Where is the Presidio Picnic located? The event is located in the heart of the Presidio on the Main Parade Grounds outside of the newly constructed Visitor’s Center and renown Walt Disney Family Museum. It’s a perfect place to linger with family and friends, or step off to explore a variety of other park offerings including the museum at the Presidio Officers’ Club, art exhibitions, scenic overlooks and hiking and biking trails, and beaches.  

When is the Presidio Picnic open? Every Sunday 11am-4pm from March 19 through October 2017.

Do I need tickets to this event? Absolutely not! All Off the Grid events, including Presidio Picnic are free entry.

Is the Presidio Picnic kid-friendly? Yes, Picnic offers kid-friendly menus from many of the food vendors for the pickiest of eaters. There also are free nature-based craft activities for kids in the Presidio Adventure Zone tent and free bicycle lessons for kids provided the first Sunday of each month by the Presidio Community YMCA. Picnic is also a well-established space where kids can run and lay games across a seven acre lawn. Bring a frisbee!

What can I purchase at the Presidio Picnic? Attendees can just show up for a Sunday Picnic on the lawn with food from more than 30 iconic Bay Area restaurants and food trucks including Nopalito, Beach Coffee, Lady Falcon, Del Popolo, Cochon Volant, Fine and Rare and the Grilled Cheese Guy. Alcoholic beverages will also be provided and non-alcoholic from Moose Juice. For a full list of vendors, please visit

Do vendors accept debit/credit cards? Yes

Are there vegetarian, vegan or GF options available? Many of our vendors offer dishes to accommodate various diets. We recommend asking the vendors for their vegetarian, vegan and GP options.

How do I get to Presidio Picnic? Presidio Picnic is located on the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground, bordered by Montgomery Street, at Lincoln Boulevard San Francisco, 94129. It can be easily accessed by the MUNI 43 line or the free PresidiGo Downtown Shuttle , which runs between the Main Post, Union Street/Van Ness Avenue, Embarcadero BART, and the Transbay Terminal from 9 am to 7:30 pm on weekends. Free Bike Valet is offered every Sunday, sponsored by New Wheel.


Where can I get more Presidio info when I arrive? Stop by the Presidio Adventure Zone tent or the nearby Presidio Visitor Center at 210 Lincoln Blvd. for additional information on what is happening in the Presidio, as well as free maps and guides.

Where can I find info about the DJ at Presidio Picnic? Every Sunday, we will have a live DJ from 11am-4pm. Weekly music schedules are available at the picnic homepage.

Do you offer gift certificates? We offer gift tokens at $5 and $10 increments. You can purchase them here.

Can I order ahead? Yes! Learn more about Picnic Pre-Order Pickup here

Are dogs allowed at the Presidio Picnic? Yes! All friendly dogs on leash are welcome.

Still have a question? Email and we’ll be happy to help!

We look forward to having you at our event!