Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Events

9/10 - Make Cool Things with Electronics - Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday. Noisebridge: BART from Millbrae station to 16th St Mission. Walk 3 minutes to 2169 Mission St San Francisco

9/11 - San Francisco Botanical Garden - The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world. S.F. Botanical Garden: BART from Millbrae station to Glen Park. Walk 1 minute to Bosworth & Diamond St. Take bus 44 to 9th Ave & Lincoln Way. Walk 7 minutes to 1199 9th Ave San Francisco 

9/12 - ScribdChat w/ Comedian & TV Host W. Kamau Bell - Bell is the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell. His stand-up comedy special, Private School Negro, debuted on Netflix in June 2018. Scribd HQ: BART from Millbrae station to Montgomery. Walk 4 minutes to 333 Bush St San Francisco

9/13 - 2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing: Opening Day - Come watch the St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, an annual September event celebrating its 514th year on the San Francisco Bay from September 13-16, 2018. St. Francis Yacht Club: BART from Millbrae station to Civic Center. Walk 2 minutes to 7th & Market St.Take bus 30 to Richardson Ave & Francisco St. Walk 10 minutes to 700 Marina Blvd San Francisco

9/14 - 1st Annual Embarcadero Center Wine Walk - You’ll get three hours of unlimited wine tastings at 20+ shops throughout the Embaracdero Center including Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, First Republic Bank, Fitness SF, Kara’s Cupcakes, L’Occitane and many more. Four Embarcadero Center: BART from the Millbrae station to Embarcadero. Walk 3 minutes to 4 Embarcadero Center San Francisco

9/15 - Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2018: Opening Gala - Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over 100 artistas they open their studios to exhibit their work in this semi-annual event. Art Explosion Studios: BART from the Millbrae station to 16th St Mission. Walk 15 minutes to 744 Alabama St San Francisco

9/16 - 2018 Autumn Moon Festival - Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 28th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue. Chinatown: BART from Millbrae station to Monthomery. Walk 5 minutes to Sutter & Kearney St. Take bus 30 to Stockton 7 Clay St. Walk 1 minute to Chinatown San Francisco


4/20-9/16 - A Guided Tour of Hell - A guided tour of one man’s harrowing descent into the Tibetan Buddhist realms of hell encourages us to contemplate the meaning of life and the consequences of negative action. Asian Art Museum: BART from Millbrae station to Civic Center station. Walk 2 minutes to 200 Larkin St San Francisco

8/19-12/31 - Native Artists of Western North America - Native Artists of Western North America celebrates the acumen, artistry, and aesthetic practices of indigenous Americans from across the West. The works on view span a period of more than eight-hundred years and encompass incredibly diverse peoples and places from the American Southwest to the Pacific Coast to the northern Artic regions of the United States and Canada. 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.

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. 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

8/25-1/27/19 - Islam and the Classical Heritage - From the legendary life and exploits of Alexander the Great (known as Iskandar in the Islamic tradition) to the insights of Islamic mathematicians who first introduced the concept of algebra (al-jabr), this exhibition brings a larger awareness of how authors, philosophers, and scientists of the Islamic world spread and transformed classical knowledge through the medium of illustrated manuscripts. 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

5/19-10/28 - 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

Moscone Center

9/18 - Dreamforce 2018 - Moscone Center welcomes back Salesforce for Dreamforce 2018! Follow the event on Twitter at #DF18.  Moscone Center: Bart from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 7 minutes to Moscone Center 747 Howard St San Francisco

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

San Francisco Giants

September 10-14, 2018 ... 

San Francisco Giants VS Atlanta Braves

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

GO Giants!!!!



San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers 

September 16th, 2018

Detroir Lions VS  San Francisco 49ers

NFL preseason. 

Levi's® Stadium: Caltrain South to Mountain View. Take the VTA to Santa Clara - Great America. Walk 8 minutes to Levi's Stadium


Dreamforce 2018 Moscone


September 25-29, 2018

Four days of inspiration, giving back, and having the time of your life with fellow Trailblazers — that only begins to describe the most innovative software conference in the world!!!!!!!!

Moscone Center: Bart from Millbrae station to Powell St station. Walk 7 minutes to Moscone Center 747 Howard St San Francisco, CA 94103.



Sunset Marathon 2018

San Francisco,CA
September, 29 2018

Run a 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon or Full Marathon at Sunset
Run through a beautiful course, get incredible swag, get a more private experience.

From The Dylan Hotel BART Station is only 3 minutes walking distance!!!


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. 


  • 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: $58 /  Children: $33

The Dylan Hotel at SFO - Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco,

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
  • Chinatown
  • North Beach
  • Presidio National Park
  • Explore the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
  • Shopping and browsing in Sausalito

Adults: $112 / Children: $60

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.


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

Adults: $68 / Children: $36

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.  


  • 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 and shopping in Yountville

Adults: $105 / Children: $56

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.


  • 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: $89 /  Children: $49

  • Option to include a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium:
    • Adults: $118 / Children: $73

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