Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Events

7/16 - Final Day: 2018 “Flower Piano” - Sunset Piano, in partnership with San Francisco Botanical Garden, will once again bring over a dozen pianos to the spectacular 55 acre Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for the fourth incarnation of our interactive music festival, Flower Piano.SF Botanical Garden: Bart from Millbrae station to Glen Park station. Walk 1 minute to Bosworth & Diamond St. Take bus 44 to 9th Ave & Lincoln Way. Walk 2 minutes to 1199 9th Ave San Francisco, CA 94122.

7/17 - Fijian Warrior Performances - The Bay Area is about to be overtaken by Fijian happiness, thanks to the arrival of the Fiji Airways Men’s 7s rugby team and a series of exciting public engagement events throughout the city, July 16-19, 2018. Union Square: Bart from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 6 minutes to 333 Post St San Francisco, CA 94108.

7/18 - “Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School - Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile kitchen. UN Plaza: Bart from Millbrae station to Civic Center station. Walk 1 minute to 355 McAllister St San Francisco, CA 94102.

7/19 - Solate: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival - Between May and October in 2018, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Yerba Buena Gardens: Bart from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 3 minutes to 773 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94103.

7/20 - 2018 San Francisco Art Book Fair: Preview Night - The 2018 SF Art Book Fair is an annual multi-day festival of artists’ publications. This multi-day event is free and open to the public and will feature artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera and artists’ multiples. Minnesota Street Project: Caltrain from Millbrae station to 22nd St station. Walk 6 minutes to 1275 Minnesota St San Francisco, CA 94107.

7/21 - 2018 Urban Youth Graffiti Arts Festival -  Each year, the Urban Youth Arts Festival sets up about a huge community painting wall in Precita Park for artists of all ages to express themselves, along with music and fun – typically with over 500 feet of wall space. Precita Park: Bart from Millbrae station to 24th St Mission station. Walk 1 minute to 24th St & Mission St. Take bus 12 to Folsom & Caesar Chavez St. Walk 1 minute to 3200 Folsom St San Francisco,CA 94110.

7/22 - Revolution 2018: Ultimate Frisbee Tournament - Revolution features a prominent field of mixed club ultimate teams from all over the Western United States and provides a great opportunity for competitive club teams looking to get out-of-region, USA Ultimate sanctioned games on their tournament schedules. Golden Gate Park: Bart from Millbrae station to Civic Center station. Walk 4 minutes to McAllister & Hyde St. Take bus 5 to Fulton St & Arguello Blvd. Arrive at Golden Gate park.


6/30-9/30 - Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters - In 1848—a year of political revolution across Europe—seven young Englishmen formed an artistic alliance aspiring to rebel against the contemporary Victorian art world. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, defied idealized figures popularized by Raphael and other High Renaissance artists to reflect the simplicity, spirituality, and beauty they found in late medieval and early Renaissance art. 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.

3/24-8/12 - Cult of the Machine - Characterized by highly structured, geometric compositions with smooth surfaces, linear qualities, and lucid forms, Precisionism—a style that emerged in America in the teens and flourished during the 1920s and 1930s—reconciled realism with abstraction, and wed European art movements, such as Purism, Cubism, and Futurism, to American subject matter to create a streamlined, “machined” aesthetic with themes ranging from the urban and industrial to the pastoral. 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.

3/10-8/12 - Paris 1913: "La Prose du Transsibérien" and the Flowering of the Avant Garde - By 1913, Paris had been for more than a decade the epicenter of artistic revolution in Europe. That year, artist Sonia Delaunay and poet Blaise Cendrars collaborated on La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France. 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, CA 94121.

3/10-8/12 - Lunar Society: Asian Art 101: Divine Bodies - Thursday, Apr 19 l 6:30–8:30 PM During Thursday Nights, Lunar Society members can enjoy cocktails and a private tour of Divine Bodies with storyteller Jeff Byers. Ponder the power of transformation, the possibility of transcendence and the relationship of the body to the cosmos in this special exhibition. Asian Art Museum: Bart from Millbrae station to Civic Center station. Walk 2 minutes to 200 Larkin St San Francisco, CA 94102.

5/19-10/28 - René Magritte - René Magritte (1898–1967) was one of the most intriguing painters associated with Surrealism, but he did not fully find his voice until after breaking ties with the movement. This exhibition, the first to look exclusively at Magritte’s late career, examines his most important bodies of work from the 1940s through the 1960s, and shows how they marked a fundamental shift in painting from Modernism to our own time. SF MOMA: Bart from the Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 6 minutes to 151 3rd St San Francisco, CA 94103.

Moscone Center

7/10-7/12 - Google Next '18 - Google Cloud Next ’18 is your chance to unlock new opportunities for your business, uplevel your skills, and uncover what’s next for Cloud. Moscone Center: Bart from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 7 minutes to Moscene Center 747 Howard St San Francisco, CA 94103.

The Dylan Hotel at SFO - CalTrain to Giants Baseball at AT&T Park in San Francisco

San Francisco Giants

July 26 - 28, 2018 ... 

San Francisco Giants VS Milwaukee Brewers

From The Dylan Hotel take Caltrain to AT&T Park....

GO Giants!!!!



2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens

July 20 - 22, 2018

The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens. Organised by World Rugby, it will be held at AT&T Park in San Francisco, United States.

From The Dylan Hotel take Caltrain to AT&T Park....

Google Cloud Next 2018
July 24 - 26, 2018

Google Next '18 is a three day global exhibition of inspiration, innovation, and education where we learn from one another how the cloud can transform how we work and power everyone’s successes.

Moscone Center is only 25 minutes from The Dylan Hotel



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 Day

San Francisco is a city of spectacular views, a variety of cultures and quaint neighborhoods. The tour includes:

  • Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Victorian Houses,

  • Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts, North Beach and Presidio National Park

Adults: $62 / Seniors: $60 / Children: $36

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.

Adults: $62 / Seniors: $60 / Children: $36

Baker beach close to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Super Combo Tour Full Day

Includes San Francisco, Sausalito, and Muir Woods Tour. The tour includes:

Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Victorian Houses, Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts, North Beach, Presidio National Park, Muir Woods National Monument and Sausalito

Adults:  $109 / Seniors: $105 / Children: $58

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: 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-Full Day

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. Then stroll, shop, dine and relax at Historic Sonoma Plaza with shops and restaurants. Tour operates Daily.

Adults: $91 / Seniors:  $89 / Children: $56

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

Monterey & Carmel  - Full Day

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.

You will pass by the rocky shores of Pacific Grove; wind through 17 mile Drive with stunning views of the ocean, homes and world-famous golf courses; Del Monte Forest; Pebble Beach and your final destination, Carmel by the sea with its downtown shopping district, beautiful beaches and historic Mission.

Adults: $97 / Seniors: $95 / Children: $56

with: Monterey Bay Aquarium

Adults: $127 / Seniors: $125 / Children: $76

San Francisco Major Attractions



Convention / Event Venues





    Beyond San Francisco







    Boat Tours



    • San Francisco Tour
    • Muir Woods & Sausalito
    • Yosemite National Park- One and Two Day
    • Tours - Hop on Hop off Tours- San Francisco

    "California Visitor's Guide"

    Plan the Perfect California Vacation

    100+ holiday tips and ideas