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Billboard ranks the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at No. 4 among the Top Festivals of 2022. Moreover, Outland Lands ranks at the very top of the list as the Best Festival Site and rightly so. However, there is no festival parking and any parking in Golden Gate Park will be limited. Because of this, do you know how you’re getting to the biggest summer event in San Francisco? If you don’t, now is a good time to look at your transportation options. After all, you and 200,000 other people are going.
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, California
Dates: August 5-7-2022
Who’s In the Lineup at the 2022 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival?
Nearly 100 music artists are on the billing for this year’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. At the top of billing are the Bay Area’s Green Day, rapper Post Malone and R&B singer SZA. That’s not to mention other world class acts like Jack Harlow, Weezer, Phoebe Bridges, Kali Uchis and Disclosure. In addition, there will be a special hometown appearance by the DJ Illenium. Performances will be held across multiple stages including the main Lands End Stage and Twin Peaks Stage.
How To Get There
If you’re staying outside of San Francisco, you should take BART. However, the closest BART station to Outside Lands is 4.5 miles away at Civic Center. Because of this, you should make a connection to the festival shuttle or use public transportation. If you’re a first time visitor, there are multiple BART stations across the San Francisco Bay Area. There are BART/bus connections to the festival along Market Street in San Francisco and at the Balboa Park station.
Cal Train is another option besides BART to get into San Francisco. In fact, many people will take this instead of BART to get into the city. That’s because of the train stations that serve places that BART doesn’t. For instance, Gilroy, San Jose, Palo Alto all have train stations. In order to calculate your fare, you must see where you wish to board and your final destination. The end of the line is the San Francisco Cal Train station near Oracle Park. From there, you can walk to Mission Street and catch the Transbay-Caltrain bus 181. This will take you to the Salesforce Transit Center. From there, you can catch the 5 Fulton.
By Outside Lands Shuttle
Outside Lands is offering a pre-paid shuttle service to and from the festival grounds. You can pick up the shuttle from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. This location is convenient is you plan to take BART into San Francisco. The closest BART station from Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is Civic Center. In addition, there may be parking for a fee at the Civic Center Parking Garage.
Outside Lands Shuttle Hours of Operation
Shuttles start running daily at 11 a.m., with continuous departures to Golden Gate Park. However, festival organizers say that there will be limited coverage between 5 p.m to 8 p.m. The festival ends at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, while on Sunday, it’s 9:40 p.m. Single day shuttle passes are $24 plus a $3.50 processing fee. Three-day shuttle passes are now $48 plus a $5.50 processing fee.
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