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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The Fish are Biting with The Lovely Martha Sport Fishing!
Step aboard The Lovely Martha for the best sport fishing the San Francisco Bay has to offer!  It's salmon season and the fish sure are biting.  You won't just find king salmon aboardThe Lovely Martha; you will also get a great haul of striped bass, halibut, and rockfish.  JoinFrank Rescino, a third-generation captain, and his son and fourth-generation captain, Mike Rescino. You are in expert hands with this crew.  The Rescinos have been running sport fishing tours from Fisherman's Wharf for over 100 years.  Sign up for a 1/2-day fishing trip for just $100 before the season ends!

The Lovely Martha also cruises the bay year-round for public and chartered sightseeing tours.  Tours cruise past all the highlights of the bay, including Alcatraz and under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.  This is one photo opportunity you don't want to miss!

Boat Location: 300 Jefferson Street (Berth #3, to the right of Castagnola's Restaurant).  

For more information or reservations: Call 650-619-6629 (Capt. Mike); 415-509-5552 (Capt. Frank); or email info@LovelyMartha.com 

Website: http://www.LovelyMartha.com 

  City Sightseeing's Latest Tour Additions

City Sightseeing is excited to announce two new additions to our line of tours.  Our Golden Gate Park Tour will now be called the Parks and Beach Tour, as it now goes the entire length of Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach, and up the Great Highway to the Land's End Lookout Visitor's Center.  Also, just in time for the harvest, we will be offering a full day tour of the Wine Country, along with our popular half-day tour. The half-day tour includes tastings at 2 to 3 wineries in the afternoon.  The full day tour includes 3 to 4 wineries, along with a picnic-style lunch. **We now have over 600 5-Star reviews on Trip Adviser.**

Departure Times: Varies with tours  

Location: 2800 Leavenworth Street 

For more information or reservations: Call 415-440-8687  

Website: www.city-sightseeing.us 

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

Beach Blanket Babylon Burger at Hard Rock Cafe

In honor of Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon's 40th Anniversary, Hard Rock Cafeis celebrating the world's longest-running musical revue in theatre history with the Local Legendary™ Beach Blanket Babylon "BBB Burger," available for a limited time only.  It features a 8 oz. Certified Angus beef patty with fresh arugula lightly tossed in white balsamic vinegar, grilled red bell peppers and yellow squash, fresh tomato and cucumber slices, crispy onion strings and melted gruyere cheese, King Louis sauce -- a house-made, roasted garlic, chili and truffle aioli all piled high on a toasted brioche bun -- just like a Beach Blanket Babylon hat!


In addition to the "BBB Burger," Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco will display Beach Blanket Babylon's WORLD HAT, created and designed by Steve Silver in 1986, inside the cafe for guests to enjoy.



Location: Entrance of PIER 39 

For more information: Call 415-956-2013 

Website: http://www.hardrock.com/cafes/san-francisco/ 

Dates: Book now for December 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).  

Book Your Holiday Party at Fog Harbor Fish House
We have a fantastic holiday menu ready for your most memorable holiday party to date.  Call or email us today to find out more and reserve your first choice date for your holiday party at Fog Harbor!

Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level

For more information: Call 415-421-2442 or email fogharbor@simcorestaurants.com  

Website: www.fogharbor.com

Departure Times: Daily at 7:00 p.m. (through September 1st). Beginning September 2 through September 30, daily departures at 6:00 p.m.  

Location: Pier 43 1/2 

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.


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

Website: www.redandwhite.com 

Dates: Fridays, September 5 and October 10, 2014  (Tickets go on sale two weeks before cruise date.)
Times: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (September 5); 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.(October 10)

Bay Lights Cruise 
Be a part of the world's largest LED light sculpture!  Watch the illumination of The Bay Lights from the best seats on the Bay aboard  Blue & Gold Fleet's Bay Lights Cruise.  Designed and orchestrated by artist Leo Villareal, 25,000 individually programmed LED lights come to life to create a never-repeating, dazzling display across the western span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge.  Cruise ticket includes one drink ticket.

Location: Pier 41
For more information: Call 415-705-8200 or emailinfo@blueandgoldfleet.com 
Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Coastal Cleanup Day with Aquarium of the Bay


Join Aquarium of the Bay for the 30th Anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state's largest volunteer event.  Aquarium of the Bay will hold its annual beach and coastline cleanup at Aquatic Park near Fisherman's Wharf, removing trash from the beach and surrounding areas. Problematic trash such as cigarette butts, plastics, derelict fishing gear, and more litter beaches and endanger the animals living there.  You can help keep our beaches and our bay healthy by signing up to volunteer for California Coastal Cleanup Day by clicking here.

Location: Aquatic Park

For more information: Email info@bay.org 

Website: http://www.aquariumofthebay.org/beachcleanup 

Two Days Only: Saturday and Sunday, September 20 - 21, 2014  
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Steaming Weekend 
Want to see the actual steam engine used in the movieTitanic?  Here's a special opportunity to see it in actionwithout going out to sea.  The WWII Liberty ship, SS Jeremiah O'Brien, remains tied to historic Pier 45, while just "letting off a little steam" to keep the engine in shape for our next cruise date in October.  It's great fun to tour the ship and feel the docks humming with the engine beneath your feet, then topping it off with a trip down three flights into the bowels of the engine room where you can see the pistons pumping, feel the warmth of the steam, and watch the engineers care for the 72 year-old triple expansion steam engine, the heart of the O'Brien.

