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420 Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park: April 20, 2022
Service Affected
Weekend Traffic and Transit Advisory
Neighborhoods Affected

On Wednesday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., large crowds will gather in Golden Gate Park's Robin Williams Meadow for the 420 Hippie Hill event. 

Roads expected to be closed for periods of time and Muni buses will be rerouted away from the area. Consider walking, biking, or riding Muni to get to or around this event, as street closures and traffic congestion are expected. Parking is extremely limited. Additional Muni service will be offered between Golden Gate Park and Downtown to reduce crowding on lines servicing Golden Gate Park. 

This event is 21+. People under 21 will be turned away at the gate, including accompanied minors. 

Getting there

If attending this event or need to travel in the area, consider walking, biking, or riding Muni. Parking is very limited. Streets will on area expected to be congested, restricted, or closed. If driving on this day, avoid this area. 

Street Closures

The following streets are closed to vehicle traffic at all times: 

  • JFK, between Crossover & Stanyan
  • MLK, between Great Highway and Middle 
  • Middle, between MLK and Traverse

The following streets may be closed depending on how crowded they are. Generally, crowds start to grow around 2 p.m. and clear by 7 p.m.:

  • Kezar, between Stanyan and Lincoln
  • MLK, between 9th Ave & Kezar
  • Frederick, between Lincoln & Stanayn
  • Haight, between Stanyan & Masonic

The following streets will be local access only:

  • All streets in The Haight, between Oak and Frederick, and between Stanyan and Masonic, including including Stanyan, Masonic, and Frederick
  • Carl, between Cole and Hillway


Recommended Travel Routes between Golden Gate Park and Downtown

To the event: Route 7 Haight-Noriega and N Judah. 

  • Before the event, extra service on the 7 Haight/Noriega to Stanyan will run from 12 noon to 3 p.m. to relieve crowding. 

From the event: Civic Center Express, Route 7 Haight-Noriega, Route 5R Fulton Rapid, or N Judah

  • After the event, Civic Center Express shuttles will run from 4 to 7 p.m., providing one-way express service from Golden Gate Park to Civic Center BART. Board on JFK @ Conservatory Dr East, near the JFK Event entrance. 


The table below summarizes how Muni will reroute around the crowds. Service will return to normal after streets are clear.

Temporary Service Changes
Route Start Time Summary of Change
7 Haight/Noriega 2:30 p.m. From Lincoln, reroute will be along Funston, Parnassus, Cole, Frederick, Masonic and Haight to the regular route. Between Funston & Cole, board at curbside Muni bus stops along Judah. Bus will not service bus stops on Lincoln between Funston & Cole. 
33 Ashbury/18th 3:30 p.m. From Ashbury, reroute will be along Haight, Masonic, Hayes and Stanyan to the regular route. Board at regular Muni stops along this route. 
37 Corbett 2:30 p.m. From Cole, reroute will be along Frederick, Masonic, Waller, Central, and Haight to Masonic. Board at regular Muni stops along this route. 
43 Masonic 2:30 p.m. From Cole, reroute will be along Frederick and Masonic to the regular route. Board at regular Muni stops along this route. 
66 Quintara 2:30 p.m. Toward The Haight, last stop will be at Frederick @ Cole. From the Haight, first stop will be Cole @ Frederick. 

Popular lines

In addition to the above rerouted lines, these routes may experience large crowds on board:

  • 5 Fulton
  • 5R Fulton Rapid
  • 44 O'Shaughnessy
  • N Judah

Event Map

Event area is identified as in Golden Gate Park, bounded by JFK, Kezar, Bowling Green, & Nancy Pelosi. Map shows nearby routes that are rerouted. The rerouted routes are 7, 33, 37, 43, and 66. See page text for description. The map shows nearby routes that may experience crowding due to proximity to the event, including 5, 5R, 44, and N Judah. The event shows the Civic Center Express bus route pick up location on JFK at Conservatory Drive East.