RESERVATION PROCESS FOR INDOOR SPECIAL EVENT VENUES
LAKE MERCED BOATHOUSE, STERN GROVE CLUBHOUSE (TROCADERO), AND SUNNYSIDE CONSERVATORY
Please review these instructions before applying.
Reservations for Lake Merced Boathouse, Sunnyside Conservatory, and Stern Grove Clubhouse (Trocadero) can be requested starting one year in advance of your event date. Please note, wedding requests at these sites receive priority based on historical precedent.
These sites cannot be reserved more than one year in advance. These sites are highly desirable, so we strongly recommend you complete and submit the below request form exactly one year in advance of your preferred date. For example, if you want to reserve March 1, 2021, you should complete and submit the form on March 1, 2020.
Request Forms Received EXACTLY One Year in Advance: Should we receive more than one request form for the same date, time, and location our office will conduct a randomized lottery to determine who will receive the reservation. Wedding requests will recieve priority. IMPORTANT: Only one request form can be entered into the randomized lottery, per event, per date.
Request Forms Received LESS THAN One Year in Advance: Request forms received less than one year in advance are processed on a first-come-first-serve basis.
For more information about each venue, see below:
- Lake Merced Boathouse; venue info
- Stern Grove Clubhouse (Trocadero); venue info
- Sunnyside Conservatory; venue info. Please note that events for children or teens are not permitted at Sunnyside Conservatory; this includes youth birthday parties.
This form is not a reservation or a permit, this is a request for a site on a specific date. Our team will review all requests and follow up with you to confirm availability. Should we receive more than one request for the same date, time, and location, our office will conduct a randomized lottery.