Ready to fiesta forever -- or at least for one day?  Join us at Wipeout Bar & Grill for Cinco de Mayo!
Experience a great meal at our unique California surf-themed restaurant.  We feature indoor/outdoor dining and a variety of casual entrees from 100% sustainable seafood to burgers.  Enjoy surfing on our indoor flat screen TVs or gather outside around the firepit beneath the palm tree.  Best part?  There's a full bar to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!  

Wipeout Bar & Grill is San Francisco's killer hangout spot.  We also offer one-hour of FREE validated parking in the PIER 39 garage.

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level
For more information: Call
1-415-986-5966 or email

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Come Experience The Exploratorium's Huge Summer Exhibition:  Inflatable

Join us for Mother's Day at Pier Market Seafood Restaurant.  Let us help you show Mom how much you appreciate her!

Come try our fresh local mesquite-grilled seafood and award-winning Clam Chowder. Enjoy waterfront views of Alcatraz and outdoor patio dining.  Make your online reservations now!

PIer Market is a family owned and operated restaurant that will give you the quintessential San Francisco waterfront experience.  We are proud to serve 100% sustainable seafood.  Accessible, 1-hour FREE validated parking in the PIER 39 Garage.

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018
Hours:11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
Location: Lower Level in the middle of PIER 39
For more information: Call
1-415-989-7437 or email:

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Mother's Day Brunch at Pescatore

 To help celebrate its 60th year in San Francisco, the Giants unveiled the Giant Vault, a museum within AT&T Park that holds some of the most unique and coveted pieces in the franchise's storied history.  Come visit the Home of the San Francisco Giants to check out the new space and go behind the scenes with one of our seasoned Tour Guides.  Get a player's-eye view from the Dugout, the Visitor's Batting Cage, Clubhouse, and more!

Dates: Beginning May 1, 2018
Times: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  (Tours last 1.5 hours long.)
24 Willie Mays Plaza.  Tours depart from the Giants' Dugout Store located on the Third Street side of the ballpark.
For more information: Call
1-415-972-2400 or email


From Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day to Bay to Breakers and Memorial Day, May is an event-filled month in the City.  The welcome promise of warm weather is also a great reason to get out, explore, meet and mingle.  Located just steps from the cable car terminus, theBuena Vista Cafeis a legendary gathering place where a lively and welcoming atmosphere makes every day a party.  Whether you're celebrating the mothers in your life, fueling up after attending Bay to Breakers, or honoring fallen US soldiers, the BV is the place to be.  Our hearty all-day breakfasts and satisfying lunches and dinners - accompanied by world-famous Irish coffee -- are always sure to please. 

Be sure to visit out our gift shop (located adjacent to the cafe), featuring an appealing assortment of BV logo merchandise, souvenirs and maybe even the perfect Mother's Day gift!

Hours: Open Daily 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
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After all, she has been cooking and treating you to nice meals for years.  Now it's time to take her out on the town!  Spoil your mother and join us for Mother's Day at Fog Harbor Fish House -- your local PIER 39 restaurant offering the quintessential San Francisco waterfront dining experience.  Take in award-winning views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

We will be serving our traditional menu, plus a la carte seasonal specials in the spirit of the occasion.  Enjoy bay views, proximity to the famed PIER 39 sea lions, and accessible, 1-hour FREE validated parking in the PIER 39 Garage. 
Make your online reservations now!

Fog Harbor is a family owned and operated restaurant that will give you the quintessential San Francisco waterfront experience.  We are proud to serve 100% sustainable seafood.

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information: Call
1-415-421-2442 or email

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Come join Pescatore for an exclusive Mother's Day menu with some of Chef Rafael Mayoral's favorite brunch dishes!

Enjoy our outside patio with family and friends, while sipping on bottomless mimosas.  Make it an epic Mother's Day!

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018
Hours: 7 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Location: 2455 Mason Street (at North Point Street)
For more information: Call
1-415-561-1111 or email 

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Bass Tub is getting ready for our 2018 live bait potluck and salmon fishing season!  We are now taking reservations, so call to book your trip now!  We will also be doing cruises on San Francisco Bay.  

Bass Tub is the largest and most modern boat at Fisherman's Wharf.  On Bass Tub, you're in the right hands!

Location: 286 Jefferson Street (Berth #4)
For more information: Call 
1-415-456-9055 or email


Create your own journey or enjoy one of our road-tested itineraries showcasing the gems of San Francisco and beyond. Bay City Bike Rentals & Tourshas bikes for all ages, levels and tastes to explore San Francisco on your own.  By offering the largest selection of adult bikes, kids bikes, and specialty equipment, we can satisfy anyone's biking needs. Our local guided tour experts proudly feature four Daily Guided Tours. Our professional guides can take you to explore San Francisco up close and personal.  We also provide detailed riding maps of our favorite routes, locks, and helmets for a flawless journey!

