• Guests enjoying NightLife VIP Experience on the Living Roof
  • Image of the Living Roof
  • An exclusive peek into the Gem and Mineral Vault
  • Gain early access to the Osher Rainforest reservations!

Please note: NightLife VIP Experiences are currently paused. We look forward to welcoming you back later this summer!

Looking for an exclusive experience during NightLife? Kick off the evening with a complimentary cocktail and snack while enjoying the views of Golden Gate Park at a private bar on the Living Roof. Gain early access to the rainforest and Shake House reservations, marvel at the wonders of the Gem and Mineral Vault during a private viewing, enjoy your second cocktail at your leisure in the beautiful East or West Garden, and then complete the evening with reserved planetarium seating.

What's included

Each NightLife VIP Experience ticket includes event admission, plus:

  • 30-minute Rooftop VIP Lounge
  • 2 complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reserved planetarium seating
  • Early access to Osher Rainforest and Shake House reservations
  • Exclusive peek into the Gem and Mineral Vault
  • 10% discount at the Café and retail stores

Ticket price:

  • Ticket prices vary by date—buy in advance for the best deal! 
  • Group rates available for 10 or more guests; discount applied after adding tickets to cart

Please note: Nightlife VIP Experience guests must be 21+ with valid ID to enter. Each Experience has a capacity of 25 guests.


A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of booking to reserve group tickets of 10 or more. Your total balance is due 30 days prior to your tour date. If you are booking a tour within 30 days of your tour date, full payment is due at the time of booking. Cancellations occurring 30 days or more prior to tour date will receive a full refund minus the deposit.


Rent a Private Lounge
The NightLife Private Lounge is your exclusive oasis amid the action, featuring catering, bar service, and early access to the wildest event in town. Contact our Facility Rentals team for more information.