San Francisco Bay Ferry Holiday Schedule

Normal Schedules for Veterans Day | Saturday, November 11, 2023

San Francisco Bay Ferry will operate on normal weekday schedules on Friday November 10. Regular weekend schedules will also be in effect on Saturday November 11, 2023. 

Thanksgiving | Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24

There will be no ferry service system wide on Thursday, November 23, 2023 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

On Friday, November 24, weekend schedules will be in effect system wide on the Vallejo, Richmond, Oakland and Alameda Seaplane routes. Service will NOT be operating on the Harbor Bay or South San Francisco Route on Friday, November 24. 

Christmas Day | Monday, December 25

There will be no ferry service system wide on Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day. 

New Year's Day | Monday, January 1, 2024

There will be no ferry service system wide on Monday, January 1, 2024 in observance of New Year's Day. 

San Francisco Bay Ferry offers special schedules on several holidays to better meet the needs of riders.

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There is no ferry service on the following dates so that our captains, crew members, engineers and operations staff can enjoy holidays with their families and friends:

  • New Year's Day (January 1)
  • Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

The holidays in which special schedules may be in effect include:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
  • Presidents' Day (third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Veterans' Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Weekend (the three days after Thanksgiving)

We typically also offer special schedules on the Saturday and Sunday of San Francisco Fleet Week in the first week of October.

Visit a month before any given holiday to check for special schedules. You can also sign up for BayAlerts to get updates on holiday schedule changes.