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San Francisco Symphony: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Stern Grove | 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA

2021 Stern Grove Festival (June 20-August 29)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too $hort on August 29.

All shows are free, but advanced reservations are required for entry.

2021 Stern Grove Lineup + RSVP Links

RSVPs Open Every Tuesday at 2pm: Reservations open 12 days in advance of each show. You can RSVP for up to 4 tickets for general admission (no assigned seating) Please note that RSVPs tend to go very quickly, so you’ll want to log on right at 2pm.

For those who can’t join in person, Stern Grove will be live streaming each concert on StageIt

New Policies for 2021

  • – Advance reservations are required for all concerts
  • – Reservations for this show open on June 8 at 2pm
  • – Free General Admission reservations may be made for up to four people
  • – Free ADA/Senior section reservations may be made for up to two people and are best arranged by calling 415.252.6252, ext.112
  • – Entrances open at 12 noon* *This time may shift earlier if our capacity increases for future concerts
  • – Concert starts at 2pm
  • – Enter through designated entrances only:
    #1. 19th & Sloat
    #2. Vale Ave.
    #3. 23rd & Wawona
    #4. 21st & Wawona
  • – Mask requirements are subject to the current San Francisco Department of Public Health order
  • – All members of your group must be present to enter
  • – Reservation holder must present a current photo ID to enter
  • – You must be a California resident or be a fully vaccinated visitor to enter
  • – You may bring your own food and beverages
  • – Food concessions may not be available at this time


A summer tradition, the acclaimed San Francisco Symphony performs with conductor Edwin Outwater in a performance celebrating the centennial of the National Parks Service. Join for an afternoon truly “in concert with nature.”

Edwin Outwater will be participating in an informative pre-concert Artist Talk with Associate Director of Artistic Planning Richard Lonsdorf as moderator. The Artist Talk will take place at Stern Grove’s Trocadero Clubhouse at 12:00 noon on the day of the concert.


  • John Williams

– Overture to The Cowboys
– “With Malice Toward None” from Lincoln
– March from Midway

  • Ferde Grofé
  • Grand Canyon Suite

– Sunrise
– Painted Desert
– On The Trail
– Sunset—Cloudburst
– Intermission

  • Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Opus 95, “From The New World”

Adagio—Allegro molto
Scherzo: Molto vivace
Allegro con fuoco

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Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Live Music
Address: 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA