Frequently Asked Questions

Answers for Your Big event at The Pearl

We partner with top-tier food, drink, lighting, and décor experts to offer a comprehensive suite of services and amenities. We'll support you at every step, ensuring your wedding, party, or private event details are managed and your vision comes to life.

Where is The Pearl located?

The Pearl is located in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, at the cross streets of 3rd and 19th.

Does The Pearl serve alcohol?

Yes, The Pearl has a Type 47 Liquor License.  We offer a full bar available in each of our spaces, although food service is required with a bar.

Is there an on-site venue manager available for my event?

Yes, we provide an experienced on-site house manager for the day of your event as part of your venue fee.

Is there a non-profit discount?

Yes, we offer a 20% discount on the venue rental fee for 501(c)(3) organizations (except during September, October, and December). Restrictions apply.

What about parking?

The Pearl can assist you in arranging valet parking for your event, Pristine Parking is our preferred vendor. We encourage guests to carpool, use shuttle services, or public transportation when possible.

Is School Night available to rent on its own?

Yes, School Night is available for private rentals. It can be available as standalone venue or can be rented together in combination with The Pearl.

Is the rooftop terrace included?

Yes, our event rental fees are inclusive of a full building buyout. The 4,655 square-foot rooftop terrace is ideal for cocktail hours, receptions, breakout spaces, and wedding ceremonies. Tenting is available when arranged in advance through Bright Event Rentals. All rooftop events have a 10:00pm curfew.

Does The Pearl offer partial buyouts?

The Pearl offers full buyouts of the venue inclusive of all three floors. Partial buyouts may be available for short-term leads within 30 days of the event date.

How many hours are included with the rental?

All rental contract has a base period of 10 hours. Additional hours available at a rate of $1,000.00 plus tax per hour or fraction thereof.

When can I view The Pearl?

Based on availability, site visits can be scheduled at your convenience. To make an appointment for a corporate, holiday parties, non-profit events, please email Alex Silva at alex@thepearlsf.coom. For wedding and social events, please email Carrie Galles at

What are The Pearl’s general hours of operation?

Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm. Rental hours can be tailored to your event needs.