Upcoming Events at Fisherman's Wharf!

Greetings from Fisherman's Wharf!    

We're ready to welcome you to Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's #1 visitor destination!  If you're planning to visit, there are fun attractions to explore, things to see and do, and places to dine and relax.  

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Dates: Monday, March 31 through Sunday, May 18, 2014 

Time: Daily at 6:00 p.m.

California Sunset Cruise

On this relaxed 2-hour cruise aboard Red and White Fleet, enjoy spectacular sunset views, live guitar music, and hearty appetizers, including a variety of sandwiches, salads, fruit and dessert. Cruise past the infamous island of Alcatraz, around Angel Island National Park, under the majestic span of the Golden Gate, and along the beautiful shorelines of Tiburon and Sausalito, as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean.


Location: Pier 43 1/2 

For more information or reservations: Call 415-673-2900 or email sales@redandwhite.com 

Website: www.redandwhite.com 

 New Season, New Tours and Attractions!

In preparation for Summer, Tower Tours is releasing new brochures onApril 1st! The 2014 brochure features new tours and packages, including the Grand City, Muir Woods, Wine Country, Monterey & Carmel, Twilight and Yosemite in a Day Tours.  The Grand City or Muir Woods tour can be combined with Alcatraz for a full-day excursion.  Other attractions include: Aquarium of the Bay; California Academy of Sciences; The Exploratorium; Golden Gate Bay Cruise; Sausalito Ferry; Monterey Bay Aquarium; and the brand new Madame Tussauds (opening this summer)! Stop by Tower Tours for a copy of the 2014 brochure today!

Location: 288 Beach Street, Fisherman's Wharf (complimentary hotel shuttle service available)

For more information: Call 415-345-TOUR (8687) or 1-866-345-8687  

Website: www.TowerTours.com 

Dates: April 1 through April 30, 2014
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Buy One Ticket, Get Second One Free!
Come visit the historic WWII Liberty Ship, the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, any day in April for FREE with the purchase of one ticket at the same value.  SPECIAL BONUS -- STEAMING WEEKEND:  The engine will be running April 26 and 27. For the same special offer of "buy one ticket, second one free," you can come watch the engine in action and talk with the engineers while they operate.  This is the same famous engine used in the film, "Titanic."  To receive this special offer, you must mention "I saw it in the Fisherman's Wharf Newsletter!"

Location: SS Jeremiah O'Brien, Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf

For more information: Call 415-544-0100  

Website: www.ssjeremiahobrien.org 

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014  
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Monday through Friday); 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Saturday and Sunday).  Serving all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner (until 9:30 p.m.), and cocktails.

Celebrate Easter at the Buena Vista!
Whether you're observing Easter or simply celebrating the arrival of spring, hop, amble or stroll to the historic Buena Vista Cafe to enjoy a festive brunch, lunch or dinner.  Our famed bountiful breakfasts (offered all day) feature delicious Dungeness Crab Benedict, savory corned beef hash, and an array of BV favorites, including our world-famous Irish Coffee, all served in our renowned convivial atmosphere.    

Location: 2765 Hyde Street (at Beach)
For more information: Call 415-474-5044 
DateSunday, April 20, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 Hornblower's Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise

Hop onboard this Champagne Brunch Cruise for a relaxing two-hour holiday meal on the San Francisco Bay.  You and your family will celebrate your Easter together with live background entertainment, and free-flowing champagne and mimosas!  Enjoy a delicious spread of traditional Easter brunch items and take in the famous sights of the San Francisco Bay. Special holiday-themed coloring sheets will also be provided to your kids on board, as well as a chance to meet the Easter Bunny!    

Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing 

For more information or reservations: Call 415-788-7020

Website: http://www.hornblower.com/port/overview/sf+easter_brunch 

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday); 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Saturday); and 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday).

 Easter Sunday at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant
Make your reservations today to dine at Pier Market on Easter Sunday. Pier Market is an authentic fish house where the locals go for the freshest seafood in the city.  Established 30 years ago, Pier Market is family-owned and operated, and one of the most popular dining destinations on Fisherman's Wharf.  Pier Market proudly serves only sustainable seafood.  Click here to make your reservations now! 
Location: Lower Level in the middle of PIER 39

For more information: Call 415-989-7437 or emailpiermarket@simcorestaurants.com 

Website: www.PierMarket.com 

Happy Hour: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday through Friday)

 It's Springtime at Pescatore!
Make your reservations to celebrate Easter Brunch, Mother's Day, and all things springtime -- our patio seating is waiting for you!  

Spring Detox:  Come and sample our fresh juices and smoothies, available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily -- nutritious and delicious! 

