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Celebrate the Grand Opening of the New Presidio Visitor Center

Presidio Visitor CenterPhoto: Matthew Millman/Presidio Trust

Welcome the new Presidio Visitor Center with a Community Day Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday, February 25, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm. This free and fun public celebration features live music, dance performances, hands-on activities, food trucks, tours, and more! Everyone is invited—visit the Presidio's website to register for this free family event.

Family fun on Saturday includes lawn games and activities, a selfie photo-op at the Presidio Photo Booth, craft-making at the Presidio Officer's Club from 11 am to 4 pm, and Whiffle Ball on the Anza Esplanade from 1 to 4 pm. Other activities include ranger-led history walks and performances by Ohlone dancers, taiko drummers, Mexican folk dancers, musicians from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and more.

Presidio Visitor CenterPhoto: Matthew Millman/Presidio Trust

Hungry? Food and drink will be available for purchase from food trucks from 11:30 am to 3 pm, as well as at Transit Cafe and Arguello restaurant.

The new family-friendly visitor center features high-tech exhibits, videos, and interactive displays that will keep everyone engaged and busy learning about the Presidio and its rich history and heritage. The center also offers fun items for sale, including kites, balls, Frisbees, and paddle games, to help you and your family make the most of your visit to the park. Other items like fleece outerwear, water bottles, sunscreen, books, games, and toys are available, too. Presidio Park Conservancy members receive a 15% discount on their first purchase, and all the proceeds go to the parks.

Presidio Visitor CenterPhoto: Matthew Millman/Presidio Trust

The Community Day Grand Opening Celebration takes place at 201 Lincoln Boulevard in the Presidio of San Francisco. The event is free but reservations are required; order your free tickets online. Limited paid parking is available in the Presidio. Consider taking public transportation like Golden Gate Transit or Muni or using the free PresidiGo shuttle. For more info, visit www.presidio.gov.

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