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Celebrate the Summer of Love with Extranomical Tours

Get far out and go below this Summer of Love at 
Aquarium of the Bay, located on PIER 39, along San Francisco's iconic waterfront.  Share your love of the ocean at the Aquarium, where you will learn about bay creatures and how to better protect the ocean. Whether participating in environmental awareness efforts or building initiatives such as Conservation Impact Programs, the Aquarium and have a broad impact upon on conservation challenges facing the global environment.  Aquarium activities are free with general admission.

Dates: August 5 - 12, 2017
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily
Location: The Embarcadero at Beach Street
For more information: Call 1-415-623-5300 or email

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Seize the Summer with Hornblower

Summer's here and Red and White Fleet is kicking into high gear! We've added a 9:15 a.m.departure for our Golden Gate Bay Cruise®, and for the first time ever, we now have a 10:30 a.m.Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise®! Please refer to the schedule below for our Summer departure times.
Enjoy a FREE Ghirardelli World Famous Hot Fudge Sundae with every purchase of a California Sunset Cruise® when booked directly at our ticket window or by calling 1-415-673-2900.  That's not only a real treat, but also up to a $11.50 value per guest!
Our Summer 2017 Schedule:
Golden Gate Bay Cruise®: 9:15 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:10 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:15 p.m.
Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise®: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 5:45 p.m.
California Sunset Cruise®: Daily at 7:00 p.m.
Dates: Now through September 4, 2017 
Location: Pier 43 1/2  
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-673-2900 or email

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Join your fellow sports fans and watch your favorite team play for the win on over 200 sports channels on 35 HDTVs or private tableside TVs at Players, San Francisco's Premier Waterfront Sports Grill!  Voted by GoodDeedSeats as one of the 50 Best Sports Bars in America's Best Sports Towns.  Enjoy American favorites like burgers, pizza and steak.  There's also a menu for kids. 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 or classic Tiki cocktails.  With more than 85 thrilling state-of-the-art arcades games and pool, Players Sports Grill & Arcade is your #1 destination for sports fun!
Location: On the bay end of PIER 39 (next to the Carousel), Fisherman's Wharf 
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday); 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday). 
For more information: Call 1-415-981-6300

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Extranomical Tours is offering two special edition city tours during the Summer of Love.  San Francisco Treasures is a totally groovy 2½-hour guided tour of San Francisco landmarks! You'll see the Embarcadero, Fisherman's Wharf, PIER 39, Coit Tower, the Palace of Fine Arts, Chinatown, and the Golden Gate Bridge.  
San Francisco Parks & Coast features the best of the city's neighborhoods, parks and coast -- The Presidio, Golden Gate Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge.  You'll also visit the vibrant Mission and Castro districts.  
And for a limited time, you'll "tune in and turn on" to exclusive sights and sounds from the Summer of Love in 1967.
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Times: Varies by tour
For more information: Call 1-866-231-3752 (5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST) or email

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August Events at San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Here's what's happening at San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

Welcome to San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf! If you plan to visit in August, there are fun attractions to visit, things to see and do, and places to dine and enjoy the sights and sounds.  


The Visitor Center is now open at Pier 45!  Here, you can purchase tickets to tour the USS Pampanito 
and the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, view fascinating historical exhibits, and speak to knowledgeable Pampanitoand O'Brien staff.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
Location: Pier 45
For more information: Call 1-415-775-1942 

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Football pre-season is finally here! Catch all the NFL and MLB games at Wipeout Bar & Grill!  With a wide-open patio and outdoor fire pit, celebrity-signed surfboards, and word-famous beach signs, Wipeout Bar & Grill is San Francisco's wildly popular surfing restaurant!        
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level
For more information: Call 1-415-986-5966 or email

