Greetings from Fisherman's Wharf!
The holiday season and Dungeness crab season are here, and 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 visit, things to see and do, and places to dine and relax.
For more information: Call 415-673-5868 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Now through December 28, 2013
Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
See the lights and sights aboard a Duck! "Oh what fun it is to ride...a Duck this holiday season!"Duck the Halls is a new 70-minute land adventure through the streets of San Francisco! The experience includes: a Wacky tour of the lights and sights of San Francisco; free Santa's Hat and famous Wacky Quackers; free brownie bite and hot chocolate at Applebee's; free boarding photo ornament; and songs that encourage the holiday spirit! Sorry, Duck the Halls does not include our famous splashdown into the bay or water tour. Tour with us during daylight hours for the water experience!
Location: 2766 Taylor Street (at Jefferson)
For more information or reservations: Call 877-887-8225
Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Dinner, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Winter Happy Hour: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday);10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Sunday).
Wednesday Night Supper is back! Enjoy whole Dungeness crab,Pescatore's famous crab cakes, spaghetti bolognese, caesar salad, garlic bread, and house red or white wine in a family-style celebration of travel, conversation, drink, and Tuscan American cooking. Adults - $35.00; Kids under 12 - $15.00. (Minimum of 2 per table and please, no sharing.) In honor of shorter daylight, we are extending our Winter Happy Hour at the bar until 7:00 p.m. starting December 1st. For those of you who prefer lunch, our 2013 Year End Lunch gets you your choice of any of our wood-fired pizzas and a glass of house wine, or mussels and a local draft for $13.00.
Location: 2455 Mason Street (at North Point)
For more information: Call 415-561-1111
December 19-22, and 27-30, 2013
3:50 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
Alcatraz Cruises is offering two Night Tour departures during the holidays in December. The Alcatraz Night Tour is the most popular Alcatraz program and often sells out weeks in advance. The Night Tour is limited to just a few hundred visitors per evening and begins with live narration on the boat, which cruises around the island before docking. Upon arrival, a ranger or a docent then gathers a group for a guided tour from the dock to the cellhouse. The ticket includes roundtrip ferry, cellhouse audio tour, keepsake souvenir brochure, and special programs and presentations offered only at night. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.
Location: Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing
For more information: Call 415-981-ROCK (7626) or email@example.com
Saturdays and Sundays, beginning December 7
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
HO HO HO! Do you hear Santa on board? Come celebrate the season aboard a Hornblower yacht with Santa Claus. Indulge with your friends and family in a festive brunch buffet, free-flowing champagne, and spectacular San Francisco bay sights, including the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco skyline. Hornblower's popular Santa Brunch Cruises are a great way to celebrate the holiday season and meet the Big Man himself -- Santa Claus!
Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing
For more information or reservations: Call 415-788-7020
Beginning Monday, December 16 through January 4
6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Ring in the holiday season with Big Bus Tours' Holiday Lights and Sights Tour. Aboard our open top, double-decker bus, you will get the chance to see San Francisco's festive holiday trees, trimmings, and twinkling lights decorating the city for the 2013 winter season. The bus will make one stop, hopping off the bus at the Fairmont Hotel atop Nob Hill to visit the life-size candy gingerbread house. Enjoy a warm beverage, seasonal treats, and jovial jingles, complimentary with your ticket. Reserve your spot now!
Location: Departs from the Visitor Center/Stop 1 at 99 Jefferson Street (at Mason)
For more information: Call 415-433-1657 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For reservations: Email email@example.com (per booking). No confirmation will be sent.
For more information: Call 415-421-989-7437 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information: Call 415-986-5966 or email@example.com
Baby, it's cold outside! Join Tower Tours on a festive holiday lights journey through the twinkling neighborhoods of the City by the Bay. Hop aboard an enclosed luxury coach with warmth and style as you are delighted to some of the most glittering holiday displays in our jolly hillside town. We start our journey at the world-famous Ghirardelli Square -- bring home a box of chocolate for your friends and family, and enjoy a warm cup of hot cocoa! Hop back on our cozy tour coach and we'll enjoy such sights as: Union Square holiday displays; City Hall; Golden Gate Bridge; Bay Bridge; and Treasure Island -- and for the Bay Lights Showand other dazzling holiday spectacles throughout San Francisco! Tickets: Adult - $45.00; Senior (60+) - $43.00; and Child (4-11) - $25.00.
