

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