Festivals Blog

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.  

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/

Soy & Tofu Festival – Discover the Joy of Soy!

Just up the street in North Beach, the Soy & Tofu Festival offers samples, food trucks and more. Celebrating their 7th annual year, the festivities kick off on Saturday, June 17th at 11:00am. Here is the link to buy tickets, https://soyandtofufest.org/