A Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space


Looking for a unique thing to do on your next visit to San Francisco and Hotel Zephyr? Just a quick taxi or muni ride away from the hotel, Audium is nestled into a residential area, and is sure to surprise and delight your senses. The theatre’s 176 speakers bathe listeners in a customized soundtrack in…

TechCrunch Presents Disrupt SF


Local media technology company, TechCrunch, hosts their annual Disrupt series in San Francisco this coming week. This weekend kicks off the Hackathon, where developers and engineers have 24 hours to create new products. More information available here.

Color Run


Get your whites ready to get artistically splattered during this original 5K run happening in San Jose this weekend, packets are still available!

Game Night. Magic. Mayhem.


Local magician, David Gerard, hosts weekly shows at the intimate venue, PianoFight. Join Gerard for 75 minutes of mayhem, magic, and mindreading in the most intimate of venues. Through a mix of psychology, misdirection, magic and showmanship, Gerard will create an experience you’ll remember long after the show is over.

Let’s go to the Circus!


August 18-22, Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Baily (“The Greatest Show on Earth!”) presents Out of This World at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Billed as “space age family fun” tickets can be purchased here.

Have Yourself a Non-Laborious Labor Day


A plethora of activities are happening around the Bay this weekend, from the ever-popular and growing Sausalito Art Festival (a quick ferry ride from Hotel Zephyr) to the kickoff of Shakespeare in the Park. Visit our concierge while you’re here to see about even more activities around the Bay.

Road Trip: Half Moon Bay


About an hour drive South, Half Moon Bay is perfect for a day of shopping in the quaint downtown area or picnicking on one of the many accessible beaches. No trip is complete without a stop at Moss Beach Distillery; where you can enjoy a tremendous view of the Pacific Ocean, snuggled under a provided…

Sunday Streets


Staying over on a Sunday? Take part in a Sunday Street event! Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco. Sunday Streets closes stretches of city streets to automobile traffic, and opens them to people for several hours on a various Sundays throughout the year, so participants can enjoy…

Shop like a Local: Fillmore Street


Lesser known than Union Square or Union Street for shopping, Fillmore packs a great punch in terms of variety. From boutique clothing and shoe stores to unique finds for jewelry and decadent skin care, Fillmore is worth a wander. Fairly recent openings from Freda Salvador to Rebecca Minkoff and favorites such as Sandro and Gallery…

The Bold Italic, Fisherman’s Wharf


The Bold Italic has some great tips here – we definitely agree with their restaurant recommendations, and we’d add Sweetie’s to the list of watering holes.