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The 2017 Mr. Marina Competition
This event has endedWednesday May 17, 2017
Tickets: $25 - $150
On Wednesday, May 17th the whos's-who of San Francisco's most northern region will venture to The Palace of Fine Arts to witness 10 of the district's favorite bros take the stage to compete for the title of Mr. Marina 2017. The competition is first and foremost a fundraising event which has raised over $700,000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society since 2012. The goal is to get as close to $1 million as possible this year, so your donations and ticket purchases are part of that effort! And, for the first year ever, The Mr. Marina Competition will actually be held IN the Marina at The Palace of Fine Arts Theater. Mr. Marina comes home!
donate to a contestant today to support their fundraising efforts
The contestants are currently in the midst of an 8 week fundraising campaign that leads up to the big day. At the main event, there will be a panel of judges that score each contestant based on 3 categories:
Fundraising success will be heavily weighed into the score – each contestant fundraises on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and follow signs indicating Downtown San Francisco. Stay to the left and take the Marina exit; you’ll see the sign overhead. While you might be tempted to take a right at the first stop light (Lyon Street) and pull directly into the Palace of Fine Arts, pass the Lyon Street entrance and proceed straight on Marina Boulevard. Then:
NOTE: Avoid bearing left on Marina Boulevard; that stretch of Marina Boulevard turns into an onramp for Highway 101 and the Golden Gate Bridge. If you inadvertently end up on the approach to the Bridge, don’t worry; you’ll have a chance to exit to the right just before the toll plaza. You can then make your way back to the Palace of Fine Arts through the Presidio or retry the directions from above.
Cross the Bay Bridge. Follow the signs to the 9th Street exit. Stay in the right-hand lane. Go one block and turn right onto 9th Street. Stay in the left-hand lane. Immediately after Market Street, veer left onto Hayes Street. Then:
Take Highway 101 North to the Market Street/Van Ness exit. Take Van Ness to Lombard (look for signs to the Golden Gate Bridge). Turn left onto Lombard. Once on Lombard, get into the right-hand lane. Then:
Follow 19th Avenue through Golden Gate Park; 19th Avenue becomes Park Presidio Boulevard on the other side of the Park. Follow signs for the Highway 101 Detour. Then:
The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre has convenient access to public transportation. We are accessible by San Francisco Muni buses #30, #43, #28, and #29. Muni bus lines #22, #41, and #45 also stop in the vicinity. From Fisherman’s Wharf take the #30 Stockton bus. For more information, call Muni at (415) 673-6864 or check the SFMTA trip planner.
If you’re taking BART, get off at the Montgomery Street station, walk one half-block up Market Street to Third Street, and catch the #30 Stockton bus on the corner.
Virtually all downtown-bound Golden Gate Transit buses stop nearby the Theatre. Ask your driver for directions or call Golden Gate Transit Information at 511 (toll-free) or 415-455-2000 (outside the Bay Area).