About the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood of San Francisco

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood takes its name from the Haight Street and Ashbury Avenue subways, which ran through San Francisco. It is also known as The Upper Haight, The Lower Haight, and The Western Addition. It was a major focal point of the 1960s counterculture and hippie movement.

Things to Do in  Haight-Ashbury

Haight-Ashbury there are plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy. From parks and gardens to museums and theaters, this vibrant city is blessed with an abundance of fun attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Here’s a short list of our favorites:

1. Club Deluxe | 1511 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Club Deluxe is a hip little bar that serves tasty pub fare and a large selection of beers and beverages in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. Club Deluxe is unquestionably worth visiting whether you’re searching for a spot to watch the game or just want to unwind with some pals. Additionally, when there is live music on Fridays and Saturdays, it is always rocking!


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2. Randall Museum | 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114

The Randall Museum is the ideal place to learn about science, history, or simply see some fascinating exhibits. The Randall Museum is located in San Francisco and houses a wide range of displays suitable for all ages. The Randall Museum has something for everyone, whether you want to learn about nature or discover incredible dinosaur bones. Admission is free!


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3. VeganBurg San Francisco | 1466 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

VeganBurg is a vegan restaurant in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. Vegan food with burgers, fries, and shakes are available at this restaurant. The decor is quirky and amusing, making it an ideal place to stop by for a casual dinner. Whether you’re vegan or not, VeganBurg is worth visiting for some hearty and delicious plant-based cuisine.


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Living in Haight-Ashbury

Residents of Haight-Ashbury  are blessed to live in an area full of nature while also being quite close to city life. There is never a shortage of coffee shops, parks or shopping centers to enjoy within Haight-Ashbury .

Residents are also able to enjoy a rich spiritual life at the following houses of worship:

1. Saint Agnes Church | 1025 Masonic Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117

Saint Agnes Church is conveniently located near the city center of San Francisco, CA and the congregation is friendly and welcoming. The services are traditional but not too formal, and there’s always something going on at the parish hall. Plus, Saint Agnes has a strong community outreach program, so you can feel good about supporting your local church. Check it out!


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2. Emanuel Church-God In Christ |1649 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Emanuel Church-God In Christ has a long history and has been around for more than decades. The congregation’s members are hospitable and enthusiastic about their beliefs. Emanuel Church-God In Christ is unquestionably worth taking into consideration if you’re seeking for a church to call home. For additional details, pay them a visit on Sunday morning!


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3.  All Saints’ Episcopal Church, San Francisco | 1350 Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94117

If you’re in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, take a walk past All Saints’ Episcopal Church. Since 1879, this charming little church has been a part of the community, and it’s well worth seeing if you want some quiet and peace. The stained glass windows are also quite lovely!


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Parks, Schools & Other Points of Interest in Haight-Ashbury 

Haight-Ashbury is also home to some amazing parks, schools, public libraries and schools for its citizens to enjoy. These facilities are all world-class, beautifully maintained and clean so residents of surrounding communities often visit to enjoy them.

Here’s a short list all located in Haight-Ashbury:

1. DeAvila Elementary School | 1250 Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94117

DeAvila Elementary School in San Francisco’s Haight- Ashbury is now offering a Chinese immersion program. Parents who are interested in enrolling their children should act fast, as there are only a few spots remaining. This unique opportunity provides students with the chance to learn Mandarin and develop cross-cultural skills. For more information, please visit the school or call the admissions office.


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2. Buena Vista Playground | 815 Buena Vista Ave W, San Francisco, CA 94117

Buena Vista Playground is a great playground located in the Haight-Ashbury district. If you’re ever in the area there are a lot of cool things to see and do there. For example, there’s a huge chessboard set up on one of the park benches, and a community garden where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables. Plus, it’s always nice to take a break from city life and relax in the sun surrounded by nature. Hope you get to visit soon!


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3. Corona Heights Park | Roosevelt Way &, Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114

If you’re looking for a great spot to take in panoramic views of San Francisco, check out Corona Heights Park. The park is located on a hill in the Haight-Ashbury district, and it offers stunning views of downtown, the Bay Bridge, and Twin Peaks. You can also see over into Golden Gate Park from here. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can hike up to the top of the park’s peak. Or, if you’d rather not work up a sweat, you can take the Muni bus or walk up Roosevelt Way and Museum Way instead. Either way, it’s definitely worth a visit!


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