Greetings from Fisherman's Wharf!
We're ready to welcome you to Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's #1 visitor destination! If you're visiting in May, there are fun attractions to visit, things to see and do, and places to dine and relax.
Big Bus Tours aims to give you the most enjoyable and memorable experience of San Francisco. Our unique city tour stops at 20 key points of interest all around this spectacular city. Witness the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, and picturesque views atop an open air bus. Hop on or off at your leisure to create your own customized journey around San Francisco.
Times: Departs daily, with first departure at 9:00 a.m. and last departure at 6:00 p.m. Panoramic Night Tours currently depart at 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Location: Bus departs from 99 Jefferson Street (at Mason), but you can start the tour at any "hop on, hop off" points
For more information or reservations: Call 415-433-1657 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning May 1 through October 31, 2013 (weather permitting)
Frequent daily departures
RocketBoat is the wildest and fastest thrill ride on San Francisco Bay! Hang on tight for an exhilarating ride -- with epic views, a Rock 'n Roll soundtrack, and a veteran captain with nerves of steel at the wheel. Don't be surprised if you find yourself coming back for a few more shots of adrenaline! Never the same ride twice.
Location: Departs from PIER 39
For more information: Call 415-705-8200 or email@example.com
Every Thursday beginning on May 2, 2013
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
After Dark: Home, the inauguralAfter Dark at the Exploratorium's new Pier 15 location is a museum-wide housewarming party, featuring behind-the-scenes tours of the new building, live music, films and explorations of homes ranging from Earth to the human microbiome. Dance to the down home live music performed on Zac Carroll's Front Porch, a homestead-inspired mobile stage built from period materials (including parts of an old speakeasy) and pulled by a 1929 tractor named Bessie. Spin Home, a 14' illuminated globe by artist Michael Christian, and watch it scatter street map silhouettes from cities around the world. Learn how lead design architect Marc L'Italien of EHDD and lead mechanical engineer Peter Rumsey of Integral Group transformed a cavernous historic pier into a vital new home for the Exploratorium. Sip drinks, explore, and make yourself comfortable in the Exploratorium's new home. After Dark is every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for adults ages 18 and up, with activities ranging from intimate to spectacular. On the first Thursday of each month, After Dark has a special theme. Upcoming After Darkfirst Thursday themes include Boom, Freestyle, Decay and Glow.
Location: Pier 15
For more information: Call 415-528-4360
Thursday, May 9, 2013
4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Pier Market is incredibly grateful to be celebrating 30 years of serving fresh seafood on PIER 39. Come celebrate with us during Locals Night at PIER 39on Thursday, May 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. We will be serving up 30-cent clam chowder in mini sourdough bowls, drink specials, and live music from the Bay Area's favorite, Wonder Bread 5, performing on our patio. Join the Pier Market party!
Location: Lower Level in the middle of PIER 39
For more information: Call 415-989-7437 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, May 12, 2013
11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Show Mom you care this Mother's Day by treating her to a meal at Fog Harbor Fish House. Voted Best Scenic View in San Francisco by OpenTable diners. Fog Harbor serves 100% sustainable seafood and all natural meats. Make your reservation today!
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information or reservations: Call 415-421-2442 or email@example.com
Brunch at 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
A mother's job is never complete. Show Mom how much you appreciate all she does by treating her to a relaxing day on the San Francisco Bay! Hornblower's Mother's Day Brunch and Mother's Day Dinner Cruise options make the perfect unique gift!
Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing
For more information or reservations: Call 415-788-8020
May 15 through October 15,
Time Varies by tour
Come join us on Tower Tours specialty tours starting mid-May! Experience an evening city tour of San Francisco -- The Twilight Tour -- now featuring The Bay Lights! This 3-hour excursion, available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m., whisks you away in the glow of the city lights from the Golden Gate Bridge to Treasure Island for glorious photo shots of the City by the Bay. Or escape the city and enjoy the Yosemite By Day Tour offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m. This 13-hour excursion takes you up and over into Yosemite Valley to soak in the sights of Bridal Veil Falls, Half Dome, and El Capitan amongst the many wonders of this National Park. Don't miss out on either of these tours!
Not only are the summer tours in session, but Tower Tours has moved! Their NEW office is now located at 288 Beach Street, at the Radisson Hotel at Fisherman's Wharf! Come by and visit today!
