Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in San Francisco by choosing from a variety of unique events tailored to meet a wide array of interests. St. Patrick’s Day has developed into one of the most popular celebrations in the world and San Francisco joins the party by playing host to the following noteworthy events: 3/15 & 3/17 - St. Patrick's Day Pubcrawl: Join thousands of pub-crawlers at Extreme Pizza on 1980 Union Street at noon and enjoy countless drink specials, as you visit the area's most popular restaurants and bars. Sample some authentic Irish-American venues, such as The Phoenix Irish Bar, Lefty O’Doul’s and Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub. Have other plans? A second pubcrawl kicks off at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 17. 3/16 - Emerald Across The Bay 12K: Not into pubcrawls? Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by participating in the annual Emerald Across The Bay 12K run, which spans the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Named 'The Best Bridge Run in America' by Runner's World Magazine, this event kicks off at 8:30 a.m., with all proceeds benefiting the Edgewood Center for Children & Families. 3/15 - Saint Patrick's Day Parade: With marching bands, Irish dance troupes, colorful floats and nearly 100,000 spectators, this annual event is one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco. This year's parade steps off at 11:30am on 2nd & Market and wraps up at Civic Center Plaza. Get out and meet up with other like-minded revelers. San Francisco has something for everyone, whether you'd rather celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by breaking a sweat, watching a parade or downing a few pints of green beer and the Hotel Griffon is near it all!