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.
Whether you join in the fun on the race course or watch the procession from the sidelines, Bay to Breakers 2014 is a classic San Francisco event that showcases the city's colorful personality. Over 70,000 runners cruise from The Embarcadero to Ocean Beach, many dressed in funky costumes for the festive party race. Continue readingBay to Breakers 2014 details
Discover the best brews in the land at the 31st Annual San Francisco Beer Festival, which takes place on Saturday, May 24 at Fort Mason Center's Festival Pavilion. Your ticket gives you a bottomless mug for sampling from over 100 local and international craft breweries. You'll also find treats from some of the city's most popular restaurants. Continue readingSan Francisco International Beer Festival details
Attend one of the largest IT conventions in the world at Cisco Live San Francisco. Taking place from May 18-22 at the Moscone Center, this educational and training conference features numerous keynote speakers, hundreds of training sessions, and a customer appreciation event with Imagine Dragons and Lenny Kravitz. Continue readingCisco Live details
The Switchboard Music Festival is an 8-hour, non-stop showcase uniting a diverse collection of musicians sharing a common desire to push the envelope on traditional music genre distinctions. This world renowned festival is dedicated to bringing forward eclectic and innovative music from the San Francisco area and beyond. 2014 performers include Grex, Odessa Chen + The Invisible Stories Ensemble, Jordan Glenn & Michael Coleman, and Matthew Welch's Blarvuster. Continue readingSwitchboard Music Festival details
Catch the always funny Aziz Ansari on his Modern Romance Comedy tour at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall on April 2 & 3, 2014. A rising comedian and star on NBC's Parks and Recreation, Aziz Ansari began his stand up career in New York in 2000 while simultaneously attending New York University. Continue readingAziz Ansari Tour details