Location: 288 Beach Street at the Radisson Hotel
For more information or reservations: Call 415-345-TOUR (8687) or toll-free 866-345-TOUR (8687), or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, May 18, 2013
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This is the 8th Annual Wine Festival at historic Ghirardelli Square. Food and wine lovers will gather to enjoy wines from more than 50 top-tier wineries, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations by top San Francisco chefs, and wine education seminars. This year, there will also be a Food Truck Court on Beach Street. Uncorked! has once again partnered with local non-profit organization, Save the Bay, and will donate a portion of the proceeds raised from ticket sales to support the organization's efforts to protect, restore, and celebrate the San Francisco Bay.
Tickets are $50 and must be purchased to participate in wine tasting. All ticket holders must be 21+. Valid Proof of Identification is required at Ticket Booth and Will Call. Special Discount Code for 10% off to FWMA Newsletter Subscribers: http://ghirardellisquareuncorked.eventbrite.com/?discount=SFWHARF
Location: Ghirardelli Square
For more information: Call 415-775-5500
Wednesdays through Sundays, now through May 21, 2013 at
Daily beginning May 22 through September 2, at 7:00 p.m.
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 email@example.com
Now through May 31, 2013
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)
Watch the San Francisco Giants games at Wipeout Bar & Grill on our giant screen TV. With a wide-open patio and outdoor bar, roaring fire pit, celebrity-signed surfboards and word-famous beach signs, Wipeout Bar & Grill is San Francisco's wildly popular surfing restaurant! Watching the game live at
AT & T Park? Stop by for a drink before or after you head to the ballpark.
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level
For more information: Call 415-986-5966
Now through May 31
Departures vary based on tour
Join us on any of our smaller group tour experiences and receive a $10 discount! Choose fromYosemite in Winter,Redwoods & Wine Country Escape, Wine Lover's, Premium Outlet Shopping Tour & Napa Wine Tasting, Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour,Monterey & Carmel Explorer, City Insider's, and Muir Woods Expedition. Due to the small size of our groups, our tours offer a distinct "traveling with friends" feel that will make your tour a memory that you'll treasure for a lifetime!
Location: 501 Bay Street (at the Bay/Taylor Cable Car turnaround)
For more information or reservations: Call 415-357-0700 or toll-free 1-866-231-3752
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday); 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday); and 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday).
Catch the NBA Draft, X Games in Barcelona, and all the action of the French Open at Players Sports Grill & Arcade! Watch on 35 HDTVs, and choose from 15 beers on tap, delicious California classics, refreshing cocktails, and dozens of fun arcade games to entertain the kids!Players -- your #1 destination for sports-themed fun!
Location: Buildings L & M, located on the bay end of PIER 39
For more information: Call 415-981-6300
Special Happy Hours now through May 31, 2013
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
The iconic Gold Dust Lounge, beloved watering hole to tourists and locals alike for 47 years, is now at Fisherman's Wharf! The Gold Dust has poured top-shelf drinks at the lowest prices in town to San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, former Mayor Willie Brown, rock star Janis Joplin, exercise guru Jack LaLanne, and actor Steve McQueen. Come celebrate May with locals and fishermen alike, with Special May Happy Hour drink prices (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily) and Industry Happy Hour (10 p.m. to 1 a.m. nightly).
Join your friends (or make new ones) at the Gold Dust Lounge with $3.50 Irish coffees and free live music featuring: America's Got Talent semi-finalist Tim Hockenberry (Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.); Singer/Songwriter Cat Hill (Thursdays and Sundays, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.); and Gold Dust piano man Frank O'Connor (Fridays and Saturdays, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.). The Gold Dust's House Band, Johnny Z & the Camaros, plays nightly from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Location: 165 Jefferson Street (near Taylor)
For more information: Call 415-397-1695 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Now through August 31, 2013
BayCityGuide.com has two ways now to save on sightseeing tours: GuideYou.com Discount Tours and CityGuideDeals, a free mobile app for iPhone and Android. Most tours include free hotel pick-up. $43 - #1 Deluxe 3 1/2-hour San Francisco City Tour (reg. $51). All the landmarks! Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Victorians, Wharf, more! $93 ALCATRAZ Package (reg. $95). Alcatraz Island Ferry/Cell House Tour + 3-Hour City Tour + Chinatown Walking Tour. $47 - Muir Woods/Sausalito (reg. $55). 1,000 year-old Redwoods, Sausalito waterfront! $71 - Napa/Sonoma Wine Tour and Tastings (reg. $79). Best one-day wine tour! Three wineries with tastings! $68 - Monterey/Carmel (reg. $75). Cannery Row, 17-mile drive, Pebble Beach! $42 - Double-decker bus tours, 4-in-1 Tour @ 27 stops (reg. $49.99).
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For more information: Book online at GuideYou.com and enter code fwmgy513 in the promo code field to receive additional $2 discount, or download our CityGuideDeals app for iPhone (in the iPhone App Store) and use all the money-saving "Deals" it has to offer!
