San Francisco Events & Tours
Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Events
5/13 - “Musical Mondays” Sing-Along At The Edge - Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every Monday and Wednesday. The Edge: BART from Millbrae to 16th St Mission BART station. Walk 1 min to 16th & Mission St. Bus 22 to Connecticut & 18th St. Walk 1 min to 1449 18th St San Francisco.
5/14 - PizzaHacker Free Comedy Night - The show – which takes place in the only Kickstarter funded restaurant in the world – The show is hosted by the hosts of the Pier 69 podcast, Joey Avery, Andrew Orolfo, Dauood Naimyar and Mark Smalls.They host the best up and coming comics in San Francisco and the show has featured comics from “Conan” and Comedy Central, so you never know who’ll show up. Pizzahacker: BART from Millbrae to 24th St Mission. Walk 12 mins to 3299 Mission St San Francisco.
5/15 - World Class Comedy: Free Comedy Showcase - Like to laugh? Like to drink beer? Come to “World Class Comedy” live at Hammertime on Polk Street! We feature the best local SF comedians who tour all over the world. Past headliners have performed for the USO Comedy Tours, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Comedy Festival and more international events. Hammertime: BART from Millbrae to Civic Center. Walk 2 mins to 7th & Market St. Bus 70 to Jackson St & Van Ness Ave. Walk 3 mins to 1735 Polk St San Francisco.
5/16 - 2019 Opening Night: “Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party - Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Main Post Lawn: BART from Millbrae to Montgomery. Walk 2 mins to 103 Montgomery St San Francisco.
5/17-5/19 - Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 - Maker Faire is an event created by Make magazine to "celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset". San Mate County Event Center: Walk 5 mins to El Camino Real & Murchison. Take ECR to El Camino & E 25th Ave. Walk 15 mins to 1346 Saratoga Dr. San Mateo.
5/18 - “The Setup” Underground Comedy Show - The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the country as well as local up-and-coming stars. The Setup: BART from Millbrae to Civic Center.Walk 7 mins to 222 Hyde St San Francisco.
5/19 - Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party - The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you to skate to. On most Sundays, there’s usually someone willing to teach you a few choreographed roller disco dance moves. Golden Gate Park: BART from Millbare to Montgomery. Walk 1 min to Market & Sansome St. Bus 5 to Fulton St & Arguello Blvd. Arrive at Golden Gate Park.
5/19 - Bay to Breakers - San Francisco's Bay to Breakers is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world, a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. Bay to Breakers: BART from Millbrae to Montgomery. Walk 2 mins to Main St and Howard.
2/16-5/27 - Monet: The Late Years - The exhibition will feature nearly 50 paintings by Claude Monet dating mainly from 1913 to 1926, the final phase of the artist’s long career. During his late years, the well-traveled Monet stayed close to home, inspired by the variety of elements making up his own garden at Giverny, a village located about forty-five miles from Paris. de Young Museum: BART from Millbrae station to Glen Park station. Walk to Bosworth St & Diamond St. Take bus 44 towards the Richmond District. Walk Concorse Dr 0.1 miles.
2/9-6/9 - New Work: Rodney McMillian - Los Angeles–based artist Rodney McMillian’s work addresses how American political and social histories shape issues of class, race, and gender. In his first solo museum presentation on the West Coast, McMillian brings together his long-standing interest in the representation of the American landscape with an exploration of home as a place and a state of mind. SF MOMA: BART from the Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 6 minutes to 151 3rd St San Francisco.
3/21-9/6 - Earthquake 1906: Photographs by Arnold Genthe - Berlin-born photographer Arnold Genthe (1869–1942) was an established member of San Francisco’s art community when disaster struck on April 18, 1906. Although he was physically unharmed in the great earthquake (estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale), Genthe lost the contents of his studio, including his photographic equipment and most of his negatives, in the inferno that swept through the city. Legion of Honor: BART from Millbrae station to Daly City station.Walk 1 minute to Daly City Bart station. Take bus 57 to Skyline Blvd & Sloat Blvd. Arrive at Legion of Honor 100 34th Ave San Francisco.
5/18-5/22 - APA Annual Meeting 2019 American Psychiatric Assn. - To commemorate this anniversary, APA and American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) are hosting special programming at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Moscone Center: BART from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 7 minutes to Moscone Center 747 Howard St San Francisco.
