(scroll down for Walnut Creek and The Hall of Flowers)
To the Great San Francisco Crystal Fair at Ft Mason:
From the East Bay: Take the Bay Bridge to the Fremont St. exit; exit and go right onto Howard to Embarcadero and turn left; follow Embarcadero (about 2 miles) to Bay Street and turn left. Take Bay (about 2 miles) to Buchanan and turn right. Cross Marina Blvd., and make a sharp right into the Fort Mason Center parking lot. Building A is the first building on your left.
From Marin: Take Hwy 101 across the Golden Gate Bridge and keep to the left to the end of the freeway which becomes Marina Blvd. Take Marina Blvd. to Buchanan, turn left and then an immediate sharp right into the Fort Mason Center parking lot. Building A is the first building on your left.
From the Peninsula: Take Hwy 101 north to the 9th St. exit. Take 9th to Hayes and turn left. Take Hayes to Franklin and turn right. Follow Franklin to Bay Street and turn left; continue on Bay Street to Buchanan and turn right. Cross Marina Blvd., and make a sharp right into the Fort Mason Center parking lot. Building A is the first building on your left.
To the Great Contra Costa Crystal Fair in Walnut Creek:
From Hwy 680 South: Take the North Main exit to Civic Drive, turn left and go past Broadway. The entrance to the parking lot is just past Broadway on the right. Free weekend parking.
From Hwy 680 North: Take Ygnacio Valley Road (first exit past Hwy 24), go to Civic Drive and turn right. Follow the Crystal Fairsigns. The parking lot is on the left. If you hit Broadway you’ve gone just a little too far. Free weekend parking.
From Hwy 24: Take the Walnut Creek Exit which will put you on Mt. Diablo Blvd. Proceed east to Broadway and turn left. Continue on Broadway to Civic Drive and turn right. The next right off Civic Drive is the parking lot. Free weekend parking.
To The Christmas in San Francisco Crystal Fair at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, 9th Ave. & Lincoln:
FROM BAY BRIDGE: Stay in center lanes, do NOT exit. About 1 mile from bridge, follow signs to Golden Gate Bridge, 101 North. Take FELL ST./OCTAVIA exit to freeway end. Go straight up OCTAVIA BLVD. 5 blocks to FELL ST. Go LEFT on FELL (most traffic will also be turning left). Continue on FELL up and down hill. Then you’ll pass the some park space on your left. Just as you enter Golden Gate Park, bear LEFT at the fork. Continue around and this will turn into LINCOLN. Continue down LINCOLN to the HALL OF FLOWERS at 9TH AVE.
FROM GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE: Stay to the right after the toll booth. About ½ mile after toll booth, take Hwy 1 South/19TH AVE exit. You’ll go through a tunnel and about 1 mile later through the park. At the south end of the park, the first street is LINCOLN. Since no left turn is allowed, go RIGHT on LINCOLN 1 block to 20TH AVE. and make a LEFT. Go 1 block to IRVING and make a LEFT. Go to 9TH AVE and make a LEFT.
FROM THE PENINSULA: Take 280 North into the City. Follow signs to 19TH AVE./GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE. Continue a few miles up 19TH AVE., and go RIGHT on LINCOLN. HALL OF FLOWERS is at 9TH & LINCOLN.