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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:30pm to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Neighborhoods Affected 
Service Affected 
Weekend Traffic and Transit Advisory

From Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8, Muni will be providing extra service for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. The SFMTA will have taxi stands set up on Fulton Street near the festival area. 

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Getting to the Park

Several Muni routes will get you near the festival area in Golden Gate Park. Due to increased ridership for this event as well as others around the city, concertgoers should allow extra travel time when taking Muni to Golden Gate Park.


Save time and avoid crowds by purchasing your fare before boarding Muni. MuniMobile is the easiest way buy your tickets for any Muni services instantly before you ride. Skip the lines and buy tickets ahead of time or on the go, then activate when you are ready to ride. With MuniMobile, your phone is your fare.

Customers may also use a preloaded Clipper card, or purchase tickets at Muni Metro Embarcadero station.


These routes serve the south side of Golden Gate Park near the festival area:

These routes serve the north side of the park:

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Extra Muni Service

Muni will provide extra service on the N Line and 5R Route. Please read below for more detailed information.

N Judah

There will be extra N Judah trains on each day of the festival from 12:30 to 8 p.m., providing connections to BART and Caltrain.

5R Fulton Rapid

There will be extra 5R Fulton Rapid buses operating each day of the festival from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. between Downtown and 30th Avenue. After the concerts, from 6 to 8 p.m., these buses will provide service from 25th and 30th avenues to Civic Center Station, providing additional opportunities to connect to BART and Muni Metro lines.

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This map shows the Muni lines and routes that serve Golden Gate Park, the boarding areas for the extra 5R service and the boarding areas for taxis. Click on the image for the full-size map or download a PDF version of the map

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