5/14-5/15 - San Francisco Giants VS Toronto Blue Jays
5/20-5/23 - San Francisco Giants VS Atlanta Braves
From The Dylan Hotel take Caltrain to 4th and King, walk 5 minutes to Oracle Park
SPRING WINE POUR
May 17 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grab your friends and head to The PIER for an evening of wine, music and fun at the PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour on Friday, May 17th! Stroll The PIER and stop by participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings and entertainment from 4 – 8 PM. Don’t forget to make a reservation for dinner following the event at one of PIER 39’s restaurants!
From The Dylan Hotel take BART to Pier 39!!!!
Maker Faire Bay Area 2019
Maker Faire is an event created by Make magazine to "celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset".
San Mateo County Event Center: Walk 5 mins to El Camino Real & Murchison. Take ECR to El Camino & E 25th Ave. Walk 15 mins to 1346 Saratoga Dr. San Mateo.
Bay to Breakers
Sunday May 19,2019
The Start: Main St. & Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94105
Transportation: The shuttle will pickup from the Millbrae Park & Ride lot (BART Station at Millbrae Avenue) and take you to the Start Line. After the race the shuttle will depart from the Finish Line Festival at and return to Millbrae Park & Ride lot. *This is the best option for CALTRAIN Riders
*ALL ROUND TRIP SHUTTLES WILL BE DEPARTING THEIR LOCATIONS AT 6:15AM AND RETURN FROM THE FINISH STARTING AT 11:30 AM.
San Francisco and Beyond the Bay Area Tours
Sit, relax and let somebody else do the driving... All tours pick up at our hotel at 7:45- 8:15 AM and drop off at the hotel is between 6:00 - 6:30 PM. See below for tour options and prices. Contact the front desk to make a reservation.
San Francisco City Tour
San Francisco is a city of spectacular views, a variety of cultures and quaint neighborhoods.
- Land’s End, Sutro Baths & the Pacific Ocean
- Golden Gate Bridge & Golden Gate Park
- Fisherman's Wharf
- Victorian homes
- North Beach
- Presidio National Park
Adults: $59 / Children: $33
San Francisco & Muir Woods Tour
Start by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to the Muir Woods Forest, and end with a panoramic city tour of San Francisco for an unforgettable day!
- The Golden Gate Bridge, and the Pacific Ocean
- Fisherman's Wharf
- Victorian homes
- North Beach
- Presidio National Park
- Explore the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
- Shopping and browsing in Sausalito
Adults: $107 / Children: $56
Muir Woods - Sausalito
Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods National Monument, a great destination to view ancient, gigantic redwood trees and the gorgeous coastal forest of Northern California. From there visit Sausalito, a Mediterranean style village that sits right on the bay offering amazing panoramic views of San Francisco.
- Exploring the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
- Shopping and browsing in Sausalito, California's prettiest town
- Driving across Golden Gate Bridge
Adults: $63 / Children: $33
Alcatraz tours are very popular and sell-out days in advance during the summer. We recommend that you book in advance and direct at: http://www.alcatrazcruises.com. This will insure that you get the day and time you want, plus you can print your ticket at home and avoid lines.
A nice option is to take the San Francisco or Muir Woods Tour in the morning (ends by 1:00 PM) and the Alcatraz tour in the afternoon or evening. The tour bus can drop you off at Fisherman's Wharf and you can walk to Pier 33 to catch the ferry to Alcatraz.
The Alcatraz tour takes 2- hours. If you are back to Fisherman's Wharf by 5:00 the tour company can take you back to The Dylan hotel if you arrange this in advance and show your City or Muir Woods Tour receipt. Another easy option is to take BART back to the hotel. BART: Embarcadero (12 minute walk or take the F trolley) to Millbrae (walk 75 yards south to hotel).
Sonoma & Napa Tours
Taste your way through the Wine Country. Enjoy spectacular views as you drive through California's - famous premium wine producing region. Visit wineries in both the Sonoma & Napa Valley. You will taste wines at each winery as you learn how the winemakers produce wine from start to finish.
- Full-day trip from San Francisco to Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries
- Drive over Golden Gate Bridge for views of the Bay Area and Alcatraz
- Picturesque drive through Napa Valley and Sonoma vineyard country
- Wine tour and tasting at three wineries
- Lunch at the Historic Downtown Sonoma Square
Adults: $105 / Children: $55
Monterey & Carmel Tour
Your tour first takes you by the scenic seaside town, Monterey. Watch the seals and sea otters frolic amongst the sea kelp or stroll through the historic Canneries full of shops. Add-on Monterey Bay Aquarium* for a glimpse of the sea life, pet a sting ray, hold a starfish, come eye-to-eye with a sea otter or shark in the 3 story tank.
