The Alaska Airlines Bay To Breakers Event Guide!

Parking Panda is proud to be the parking partner of the 2017 Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers running event in San Francisco. Dubbed as the World's Greatest Costume Race, the 12k trek tours the great City by the Bay by foot from east to west. Take a quick look at our event guide for getting to the race and Expo on time and with a smile on your face.

Race Information

Start Line: Main and Howard Streets and run west through San Francisco, ending at Pacific Coast's Ocean Beach.

Race Start Time: 8:00am

Distance: 12 kilometers through some of San Francisco's most beautiful neighborhoods and parks!

Public Transit: Check out the event's full guide to transportation to find the best way to get to the race for you.

Parking: Take a look at the race route and parking options here.


Bay to Breakers Expo

The Bay to Breakers Expo will be held on the Friday and Saturday before the race at Pier 35. The Expo is open to the public and runners can pick up race packets while exploring the latest in running and fitness technology. 

Expo Information
Friday, May 19 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday, May 20 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

2017 Bay to Breakers Spectator Info


Some of the best viewing areas will be along the start line in the SOMA and Civic Center area. If you are coming up from the North of the race line, we recommend parking parking in the Civic Center, Financial District, or Tenderloin neighborhoods. There will be road closures right along the race route so crossing the race route at any point before, after, or during the race is strongly discouraged. 

Driving in from the south of Howard Street? We recommend parking in SOMA or South Park neighborhoods! There are plenty of parking lots and garages nearby and best of all, you can purchase guaranteed parking ahead of the race

Make sure to scroll below the map for the best San Francisco parking tips!

Make your trip to Bay to Breakers stress-free with a guaranteed parking space!
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San Francisco Parking Pro Tips


We strongly recommend reserving your space as inventory is extremely limited and locations will sell out! Take a look at the PandaScan locations (look for the sign) , which are fully automated - no need to take a ticket or talk to an attendant. Simply use your QR Code from your reservation to scan in and scan out! 


Locations marked as "ONLINE DISCOUNT" in green indicate special online-only discounted fees (look for the sign) . These locations are guaranteed to be cheaper online than drive-up for the date and times chosen! 

Whether you're looking to park all day or just for the race, be sure to purchase your official Bay to Breakers 2016 parking passes with Parking Panda. Keep a close lookout for the hours of the reservation - you can always update this before you checkout! 


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