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.
The 2013 Treasure Island Music Festival is headed to San Francisco again this October 19th and 20th. The exciting two-day musical extravaganza brings the hottest new rock bands, DJs and indie music performers together for a mind-blowing concert experience on two stages all overlooking the scenic San Francisco Bay. Continue reading
Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween at fun adults-only events on the waterfront in San Francisco this October. From ghost ship dance parties to masquerade ball revelry and midnight cruises on the water, you'll find plenty of tricks and treats in the City by the Bay on Halloween. Continue reading
Pier 48, not far from the Hotel Griffon, is a scenic setting for Oktoberfest by the Bay, a big three-day celebration of German beer, food and culture. Taste sizzling sausages, sip steins of beer, learn about German culture and enjoy live entertainment from traditional German dancers and the 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band. Continue reading
San Francisco hosts the world's greatest sailing competition this summer, and America's Cup brings to the city a season full of water races and celebration. With numerous racing heats throughout each week along with an exciting concert series, this unique sports event is thrilling for both the spectators and the sailors who compete. Continue reading