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Aerial view of San Francisco's Chase Center at night.
San Francisco's Chase Center has been the home of the Golden State Warriors since 12019. Credit: Jason O'Rear and Chase Center

Everything You Need to Know About San Francisco's Chase Center

San Francisco's newest venue is home to much more than just the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.

Great music, innovative food, and 11 acres of public space make the Chase Center a growing part of San Francisco's entertainment scene. Whether it’s a night out with friends or a more intimate private event, the Chase Center has plenty to offer.

Chase Center Specs

The Chase Center is a multi-purpose complex boasting arena seating capacity of 18,064, and the largest scoreboard in the NBA. There are a number of VIP seating options, including mid-level theater boxes and lounges on the lower levels. The Chase Center also anchors 11 acres of restaurants, offices, hotels and a waterfront esplanade. 


The Chase Center is an attraction for larger sporting and music events. Here are the major types of events held at the Chase Center.


The Chase Center is home to the Golden State Warriors. Check out one of the best teams in the NBA at one of 81 home games. 

Live Music/Entertainment

The Chase Center is already attracting some of the biggest and most popular musical acts. Expect to see one of your favorite bands performing live in the near future.


The Chase Center hosted the League of Legends World Championships in 2022, welcoming avid gamers from all over the world.

Food and Drink

The surrounding Thrive City offers an eclectic mix of cuisine and plenty of bars to boot. 

Food Options

The Chase Center offers an impressive variety of dining options, from expertly brewed craft beers to innovative Mexican and Chinese cuisine. Here are some of the food options that are definitely worth checking out.


Portals 3 & 22

The regional chain serves mouthwatering tacos with a variety of fillings, along with the “Marina girl” salad and crunchy churros.

Bakesale Betty

Portals 10, 18, 45, 55

Well known to Bay Area residents, this popular fried chicken chain serves the best buttermilk fried chicken sandwich west of the Rockies.

Sam's Chowder House

Portals 22 & 49

Gourmet versions of New England-inspired casual and authentic seafood dishes are served here.

Tony G’s Pizza

Portals 5, 10, 14, 21, 30, 51

Sample signature slices from World Champion Pizza Maker Tony Gemignani.

Getting to the Chase Center

The Chase Center does have on-site parking, but public transportation is your best option. The Muni Metro T Third  line drops passengers on Third Street, just west of the Chase Center. Many Muni buses and shuttles drop off at the Chase Center, including late-night service. Visitors from the greater Bay Area can also use BART to reach Muni. 

These services are particularly convenient because your event ticket serves as your pass for the day.

Ferry service is also available to and from Pier 48.

Points of Interest Near the Chase Center

If you're looking for things to do near the Chase Center, there are plenty of options in the Mission Bay and SoMa neighborhoods.

City Kayak

Pier 40

If you're looking for some adventure out on the bay, go on a trip with City Kayak. Rent a kayak and paddle to McCovey Cove, Mission Creek, and under the Bay Bridge.

Mission Bay Wine & Cheese

114 Channel St.

The latest concept from the team that brought you the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant, Mission Bay Wine Bar offers regional wines, craft beers, and small plates.

Museum of Craft & Design

2569 Third St.

This is one of the few American museums dedicated to contemporary crafts and design. Past exhibitions have focused on anything from furniture and fabrics to motorcycle engineering. By collaborating with museums around the world and offering hands-on activities, the Museum of Craft & Design guarantees something new for visitors whenever they come to San Francisco.

Spark Social

601 Mission Bay Blvd.

Less than a ten-minute walk from the Chase Center, Spark Social is a food truck and beer garden haven in Mission Bay. Enjoy happy hour at SIP Bar or grab a bite at one of the gourmet food trucks.

Stagecoach Greens at Parklab Gardens

1379 Fourth St.

Play 18 holes at San Francisco's only outdoor mini-golf course, Stagecoach Greens, located just next door to Spark Social. All 18 holes are San Francisco-themed, so you can put your way through a gold mine, Sutro Tower, Chinatown's Dragon Gate, and much more.


Aaron Danzig
Aaron Danzig

Aaron is the Manager of Digital & Social Media Marketing at San Francisco Travel. He has lived in San Francisco for over 9 years and has worked in Travel & Tourism for over 7 of those. He is usually exploring the Bay Area hunting for that new and unique experience and good food too!