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.
|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|
|Embarcadero Plaza||7:00 AM||7:00 AM||7:00 AM||7:00 AM|
The 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 Embarcadero Plaza is in the plaza.
For more detailed information about how the lottery works, see the Blue Book or Program Resource Guide (under the Street Artists Licensing Resources).