San Francisco Event Venues: Theaters and Concert Halls

San Francisco has large and small, historic and modern theaters to suit all sorts of performances and events. Theaters are perfect venues for concerts, plays, film screenings, wedding ceremonies, and conferences.

American Conservatory Theater
415-439-2392
30 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
American Conservatory Theater offers its historic 1910 theater to rent for performances, conferences, weddings, and other events. The theater features a proscenium stage and 1,040 seats. The theater’s lounges and several rehearsal studios are also available. The lounges range from 968 to 1,346 square feet. The studios range from 400 to 1,700 square feet.

Brava Theater
415-641-7657 x 1
2781 24th St, San Francisco
The Brava Theater Center is a 13,000 square feet performance venue located in the 1926 Roosevelt Theater. Brava has two spaces available to rent for events. The main theater seats 356 people. The second stage and dance studio seats 70 people.

The Castro Theatre
415-621-5288×16
429 Castro Street, San Francisco
The Castro Theatre is a movie theater that was built in 1922. The theater is available to rent for concerts, plays, film screenings, and other events. The auditorium has 1,400 seats and a mezzanine that can accommodate up to 200 people.

The Entertaining Space
415-626-1951
2 Division Street, San Francisco
The Entertaining Space is a 14 seat theater that is located in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco. The theater is available for private film screenings, parties, and other events.

Exit Theatreplex
415-931-1094
156 Eddy Street, San Francisco
The Exit Theatreplex is located in downtown San Francisco. The facility has four stages available for productions and events. Exit Theatre is an 80 seat proscenium theater. Exit Stage Left is a 49 seat black box theater. Exit Studio is a 40 seat black box theater. Exit Café is a 35 seat café theater.

The Fillmore
415-281-9227
1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
The Fillmore is a historic music venue that has hosted performances by rock legends including Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead. The venue is available to rent for performances, parties, and other events.

Herbst Theatre
415-621-6600
401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Herbst Theater, located in the War Memorial Veterans Building, was the setting of the signing ot the United Nations Charter in 1945. The historic theater is available to rent for concerts, performances, and other events. The theater seats 916 people.

Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
415-621-6600
201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
The Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall is a performing arts venue that opened in 1980. The 1,180 seat hall is available to rent for performances and other events.

The Marsh Arts Center
415-826-5750
1062 Valencia Street, San Francisco
2120 Allston Way, Berkeley
The Marsh Arts Center is a 12,000 square feet community arts center in San Francisco with two theaters, a youth theater, a comedy club, and a café. The Marsh Center also has a theater in the Gaia Building in Berkeley. Both venues have facilities available to rent for events.

Nob Hill Masonic Center
415-776-7457
1111 California St, San Francisco
The Nob Hill Masonic Center was constructed in 1958 by the Freemasons. The 3,165 seat auditorium is available for concerts, performances, and other events. The Grand Lobby is available for receptions with up to 580 people or banquets with up to 350 people. The Mezzanine Lobby is available for receptions with up to 275 people or banquets with up to 150 people.

Palace of Fine Arts
415-563-6504
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco
The Palace of Fine Arts Theater was constructed for the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition. The Palace was originally intended to be a temporary structure but was reconstructed in the 60’s and 70’s. The theater and lobby are available to rent for performances and other events. The theater accommodates 962 people.

San Francisco Film Centre
415-561-3456
39 Mesa Street, San Francisco
The San Francisco Film Centre is situated in a 1938 building that once served as barracks for enlisted men and officers at the historic Presidio military base. The Centre’s 2,775 square feet Palm Room is available for events with up to 300 people.

San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center
415-664-4700
2850 19th Ave, San Francisco
The San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center offers facilities for parties, receptions, banquets, performances, lectures, concerts, classes, meetings, and other events. The 760 seats auditorium features over 2,000 square feet of performance space. The banquet hall seats up to 450 people. Meeting Rooms are also available.

San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
415-621-6600
401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
The San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Art Center is a 7 ½ acre facility located in San Francisco’s Civic Center District. The Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall is home to the San Francisco Symphony and seats up to 2,743 people. The 1932 Opera House is home to the San Francisco Opera and Ballet and seats up to 3,146 people. The Herbst Theatre seats up to 916 people. The Green Room accommodates up to 500 people for standing events or up to 300 people for seated events. The Harold L. Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall includes three rehearsal facilities.

Studio 250
415-310-1713
965 Mission Street, San Francisco
Studio 250 is home to the Off Market Theater group. The theater is available for performances, concerts, rehearsals, private parties, and other events. The 1,800 square feet theater seats 54 people and features a stage, a lobby and a bar. The Off Market Theater Group has two additional spaces available for events in San Francisco. Stage 205 is a 2,000 square feet performance venue seats 64 people. Space 212 is an 800 square feet rehearsal space.

Sundance Cinemas Kabuki
415-346-3243 x 7
1881 Post Street at Fillmore, San Francisco
Sundance Cinemas Kabuki is an 8 screen movie multiplex with a restaurant and gallery. Sundance has auditoriums and other spaces available for private parties and other group events. The largest auditorium has a balcony and stage and seats 500 people. Six of the auditoriums seat 175 people each. The Screening Room seats 50 people. The Balcony Bar accommodates up to 175 guests. The Bar Bistro accommodates up to 150 guests.

Teatro ZinZanni
415-568-3587
Pier 29 on The Embarcadero (at Battery), San Francisco
Teatro ZinZanni blends Cabaret with live music, Cirque, and Divas. Group party packages are available for groups of 20 or more with a five course dinner and a 3 hour performance. Private performances are offered for groups with 200 to 285 people and standing receptions with 285 to 350 people. The facility is also available for meetings and other events.

The Warfield Theater
415-992-2294
982 Market Street, San Francisco
The Warfield Theater is a 2,250 seat theater that originally opened in 1922. The Warfield has an ornate lobby with chandeliers, marble, and a grand staircase. The auditorium is decorated with a mural of matadors. The theater is available to rent for events with 2 to 2,300 people.

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