Welcome to the Hotel Griffon blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel on the Embarcadero waterfront in downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Ferry Building, AT&T Park, Pier 39 and more.
Grab your running or walking shoes & make your way to Polo Fields in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park at 8:00 a.m. on November 27(Thanksgiving Day). That's when folks will gather for the 12th Annual Turkey Trot, featuring a 5-mile run & 3-mile walk. Continue reading
Get in the holiday spirit by heading down to San Francisco's PIER 39 on November 22 or November 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Enjoy a stunning 60-foot tree, singing, & special visit by characters from Disneyland(r) Resort. Continue reading
Attracting more than 750,000 people per year over the course of three days, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is a free music event that takes place in Golden Gate Park. Listen to live bluegrass, rock, folk and other genres from October 3-5. Continue reading
From the Blue Angels air show to the parade of ships under the Golden Gate Bridge, SF Fleet Week is an exciting time to be in the city. Enjoy air show action, tour the Navy ships in harbor, listen to live music, and mingle with soldiers. Continue reading
Find free outdoor entertainment in the heart of San Francisco during the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Throughout the summer & fall, Yerba Buena Gardens welcomes a selection of family-friendly entertainment, art installations & cultural events. Continue reading