Holiday shopping is better at the Ferry Building, where you’ll find a multitude of specialty shops offering everything from garden accessories and artisan cheeses to one-of-a-kind gifts and fresh local fish. Located in San Francisco’s historic Ferry Building, overlooking the scenic San Francisco Bay, the Ferry Building shops are the perfect place to pick up a special holiday gift, hostess gifts, specialty food items, and more. During your visit, be sure to stop by some of the local eateries and food shops at the Ferry Building, including the Cowgirl Creamery, where you can taste and purchase delicious, fresh or aged, organic cheeses. Other must-see shops at the Ferry Building include Sur La Table, Ferry Plaza Seafood, ACME Bread Company, Scharfen Berger Chocolate, and Ferry Plaza Wine Merchants. History buffs should note that San Francisco City Guides is now offering free, guided walking tours of the Ferry Building, starting at noon on Saturdays and Tuesdays. The Ferry Building is open Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday from 9am-6pm and Sunday from 11am-5pm.