Outside Lands

Aug 2020

Golden Gate Park

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The basics

Golden Gate Park, hundreds of bands and DJs and San-Fran chic. That’s all you need to know.


The festival

Is there a city cooler than San Francisco? Not many we’d say. So it’s only natural that Outside Lands takes place at the heart of 1960s hippie heaven, Golden Gate Park, a stone’s throw from the iconic area of Haight-Ashbury.

Flower power and free love might not be the name of the day quite so much, but you can ensure a love in with the gorgeous park, which dates back to the 1860s. Carrying on the 60s environmental zeal is Eco Lands, an educational area, while at least one stage will be solar powered and there’s a farmer’s market for fresh food (no more nasty burgers).

While there’s no camping within the park, you can rent a bike and cycle to it, and a cycle valet will even wash your bike for you. Oh and there’s some pretty awesome music too. Needless to say this is one cool cat of a festival.


Our tip

Head over to neighbouring area Richmond for cool indie shopping and the best bookshop on the West Coast, Green Apple.



Getting there

How do I get there?

Travelling by Air: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) 23 minute drive to the park Oakland International Airport (OAK) 40 minute drive to the park San Jose International Airport (SJC) 60 minute drive to the park

Travelling by Train: Amtrak There are multiple stations inside the city, and the closest station stop to the park is the San Francisco Civic Center (SFV) which is a 17 minute drive.

Travelling by Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines The Greyhound station stop in San Francisco is just a 19 minute drive to the park

Getting to the Park: Shuttle Bus (pass: $45 for 3 days) As mentioned, parking is extremely limited around the Park. So for your convenience, Outside Lands is proud to offer a pre-paid shuttle service from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in the heart of San Francisco to the south entrance of Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park. The shuttles are coach style buses that offer a comfortable ride to and from the festival each day.

Using Taxis: (Some reccommended taxi companies) DeSoto Cab Company (415) 970-1300 Luxor Cab Company (415) 282-4141

Travelling by Bike: Levi’s® and Outside Lands are excited to provide a secure bicycle valet for festival goers who want to leave their cars at home. All bikes parked between 10am and 8pm will receive a FREE bike wash.

Rent a Bike: (Some local companies) Streets of San Francisco Bike Tours Blazing Saddles




3 Day Eager Beaver Ticket: $225

3 day Leisure Beaver Ticket: $239.50

Shuttle Pass: $45

When can I get them?

Tickets on sale now

Where can I get them?

Tickets will be available through the website.

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