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Curfew in San Francisco May 31 to June 4, from 8 pm to 5 am

Following a day of peaceful protests, incidents of vandalism and violence highlight the need for residents to stay home at night to protect themselves and their communities.

You must stay home between 8 pm and 5 am. This curfew will be in effect until June 4 at 5 am.

The only people who may be outside between 8 pm and 5 am are people who are:

  • Going home
  • Going to work
  • Driving people directly home or to work (including taxi and rideshare drivers picking up customers)
  • Getting healthcare
  • First responders, including government staff doing emergency operations
  • Working for news media (journalists, news photographers, newspaper delivery)
  • Unhoused

If you are out after 8 pm, you may be stopped by a police officer and asked why you are out. 

Businesses must close to the public by 8 pm

The only businesses allowed to stay open to the public are:

  • Emergency healthcare, including urgent care and stand-alone pharmacies
  • Supply chain operations for essential retail, like trucks delivering to grocery stores or pharmacies

Read official orders

Citywide curfew frequently asked questions

Order setting curfew during local emergency

Proclamation by the Mayor declaring the existence of a local emergency