Festivals Blog

St Patrick’s Day Block Party

Enjoy live DJ, games, food trucks and drink specials – both indoor and out! Located at Taverna Aventine, RSVP here https://www.facebook.com/events/2025105054173852/

SF International Ocean Film Festival

We are honored to be partnering with the SFIOFF for the third time – they’ve been a Zephyr supporter since we opened! Screen 45 films that capture the beauty, power and mystery of the ocean this weekend at Cowell Theater in Fort Mason.

Holiday on Union Street

Enjoy the Festival of Lights this weekend just a few blocks away from Hotel Zephyr on Union Street. The festival features jugglers, costumed characters, singers, face painters, carriage rides, ponies dressed as reindeer, and Santa himself! More information here: https://www.sresproductions.com/events/union-street-holiday-program/  

Pier 39 Tree Lighting Celebration

On November 19th from 12:00pm – 6:30pm, enjoy carolers, holiday themed comedy, snap selfies with Disneyland characters and of course, watch the tree lighting when the sun goes down. http://www.visitfishermanswharf.com/events/  

Urban Film Fest

The 4th Annual Urban Film Fest kicks off this week – their mission is to make urban planning fun, entertaining and accessible, all while discovering how our city works and who is making San Francisco a better place to live. See the line up and get your tickets here: http://sfurbanfilmfest.com/2017/section/Films/  

Wharf Fest is Here!

This weekend is Wharf Fest! One of our favorite times of year to sample all the amazing chowder our ‘hood has to offer, all in one place. Ship tours, vendors, street music and fireworks round out the fun. Come join us from 11:00am – 5:00pm for this 5th annual event!  

Oktoberfest by the Bay this Weekend

Yeah, we know its September – we didn’t plan this festival date, but it sure sounds fun! Located near AT&T Park, this is a quick ride from Hotel Zephyr on the E Embarcadero Train. Kids are welcome on Sunday. Get your Trachten on! More information and tickets here: http://www.oktoberfestbythebay.com/index.html

Outside Lands Festival

It’s just around the corner! The Outside Lands lineup 2017 has been announced, with key headliners such as Metallica, Empire of the Sun, Lorde and The Who. The 10th annual festival encompasses a full 3 day weekend featuring over 60 performances across genres such as electronica, indie rock and hip hop. Hotel Zephyr is an…

Stern Grove

The summer season is underway at Stern Grove, a magical outdoor concert venue in Golden Gate Park. The concerts are free, and we recommend getting there early for a good spot.   More information here, http://www.sterngrove.org/

Firework Viewing Options

If you’re driving into the City to view the nearly hour long firework spectacular, here’s an insider tip – our parking garage has amazing views of the show. So bring a picnic, some chairs and tailgate from our roof! Event parking rates will apply.