1199 9th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122


Phone: (415) 661-1316

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Garden Impacts


Dear Garden Community,

On Monday March 16, San Francisco with Health Officers from the Bay Area announced a Public Health Order that requires residents to stay home except for essential needs. This starts on Tuesday, March 17.

In order to abide this new mandatory Public Health Order, and protect the health and well-being of Garden staff, as well as the living plant collections that includes many rare and threatened plants, effective as of close of business Monday, March 16 and in effect through Tuesday, April 7: 

  • San Francisco Botanical Garden will be closed and all programs cancelled


Do Your Part to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

  • Vulnerable populations must stay home.

  • Everyone should stay home except to get food, care for a relative or friend, get necessary health care, or go to an essential job. 

  • It is okay to go outside for walks if you are not in a group.

  • This order may be extended depending on recommendations from public health officials.


We encourage you to stay informed on the coronavirus by texting COVID19SF to 888-777 or by visiting


We will also continue to communicate updates here as well as via email and social media channels. If you have any specific questions you can email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and understanding during these unprecedented times. We’re all in this together.


Take care of yourselves, each other, and be well, 


Stephanie Linder
Executive Director

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