Hours: Open daily at 8:00 a.m. Tour times vary.
Locations: 501 Bay Street, 2661 Taylor Street, 2830 Jones Street, and 2800 Leavenworth Street
For more information or reservations: Call 
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  Grab your friends and head to THE PIER for an evening of wine, music, and fun at the PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour on Friday, May 18th!  Stroll THE PIER and stop by participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings, exclusive discounts,
and live music and entertainment from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Attendees will receive wine tastings
, discounts at participating businesses, a commemorative wine glass and more. 

Advance tickets are $25.00 until May 17, 2018 and $30.00 at the event (cash only).  Click here to purchase your tickets now!  

Location: PIER 39 and the Sea Lion Center
For more information: Call 
1-415-705-5500 or email:   

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Celebrate Mother's Day with us at our San Francisco location!  During business hours, bring your mom to dine with us and champagne for her will be on us!  We have had a complete renovation, so it's a great time to check out our new space and Rock Shop.  

Click here to make your reservation now for Mother's Day, or call us.  What better way to show your appreciation and love to your Mom!

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
Location: Entrance of PIER 39
For more information: Call
1-415-956-2013 or email    

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Celebrate Easter and the Arrival of Spring!

Mother's Day at Fog Harbor Fish House

Treat Mom to Outdoor Fun During Mother's Day Weekend! 

Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day!

Bay City Bike Rentals & Tours

Take the Mom in your life out for a trip she will always remember!  Make it count this year and take Adventure Cat Sailing's  2-hour sail out around Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge!  Photo opportunities are everywhere, with memories for years to come.  Trip includes continental snacks and 2 drinks per person --- and maybe even a special goodie for the Moms onboard!  The price is $80.00 per person, which includes snacks and 2 drinks.

Date: Sunday, May 13, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: PIER 39, Gate J (right next to the sealions)
For more information: Call 
1-800-498-4228 or email    

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May 2018 Events at San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

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

Spring is in the air!  If you plan to visit San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf during the month of April, there are fun attractions to visit, things to see and do, hotels to stay and places to dine, and enjoy the sights and sounds. 


Back by Popular Demand at Pier Market

If you're coming to San Francisco, you will want to book your date with "The Rock."  If you're interested in hanging with "The Rock" up close and personal, you can confirm your "date" up to 90 days in advance.  Do you think we meant Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock")?  While the superstar, superhero may be popular, Alcatraz Island is attracting more fans every year!

As the official website for Alcatraz tours, Alcatraz Cruises provides the guaranteed lowest prices for Alcatraz tickets.  (Note: While other entities do indeed sell tickets for Alcatraz tours, there are many unauthorized booking sellers that offer tickets at inflated prices and Alcatraz Cruises cannot be responsible for tickets bought from other sources.)

Alcatraz Cruises Spring/Summer schedule is now in effect and 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.        
 *Departure times are subject to change without notice.  

Dates: Spring/Summer Schedule Now through November 4, 2018
Location: Pier 33, Alcatraz Landing 
For more information or tickets: Call
1-415-981-7625 or email:

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Experience the Gregangelo Museum!

Veterans Memorial Cruise

Spring Wine Tour at PIER 39

Mother's Day Cruise Aboard Adventure Cat

This Mother's Day, do something the whole family will love!  Join us on one of our 
Segway tours and save $10 per person Mother's Day Weekend!  Simply mention the promo code SegwayMom.  Valid for all of our 2.5 hour Public Segway tours 5/11/18 through 5/13/18.

We offer 7 fun guided tour routes daily:  Wharf & Waterfront TourGolden Gate Park TourNight Chinatown & Little Italy TourAdvanced Hills Tour; Advanced Golden Gate Park Tour; and Waterfront Segway Mini Tour (1.5 hours); and Park Segway Mini Tour (1.5 hours).  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!

Hours: 5 daytime departures and 1 night tour each evening!  
Locations: 757 Beach Street (near Hyde) or 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (near Japanese Tea Garden), Golden Gate Park or 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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The 7D Experience is thrilled to announce an all new ride for 2018!  ROBOT RIOT is an immersive and exciting battle for survival.  Armies of alien robots have descended upon the earth and are wreaking havoc in a bid to take control of the planet. Skyscrapers crumble to the ground as giant sinkholes swallow buildings whole.  Helicopters are pulled from the sky while chaos reigns on the streets below.  In order to save the world from colossal damage, the bots must be defeated and the masterminds behind the attack terminated once and for all!

