The 20th Street Block Party will take over 20th  and 19th Street between Bryant and Harrison as well as Florida and Alabama Streets.  


Saturday, August 19, 2017


Getting There


The Block Party is located on the 27 and 12 bus lines. To plan your route, visit


There will be bike parking located at the Main Entrance on 20th Street and Harrison Street.



From East Bay

Take I-80 W to 8th St. in San Francisco.
Take exit 1C from I-80 W
Take Potrero Ave. to 20th St.


From South Bay

Get on US-101 N
Follow US-101 N to Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco. Take the exit toward Cesar Chavez St/Potrero Avenue from US-101 N
Take Potrero Ave to 20th St


From North Bay

Merge onto US-101 S
Partial toll road
Keep left to continue on US-101
Turn right onto Divisadero St
Turn left onto Golden Gate Ave
Turn right onto Webster St
Turn left onto Fulton St
Turn right onto Octavia St
Turn left onto Grove St
Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Gough St
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left to stay on Gough St
Continue onto Otis St
Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto 13th St
Continue on Harrison St. Drive to 20th St




$10 parking will be available at John O'Connell High School. Hosted by the student body, all the proceeds will be used to support Building Construction Trades Program.

Due to the Block Party street closures, there will be no street parking available on the festival blocks. Please keep in mind that any driveways on the affected streets will also not be accessible. While there will be street parking in the surrounding area, we encourage you to take public transportation or ride your bike.



Do's and Don'ts

Don't Bring

  • Weapons of ANY kind
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Illegal substances
  • Large coolers
  • Hard sided coolers
  • Picnic baskets
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Alcohol (alcohol will be sold at the festival)
  • Instruments
  • Chains/Chain Wallets
  • Chairs

Do Bring

  • Sunscreen, Hats, Sunglasses, Earplugs
  • Non-professional film and digital cameras (All unapproved cameras will be asked to check their battery at the information tent)
  • Small backpacks or bags
  • Valid Driver's License for will-call and/or to drink alcohol