- Pacific Grove
- Coastal 17-Mile Drive
- Stunning views of the ocean, homes and world-famous golf courses
- Explore Monterey and Cannery Row
- Enjoy Del Monte Forest and Pebble Beach
- Stop at Carmel by the Sea, with its downtown shopping district, and historic Mission.
Adults: $91 / Children: $53
- Option to include a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium:
- Adults: $131 / Children: $79
San Francisco Major Attractions
- Alcatraz - Pier 33 - www.nps.gov/alcatraz - 415.561.4900
- Aquarium of the Bay - http://www.aquariumofthebay.com/ - 415.623.5300
- Cable Cars - www.sfmta.com/cms/mfares/fareinfo.htm
- Calif. Academy of Sciences - www.calacademy.org - 415.379.8000
- Chinatown - www.sanfranciscochinatown.com
- City Hall - Civic Center - http://sfgsa.org/i - 415.554.4000
- Coit Tower - http://sfrecpark.org/CoitTower.aspx - 415.249.0995
- Exploratorium - www.exploratorium.edu - 415.528.4444
- Fisherman's Wharf / Pier 39
- Golden Gate Bridge - www.goldengate.org - 415.921.5858
- Golden Gate Park - www.golden-gate-park.com - 415.831.2700
- Haight Ashbury - www.sfgate.com/neighborhoods/sf/haight/
- Japanese Tea Garden - http://japaneseteagardensf.com/ - 415.752.1171
- Lombard Street - www.sftravel.com/lombardcrookedstreet.html
- Mission Dolores - www.missiondolores.org - 415.621.8203
- North Beach - Columbus St. - www.sanfrancisco.travel/neighborhood/north-beach/
- Twin Peaks- www.sfrecpark.org/destination/twin-peaks - 415.831.6331
- San Francisco Zoo - www.sfzoo.org - 415.753.7080
- Union Square - www.unionsquareshop.com/categories.html
Convention / Event Venues
- Moscone Convention Center - www.moscone.com - 415.974.4000
- Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - www.apeconcerts.com - 415.624.8900
- Fillmore Auditorium - www.thefillmore.com - 415.346.6000
- ACT Theatre - www.act-sf.org - 415.749.2228
- Beach Blanket Babylon - www.beachblanketbabylon.com - 415.421.4222
- Golden Gate Theatre - http://www.shnsf.com/theatres/goldengate - 888.746.1799
- Orpheum Theatre - http://www.shnsf.com/theatres/orpheum - 888.746.1799
- Asian Art - www.asianart.org/ - 415.581.3500
- Cable Car - www.cablecarmuseum.org - 415.474.1887
- De Young - www.deyoungmuseum.org - 415.750.3600
- Legion of Honor - http://legionofhonor.famsf.org - 415.750.3600
- MOMA - www.sfmoma.org - 415.357.4000
- San Francisco Maritime - www.nps.gov/safr/index.htm - 415.561.7100
- National Liberty Ship Memorial - www.ssjerimiahobrien.org - 415.544.0100
- Walt Disney Museum - http://disney.go.com/disneyatoz/familymuseum/ - 415.345.6800
Beyond San Francisco
- Sausalito - Sausalito, California - www.sausalito.org
- Tiburon - Tiburon, California - http://tiburonshop.com/
- Muir Woods - Muir Woods, California - www.nps.gov/muwo/index.html
- Stinson Beach - Highway 1, California - http://www.stinsonbeachonline.com
- Napa Napa, California - www.napavalley.com
- Point Reyes - Highway 1, Point Reyes - http://www.pointreyes.org/index.html
- Angel Island - Angel Island - www.angelisland.com - 415.435.3544
- Winchester Mystery House - www.winchestermysteryhouse.com - 408.247.2101
- Los Gatos - www.losgatoschamber.com/
- Santa Cruz - www.santacruzca.org
- Redwood Canopy Tours - www.redwoodcanopytours.com - 831.419.0153
- Monterey/Carmel - www.seemontery.comwww.carmelcalifornia.com
- Hearst Castle - www.hearstcastle.org - 805.927.2020
- Blue and Gold Fleet - Pier 41 - blueandgoldfleet.com - 415.705.8200
- Hornblower Dining Cruises - Pier 3 - hornblower.com/sanfrancisco - 415.788.8866
- Red White Fleet - Pier 43 1/2, San Francisco - www.redandwhite.com - 415.673.2900
- San Francisco Sailing Company - Pier 39, Dock C - www.saifsf.com - 415.378.4887
- San Francisco Tour
- Muir Woods & Sausalito
- Yosemite National Park- One and Two Day
- Tours - Hop on Hop off Tours- San Francisco