Location: 2455 Mason Street (at North Point)

For more information: Call 415-561-1111 or emailsabrina.judge@pescatoresf.com   

Website:  www.pescatoresf.com  

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014  
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 Cheetahs and Sharks:  Predators Misunderstood
This Earth Day, join Aquarium of the Bay and the Cheetah Conservation Fund for "Predators Misunderstood," a fundraising event that combines the forces of land and sea.  Predators Misunderstood will take a closer look at cheetahs and sharks, bringing awareness to some of the threats facing these misjudged animals.  Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, will join us to talk about the rapid decline of the cheetah populations. Christina J. Slager, Director of Animal Care at Aquarium of the Bay, will share her expertise on sharks, and why these vastly misunderstood animals need our help.  

Location: Embarcadero at Beach
For more information: Call 415-623-5300 or email info@bay.org 
Dates: Now through April 30, 2014
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday through Saturday); and 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.(Sunday)

 Now Serving Seasonal Arctic Skrei at Fog Harbor 
Arctic Skrei, a Norwegian Arctic cod named from the Norse word "wanderer," is in season January through April.  This month, Fog Harboris proudly serving seared Arctic Skrei with white beans, Tasso ham, olive oil-roasted tomatoes, spinach and herbs, topped with garlic butter.  Be sure to dine with us and enjoy this succulent white seasonal fish.    
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level

For more information or reservations: Call 415-421-2442 or emailfogharbor@simcorestaurants.com 

Website: www.fogharbor.com 

Dates: Now through April 30, 2014
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.(Monday through Thursday); 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday through Saturday); and 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday).  

MLB is Back!  Watch at Wipeout!   
Baseball is finally back in season! Watch the MLB games at Wipeout Bar & Grill on our giant projection screen TV.  Heading to watch the game at AT & T Park?  Stop by for a drink before or after you hit the ballpark!   

Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level

For more information: Call 415-986-5966 or emailwipeoutsf@simcorestaurants.com 

Website: www.wipeoutbarandgrill.com 

Dates: Now through April 30, 2014
Locations: 475 Jefferson Street (next to Argonaut Hotel) and Pier 41

 Hot Fudge Sundays Featuring Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Greek Frozen Yogurt
Buy one, get one for half-price at Ben & Jerry's!Must present a copy of this newsletter listing.Not valid with other offers or discounts.  
For more information: Call Jeff or Janna, 415-249-4679
Dates: Now through April 30, 2014

Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday); 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday); and10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Sunday).


Sports Fans:  Catch All the Games at Player's

Join your fellow sports fans and watch your favorite team play for the win on 35 HDTVs or private tableside TVs atPlayers Sports Grill & Arcade! Now boasting the Pac-12 Network, Players is your #1 destination for

sports fun!  Relax in San Francisco's only Waterfront Tiki Bar, with panoramic views of San Francisco Bay, and sip on one of our 15 beers on tap, classic Tiki cocktails, and savor the California cuisine.  With more than 75 thrilling arcade games, Players Sports Grill & Arcade is the place to be for sports and fun!  

Location: Located on the bay end of PIER 39 (next to the Carousel), Fisherman's Wharf

For more information: Call 415-981-6300

Social Media: www.playerssf.comtwitter.com/playerssf;facebook.com/playerssf 

Call Center Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. PST

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Open Top Big Bus - Hop On Hop Off 48-Hr. Pass, $45 / Retail $50.

#1 Deluxe City Tour 3.5 Hr., $48 / Retail $53

Alcatraz Tour Package$95 / Retail $104

Muir Woods + Sausalito (w/ add Ferry return option), $52 / Retail $57

Limo Bus Napa Valley Wine Country Tour & Tasting$99 / Retail $110


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Agents: Call 415-775-1200

Website: www.guideyou.com

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Editorial Guide Sections: City Sights, Sightseeing Tours, Dining, Shopping & Gifts, Museums & Attractions, Wine Country, Nightlife & Entertainment, Transportation, Event Calendar & Monthly Convention Schedule.


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For more information: Call 415-929-7722

Website: www.baycityguide.com 

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Tours are

Sea Lions 101 
Visit the new Sea Lion Center on PIER 39 and learn all about the California sea lions living there.  Take a delightful stroll led by our enthusiastic naturalists, from boisterous K-Dock to the observation deck directly above the sea lions, to learn all about these charismatic marine mammals.  From how they differ from seals to why they stick their fins in the air like they just don't care, you'll learn the A to Z of the California sea lion.  By the end, you'll observe a fully articulated skeleton and see which pinnipeds live nearest you and around the world inside our Sea Lion Center.  The tour lasts for 15 minutes and you'll have ample opportunity to ask our knowledgeable naturalists any queries you have about our amazing San Francisco Bay ecosystem, including the sea lions!   

Location: PIER 39's K-Dock in the West Marina
For more information: Call 415-262-4734 or info@bay.org 
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays only

Time: Departs from San Francisco before 9:00 a.m. and returns to the city around 5:00 p.m.

 $10 Discount on Premium Outlet Shopping Tour & Napa Wine Tasting 

Explore a shopping outlet mall for four hours with designers such as Burberry, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and more. Save up to 70% at the Premium Outlet where you can use your complimentary VIP coupon book for extra savings.  This Outlet Mall has over 120 stores and is one of the largest outlet malls in the San Francisco Bay Area. Then, go into Napa Valley to visit a beautiful winery (tasting fees are not included). On our way back into the city, we will stop at the Golden Gate Bridge for a photo opportunity.  Make sure you don't miss out on this perfect combination!       

