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Millbrae Moscone Center at California

Moscone Center

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747 Howard StreetSan FranciscoCalifornia94103
Category: Entertainment
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Moscone Center in San Francisco

Constructed in 1981, Moscone Center is San Francisco's largest convention and exhibition center. Named in honor of former San Francisco mayor, George Moscone, who was assassinated in 1978, Moscone Center features two underground halls, a three-level exhibition hall, and is highlighted by the popular Yerba Buena Gardens located at street level above the center's underground halls. Moscone Center has hosted a range of high profile events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, MacWorld Expo, Google I/O, and Oracle OpenWorld.


Hours -

Moscone Center's hours vary based on scheduled events. The business office is open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm.

Prices -

Entrance fees vary based on scheduled events.

Events -

Tradeshows, conventions, banquets, lectures, exhibitions, and private events.
Upcoming events at the Moscone Center


  • Cyber Café
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Children's Creativity Museum
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MoMA), located across the street

Directions to Moscone Center

From the hotel, head northwest on El Camino Real toward Center Street. Take a slight right to merge onto the US-101 ramp, then merge onto the I-380 eastbound. Take Exit 6B and merge onto US-101 north toward San Francisco. Use Exit 433B for I-80 toward the Bay Bridge/Oakland. Take Exit 2 for Fourth Street. Turn left onto Bryant Street. Take the first left onto 3rd Street. Turn left onto Howard Street. Moscone Center will be on your left, at 747 Howard Street.

Moscone Center Events

Moscone Center hosts a wide range of events throughout the year, including tradeshows, conventions, exhibitions, and business events. The Yerba Buena Gardens, located at Moscone Center’s street level, offers a full calendar of events, including dance performances, children’s events, concerts, and theatrical presentations from May through October.


  • Is there a BART station near the Moscone center?

    Yes, the Montgomery BART station and the Powell BART station both serve Moscone Center.
  • What upcoming events are happening at the Moscone center?

    The AppNation tradeshow is coming to Moscone Center from December 15-19, 2012. The 38th Winter Fancy Food Show is coming on January 20-22, 2013. MacWorld Expo runs January 30-February 2, 2013. The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is an ongoing event that features over 200 free artistic, cultural and community programs, annually from May through October.

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