Visit 7D Experience for a chance to battle and save us all!

Date: Opening late January 2018
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily
Location: The end of PIER 39 (across from the carousel)
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Join us at Tower Tours and venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with ancient coastal redwood trees -- also known as Muir Woods National Monument -- on this afternoon visit when the sun is just beginning to set over San Francisco.  Enjoy solitude and peace, through the cool, moist air, as you stroll through 1000-year-old trees towering 260 feet tall. Experience the awe and wonder as you are treated through Northern California's signature fog, while you wander in and out of the Mother Nature's redwood alleyways.

NEW - On your return back to San Francisco, enjoy a real treat as we stop for a scenic photo stop at the magnificently picturesque Marin Headlands at the north side of the Golden Gate Bridge.  The sun will be starting to set towards the Pacific Ocean as you savor the panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline in the distance!

Dates: Beginning May 15, 2018 (through October 15, 2018)
Time: 4:00 p.m. from Union Square; 4:30 p.m. from Fisherman's Wharf 
Tour Location: 288 Beach Street (at Mason), Fisherman's Wharf. 
For more information or reservations: Call
1-415-345-TOUR (8687) or 1-866-345-8687

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Muir Woods Visit & Scenic Marin Headlands at Sunset! 

Cruise with Red and White Fleet!

Welcome to Historic

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

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, and happy hour cruises.  
This May 13th, treat your mom to a relaxing outing on the bay with a 
Mother's Day Cruise.  Gather the whole family for a Champagne Brunch Cruise, or a four-course Dinner Cruise.  

Kick off the summer and celebrate the long weekend with a Memorial Day Champagne Brunch Cruise on May 28th! 

Departure times: Varies by cruise
Location: Pier 3, Hornblower Landing
For more information: Call

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OurVeterans Ex-soldier Memorial Cruise is an annual tradition for the SS Jeremiah O'Brien.  It commemorates the gallantry of all veterans who have served in defense of America's freedom.  Just outside the Golden Gate Bridge, a wreath-laying ceremony is conducted complete with Color Guard.  Continental breakfast and coffee are provided upon boarding.  Hot dog lunch provided by Annie's Hot Dogs.  Water, soft drinks, beer and wine are also included.  Music onboard by the Natural Gas Jazz Band. 

Ticket Prices:  General Passenger - $135.00; Youth (ages 5-16) - $80.00; Family (up to 2 adults, 2 youth) - $320.00.  World War II and Korean War Veterans are free.  Click here for online tickets!

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: Boarding at 9:00 a.m.  Cruising from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: PIer 45 
For more information or tickets: Call
1-415-544-0100 or email 


AT&T Park Tours Featuring the New Giant Vault

Tailor-Made for City Tours

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Hard Rock Cafe!

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).  
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.

Location: 514 Presidio Avenue
For more information: Call

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Dine on the Bay with Hornblower for Mother's Day

 Join Blue & 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, May 12 and May 26, 2018
Times: May 12- 7:45 p.m. (boarding begins at 7;15 p.m.); May 26 - 8:00 p.m. (boarding begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: PIER 39 

For more information: Call 1-415-705-8200 or email

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​Bay Lights Cruise

Enter San Francisco's Hidden Treasure! The Gregangelo Museum invites guests to put down their phones and pick up a new view of the world around them.  Exploring 27 rooms of immersive art installations, this tour will leave the guest with a new sense of connection to the earth, their friends and family, and (most of all) to themselves.  Tours are guided by native San Franciscan and the Artistic Director of Velocity Circus, Gregangelo.  The tour explores the unique history of San Francisco, the artistry that founded it, and the diverse cultures that make up its residents.  Tours are by appointment only.  Half Tours are $50.00; Full Tours are $85.00.  

Hours: Tours available year-round by appointment only 
Location: 225 San Leandro Way, San Francisco
For more information or reservations: Call
1-415-664-0095 or email 

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Opening Soon! Alcatraz: The Breakout Escape Room at Madame Tussauds!

Come by your favorite Ben & Jerry's ice cream shop at Fisherman's Wharf and check out our newest line of flavors!  Stop in for a free sample and stay for your newest favorite flavor in our yummy homemade waffle cones.  Show this newsletter and get 20% off your order!
Dates: Now through May 31, 2018
Locations: 475 Jefferson Street (next to Argonaut Hotel) and Pier 41
Hours of Argonaut Hotel Location: 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday through Sunday)
Hours of Pier 41 Location: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday through Thursday) and 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Friday through Sunday)

For more information: Call Janna Kaufman, 1-650-465-8001

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Fishing Aboard the Bass Tub

Alcatraz Cruises Spring/Summer Schedule