Redwood City - Red Morton Park

In 2022, Redwood City's  Free Shakespeare in the Park performances take place at Red Morton Park, near Picnic Area #2.

The performance space is located across from the Magical Bridge Playground, near the intersection of Vera Ave and Valota Rd.
Some parking options are indicated below by the white 'P' inside the blue map pin.
Red Morton Park - FSP map

Access and seating

Performance Time

  • 2022 performances begin at 4:00 pm. The show runs approximately 90 minutes and there is no intermission.

Access

  • The grounds are open all day long.
  • Seating is first come, first served.
  • Aisles and walkways will be marked. These spaces must be kept clear at all times.

General Seating

  • All shows are free to the public. No tickets or reservations are needed. All seating is general. Masks are recommended.
  • If you arrive late, take care not to walk in front of the stage. Be prepared to sit where you can find space.
  • All unattended personal items, including bags, blankets, and ground covers may be removed when the show begins.
  • To ensure visibility for all patrons, umbrellas, tents and large shade structures are not allowed.
  • Lawn chairs are welcome. Signage will designate the areas for tall chairs and short chairs.
  • The space is accessible for wheelchairs users and there are paved paths in the park.

What To Bring

  • A performance in Redwood City can start out warm and get chilly. We recommend wearing layers! There is limited shade. Use sunscreen in all weather, and remember to stay hydrated. Check the weather report.
  • Blankets and ground covers are highly recommended.
  • To ensure visibility for all patrons, tents, umbrellas, tall or large tables, and shade structures are not permitted.
    Strollers are allowed, provided they are folded down during the performance and not blocking walkways or in the aisles.

Facilities

Restrooms

Restrooms IconAre located in the park, behind the Magical Bridge playground.


Trash, Compost & Recycling

Recycling IconContainers are located throughout the park. Please dispose of your trash. Pack out what you pack in.


Lost & Found

Lost and Found Icon
  • After the performance, call the offices for San Francisco Shakespeare Festival at 415.558.0888.
  • Please be aware of personal items. The Festival cannot assume responsibility for lost or stolen items.

Medical

Medical IconFor any medical concerns, please visit the Information Table. Staff members can offer assistance.


Security

The safety and comfort of our patrons is very important. If you have a concern or witness unsafe activities, please speak with staff.

Information Table

  • A Hospitality Manager is always on-site and can assist with a variety of questions and concerns about your experience or other SF Shakes programs.

Weather

  • A performance in Redwood City can start out warm and get chilly. We recommend wearing layers! There are only a few areas with shade in the park. Use sunscreen in all weather, and remember to stay hydrated. Check the weather report.
  • The setting sun may be intense. We advise bringing sunglasses, visors, and hats.

Emergencies

In the event of an emergency, please follow instructions from the Hospitality Manager or any announcements from stage.