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A Guide To The Best Of San Francisco

  • Step Up to Mosaic Art

    Guests of Orchard Garden Hotel are often surprised to learn that some of the most beautiful places in the city can be found right under their feet. San Francisco is home to an array of beautifully tiled steps created by various artists and community organizations.... Read more

  • San Francisco's "Shelter in Place" Order

    Our Hotels have temporarily suspended business through April 7, 2020 about San Francisco Advisory" through April 7, 2020 pursuant to the City of San Francisco's March 16, 2020 County-wide "Shelter in Place" Order and the U.S. National Emergency Declaration.... Read more

  • Three Reasons to Visit San Francisco in March

    March ushers in spring, along with a myriad of entertaining events and activities, and here are a few of our favorites.... Read more

  • See the Best at Indie Fest

    Film fanatics rejoice — the eagerly anticipated return of the San Francisco Indie Fest has arrived, and it will be ongoing through February 13.... Read more

  • Celebrate the Return of the Sea Lions

    Join thousands of supporters, spectators, and marine life aficionados at Pier 39 from January 17−20 to welcome the annual return of throngs of sea lions.... Read more

  • Dazzling Dance and Merry Musicals

    Fabulous theatrical and dance performances are cherished holiday traditions here in the city, and we are suggesting the four shows below to make your holidays merry and bright.... Read more

  • Holidays on Ice

    Time to break out the mittens and hats and lace-up those skates!... Read more

  • Experience Wharf Fest

    What do you get when you combine a benefit for a homeless outreach program with a celebration of the city’s waterfront district? ... Read more

  • The Best of the Fall Fests

    September brings the end of summer, but fall awaits just around the corner.... Read more

  • Eat Drink SF

    Join us at The Midway on August 24 for an amazing day of fantastic food, wonderful wine, and the most spirited spirits.... Read more

  • Sundays in the Park with Music

    From Mozart to Rossini, from Akiyama’s Japanese Songs to Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, from Gilbert and Sullivan to Djawadi and Handel, the Golden Gate Park Band Concerts always provide the ultimate in musical diversity.... Read more

  • June Features Jazz and the North Beach Festival

    San Francisco always offers its guests and visitors an amazing array of activities and events, and this month is no exception.... Read more

  • Come Carnaval with Us

    Join us on May 25-26 for the 41st Annual Carnaval San Francisco.... Read more

  • Set in SF: “Tales of the City” at the San Francisco International Film Festival

    Calling all cineastes – don’t miss the 2019 edition of the San Francisco International Film Festival.... Read more

  • A Blooming Paradise

    This month, welcome spring on March 20-24 with a visit to the 34th Annual San Francisco Garden Show.... Read more

  • February is a Fabulous Month for Wine

    This month, make wine a priority, with two special events to indulge both you and your valentine.... Read more

  • A Fabulous Film Fest Duo

    Calling all cineastes - this month, San Francisco is proud to play host for two of the country’s most popular film festivals: Noir City at the Castro Theater on January 25 – February 3, and the 21st San Francisco Independent Film Festival, a.k.a. SF IndieFest, screened at various venues throughout the city, on January 30 - February 14.... Read more

  • Have a Very Merry Misfit Cabaret Christmas

    Feeling a little naughty - would you rather have a roaring good time than stay on Santa’s nice list, even if that means a little coal in your stocking?... Read more

  • Terrific Trees, Smart Shopping

    San Francisco always offers its visitors an abundant array of activities and events, and this month is no exception, so check out this list of a few of our favorites.... Read more

  • The Haunted Presidio

    Located near the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s Presidio is one of the oldest places in the City.... Read more

  • Architecture and the City

    A month-long treat for architects and architecture lovers, the 15th Annual Architecture & the City will be ongoing from September 1-30 at various venues throughout the Bay Area.... Read more

  • The Best of Broadway on San Francisco Stages

    San Francisco has a thriving theatrical community and supporters.... Read more

  • Emerging Playwrights Honored at Festival

    Join us at the Potrero July 20-29 for the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF).... Read more

  • Spend the Day at Safari West

    This Father’s Day, treat Dad and the family to a bit of Africa in the heart of the wine country with a day trip to Safari West.... Read more

  • Performing Arts for All from Spring to Fall

    Children’s programs, poetry, music, dance, theater, and circus – all await you at the 18th annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.... Read more

  • April Features the Cherry Blossoms of Japantown

    The delicate fragrance of cherry blossoms mingled with the tantalizing aroma of teriyaki, traditional Japanese music and dance, and a grand parade, along with many other events and experiences, all await you at the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown.... Read more

  • Unleash Your Inner Leprechaun at San Francisco’s Saint Patrick’s Day Party

    As the largest Irish event on the West Coast, San Francisco’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of party-goers and celebrants every year.... Read more

  • San Francisco Movie Theaters: Five of the Best

    It’s so easy these days to stream or play movies in the comfort of our homes.... Read more

  • Tough Mugs and Deadly Dames: Noir City Returns to the Castro

    Film Noir aficionados, rejoice – the 16th edition of Noir City will resume its rightful place at the Castro Theater from January 26th-February 4th.... Read more

  • Have a Holiday on Ice

    There are few sounds that capture the magic of the season like the clash of metal skates on a smooth sheet of ice.... Read more

  • Disney and Pixar Pals at Embarcadero Center

    Kick off the holiday season on November 18th with a family-friendly visit to San Francisco’s iconic Embarcadero Center for their 31st Annual Building Lighting Ceremony and Family Fun Carnival.... Read more

  • The House That Sarah Winchester Built

    Shirley Jackson once wrote “No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality.”... Read more

  • “Turandot” in the Park

    Renowned for their masterful performances, the San Francisco Opera will continue its tradition of a free September performance in Golden Gate Park.... Read more

  • Family Winemakers Host Annual Tasting

    Are you longing for a wine tour but just can’t find the time to make the drive to the wine country?... Read more

  • Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco

    This Independence Day, cinephiles, movie hounds and lovers of all things Hitchcock are in for a treat.... Read more

  • Give Dad the Gift of Flight

    This year, forget the ties, the after-shave, and the campy boxers, and give Dad something he'll remember for years to come. ... Read more

  • Uncorked! A Taste of Northern California

    Get ready to join thousands at San Francisco’s famous Ghirardelli Square for the 12th Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival.... Read more

  • 26th Annual Easter Parade & Spring Celebration

    Fabulous food, entertainment, and special activities for the little ones have made this popular community Easter celebration a 26-year tradition.... Read more

  • Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Bay Area Craft Brews

    Unleash your inner leprechaun this year with a new American tradition: the craft brew.... Read more

  • Spend a Night at the Museum with Penguins & Pajamas

    Treat your young ones to the most popular museum sleepover on the west coast - Penguins & Pajamas!... Read more

  • Binge on Ballet in 2017

    With a combination of refined and edgy repertory selections, the San Francisco Ballet remains on the cutting edge of 21st-century dance, and the 2017 season promises to continue the tradition with the theme “Ever Magical.” ... Read more

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