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.
Winter fun comes to San Francisco with the annual arrival of the Justin Herman Plaza outdoor ice rink at the Embarcadero Center. For $10 you receive an hour and a half to glide, soar, and have fun with friends. The Embarcadero is also a great place to grab a meal and do some holiday shopping, right across from the Ferry Building. Continue reading
See the innovative creations of designers and craftspeople that live and work on the west coast of the United States. West Coast Craft at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco is a two-day event in November with a huge array of goods, from organic cosmetics to handmade ceramics to batik pillows. The fair is free and open to the public. Continue reading
Bring the family to San Francisco for a neighborhood celebration of food, music and fun at the 25th Annual Fiesta on the Hill. This popular, family friendly event celebrates community and diversity each year with an entertaining all day street party filled with high-energy entertainment, delicious cuisine and family style activities. Continue reading
Beer lovers rejoice! The 10th Annual Brews on the Bay is back and better than ever. The fun filled festival celebrates the best brews from over 15 different San Francisco breweries serving up more than 50 different tasty beers while sailing on the Bay past some of the City' most notable landmarks. Continue reading