For more information or reservations: Extranomical Tours, 501 Bay Street @ Bay/Taylor Cable Car Turnaround.  Call 415-357-0700 or toll-free 1-866-231-3752  

Website: www.extranomical.com

  San Francisco Private VIP Tours Now Open!
Let's admit it -- Everyone Loves Segways!Now you can experience these fun vehicles aboard one of our fun Private Segway Tours. Riders will explore Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach and Chinatown, all while taking in stunning views of San Francisco Bay. Some highlights include scooting up and down world-famous Lombard Street, gliding through historic Fisherman's Wharf crab stands, or taking in the views of the Golden Gate Bridge from Historic Maritime Pier. Tours are 3 Hours and routes include the Wharf & WaterfrontGolden Gate Park, or Chinatown by Night. Tours operate daily. Available for group bookings.  (Must be 12 years or older and 100 - 250 lbs.)

Location: 417 Beach Street

For more information: Call 415-796-0472

Website:  www.privatesegwaytours.com 

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily
Location: PIER 39

 Brand New LaZer Challenge Now Open at 7D Experience!
Imagine yourself standing in a room filled with webs of laser beams. Imagine a crowd of people outside watching, waiting for you to succeed or fail.  The clock is ticking and it's your mission to climb over, under and in-between all the beams without touching a single one.  As your time is speeding away, you must make it safely to one side, press a button, and then watch as they all reconfigure into a new puzzle of physical and mental challenge.  Can you complete your mission and win the Top Score?
The 7D Experience is welcoming thrill-seekers to come challenge their senses in the newest addition to our growing roster of state-of-the-art excitement.  Nowhere else in the Bay Area can you laser-blast Zombies and Aliens while on a fast-paced roller coaster simulator, AND now compete in our new mesmerizing LaZer Challenge!   
For more information: Call 415-445-0120 
Times: Daily departures for Day Tour: 
8:45 a.m.9:10 a.m.9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.2:10 p.m.2:40 p.m.3:20 p.m., and 3:50 p.m.**

Night Tours are available Thursday through Monday, departing at 5:55 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  

Alcatraz & Angel Island Combination Tour

departs at 9:30 a.m.

**Departure times are subject to change without notice.  

Alcatraz Cruises Spring/Summer Schedule

Alcatraz Cruises Spring/Summer Schedule includes 15 Day Tour and 2 Night Tour departures.  Advance reservations are strongly recommended, as tours sell out quickly in the Spring and Summer seasons.   

Location: Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing

For more information or reservations: Call 415-981-ROCK (7625) or email info@alcatrazcruises.com   

Website: www.alcatrazcruises.com 

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday). 
Happy Hour: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Introducing the Lava Rock Menu at Hana Zen Restaurant
Hana Zen Restaurant is the perfect location to explore traditional Japanese cuisine.  In addition to the delicious hand-crafted sushi, Hana Zen offers aLava Rock Menu that's unique to San Francisco. Lava Rock entrees are grilled on sizzling 500-degree volcanic rock.  For the health-conscious, no oil is used and all entrees are cooked with pure Himalayan salt. Entrees include:  Asian Chicken marinated with Asian spices, Ahi Tuna, New York Steak, or Filet Mignon, and served with housemade dipping sauces, fresh sauteed vegetables, Japanese fried rice or steamed rice.

Location: PIER 39, Second Level (on the bay end)

For more information or reservations: Call 415-421-8822

Website:  www.hanazenrestaurant.com 

Hours: Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.    

 Sbarro Italian Eatery Now Open at Anchorage Square!

Sbarro's is a fast, casual restaurant with indoor seating and a menu of popular Italian food including pizza, pasta dishes, and a variety of hot and cold Italian entrees, salads, drinks and desserts.  Come visit us soon!

Location: 333 Jefferson Street

For more information: Call 415-345-1520

Website: www.sbarro.com 

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday); 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. (Saturday); and 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday)  

 Auntie Anne's Pretzels Now Open at Anchorage Square!

While an Auntie Anne's Pretzel is shaped like a pretzel and called a pretzel, it is most definitely not just a pretzel.  The fresh, sweet taste, coupled with a light, bread-like texture, offers individuals a "little reward." Auntie Anne's "little rewards" are baked freshall day long and come in a variety of flavors including, Original, Cinnamon Sugar, Sweet Almond, Honey Whole Grain, Sour Cream and Onion, Garlic Pretzels, along with Stix and the Pretzel Dog. Auntie Anne's most popular pretzel flavors are also available as bite-size pretzel pieces called Pretzel Nuggets.  Enjoy Auntie Anne's famous lemonade in its signature version or as Lemonade Mixers in bold fruity flavors. Come visit us soon! 


Location: 333 Jefferson Street, Suite 105

For more information: Call 415-292-7818

Website: www.auntieannes.com 

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