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Pier Market Seafood Restaurant has a new look!  The recent remodel includes improvements like a brand new bar, granite communal table, modern black chairs, wood floors, sunny patio with heaters, stylish staff uniforms, and updated signage.  Love the old Pier Market?  You're in luck!  This sustainable seafood restaurant still has the same delicious food, talented chef, famous mesquite grill, gorgeous waterfront view, and friendly staff.  Click here to see a quick video of the upgrades.  Come check us out!
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Location: Lower Level in the middle of PIER 39
For more information: Call 1-415-989-7437 or email

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 FacebookThe summer season is approaching!  Looking to go fishing?  Come on out aboard San Francisco's premier fishing vessel, Bass-Tub.  We will be fishing for salmon, striped bass, halibut, reds, blues, lings and things.  
We also do bay cruises, sunset cruises, birthday parties, team-building events, and sea scatterings.  Give us a call!  We're celebrating 50 years! Thanks for growing with us!
Boat Location: At the foot of Jefferson Street and Jones (Berth #4)
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-456-9055


Join Blue and Gold Fleet on the Bay Lights Cruise and watch the illumination of The Bay Lights, the world's largest LED light sculpture, from the best seats on the Bay!  Ticket includes (1) drink ticket (good for 1 house alcoholic beverage or 2 non-alcoholic beverages). Cruises depart promptly.  All cruises are 90-minutes long. This is not a seated event. $3.00 of proceeds will be donated to Illuminate.Learn more about The Bay Lights by Leo Villareal and dedicate a light at 

Dates: Saturday, August 5 and 19, 2017     
Departure Time: 7:45 p.m. (August 5); 7:30 p.m. (August 19).  Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.  
Location: PIER 39
For more information: Call 1-415-773-1188 or email

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What better way to explore San Francisco on your own!  Bay City Bike offers the largest selection of adult bikes, kids bike's, and specialty equipment for anyone's biking needs -- electric bikes, city bikes, and a variety of kids' equipment.  Bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and return via ferry boat.  $7 off all rentals from our 2800 Leavenworth Street location. 
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Location: 2800 Leavenworth Street
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-215-9977

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Short on time, but still want to Segway? Join us on one of our New 1.5 Hour Mini Segway Tours!  We now offer shortened versions of our two most popular routes.  Choose from our Waterfront Mini Segway Tour or our Park Mini Segway Tour.  Space is filling up fast, so reserve your spot today!  
We also offer 5 other fun guided tour routes daily: Wharf & Waterfront Tour; Golden Gate Park Tour; Night Chinatown & Little Italy Tour; Advanced Hills Tour; and Advanced Golden Gate Park Tour.  Must be 12 years or older and 100 - 250 lbs.)  You will love gliding through the city on a Segway!  Don't believe us?  Click here to check our reviews!
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: Our office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m, with 5 daytime departures and 1 night tour departure daily!
Locations: 757 Beach Street (near Hyde); 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (near Japanese Tea Garden), Golden Gate Park; and 417 Beach Street (near Taylor)
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-474-3130 (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

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Alcatraz Cruises' Summer schedule includes 15 Day Tour and 2 Night Tour departures.  
Times: Daily departures for Day Tours: 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.  The brand new Behind the Scenes Tour (for the physically strenuous) is available Thursday Through Monday, departing at 4:20 p.m. and 4:50 p.m.        
*Departure times are subject to change without notice.  
Summer Schedule Dates: Now through November 5, 2017 
Location: Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-981-ROCK (7625) or email

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San Francisco -- and the historic Buena Vista Cafe -- continues to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Throughout the summer and into early fall, there will be numerous events and concerts around the Bay, paying homage to hippie culture and the enduring creative legacy of the 1967 event that continues to influence the San Francisco Bay area to this day.  Stop by the BV to raise a glass of our world-famous signature Irish Coffee to toast 50 years of hippie history, and pick up a free Buena Vista "Peace, Love & Irish Coffee" lapel button or temporary tattoo (while supplies last).
Be sure to visit the Buena Vista retail shop (located adjacent to the restaurant) to check out our limited-edition Summer of Love "Peace, Love & Irish Coffee" t-shirts, hoodies, tote bags, posters, drinkware and more.
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: Open Daily: Lunch, Dinner & All-Day Breakfast.  Weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.; Weekends 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Location: 2765 Hyde Street (at Beach)
For more information: Call 1-415-474-5044

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Giants Enterprises, On the Water Extension: California Spirit and Yacht Lady

Everything is Better in a Fresh Waffle Cone!

