SF Ferry Building

Visiting the Ferry Building



The Ferry Building Marketplace is located along the Embarcadero at the foot of Market Street. It is the center of a transit hub that connects all of San Francisco’s neighborhoods and the surrounding bay communities. The marketplace is accessible by MUNI, BART and Ferry Boat. The historic trolley cars (Line F Market) stop directly in front of the Ferry Building.

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General Hours

Monday-Friday 9am – 6pm

Saturday 8am – 6pm 

Sunday 11am – 5pm

Hours for individual businesses may vary.

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Transportation & Parking

Getting to the Ferry Building is easy. For more information and directions, visit our parking and transportation page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the hours of the Ferry Building Marketplace?
  • The Ferry Building Marketplace is open: Monday through Friday, 10am – 7pm; Saturday, 9am – 6pm; and Sunday, 11am – 5pm. Please note: Most businesses are open six-to-seven days a week, but hours for individual businesses may vary, so please check the individual merchant listings for specific times, days and phone numbers.

  • Where do you park when visiting the Ferry Building?
  • Preferred parking location for the Ferry Building is at the Washington & Embarcadero Lot. Additional public parking can be found in lots along the Embarcadero and open, metered street parking.

  • Where is handicapped parking and access located?
  • Handicapped parking is located in the parking lots that serve the Ferry Building. For easy access, customers may also drop off handicapped passengers directly in front of the building along the two curb-cuts, and then must park the automobile in the approved lots to avoid being towed at the owners’ expense. For details, view the parking and transportation page.

  • Are there bike racks at the Ferry Building?
  • There are three sets of bike racks at both the north and south ends of the building outside on the plaza behind the building near the Ferry Terminal. The Ferry Building accepts no responsibility for bikes left at any of the racks.

Upcoming Events at the Ferry Building

september, 2016

sat27aug - 27sepaug 2710:30 amsep 27Amy Fothergill, The Family Chef(august 27) 10:30 am - (september 27) 11:15 am San Francisco, California 94111One Ferry Building

Event Details

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Amy has over 25 years of cooking experience as a restaurateur, caterer, and foodservice manager. She was trained at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, a world-renowned hospitality school, and currently teaches cooking classes at select upscale markets in the Bay Area.  She writes a blog on family cooking,The Family Chef (with an emphasis on gluten-free foods), and pens gluten-free articles for examiner.com along with general articles for various newspapers and newsletters. In fall 2013, Amy published The Warm Kitchen, a cookbook featuring hundreds of  gluten-free recipes anyone can make and that everyone will love.

All demos take place in the CUESA Classroom (under the white tents in front of the Ferry Building) and are free to the public, with recipes and samples for all.


August 27 (Saturday) 10:30 am - September 27 (Tuesday) 11:15 am


One Ferry Building

San Francisco, California 94111



tue27sep10:00 am- 2:00 pmTuesday Farmers Market10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Details

Nourish yourself with the best seasonal fruits and vegetables at this vibrant weekday farmers market. Located in front of the historic Ferry Building, our Tuesday farmers market is an excellent way for you to fill your home with the finest farm products around. Make the market part of your weekly routine—come for lunch and take home dinner!


(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

fri26aug - 28sepaug 267:45 pmsep 28CUESA at Eat Drink SF(august 26) 7:45 pm - (september 28) 3:30 pm

Event Details

CUESA is a proud charity partner of Eat Drink SF! Eat Drink SF is San Francisco’s premier annual food, wine, beer and spirits festival. Four days of delicious events including our signature Grand Tasting experience in Fort Mason. When you walk into Festival Pavilion during a Grand Tasting you will have the best of the city’s culinary landscape laid out before you. Enjoy unlimited pours of wine, beer, and cocktails and tastes from the Bay Area’s top restaurants. Mingle with the personalities that make this a world-class dining destination. Watch cooking demonstrations and learn in classes taught by renown tastemakers. The Golden Gate Restaurant Association will donate a portion of the proceeds to CUESA.

Eat Drink SF takes place at Fort Mason Center.

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August 26 (Friday) 7:45 pm - September 28 (Wednesday) 3:30 pm


Eat Drink SF

thu29sep10:00 am- 2:00 pmThursday Farmers Market10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Details

The Thursday farmers market offers seasonal produce favorites and a wide array of street food. See this week’s Thursday Market Specials »


(Thursday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm