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.
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
Experience all of the city's iconic destinations, off-the-beaten-path attractions and points of interest on a tour with Go Car. San Francisco's newest tour option is a storytelling car equipped with GPS that guides you around the city. Explore at your own pace and drive as the car navigates your way and tells you the story of San Francisco. Continue readingGo Car Tours San Francisco details