Lottery & Selling Locations

Lotteries are held each day to assign selling spaces to participating artists.

Each designated area has a slightly different lottery schedule, as seen in the table below. You must arrive at least 15 minutes early in order to fill out a lottery slip to enter and you must also show a valid Street Artist Certificate.

  MON TUES WED TH FRI SAT SUN
Downtown Spaces 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM  
Fisherman's Wharf 9:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:00 AM  
Justin Herman Plaza       6:00 AM 6:00 AM 6:00 AM 6:00 AM
*Mon-Wed, there is no official lottery, instead it is first come first served and artists are expected to claim their spaces by signing in on a map located on site.

Justin Herman PlazaThe lottery location for both the Downtown and Fisherman's Wharf spaces is at Fisherman’s Wharf, Beach Street (between Larkin and Hyde), Bleacher steps of Aquatic Park.

The lottery location for Justin Herman Plaza is in the plaza.

For more detailed information about how the lottery works, see the Blue Book or Program Resource Guide (see under More/Resources tab).

For a comprehensive list of selling locations please refer to the MAP.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

July 11
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1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Full Arts Commission Meeting

July 10
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2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

July 24
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12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

July 12
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2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125