One of the more enticing SF events according to locals. Try to make it!

One of the more enticing SF events according to locals. Try to make it!

Flower Piano is back for its third year, celebrating music, nature, and creativity. In collaboration with Sunset Piano the Garden will once again be filled with music, for you and by you!

Flower Piano is a special 12–day long community event from July 13-24 only, where 12 pianos are placed at dramatic, picturesque locations throughout the Garden’s 55 acres for anyone to play. All 12 pianos will be available for the public between 9am and 6pm each day, except during performances. Flower Piano is free following regular admission to the Garden (free for members and San Francisco residents with proof of residency, $8 for non-resident adults). 

This year’s program has many exciting ways you can experience the magic of the pianos including: 

NightGarden Piano – Saturday, July 22, 7:30-10:30pm – Purchase Tickets ($40 each) 
NEW this year, NightGarden Piano is a special evening event on Saturday, July 22. Beautifully lit pathways guide visitors to pianos aglow with performances by Sunset Piano all-stars and open pianos to play. Food and drink available for purchase. All proceeds help to fund Flower Piano. 

Twelve Pianos Film Screening – Saturday, July 15, 7pm – Purchase Tickets ($12 each) 
The Garden will host a ticketed screening of the documentary film Twelve Pianos, followed by a Q&A with Dean Mermell and Mauro ffortissimo, co-directors of Sunset Piano, on Saturday, July 15 with proceeds benefiting Flower Piano as well. 

Flower Piano is for and by the People! This amazing program is free to all San Francisco residents and included in general admission costs for non-residents. To keep it that way, please support this creative community program.

Crowdfunding Campaign 
Simply and easily donate to the Flower Piano crowdfunding campaign to help make it happen! Special events are associated with giving levels, so donate today and tell your friends. Thank you! 

Member Event – Thursday, July 20, 6-8pm – Become a Member 
While Flower Piano happens once a year, membership to the Garden provides benefits year round! Consider becoming a Garden member today, and harvest the benefits – skip the weekend lines with expedited member entry at the Main Gate, bring a complimentary guest on every visit, and enjoy exclusive access to the pianos with complimentary drinks and snacks at the Flower Piano Member Night on Thursday, July 20th. 

Sponsorship Opportunities 
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for Flower Piano 2017 – contact Elisa Heikkila, Associate Director of Development at for details. 

For press inquiries please contact Nina Sazevich at    

Again, see below for the full schedule of performance and events. We hope you’ll join us for a truly unique San Francisco event in the Garden! 

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