Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Events

12/9 - Free SFJAZZ Center Big Band Concert Night -  Led by Bay Area band leader Adam Theis, the Monday Night Band will impress with traditional big band repertoire, funk, original band member arrangements and compositions, and plenty of energy at a free concert at the SF Jazz Center’s Miner Auditorium. San Francisco JAZZ Center: BART from Millbrae to Civic Center. Walk 10 mins to 201 Franklin St. 

12/10 - Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Richard Jewell” -  Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Richard Jewell,” an American biographical drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. Century San Francisco Centre 9: BART from Millbrae to Powell Street Station. Walk 1 min to 845 Market St San Francisco.

12/11 - Macy’s Free Workshop: Gift Making with Rice Krispies Treats - In need of the perfect gift for the holidays? Get creative, shape and decorate sweet Rice Krispies Treats into ornaments, wreaths, snowflakes, hearts, and more. Union Square: BART from Millbrae to Powell Street Station. Walk 5 mins to Union Square San Francisco. 

12/12 - 30 Years of “Street Sheet” Celebration - We invite you to our new office to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Street Sheet newspaper. For three decades Street Sheet has been documenting the realities facing poor and homeless San Franciscans, and providing a platform for homeless journalists, storytellers, poets, photographers, and artists who are otherwise ignored. Street Sheet: BART from Millbrae to Civic Center. Walk 5 mins to 280 Turk St San Francisco.

12/13 - Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers”  - This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers mounted with speakers. San Francisco Ferry Building: BART from Millbrae to Embarcadero. Walk 3 mins to One San Francisco.

12/14 - Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons - Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Union Square: BART from Millbrae to Powell Street Station. Walk 5 mins to Union Square San Francisco. 

12/15 - “Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market - Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, farm products, bakery, pastas, hummus and kettle corn. Union Square: BART from Millbrae to Powell Street Station. Walk 5 mins to Union Square San Francisco. 

Museums   

9/27-12/8 - Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan - U.S.-born sculptor and designer Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) and Japanese painter, theorist and teacher Saburo Hasegawa (1906–1957) both reacted to the catastrophic effects of the war by questioning how art could balance tradition and modernity, Japanese culture and foreign influences, past and present. Asian Art Museum: BART from Millbrae station to Civic Center station. Walk 2 minutes to 200 Larkin St San Francisco.

10/12 - 2/9/21020 - James Tissot: Fashion & Faith - James Tissot was one of the most celebrated artists of his time, yet today, less is known about him than his contemporaries, the Impressionists. This first major reassessment of Tissot’s career offers West Coast audiences a rare glimpse at the fascinating life and dazzling art of a man who captured an era. 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.

11/9-3/15/2020 - Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 - This internationally acclaimed exhibition, organized by Tate Modern, celebrates art made by Black artists during two pivotal decades when issues of race and identity dominated and defined both public and private discourse. The de Young’s presentation includes a focus on Bay Area artists whose work promoted personal and cultural pride, collective solidarity and empowerment, and political and social activism. 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.

11/9-3/15/2020 - Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 - This internationally acclaimed exhibition, organized by Tate Modern, celebrates art made by Black artists during two pivotal decades when issues of race and identity dominated and defined both public and private discourse. The de Young’s presentation includes a focus on Bay Area artists whose work promoted personal and cultural pride, collective solidarity and empowerment, and political and social activism. 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.

Conferences

12/9-12/13 -  American Geophysical Union - For specific event information, you're welcome to contact events@moscone.com Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM, PST. Otherwise it will be forwarded at the opening of the next business day. Moscone Center: BART from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 7 minutes to Moscene Center 747 Howard St San Francisco.

The Dylan at SFO - Golden State Warriors - Chase Center

Golden State Warriors Schedule

12/9 - Golden State Warriors VS Memphis Grizzlies 

12/11 - Golden State Warriors VS New York Knicks

From The Dylan Hotel take Caltrain to Chase Center

https://chasecenter.com

San Francisco 49ers @levisstadium CalTrain from The Dylan Hotel at SFO

49ers Schedule

12/15 - San Francisco 49ers VS Atlanta Falcons

12/21 - San Francisco 49ers VS Los Angeles Rams

 From The Dylan Hotel take Caltrain to Mountain View, take VTA, walk 5 minutes to Levi's Stadium

https://www.49ers.com

 

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.

The Dylan Hotel- Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco City Tour

San Francisco is a city of spectacular views, a variety of cultures and quaint neighborhoods. 

Highlights:

  • Land’s End, Sutro Baths & the Pacific Ocean
  • Golden Gate Bridge & Golden Gate Park
  • Chinatown
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Victorian homes
  • North Beach
  • Presidio National Park

Adults: $59 /  Children: $33

The Dylan Hotel- Tours to Muir Woods

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.

Highlights:

  • Exploring the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
  • Shopping and browsing in Sausalito, California's prettiest town
  • Driving across Golden Gate Bridge

Adults: $81 / Children: $50

Alcatraz Island Tours from Embarcadero. BART Station is close to The Dylan Hotel

Alcatraz Tour

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).

Book a tour to Napa Valley at The Dylan 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.  

Highlights:

  • 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: $135 / Children: $70

Book a tour to Monterrey Bay and Carmel at The Dylan Hotel.

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.

Highlights:

  • 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: $105 / Children: $57

  • Option to include a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium:
    • Adults: $145 / Children: $97

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