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Accessible Arts and Culture Venues in San Francisco

San Francisco has numerous accessible performing arts spaces. Explore the city's eclectic arts and culture scene at these iconic venues.

Explore San Francisco's dynamic performing arts scene, where inclusivity takes center stage. From historic theaters to intimate venues, the city is dedicated to making culture accessible to everyone. Immerse yourself in live performances, musical experiences, and innovative entertainment all over San Francisco.

American Conservatory Theater

415 Geary St.

A.C.T. is your destination for live stage shows and iconic performances in San Francisco’s Theater District. Enjoy your experience with a range of accessibility services, including assisted listening devices (ALDs) and ADA seating on every level. Each main stage production also includes at least one open-captioned performance and sensory-friendly performances that cater to audiences’ diverse needs. Contact the box office at [email protected] or 415.749.2228 for more information.

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Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

99 Grove St.

Bill Graham is one of San Francisco's largest venues, ideal for concerts and special events. Accessible seats are available for purchase at various price levels. Secure these specific tickets in advance to guarantee an accessible seat. You can also contact the box office at 510-548-3010 or [email protected].

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The Brava Theater

2781 24th St

The Brava Theater in the Mission District is completely wheelchair accessible. Delight in intimate productions from local artists, touring companies, and various film events hosted throughout the year.

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Castro Theater

429 Castro St.


The Castro Theater is currently undergoing upgrades to create an even better audience experience. As this cherished landmark takes a brief intermission, patrons can anticipate the unveiling of a revamped theater that places accessibility at the forefront, promising a heightened level of comfort for all.

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Club Fugazi

678 Green St

This historic venue, once the home of “Beach Blanket Babylon”, is now home to “Dear San Francisco”, an acrobatic retelling of San Francisco’s iconic history. The entrance to the Club is accessible by wheelchair lift, and there are a variety of seating options for guests with specific needs. Please note that there is no elevator to mezzanine seats.

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The Curran Theater

445 Geary St

This historic theater in Union Square is a timeless venue for stage shows and various performances. While the orchestra section provides wheelchair-accessible seating, the mezzanine level unfortunately does not. It's important to be aware that all mobility devices must be checked during the performance to adhere to fire code regulations. Please ask for any assistance at the box office or with any ushers.

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Golden Gate Theater

1 Taylor St.

This former vaudeville club and movie theater has been remodeled for today's world. However, accessible seating is available only in the orchestra section. The venue hosts numerous ADA performances catering to those with unique needs. Explore their website and event calendar for details on these special performances.

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Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall

201 Van Ness Ave

Davies Symphony Hall's unbeatable acoustics make it ideal for live performances from some of the world's greatest performers. The venue is fully ADA accessible, and accessible tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. Additionally, devices for individuals with hearing impairments are provided at both the box office and coat check.

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The Masonic

1111 California St

Situated in Nob Hill, The Masonic is a fully accessible venue that hosts various types of events. Benefit from flexible seating options for everyone on both the main floor and the mezzanine level. For any special assistance, feel free to reach out ahead of time or inquire at the box office upon arrival.

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New Conservatory Theater

25 Van Ness Avenue

This small theater, tucked away in Civic Center, is great for intimate performances and unique events. New Conservatory Theatre Center is fully wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair seating can be reserved easily online or by calling the box office at 415.861.8972.

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Orpheum Theater

1192 Market St

One of San Francisco's best performing arts spaces is accessible to all needs. Find wheelchair seating on the orchestra level, as there is no elevator to take you to the mezzanine. Check their website for special performances that include ASL interpreters and audio-guided performances. For any assistance, call ahead or ask at the box office upon arrival.

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San Francisco Playhouse

450 Post St

The SF Playhouse is equipped with ADA-approved seating on the mezzanine level, accessible via elevator. All orchestra seats require walking up a small flight of stairs. The theatre is equipped with ADA listening devices you can obtain from the box office prior to curtain. If you are able to move from a mobility assistance vehicle such as a wheelchair or scooter, the theater is happy to store it for the duration of the performance.

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San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center

401 Van Ness Ave

Housing both the San Francisco Ballet and the San Francisco Opera, the War Memorial Theater is a great place for a dose of culture. With numerous seating configurations, everyone is welcome. Listening devices are available upon request, as are large print programs. Inquire at the box office for any assistance.

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The Strand Theater

1127 Market St

The Strand Theater is fully accessible to everyone. The theater regularly hosts numerous sensory-friendly performances and provides assistive listening devices (ALDs) for use. Call the box office ahead of time or visit upon arrival for any assistance.

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201 Franklin St

SFJAZZ Center is fully accessible to all patrons. This is one of the best places in San Francisco to experience live music, specifically jazz. Accessible seats can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 415.788.7353.

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Warfield Theater

982 Market St

The legendary Warfield is a fully accessible venue, offering an exceptional experience for concerts. Accessible seating tickets are available for purchase online or by calling the box office at 1-888-9AXS-TIX. Should you require any assistance, please visit the box office.

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater

701 Mission St

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA for short) is a distinctive arts and culture venue in downtown San Francisco. Throughout the venue, you'll discover plenty of accessible seating in both theaters and public spaces. The theaters and galleries are also equipped with large print guides, ALD devices, and ASL interpreters available upon request.

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