Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is an independent nonprofit presenting 6 months of admission-free performances reflecting the rich cultures and creativity of the Bay Area. Programs are outdoors, family-friendly and ADA accessible.
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is the honored recipient of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District’s 2018 inaugural award for Excellence in Community Placemaking
The Festival's flagship series of world-class music, dance and theater. A new experience every weekend.
Salsa at Jessie!
The perfect way to enjoy the Bay’s vibrant Latin music bands — outdoors with friends and community. No partner necessary!
Thursday Lunchtime Concerts
Intimate 1-hour performances featuring Bay Area bands make the perfect lunch hour getaway.
A sampler of the Bay Area’s rich poetry scene. Four Litquake-selected poets plus a musical guest take their lines outdoors.
Brilliant new work and extraordinary projects by accomplished playwrights, composers and choreographers under YBG Festival's commissioning and residency program.Browse Special Projects
Children’s Garden Series
Interactive half-hour shows for kids under 10 & their adults! School groups and camps welcome.