San Francisco Pride Parade & Celebration takes place this Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, and Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry can safely get you there!
SF Pride is encouraging all attendees and participants at Sunday’s Civic Center Celebration NOT to bring bags. Only soft bags smaller than 18″ x 18″ will be permitted.
Please read the following important service, security, and detour information:
GOLDEN GATE FERRY
Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry will run extra morning and afternoon return service on Sunday, June 30. An added Larkspur departure at 8:45 a.m. and return trips from SF at 2:35 and 4:45 p.m. will supplement our regular weekend service. The one-way fare is $12.00 for adults; discounts for youth, senior, disabled, and Clipper apply. Kids 4 and ride free (limit 2 per adult).
- Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended – tickets are available from ticket machines located at the Larkspur Terminal. Clipper accepted too.
- Customers should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure to ensure an on-time departure.
- For security purposes, NO beverages may be brought onboard and NO beverages will be sold on the early Sunday morning departures.
- Security screening will be enforced and bags will be searched.
For more information, visit our Pride Ferry page.
GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT
Golden Gate Transit Routes 2, 30, 70, and 101 operate frequent weekend service between the North Bay and San Francisco. Beginning Friday evening, June 28, and continuing through early Monday morning, July 1, GGT buses will be operating on one of several detours in downtown San Francisco and stops in the Civic Center area will NOT be served. In addition, from 12:01 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, GGT’s northbound Civic Center service will begin at Van Ness Ave & Eddy St and southbound Civic Center service will end at Van Ness Ave & O’Farrell St. For complete details, including a list of stops NOT served, visit our Transit Service Alerts page.
MORE INFO & TRIP PLANNING
For more information and trip planning assistance, visit www.goldengate.org or call 511 (say “Golden Gate Transit,” then “operator” to bypass recorded messages)/TDD 711. The Golden Gate Customer Service Center is open weekdays, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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