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Get Here & Get Out

Festival Location

Pier 80 is located at 401 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA 94124.

*There is NO parking on Pier 80, DO NOT DRIVE TO PIER 80



South Lot / Cow Palace Parking: 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, CA 94014
*There is no parking available at Pier 80. Do not drive to Pier 80.

Portola parking is only available at the South Lot of Cow Palace in Daly City for a small fee (while supplies last). Parking lot opens at 11am each show day.

Secure your parking spot by purchasing ahead of time! Extremely limited inventory available. Don’t wait!

You can also pay for parking at Cow Palace on event days, if they are available.

Do not tempt thieves by leaving valuables in your vehicle. Be sure to Park Smart! Check out more information HERE.



Continuous Service: 11:30am to 11:30pm Saturday 9/24 and Sunday 9/25

Shuttles to and from Cow Palace will load and unload on Illinois St. between 25th St. and Cesar Chavez St.

Shuttle Stops:

  • LOOP 1: Cow Palace and Pier 80 ONLY
    • TIMES: 11:30am-7:59pm
  • LOOP 2: Cow Palace + Pier 80 + Balboa Park BART Station
    • TIMES: 8:00 pm - 11:30pm


Use the Trip Planner to figure out your route and schedule. Don’t forget that service only runs until midnight on Saturday and Sunday.

*Free shuttles on a loop to Pier 80, Cow Palace, and Balboa Park BART Station are provided from 8:00pm-11:30pm . Shuttles will load near the venue on Illinois St. between 25th St. and Cesar Chavez St.

Pay your fare ahead of time. Get a digital Clipper card.

You can pay with Google or Apple Pay to load fare onto your Clipper card and direct into your mobile wallet.

Don’t wait until the last minute! Avoid the lines!


The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to be offering FREE Valet Bicycle Parking at 1495 Illinois St for Portola. Pedal to the festival, and the stellar valet staff will watch your bike for you, so you can sit back and enjoy the show.

Location: 1495 Illinois St., San Francisco CA 94124
Hours: 11:30am - 11:30pm

*info/location subject to change


There are multiple Bay Wheels stations scattered across the area near Pier 80.

Keep an eye out for the special Bay Wheels Station at the corner of Illinois St. and Cesar Chavez St. intersection as you exit.

Download your Lyft app ahead of time to rent Bay Wheels bikes and ebikes. This is a fun and affordable way to get to your next destination. Skip the long waits and hop on a set of wheels!


  • Illinois St. + Cesar Chavez St. *CLOSEST TO EVENT ENTRANCE / EXIT
  • Indiana St. + Cesar Chavez St.
  • Tennessee St. + Cesar Chavez St.
  • Evans Ave + Newhall St.
  • Illinois St. + 20th St.
  • Iowa St. + 22nd St.
  • Harrison St. + 25th St

*info/location subject to change


Get to and from the festival on a Bird Scooter!

It's as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Download the Bird app ahead of time.
  2. Find the nearest scooter hub near the festival entrance.
  3. Enjoy the ride.

Always park your vehicles responsibly in the designated areas indicated on the app. Please, remember to ride safely and follow all of the local laws.

*info/location subject to change


Please be prepared for significant wait times and inevitable local surge pricing in the evening.
Instead, explore some nearby bars, breweries, and restaurants such as Harmonic Brewing in Dogpatch, Portrero Hill, and The Mission while you wait for your ride.

Want to just get home? Use one of the alternative transportation methods listed above such as the COW Palace/Balboa Park BART Station Shuttles, e-scooters, or e-bikes in the area.

Pick Up / Drop Off Zone: The rideshare drop-off and pick-up zone is located on Cesar Chavez St. between Indiana St. and Tennessee St. This zone is a short walk away from the venue.


Don’t know where to stay in between all of that boogying? We got you

Check out the hotel and experience packages HERE!