Welcome to the King George Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in Union Square, downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Powell Street cable car, Chinatown, world-renowned restaurants, and the Theater District.
Featuring 55 acres of over 8,000 different kinds of plants from all over the world, as well as a variety of events and programs, and a bookstore and library, the San Francisco Botanical Garden is a truly unique and serene corner of the City By the Bay. Take the family out on Saturdays to Bean Sprout Family Days, where you can garden and picnic all day long. Go for a bug hunt, take a long walk through the grounds, or visit the bookstore or library for a good read. Continue readingSan Francisco Botanical Garden details
Since 1971, SEMICON West has been one of the preeminent tradeshows worldwide. This July 8th through 10th, join thousands of colleagues, manufacturers, and industry experts at the world's flagship event for the global micro- and nano-electronics industry. Watch new products unveil and encounter new ideas, products, and technologies. SEMICON West gathers for its 44th year at the Moscone Center. Continue readingSemicon West 2014 details
Kanye, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and The Killers headline alongside a ton of other amazing artists for Outside Lands 2014. The fest returns to Golden Gate Park for its fifth year, which promises to be the biggest and best one yet. In addition to the music, enjoy fine craft beer, cider, and food from local and regional spots, art installations, live comedy acts, and green and sustainable activities and practices throughout the festival. Continue readingOutside Lands 2014 details
The Fog City's Japantown vibrates with added life this August 2nd and 3rd for 2014's Nihonmachi Street Fair. The 41st annual running of this fusion of Asian-American, Pacific-American, and San Franciscan cultures brings Asian artisans, delicious food and drink, Hawaiian and Japanese song and dance, many genres of live music, and much more. Pets are welcome, as are volunteers-the latter being the true core of the NSF. Continue readingNihonmachi Street Fair details
SF Giants Game Live with the King George Baseball Package
The 2012 World Champion San Francisco Giants are underway with their 54th season in the city and their 14th season in AT&T Park. Join the San Francisco faithful hassle-free with a package deal from the King George Hotel: complimentary self-parking at the hotel and two round-trip passes on the Muni to get you to and from the game. No street parking headaches! Just you, the ballpark, and whomever you'd like to bring. Continue readingSF Giants Game Live with the King George Baseball Package details