Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Event Space
San Francisco, CA

With its Greco-Roman rotunda and colonnades, immaculately planted grounds, lagoon, and super-spacious exhibition center and theater, the iconic Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Center provides an astonishing venue for your event that’s sure to impress.

Number of spaces

1 event space


Max Standing: 5000



At 962 seats, it is ideally suited for popular concerts, dance productions, community events, corporate meetings, and other special events. The expansive lobby can accommodate receptions up to 400. The facility is well equipped with a high quality Meyer Sound system and has a standard house lighting plot that includes an inventory of moving lights. The stage floor is ideal for dance, with a sprung floor surface. The seating is continental style with wide, comfortable seats. The interior of the theater features cascading red curtains that creates a sense of intimacy.




Max Standing: 5000

Health & Safety

Staff is vaccinated against COVID-19

We adhere to all city-mandated guidelines. All cleaning products used in the building are CDC approved chemicals. A health and safety plan will be submitted for approval prior to event should it be necessary.


Parking is available on a first come first serve basis along Palace Drive. Additional metered event parking is located in the triangle lot along Palace drive.

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