PARKING & TRANSPORTATION
We are offering a limited amount of paid parking on the island. However due to traffic congestion and a shortage of parking, there will be no parking on Treasure Island, unless you have purchased an on island parking pass.
All general admission and VIP tickets include complimentary shuttle pick-up from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco to and from the festival site on Treasure Island. You DO NOT have to have tickets in hand to board the shuttle and you will be able to purchase tickets at the box office if they are still available. Shuttles will run on a continuous loop throughout the day beginning at 11:00am.
The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is located at 99 Grove Street in the heart of San Francisco adjacent to a number of MUNI lines and the Civic Center BART station.
If you are planning on driving, parking is available at several lots in a three block radius of the Bill Graham Civic, including the Civic Center Garage which is adjacent to the BGC. The garage entrance is off of McAllister Street between Polk Street and Larkin Street. Parking rates vary.
Motorcycles will also require a parking pass for on island parking.
Ticket holders picking up their tickets at Will Call on the island will not need to present tickets to board the shuttle.
Valet Bike Parking will be provided at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Think of it like a coat check for bikes—you don’t need to worry about the safety of your bike while you are out enjoying the music. Just park your wheels at the Civic Auditorium valet, ride a bus to the island, and then turn in your claim check when you get back.
Please visit our transportation page for the full information on getting to the festival.
TIMES (OCTOBER 18–19 ONLY)
- 10:00AM – Box Office opens at Treasure Island
- 10:30AM – Parking at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco opens
- 11:00AM – Festival gates open
- 12:00PM – Music starts
BOX OFFICE HOURS
The box office, located on Treasure Island, will be open for will call pickup and sales during the following times.
- Friday, October 17th: 12PM until 6PM
- Saturday, October 18th: 10AM until 9PM
- Sunday, October 19th: 10AM until 9PM
WORDS OF WISDOM
Don’t litter—there will be waste reclamation stations located throughout the site for waste, compostables and recyclables.
Keep all valuables with you at all times. There will be a Lost & Found available at the general information tent.
For your safety, absolutely no weapons or illegal substances will be permitted.
There will be no refunds. The Festival is rain or shine.
There will be no re-entry into the festival.
There are ADA Access Viewing Platforms located at each of the two stages. Please note that they have limited capacity and are available on a first come, first served basis. ADA accessible restrooms are available at the ends of each row of restrooms and behind the Access Viewing Platforms.
Children 2 years old and under admitted free, however, no strollers are allowed.
A full schedule will be posted on the website the week prior to the festival.
- Sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, earplugs
- Non-professional film and digital cameras
(All unapproved cameras will be asked to check their battery at the information tent)
- (2) Factory sealed bottles of water (non-glass containers)
- Small backpacks or bags
- Blankets, beach towels
- Valid Driver’s License for will-call and/or to drink alcohol
What To Bring ✓
- Weapons of ANY kind
- Illegal substances
- Large coolers
- Hard sided coolers
- Picnic baskets
- Glass containers of any kind
- Alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the Festival)
- Chains/Chain Wallets
- Large backpacks
- Laser pointers
- Professional still camera equipment
(no detachable lenses, no tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs)
- Audio/video recording equipment
- No illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed.
What Not To Bring ✗
MEDICAL AND WELL BEING
For those requiring medical assistance, there will be clearly marked medical tents available on site.
Anyone bringing medication or a syringe for medical purposes will need to show your medication, prescription and a photo ID.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Reasonably priced food (including vegetarian/vegan options) and drinks will be available on-site.
There will be a number of ATMs on the festival grounds.
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CAMPING ON TREASURE ISLAND
There is no camping on the island, there are camping locations in San Francisco and in the nearby Marin Headlands. You can download a guide here or you can check out other Bay Area campgrounds here.
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