Facebook | Twitter | InstagramGiants Enterprises invites you to experience our new on-the-water expansions, California Spirit and Yacht Lady.  Imagine hosting your event on one of these luxuriously appointed vessels while sweeping across spectacular San Francisco Bay, from McCovey Cove by AT&T Park, to the Golden Gate Bridge and beyond.  With an award-winning hospitality team capable of creating unbeatable events, we are excited to hit your events out of the park and on to the water!

Dates: Beginning August 1, 2017
Times: Year-round and daily
Location: Pier 40, 89 King Street (just steps away from AT&T Park)
For more information: Call 1-415-972--1800 or email


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For more information: Call 1-415-929-7722 

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Get a Ben & Jerry's Waffle Cone today! Pick two of your favorite flavors of ice cream and try them in our fresh, homemade waffle cones.  
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Locations: 475 Jefferson Street (next to the Argonaut Hotel) and Pier 41

Argonaut Location Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Monday); 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Tuesday); 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday and Thursday); 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday); and 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Pier 41 Location Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Friday); 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Saturday); and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Sunday) 
For more information: Call Janna Kaufman, 1-650-465-8001

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Experience the thrill of a rollercoaster and the excitement of a state-of-the-art laser blasting game all at once!  Our 20-seat theater, massive movie screen and the newest 3D technology will keep your senses reeling as you RIDE, BLAST and COMPETE your way into other dimensions! Featuring Road Fighters, Los Banditos, Zombies! and Gigamon.
Put your agility, speed and confidence to the test as you navigate your way through a web of crisscrossing laser beams in Lazer Challenge. You can attempt this mission solo or work in tandem as you jump, crawl and stretch yourself to the limit to beat the clock and your friends, all while being cheered on by onlookers on our live screens!  Almost as fun to watch as it is to complete!  

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily
Location: The end of PIER 39 (across from the carousel)
For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-445-0916

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Action Packed Adventure at 7D Experience!

Explore San Francisco's famous landmarks on a Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour.  Sit back and enjoy the ride as you cruise through the city on an open-top bus and learn about San Francisco's unique history.  You have the choice of a personal recorded commentary, available in 10 languages, or an entertaining live commentary.  Our unique city tour has 20 stops for guests to hop-on or hop-off the bus to visit attractions and points of interest.  Other tour options include Panoramic Night Tour and Sausalito Trolley Tour.  Immerse yourself in San Francisco's diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and one-of-a-kind views.
Times: Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (every 10 minutes)
Location: 99 Jefferson Street (near Mason) 
For more information: Call 1-855-854-8687


Hotel Zoe San Francisco has arrived, and we'd like to offer you an opportunity to experience what all the San Francisco buzz is about!  As the newest hotel in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, we want you to book directly with us today and save 40%* as an Introductory Offer on one of Zoe's new luxurious hotel rooms.
*Offer cannot be combined with other offers and is not applicable to Groups.  Rates and Offers may be changed at any time.  Subject to availability and restrictions apply.
Valid Dates: Now through December 30, 2017   
Location: 425 North Point Street (at Mason)
For more information: Call 1-415-561-1100

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Enjoy San Francisco's Finest Calamari Appetizer on Us!

