20th Annual Paving the Way Gala honoring Tipping Point’s Sam Cobbs

We look forward to seeing you at Larkin Street’s 20th anniversary Paving the Way Gala, honoring Sam Cobbs at San Francisco’s Botanical Gardens.

Day of event:
Please enter at the SF Botanical Garden’s main gate at 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way, starting at 11:30 am.

What to wear:
Remember this is an outdoor event and we encourage you to dress for San Francisco weather.  Festive garden party attire is recommended, as is layers, hats and sunscreen.  Heels are not recommended.

Getting to the SF Botanical Gardens:
We recommend taking ride shares or public transportation. To help you with this, we are providing a $10 credit for Lyft to use to get to the park.  The credit is good on Sunday, May 22nd only, to or from the event.  The destination and/or termination of your ride should be the SF Botanical Gardens.  To apply the credit, click here.

Complementary valet parking will be provided in front of the Botanical Garden. To access the valet, please approach from the music concourse /Nancy Pelosi Drive heading south towards Lincoln.

Sign up to bid:
The Silent and Live auction, fund my future paddle raise, raffle and payment processing will be held online. Save time by pre-registering by clicking here.

COVID Protocol:
Larkin Street Youth Service’s top priority is the health and safety of our attendees, employees and staff supporting Paving the Way. We are following all local guidelines, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations.

We encourage you to self-test the day of the event before attending. If you test positive or are feeling sick, we encourage you to take care of yourself and stay home. Masking during the event is encouraged, but not required.  All event staff and volunteers will remain masked for your safety. Masks will be provided for guests who wish to use them. Multiple hand sanitizer stations will be available for your use during the event.

For additional questions, please email [email protected]