Film Permits

San Gabriel is proud to be a film friendly City!

The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse has been the location for numerous commercials, TV shows, and films through the decades! The Playhouse can be spotted in commercials from Taco Bell, Chase Bank and Toyota as well as movies and TV shows like Fun with Dick and Jane, Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, and Modern Family. Playhouse Plaza

With rich and historic architecture, San Gabriel makes for a great filming environment. Here are few public locations to film at:

  • San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
  • The San Gabriel Mission
  • Vincent Lugo Park
  • The Mission District
  • City Hall
  • San Gabriel Village
  • Plaza Park
  • Marshall Park

Download the film permit application to view fees and film regulations. Once completed, please e-mail application to Jackie Wong at For more information, please visit our film permit webpage.