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.
Lace up your running shoes for San Francisco's most exciting half marathon event. The streets of the city come alive on April 6th for a fabulous running race and health expo event highlighted by live music and a headliner concert party at the Civic Center Plaza after the race. Continue readingRock and Roll Half Marathon details
Escape to the beautiful Bay Area and plan a romantic rendezvous with a special vacation package from our stylish downtown hotel. Book our popular Romantic Getaway package to combine luxurious accommodations with a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates upon your arrival, free valet parking, late check-out and more. Continue readingRomance Package details
Laugh your way across the city at SF Sketchfest, an 18-day celebration of comedy with 200 events, including stand-up performances, improv acts, sketch comics and alternative performers. Taking place from January 23 through February 9, this funny festival showcases national, local and up-and-coming comics at over 20 venues in the San Francisco area. Continue readingSF Sketchfest details
Fly on a magical musical carpet when the San Francisco Symphony presents the spectacular Scheherazade, a journey through the world of the Arabian nights in the heart of the Bay Area. Performances take place from February 19 through 22 at Davies Symphony Hall, and advance tickets are available now online. Continue readingSan Francisco Symphony Presents Scheherazade! details
Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in San Francisco
Join the fun at one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the world when you visit San Francisco during January and February. Honoring the advent of the year of the horse, this festive occasion features a massive parade, flower market, beauty pageant, sporting events and a big community fair. Continue readingWays to Celebrate Chinese New Year in San Francisco details