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Tickets to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $68, but can range all the way up to $1170. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Bill Graham Civic Auditorium event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Bill Graham Civic Auditorium event live!

About Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Located in San Francisco, California, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is an arena that first opened its doors in 1915. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the City and County of San Francisco.


Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Seating

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has a total capacity of 8,500. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, it was also known as San Francisco Exposition Auditorium and San Francisco Civic Auditorium.


Events at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for comedy and concert events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Security at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has a strict bag policy.


Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Items allowed inside the venue:

  • Sealed water bottles from the factory
  • Personal food items
  • Camelbak without contents
  • Refillable water bottles without contents
  • Small bags, purses, and backpacks for personal use
  • Personal cameras
  • Totems (not exceeding 6ft. in height and 1/2 inch in thickness; constructed from lightweight materials like swim noodles, foam, cardboard tubes, fabric, yarn, light plastic, balloons, or inflatables)
Prohibited Items:
  • Items that can be thrown, such as glow sticks and Poi Balls
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcohol (available for purchase inside the venue)
  • Posters or Signs larger than 8.5″x11″
  • Sharpies, markers, or similar items
  • Wallet chains or spikes
  • Professional video or audio recording equipment, including GoPros
  • Any weapons
  • Professional still cameras with detachable lenses
  • Selfie sticks or handles
  • Tablets and iPads
  • Glass bottles, containers, or cans
  • Fireworks
  • Balloons
  • Laser pointers
  • Large banners or posters
  • Skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles
  • Strollers
  • Pets (except for service animals)
  • Drones
  • Coolers
  • Umbrellas
  • Stickers


What to Bring to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

When you come to an event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Bill Graham Civic Auditorium ADA Accessible?

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Sensory accessibility is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Experience

Your experience at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Plenty of concessions are available at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Bill Graham Civic Auditorium accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


Can I Smoke at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium?

Yes, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.


How to Get to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is located at 99 Grove Street, San Francisco, California, 94102. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Grove St. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Hayes St & Larkin St. This bus station is located 0.5 mi from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Civic Center Station. This station is located 1,252 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has been a center of entertainment in San Francisco since its opening. Originally named the Veterans Memorial Civic Auditorium, it was designed to commemorate veterans of World War I, and has since seen its name change to honor its original promoter, Bill Graham. Over the past century, many legendary performers have graced this stage from David Bowie to Depeche Mode to Bob Dylan. It's also been a popular venue for special events such as musicals and festivals like SF Sketchfest and Noise Pop. Not only is the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium a fantastic venue to see any type of concert, both well-known and obscure, but it also has an incredible historical legacy that makes it a must-visit location for anyone who comes to San Francisco. If you're looking for an incredible event venue in San Francisco, this should be your first stop. Be sure to check it out for yourself! San Francisco is one of the most vibrant cities in California, and with its wide variety of attractions, you could stay busy for days. From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz Island and Chinatown, there's something for everyone in this eclectic city. Stroll through historic neighborhoods like North Beach or Fisherman's Wharf, take a ride on the famous San Francisco cable cars and explore world-class museums like the Asian Art Museum or the California Academy of Sciences. And don’t forget about Muir Woods National Monument which boasts some of the oldest living trees in the world. The Bay Area is home to some incredible fresh seafood restaurants and diverse cultural cuisine as well as myriad shops and boutiques where you can find unique souvenirs. Combine all that with year-round mild weather - outside of "The City" it only gets better - and it’s easy to see why San Francisco truly is an unforgettable place. Whether you're visiting as a tourist or planning an event, you won't be disappointed.

FAQs about Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

What time do doors open at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will var

Facts about Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Capacity:

8,500


Opened:

March 2, 1915


Past Names:

Exposition Auditorium, San Francisco Civic Auditorium

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Martin Garrix Jun 12, 2024 From $98 17
Martin Garrix Jun 13, 2024 From $129 17
Martin Garrix Jun 14, 2024 From $173 23
Martin Garrix Jun 15, 2024 From $194 16
Dom Dolla Jun 21, 2024 From $146 19
Cage The Elephant Jul 2, 2024 From $149 16
Tate McRae Jul 9, 2024 From $112 38
Yellow Claw Aug 24, 2024 From $99 31
Wallows Sep 8, 2024 From $107 20
Pulp Sep 16, 2024 From $68 860