Venue Rental
YBCA Forum

701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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The Forum is a modern, spacious, and flexible 6,700 sq ft space with 29’ high tension-grid ceiling. Available for presentations, receptions, or exhibition space. The Forum can be entered through the YBCA Grand Lobby at 701 Mission Street or through Yerba Buena Gardens.



  • 450 seated (banquet or theater style)
  • 850 standing reception


  • 6,700 sq ft, approximately 77′ x 87′
  • 29′ from floor to tension grid


  • full theatrical lighting and sound equipment
  • 50% or 100% window shades
  • sprung-wood dance floor
  • dressing rooms with showers
  • full wired and wireless Internet connectivity
  • food and beverage friendly

Note: East Garden exterior

The Forum opens to the East Garden, which is owned and operated separately by Yerba Buena Arts & Events (YBA&E). The East Garden can be rented in conjunction with the YBCA Forum to increase event space or as a catering area for larger events, which requires additional application and fees.


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