Location: Pier 45 in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf
For more information: Call 415-544-0100 or emailliberty@ssjeremiahobrien.org
 Ben & Jerry's New "Core Sundae"
Enjoy the San Francisco cool summer withBen & Jerry's new featured sundae:  The Core Sundae. You can enjoy two of your favorite ice cream flavors and stay warm with hot fudge or caramel!  Present this ad and receive a 20% discount.  
Dates: Now through September 30, 2014
Locations: 475 Jefferson Street (next to the Argonaut Hotel); Pier 41; and Macy's Union Square

For more information: Call Janna Kaufman, 650-465-8001  

Website:  http://www.benjerry.com/scoop-shops/

Dates: Now through September 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); and 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday); and 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday)
NEW Visual Menu at Pier Market
Pier Market now has a visual menu! Browse photos of our entire menu online by downloading the Dishero app or going to the website here.  

Location: Lower Level in the middle of PIER 39

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

Website: www.piermarket.com 

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

NEW Photo Menu at Wipeout Bar & Grill
Wipeout Bar & Grill now has a visual menu!  Browse photos of our entire menu online by downloading the Dishero app or going to the website here.  With a wide-open patio and outdoor bar, roaring fire pit, tons of flat screen TVs playing surf videos and sporting events, Wipeout Bar & Grill is San Francisco's wildly popular surfing restaurant!

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 September 30, 2014

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

Your #1 Destination for Sports Action!

Join your fellow sports fans and watch your favorite team play for the win on 35 HDTVs or private tableside TVs at San Francisco's Premier Waterfront Sports Grill!  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 state-of-the-art arcade games, Players Sports Grill & Arcade is your #1 destination for sports 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 

Dates: Now through September 30, 2014  
Adventure Cat Departure Times: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  (Alcatraz Cruise departure time varies.  Call for available times.)

Sail n' Jail with Adventure Cat Sailing 
Double your fun on the bay with ourSail n' Jail package!  Join an exhilarating Bay Cruise onAdventure Cat and add a separate trip to world-famous Alcatraz!  We are consistently rated among the top five things to do in San Francisco, and remember, we offer audio tours in eight languages!  

Why go to Alcatraz?  Once home to some of America's most notorious criminals, the federal penitentiary that operated here from 1934 to 1963 brought a dark mystique to the Rock.  The presence of infamous inmates like Al "Scarface" Capone, and the "Birdman" Robert Stroud helped to establish the island's notoriety. To this day, Alcatraz is best known as one of the world's most legendary prisons.

Location: Dock J, PIER 39
For more information or to book reservations: Call 415-777-1630 or email info@adventurecat.com
Dates: Now through September 30, 2014
Restaurant 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)   

September Lunch Special at Hana Zen Restaurant, PIER 39
Nothing beats the Bento Box Lunch Special during the month of September at Hana Zen!  All bento boxes served with miso soup, mixed green salad, Japanese rice, and green tea ice cream for dessert.  For $15.00 (does not include tax and gratuity), choose from: Okinawa Bento (salmon teriyaki, tempura, California roll); Tokyo Bento (grilled eel, tempura, California roll);Hokkaido Bento (beef teriyaki, tempura, California roll); Chicken Bento(chicken teriyaki, tempura, California roll); Kyoto Bento (tofu steak teriyaki, tempura, kapa/avocado roll); or Shrimp Tempura (4 pc. shrimp and vegetable tempura, California roll)).  

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

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

Website:  www.hanazenrestaurant.com 

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, now through October 15, 2014

Departure Time: 6:00 p.m. 

 Don't Miss the Bay Lights!

With only two months left of theTwilight Tour of San Francisco, don't miss your chance to see the Bay Bridge Lights -- the world's largest contemporary LED light sculpture ending in March 2015. Some of the other prized highlights of the Twilight Tour include the picturesque dome of City Hall, Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, the Fillmore District and so much more!  The Twilight Tour of San Francisco is three hours long.  Call Tower Tours now to reserve your seats!

Departure 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 

Social Media:  www.towertours.com and www.facebook.com/towertours 

 GuideYou.com -- San Francisco Tours -- Discount Sightseeing!
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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, Sold out Dates $110

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

Call Center to Book Tours: Call 415-775-1200

Website: www.guideyou.com 

  Bay City Guide, Visitor Magazine -- Order a Copy Before Your Visit!

Bay City Guide Magazine, the best way to explore San Francisco!  Filled with money-saving coupons and detailed maps.  Find more exclusive coupons by downloading our iPhone App -- CityGuideDeals.com


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For more information: Call 415-929-7722

Website: www.baycityguide.com 

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

Crappy Hour: 12 noon to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Restaurant Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 12 midnight. (Friday and Saturday).  

Dick's Crappy Hour
Dick's Last Resort Restaurant would like to invite you to our version of "Happy Hour" Crappy Hour!  Come join us for $4 drinks and $5 appetizers in a fun atmosphere.  The restaurant is known for its outrageous, sarcastic, and energetic servers as well as tasty comfort food.  You may end up wearing a bib, a 2-foot tall paper hat with a humorous slogan, or be doused in paper napkins, but you will not be bored!  Fun for All and All in Fun!

Location: Anchorage Square, 353 Jefferson Street (between Jones and Leavenworth).  

For more information: Call 415-766-0900   

Website: http://www.dickslastresort.com/citypage.cfm?store=sanfran 

Hop On with the San Francisco Experts in Yellow!
The San Francisco Sightseeing Company is celebrating its 103rd Summer in San Francisco with the brightest Yellow Buses at Fisherman'sWharf.  Experience the crown jewel of our National Parks on our Yosemite in a Day Tour.

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