Special Events & Film Permits

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Alcatraz Island is frequently the site of large-scale special events such as corporate receptions. The island has also been the subject of a long list of Hollywood movies, television shows and documentaries, and it remains a popular location for commercial photography and filming.

Alcatraz Island is also available on a limited basis for private evening events and tours.

Requests for special event or film permits for Alcatraz Island should be directed to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Office of Special Park Uses. For contact information please visit http://www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/specialuses.htm

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