The Embarcadero Seawall is the foundation of over three miles of San Francisco’s waterfront from Fisherman’s Wharf to Mission Creek. The Seawall is over 100 years old and in desperate need of repair.
The Seawall supports key utility and transportation infrastructure including the BART, Muni, and ferry transportation networks. It also supports critical emergency response and recovery areas on the Embarcadero and provides flood protection for downtown San Francisco.
The Seawall underpins the Historic Embarcadero Promenade, many of the city’s iconic destinations, parks, and local businesses – attracting more than 24 million people to the waterfront each year. All told, the Seawall supports over $100 billion in economic activity and assets along the waterfront.
Embarcadero Seawall Earthquake and Flood Simulation Video
Upcoming Seawall Program Events
- Seawall Walking Tour – Thursday, November 15
- Community Outreach: Divisadero Farmer’s Market – Saturday, November 25
- Community Outreach: Undiscovered Night Market – Saturday, December 1
- Community Outreach: Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market – Tuesday, December 4
- Community Outreach: West Portal Snow Festival – Saturday, December 8
- A Royal Walk with the King Tide – Friday, December 22
- Seawall Walking Tour – Thursday, January 17
- A Royal Walk with the King Tide – Monday, January 21
- Seawall Community Meeting #3 – January
Learn More and Stay Engaged
- Learn more about the Embarcadero Seawall
- Seawall Program approach, timeline, and budget
- Media information
- Stay engaged!