Location: Departs from Tower Tours, 288 Beach Street (at Mason).
Complimentary shuttle service to/from surrounding San Francisco hotels.
For more information: Call 415-345-TOUR (8687)
For more information: Call 415-421-2442 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Now through December 31
(Monday through Thursday only)
Shops open daily at 8:00 a.m.
Bay City Bike Rentals & Tours is the best way to see the true colors of San Francisco! This Holiday Season, cycling is a "Top 3 must-do" in San Francisco.See the lights, decorations, and never-ending costumes from the festivities and celebrations this city has to offer. Skip vehicle traffic and come bike with us Monday through Thursday, and receive a special rate as low as $24 per rental! This includes a Comfort Hybrid, helmet, lock, handle bar bag, all the extras, and a 24-hour Rental. Bike San Francisco! (Please print this offer to receive this special rate.)
Locations: 501 Bay Street; 2661 Taylor Street; 2828 Jones Street; and 1325 Columbus Avenue
For more information: Call 415-346-2453 or email@example.com
Now through December 31
(Fridays and Saturdays only)
Departs from San Francisco before 9:00 a.m. and returns to the city around 5:00 p.m.
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-free1-866-231-3752
Breakfast, 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Monday through Friday);
Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday);
Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Daily);
Dinner, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday) and 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday).
Happy Hour, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday)
Celebrate the Holiday Season in true Fisherman's Wharf spirit with the Blue Mermaid and dine al fresco on our newly renovated patio. Now through the end of December, we are offering group specials for semi-private groups on the patio, including crab feasts, "Wine" Down Receptions, and more. Not dining with a large group? Mention the"Chowder Special" and receive a complimentary cup of chowder with the purchase of an entree. Or join us for Happy Hour, Monday through Friday!
Location: 471 Jefferson Street
For group reservations: For groups of 15+, call 415-345-5552 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For individual reservations: Call 415-771-2222
Buy a waffle cone with Greek frozen yogurt and get one for half-price at Ben & Jerry's. Must present a copy of this newsletter listing. Not valid with other offers or discounts.
Locations: 475 Jefferson Street (next to Argonaut Hotel) and Pier 41
For more information: Call Jeff Sinclair, 415-249-4679
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 10:00 p.m. (Saturday); and 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday).
Christmas Day, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Bring together 30 co-workers, friends or family members to host your private holiday event before January 31, 2014 and receive a round of complimentary Luau Lounge specialty cocktails for the group toast! With panoramic views of the San Francisco bay, Luau Lounge is the perfect place for a holiday get-together.
Join your fellow sports fans and tailgate at the official headquarters of the Fight Hunger Bowl. Watch on 35 HDTVs or private tableside TVs at Players SportsGrill & Arcade! With more than 75 thrilling arcade games, and now boasting the Pac-12 Network, Players is your #1 destination for Sports fun!
Location: Buildings L & M, located on the bay end of PIER 39, Fisherman's Wharf
For more information: Call 415-981-6300
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Hana Zen Japanese and Lava Rock Restaurant offers beautiful panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island. This holiday season, they are offering two special menus at $39.95 per person: Lava Rock Holiday Menu (groups of 50 or less): Asian Chicken, Ahi Tuna and New York Steak entrees served raw and cooked to your perfection on 500-degree hot volcanic rock. Served with edamame, miso soup, sauteed vegetables, choice of rice, and green tea ice cream. The Buffet Holiday Menu (groups of 50 or more): Edamame, assorted sushi rolls, mixed green salad, gyoza, garlic noodles, chicken teriyaki, pork tonkatsu, and salmon teriyaki. Prime rib and Dungeness crab options available at an additional cost.
Location: On the bay end of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information or group reservations: Call 415-421-8822 or 415-421-8823. Email email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to experience history? Youth groups can spend the night on the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, the WWII Liberty ship still in full operation. Show your school or scout group that history is more than books and old pictures. Participants will receive a program guide book of activities while on board. Minimum of 20, maximum of 64 participants. The minimum age is 1st Grade.
Location: Pier 45
For more information or reservations: Call 415-544-0100
Now through March 31
(Thursday to Monday only)
Daily at 5:30 p.m.
On this relaxed 2-hour cruise aboardRed 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 under the Bay Bridge, while sharing drinks with friends and family.
Location: Pier 43 1/2
For more information or reservations: Call 415-673-2900 or email email@example.com
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 fresh all 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
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