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.
Hello Friends! Can you guess where I will be this week? I'll give you some hints…the location is walking distance from the Hotel Griffon, it's America's (and mine) favorite past time, and the city will look like Halloween in May… Continue readingThe Griffon - Battle of the Bay detail
Costumes. Food. Merriment. Pride. There's no other event like the Gay Pride Parade and Festival in downtown San Francisco. Two days of no barriers, just fun, acceptance and a completely new experience for anyone who hasn't been before. June 29-30, dance, shop and cheer at one of the city's most iconic and one-of-a-kind events. Continue readingSan Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade detail
Spend a day eating, drinking, listening to street musicians and discovering new, local artists, all in one of San Francisco's most historic districts! The 59th Annual North Beach Festival runs from 10am-6pm June 15-16 and features a huge range of booths from free yogurt to chalk art for kids to animal blessings. At the heart of Little Italy, there are also lots of great bars and eateries around. Continue readingThe 59th Annual North Beach Festival detail
Whether or not you're here for the sailing tournament, great music and great atmosphere will make the America's Cup Concert Series an unforgettable event. Watch superstars like Sting, Train, Steely Dan and Cheech and Chong at San Francisco's only outdoor waterfront venue! Continue readingAmerica's Cup Summer Concert Series detail
From May 27-30, watch the next installments in the long standing Bay Area rivalry between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics. Baseball at its finest, both teams of the Battle of the Bay are evenly matched and competitive, but a friendly attitude is maintained between the fans. Continue readingBattle of the Bay: Giants vs. As detail