Website: www.GuideYou.com or www.CityGuideDeals.com
San Francisco's premier visitor magazine introduces an eye-catching new design in time for the peak summer travel season. The new design includes a contemporary cover, easy-to-follow color-coded section headings, and new photos of the city's favorite sights and attractions. The June issue will feature +16 pages for expanded coverage of San Francisco's unique neighborhoods and the Wine Country, including a detailed map of the Napa/Sonoma Valleys.
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Expiration: August 31, 3013
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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.
Our new Spring/Summer schedule is now in effect, with 15 Day Tour departures 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: Call 415-981-ROCK (7626) or email@example.com
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Join your friends and family at our table for family-style supper! Enjoy whole dungeness crab, Pescatore's famous crab cakes, spaghetti bolognese, caesar salad, garlic bread, and bottles of red and white wine. Every Wednesday night, we turn part of our dining room into a family-style celebration of travel, conversation, drink, and Tuscan American cooking. Adults - $30; Kids under 12 - $15.
Location: 2455 Mason Street (at North Point)
For more information: Call 415-561-1111
Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
TIX Bay Area is your one stop source for discount and full-price tickets to hundreds of arts and cultural events in San Francisco and beyond, including same-day discount deals to some of the best theatre in town! For every ticket purchased through TIX, a substantial portion of the service charge you pay goes to the non-profit charitable organization, Theatre Bay Area, to support things like classes, grants, auditions, and health support for Bay Area artists and arts professionals.
Location: Kiosk is located in the California Welcome Center at PIER 39, Second Level of Building "B"
For more information: Call 415-433-7827
See all four major attractions in the Fisherman's Wharf area -- Aquarium of the Bay PLUS Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium and Mirror Maze PLUS The Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf! Purchase the Value Pass at The Wax Museum box office.
Location: 145 Jefferson Street (between Mason and Taylor) in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf
For more information: Call 415-202-0416 or email JGuire@waxmuseum.com
Stay at the Radisson, visit the Aquarium of the Bay, and enjoy a 1-hour cruise on the San Francisco Bay! Each package includes an overnight stay, 2 adult admission tickets to the Aquarium of the Bay, and 2 adult Bay Cruise tickets. Additional discounted tickets may be purchased at the front desk. Packages are sold based on availability.
Location: 250 Beach Street
For more information: Call 877-497-1212
Website or to book online: www.radisson.com/aquariumpackage
WharfPass is the One Price Admission Pass to 5 fun-filled San Francisco tours and activities. WharfPass includes: San Francisco City Tour, One Hour Bay Cruise, Historic Cable Car Ride, Aquarium of the Bay, and Ripley's Believe It or Not! or The Wax Museum.WharfPass is easy to use. Go to the activities of your choice, present WharfPass to the box office, and you're in! Save as much as $27.00. Bonus: Free Boudin Bakery Museum Tour and 40 valuable coupons.
Location: Fisherman's Wharf
For more information: Call 415-440-4474
Let's admit it -- Everyone Loves Segways! Now you can experience these fun vehicles aboard one of our fun Segway Tours. You will love gliding through the city on a Segway. Our fully guided and narrated Segway Tours will take you to the best views and hidden locations in San Francisco. Choose from three fun routes: Wharf & Waterfront Segway Tour, Golden Gate Park Segway Tour, or try our Segway Night Tour of Chinatown, North Beach, The Embarcadero and Fisherman's Wharf. (Must be 12 yrs. or older and 100-250 lbs.)
Location: 757 Beach Street
For more information: Call 415-474-3130
Want to experience the San Francisco most visitors never see? Fold up your map, put away the guidebook and jump into a GoCar. Zip all over town while this little yellow car takes you on a GPS-guided tour of San Francisco. Your clever talking car navigates and shows you the way - but that's not all. As you enjoy the drive, it takes you to all the best sights and tells the stories that bring this unique city to life. Try our new GoCar Sport, with an increased engine size, more fuel efficiency, more comfortable seats, upgraded suspension and a sporty new look!
Locations and Hours: 2715 Hyde Street (8 a.m. to dusk every day); 431 Beach Street (9 a.m. to dusk every day)
For more information: Call 1-800-91-GoCar (46227)
One of the largest specialty candy and gift retailers in the world is now at Anchorage Square! IT'SUGAR offers the ultimate sugar rush experience, featuring thousands of sugar-intensified goodies, signature apparel, and novelty gifts.
Location: Anchorage Square on Jefferson Street (between Jones and Leavenworth)
For more information: Call 415-775-1057
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