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Big, Annual Volunteer Events

​​Our big, annual volunteer events are a great way for individuals and families to get involved at the Presidio. For more details, check our Events Calendar or sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

For inquiries related to corporate/community groups, please refer to the instructions on our Group Service Projects page.


Presidio Planting Day!

Occurs every December-February, date TBD, Saturday, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Kick-off planting season with us at this big, annual volunteer event. We have thousands of local plants to plant in newly restored natural areas of the Presidio. Help us make this big, audacious goal a reality! This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! ​Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

MLK Day of ​Service!

Occurs every January on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 9 am to 12:30 pm​

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by taking care of the Presidio. This event features habitat, forest, and garden stewardship projects in and around the Presidio's Fort Scott District. This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! ​Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Back Into The Earth Day Celebration!

Occurs every April, date TBD, Saturday, 9 am to Noon

Join us for “Back into the Earth Day” with the Presidio Archaeology team. Archaeologists and volunteers spend the day digging into the park’s history as the team prepares the El Presidio archaeology site for our upcoming summer research dig. No registration required. Drop in any time between 9 am and noon at Pershing Square in front of the Presidio Officers’ Club. This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Presidio Earth Day Celebration!

Occurs every April, date TBD, Saturday, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for the Presidio’s annual volunteer event devoted to celebrating Earth Day! This day of service is part of Earth Week festivities happening all around the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

National Trails Day!

Occurs every first Saturday in June, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Celebrate National Trails Day by keeping our trails open, in good condition, and accessible to all! Work to maintain trails and restore trailside habitat, forest, and landscaped areas. This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! ​Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

California Coastal Cleanup Day​​!

Occurs every third Saturday in September, 9 am to Noon

California Coastal Cleanup Day is a statewide effort to come together to keep our parks, neighborhoods, waterways and shorelines clean, safe, and healthy for everyone! Join us in the Presidio for this big, annual, volunteer tradition, co-sponsored by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the Presidio Trust, and the National Park Service. This event is free and open to the public. All ages and abilities welcome! ​Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

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