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.
This November, skiers and snowboarders alike will unite for SnowBomb's annual Ski & Board Festival throughout the Bay Area. Ticketholders can enjoy exclusive snow gear discounts, live music, and beers and wine as well as a BMX/Skate snow featuring X Games alumni. Plus, you can even score five free lift tickets with your purchase. Continue readingThe Snowbomb Ski & Board Festival details
From now until November, history buffs can enjoy an exclusive lecture series titled, "Contemporary Historians at the Presidio." This six-month long series tells of the themes in American and world history. Expect renowned historians like Stephen Haller and Cameron Binkley, to name a few. Each lecture begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Continue reading2013 Presidio History Night details
Spend a day shopping around Union Square Park, and you'll have every option from the extravagant designer fashions to major department stores, home furnishings, luxury jewelry, and even deep-discount bargain hunting. Just head near toward the square from the King George Hotel to discover a treasure trove of hidden gems in the heart of San Francisco. Continue readingShops in Union Square details
Watch the major NFL rivalries unfold on the field as 49ers football heats up for the 2013-'14 season. In September, the 49ers will take on the Colts at their home field. In October, you can come see how the San Fran team stacks up against the Texans and the Cardinals. Continue readingSan Francisco 49ers Football details
Make Halloween 2013 your best fright night yet in a city that loves celebrating in costume. You can get into disguise and head to top San Francisco destinations for an unbelievable night of tricks, treats, people watching, and monster mashing. This year's top Halloween parties in San Francisco range from rockabilly music at the Brisbane 23 Club's Haunted Halloween to the city's world-famous pub crawl event. Continue readingHalloween in San Francisco details