 Celebrate the summer season with an outing on the bay.
Experience San Francisco's sights from the comfort of a yacht with Hornblower Cruises & Events!  Cruises feature welcoming service, gourmet cuisine prepared fresh on board, and dazzling views.  Choose from weekly brunch, lunch, dinner, or happy hour cruises.
Don't let summer slip by -- try one of Hornblower's new seasonal cruises:
Take Sunday Funday to the water with our new Bloody Mary Summer Brunch Cruise, featuring bottomless bubbly and custom Bloody Marys. Or, sip on a cocktail as you sail under the golden Gate on the new Social Sunday Cruise, a scenic afternoon happy hour!
On select Fridays this August, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love on Hornblower's Summer of Love Supper Club Cruise, featuring small-plate dining stations, themed drink specials, and a live DJ spinning songs inspired by the summer of '67.
Dates: Beginning August 5, 2017
Departure times: Varies by cruise
Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing
For more information: Call 1-415-788-8866 

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The Adventure Cat sailing cruises are back in the water 7 days a week!  As in past years, guests can purchase tickets for any of our 3 daily trips (90 minutes each) out around Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge. The large sailing catamarans are quiet, fast and safe, offering both indoor and outdoor seating for everyone to find a spot!
Departure times: 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. or Sunset
Location: PIER 39, Gate J (next to the sea lions)
For more information: Call 1-415-777-1630 or email

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Come to Alioto's and enjoy our freshest seafood and the Wharf's best views. Purchase any of our entrees and enjoy San Francisco's Finest Calamari Appetizer, on us!  Click here and show to your server. We offer validated parking.  
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
Location: #8 Fisherman's Wharf (Restaurant Row on Taylor Street)
For more information: Call 1-415-673-0183 or email  

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If you are thinking prestige, you have come to the right place. Serving the Bay Area, Protocol Transportation offers the Finest in Official and Proper Transportation.  
We can take you on a City Tour, including the San Francisco City Tour(Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, Japanese Tea Garden, Lombard "Crooked" Street, Seal Rock) or a Wine Country Tour (Napa/Sonoma Valley wineries such as Beringer, Inglenook, V. Sattui, Mondavi, Sterling Vineyards, etc.).  
For business meetings, conferences, or team-building outings, Protocol is also ready to help plan an event of any scale including airport services, point to point transfers and as directed.
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Location: 514 Presidio Avenue
For more information: Call 1-415-923-0934 
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More Great Tours online at Most tours offer free hotel pickup and drop off. Last minute bookings welcomed. by Bay City Guide magazine, a local company, has partnered with the finest tour operators to offer visitors the lowest prices on San Francisco Tours and Bay Area Sightseeing! 
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Call Center Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. PST. 
Call Center to Book Tours: Call 1-415-775-1200 

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Join PIER 39 every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and more!  Each week will bring something different: whether it's discounts, giveaways or special events, there's something for everyone to enjoy!
The fun kicks off with Summer Craft Dayon August 4, featuring our friends from Museum of Craft & Design!  Kids of all ages can make free crafts like paper plate fans, decorative bubble wand bands and Sharpie-dyed bandanas.*  On Friday, August 11, shop early and receive special discounts at participating businesses from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.* Next, on August 18, head to The PIER for Reverse Happy Hour at participating restaurants and eateries from 8:00 p.m. to close.*  The fun culminates on August 25 with a free outdoor Movie Night featuring Inside Out at the Bay End of The PIER, beginning at 8:00 p.m.  Be sure to download your Movie Night coupons for even more savings!*    
*Restrictions apply.  Events and event activities are weather-permitting and subject to change without notice.
For more information: Call 1-415-705-5500 or email 

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Celebrate San Francisco's Summer of Love at  Fog Harbor Fish House!  We're serving our Award-Winning Perfect Hibiscus Margarita topped with a flower as a nod to "flowers in your hair" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.  Fog Harbor is proud to be the first restaurant on Fisherman's Wharf to serve 100% sustainable seafood.      
Dates: Now through August 31, 2017
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information: Call 1-415-421-2442 or email
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