YBCA Forum

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.


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

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701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103


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


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

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.