Welcome to King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel Blog
Welcome to the King George Hotel - A Greystone 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.
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
With painstaking detail, Brit Floyd replicates a chronological journey through the psychedelic recording career of the legendary Pink Floyd. From Syd Barrett's electric "Piper at the Gates of Dawn" to the cavernous "The Division Bell," Brit Floyd plays for nearly three hours to a colorful animated visual accompaniment created by long-time Pink Floyd collaborator Storm Thurgerson. Continue readingBrit Floyd Tour at The Warfield San Francisco details
One year after the historic and poignant Stonewall riots began in New York in 1969, the first Pride marches were held across the country—in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. San Francisco's long and storied LGBT history continues in 2014 with the 44th Annual Pride Celebration and Parade, which takes place on June 28th and 29th. This year's theme is "Color Our World With Pride." Continue readingSan Francisco Pride 2014 details
Long considered the heart and soul of the city by the bay, The Fillmore has gone through a variety of changes through the years. It was first home to the likes of Billie Holliday and Count Basie—then passing on to the bebop of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. In the 60's, the neighborhood housed the counterculture kids: Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. The first jazz fest was held in 1985, after years of revitalization. Now, the music's returned in a big way. Continue readingFillmore Jazz Festival details