Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, we feature one per month that tickles our fancy. For May, it’s paddling a boat on Stow Lake, in the heart of Golden Gate Park. There is a convenient café for all your picnicking needs. More information…

Modern Art

Head over to Fort Mason this weekend, just a 10 minute walk from Hotel Zephyr , and enjoy works from over 70 galleries in attendance. Visit this page for more information.

Opening Day on the Bay

April 22 marks the official start of boating season, this blessing of the fleet carries an impressive 100+ vessels sailing right in front of Hotel Zephyr. Book a Waterfront Balcony room, grab some grub from our Camper and enjoy the view. Or, insider tip – book a city view room and park on the roof…

Earth Day Street Fair

April 21 is the date to celebrate the 49th year of Earth Day. This year’s theme is Stand for the Redwoods/Stand for the Future. Head over to Civic Center Plaza for the celebration between 11am and 7pm. More information here.  

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

April 14-22 head over to Japantown to experience the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. This one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. More information here.

Renegade Craft Fair

Just a 10 minute walk from Hotel Zephyr at Fort Mason, the Renegade Craft Fair is happening this weekend. Shop emerging and established maker’s goods, discover rarities and enjoy remixes from local DJ’s. Purchase tickets.

Teen Poetry

Watch the Grand Slam Finals from Youth Speaks Teen Poetry at the nearby Nourse Theater. Location and ticket information.  

The Big Fake Wedding

A little less than a mile from Hotel Zephyr, The Big Fake Wedding offers dinner and drinks, and emotional vow-renewal ceremony and a dance-party reception. It’s a killer alternative to a bridal show, and even if you’re not planning a wedding it’s sure to be a night of fun! Tickets and more information here.

San Francisco Giant’s Opening Day

San Francisco Giants come home to AT&T Park to face the Seattle Mariners on April 3, 1:35pm. Board the F-Line right outside Hotel Zephyr and be transported on a scenic ride around the Embarcadero on your way to the game. Purchase tickets here.

Easter Festival & Parade

This fun-for-all event has kids’ games, bounce houses, a petting zoo, an Easter bonnet contest, and a 2 p.m. parade on Union Street (from Gough to Fillmore). Free.