Getting Here

Davies Symphony Hall

Davies Symphony Hall is located at 201 Van Ness Avenue in the Civic Center area of San Francisco. The Box Office is conveniently located on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street. There is an additional public entrance above the Box Office which can be accessed by walking up the stone steps on either side of the Box Office. The entrance at Van Ness Avenue and Hayes street is no longer a public entrance.

Public Transit

Davies Symphony Hall is easily accessible from Muni Metro (Van Ness or Civic Center stations) and BART (Civic Center station). Construction of the Van Ness Improvement Project, which affects bus stops and sidewalk access near Davies Symphony Hall, is expected to continue through 2018. Visit, or for route or schedule information. Please contact Patron Services at 415-864-6000 or with any questions.

Parking Near Davies Symphony Hall

If you are planning to purchase parking the day of your performance, please check the SFMTA website to learn more about current event rates. Information for the Performing Arts Garage can be found here and information for the Civic Center Garage can be found here.

If you have already purchased pre-paid parking for the Performing Arts Garage, there are new procedures being implemented at the Performing Arts Garage for patrons with pre-paid parking vouchers.

  • You will receive a parking slip when entering the garage. Please keep the parking slip with you. 
  • Before returning to your car, please present the parking slip and your SFS issued parking voucher to the attendant for validation. 
  • On concert days, there will be a table setup across from the elevators and pay stations that handles the validations.

Civic Center Garage 
355 McAllister Street San Francisco, CA 94102 
Mon-Fri: 6:00 am-12:00 am 
Sat: 8:00 am-12:00 am 
Sun: 9:00 am-10:00 pm 

Performing Arts Garage 
360 Grove Street San Francisco, CA 94102 
Mon-Fri: 6:00 am - Midnight 
Sat-Sun: open until 1am on performance dates only

No. Parking Lot Location Enter On...
1 Performing Arts Garage 360 Grove Grove and Gough
2 California Parking Hickory and Franklin Hickory or Franklin
3 Place 2 Park Oak and Franklin Franklin
4 Douglas Parking Polk and Fell Polk
5 Place 2 Park Polk and Hayes Polk or Hayes
6 Central Parking System Polk and Hayes Hayes
7 Civic Center Plaza Garage Between Polk, Larkin,
Grove and McAllister
8 Opera Plaza Garage (Valet Parking) 601 Van Ness St. Golden Gate or Turk
9 Place 2 Park Golden Gate between Gough and Franklin Golden Gate

Complimentary Shuttle

The San Francisco Symphony will continue to offer complimentary shuttle service for select Davies Symphony Hall classical concerts with a new vendor, Bauer Transportation. Chariot will no longer be our service provider.

  •   24-passenger, ADA-accessible shuttle
  •   No reservations required
  •  How to identify: Bauer vehicles are black vans with Bauer logos and “ARTS SHUTTLE” signage
  • To Davies Symphony Hall Box Office: Continuous loop from the corner of Grove Street & Hyde Street to the Box Office beginning at 6PM for select evening concerts and 12PM for select matinee concerts.
  • From Davies Symphony Hall Box Office: Continuous loop from the Box Office to the corner of Grove Street & Hyde Street for one hour following the performance. The shuttle will run from 12pm - 6pm for select matinees and from 6pm-12am for select evening performances.
  • Click here to see select concert dates when shuttle service is available.

In order to ensure the best possible patron experience, a member of the Symphony staff may ask to see your ticket as we measure patron ridership and explore new ways to improve this service.

Transit advisory:

Please be aware that the pre-concert BART pickup location will remain on the sidewalk at approximately 9 Grove Street although the escalator exiting the BART station at Grove and Hyde is closed.

Click the map for directions

No reservation required. This service is free of charge.


Citywide Dispatch
Yellow Cab





Racks are available on Grove Street, near the corner of Franklin.  Please provide your own lock.

Parking lots and availability, as well as SFMTA and BART transit information, are subject to change.  The San Francisco Symphony assumes no responsibility for changes which may occur, or for lost articles, theft or damages. 


Davies Symphony Hall

Grove Street, between Van Ness and Franklin
San Francisco, CA

Davies Symphony Hall Seating Chart