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Pride

LGBTQ Pride weekend is here! Celebrations begin on Saturday in Civic Center Plaza. The Parade, takes place Sunday morning and kicks off from Beale Street along Market and ends at Market and 8th St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Did you know the pride flag originated in San Francisco and made its first appearance…

Ahoy Matey!

Visit the Northern California Pirate Festival on June 17th and 18th. A quick ferry ride to Vallejo from across the street at Pier 41 and get your tri corner hat on!  https://www.norcalpiratefestival.com/

Festival Season is Here

June kicks off the summer of festivals and street fairs in San Francisco. From Union Street to Fillmore, North Beach to the Haight, there is somewhere new each weekend to celebreate and enjoy live music, food and drinks. Full list here: http://www.sftourismtips.com/san-francisco-festivals.html  

Headed to visit us this week?

Catch one of the last performances of the SF Ballet the 2017 season. From May 1 through 7, see a performance of Cinderella. All shows are at the War Memorial Opera House near City Hall in the Civic Center neighborhood. More information here: https://www.sfballet.org/  

Summer of Love is upon us

In 1967, nearly 100,000 free-spirited adventurers congregated in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood near Golden Gate Park to join a cultural revolution that created some of the era’s most memorable music, art, fashion and literature. Wearing flowers in their hair, people danced through the streets, promoting peace in a war-ravaged world. Their legacy remains, and five decades later San Francisco will pay…

50th anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival

April 8 & 9 and April 15 & 16 are the upcoming weekends to experience the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. The 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now celebrating its 50th year, is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the…

SF International Film Festival

This year brings the 60th edition of the longest-running film festival in the Americas—the SF International Film Festival—which features an impressive mix of marquee premiers, international winners, documentaries, musical performances, and more. This large festival is one of the San Francisco events in April that should not be missed, as filmmakers come from nearly 50…

Replicated Recipes

At the stunning new SFMOMA, In Situ’s menu is comprised of recipes replicated from award winning chefs from around the globe. This unique dining experience collaborates their menus from over 80 popular restaurants and has been  dubbed “America’s most original new restaurant” by “The New York Times.” Reservations here: http://insitu.sfmoma.org/reservation

Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, we’ll feature one per month that tickles our fancy. For March, it’s enjoying a Mai Tai at the Tonga Room, the only place you can do so while enjoying a rainstorm (thunder and lightning included). Make a…

Experience the Bay’s Sea life

During your upcoming or next visit to Hotel Zephyr, be sure not to miss a chance to visit the Aquarium of the Bay, just a couple minutes’ walk to Pier 39. Meet one of their newest mammals, Tahoe, the river otter! Aquarium of the Bay provides unforgettable encounters with local marine life that inspire both…