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.
How are you starting your day on October 26? If you are visiting San Francisco, you may find your way around the huge number of Halloween-themed events and activities. Before you hit the town and consume some calories, you can participate in the Color Run SF for a personal fitness feat - along with plenty of paint ! Continue readingThe Color Run 5K details
Enter the Greystone Hotels' "Perfect West Coast Getaway" contest. This sweepstakes is a fun and easy way to win the ultimate getaway to one of Greystone's boutique hotels in in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Palo Alto, California and Bend, Oregon. "Like" any of the Greystone Hotels , including the King George Hotel, on Facebook and win travel prizes, including a stay at one of Greystone Hotels, as well as a digital camera or iPad Mini. Continue readingFacebook Contest details
Experience the annual Opera in the Park in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Throw down a blanket on Sharon Meadows, share a picnic with your sweetheart and enjoy the acclaimed music of the San Francisco Opera at this free outdoor concert on the lawn. San Francisco's Opera in the Park celebrates the opening of the San Francisco Opera's 91st season and is one of the city's favorite fall music events. Continue readingSan Francisco Opera in the Park details
Experience the action and grace of the dragon boats exploding through San Francisco Bay. A celebration of Asian culture and the ancient sport of dragon boat racing, the San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival features exciting dragon boat races on San Francisco Bay and spectacular cultural performances - from live music and dance to drumming and martial arts. Sample authentic Asian cuisine and stroll the marketplace for arts and crafts and paddle gear. Continue readingSan Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival details
Discover the captivating connection between the movement of dance and the visual aesthetic of film at the 2013 San Francisco Dance Film Festival. A celebration of dance on camera, this 4-day dance screen event features dance-based films, documentaries, panels, parties, and workshops as well as performances at the Museum of Performance + Design in San Francisco. Experience the amazing collaboration of dancers and filmmakers to perpetuate the dance on film genre in the digital medium. Continue readingSan Francisco Dance Film Festival details