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Chinese New Year  Carnival, Flower Fair, Basketball Jamboree, Miss Chinatown USA, more Jan 24 - Feb 8

Vietnamese Tet Festival  Tet Festival queen, food, music, colorful pageantry and plenty of firecrackers in Little Saigon.  Jan 18

Martin Luther King Jr Day, Youth and Family Freedom March Rally  Jan 19

19th Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at Pier 39  Docents from the Marine Mammal Center will explain the habits of the sea lions.  Jan 19

Arts of Pacific Asia Show - Art and artifacts of the Pacific and Mainland Asian Reion, Fort Mason Center, Feb 6 - 8

San Francisco Beer Week - beer dinners, cheese and beer pairings, meet the brewers, demonstrations, music, films, and an exhibit of Bay Area brewing history.  Feb 6 - 15

KNBR/Giants Winter Fanfest, Go behind the scenes and tour the Clubhouse and Dugout, get autographs, more. AT&T Park   Feb 7

Black Choreographers Festival  Celebrating African and African American dance and culture. 
Dance Mission Theater  Feb 13-21

Pacific Orchid Exposition Over 150,000 flowers and hundreds of award winners selected by the American Orchid Society.   Fort Mason Center  Mar 5-8

SFJAZZ Spring Season 2009 Concerts in various locations for all members of the family, between March and June. 

157th St. Patrick’s Day Parade One of San Francisco's largest annual parades and one of the longest-running parades in the U.S.  Second and Market to Civic Center, Mar 154 11:30

A trip to Ghiradelli Square is truly delicious, with bakeries, restaurants, gift shops and a special stop at the scrumptius Ghiradelli Choclate Shop.

Golden Gate NRA is the largest urban national park and contains the Marin Headlands; and across the bridge, Fort Point National Historic Site, Alcatraz Island and the Presidio.  Sausalito's back yard is a great place for sightseeing and outdoor recreation.

San Francisco Maritine Nat Historic Park, located at the west end of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, includes the fleet of historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier, the Maritime Museum, and the Maritime Museum Library.  

Not sure where to go?  The San Francisco Highlights Tour features the best of San Francisco including the Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, Presidio, Alcatraz and much more at just $45.00 per person.

The Musee Mecanique contains over 160 coin-operated mechanical instruments consisting of Grand-Ma Fortune Tellers, lovetellers, strength testers, and games of chance and skill dating from the 1880's thru the present. Free admission but machines are coin operated in their original condition so the public can enjoy them as they were originally intended.  Located at the Cliff House Restaurant, a San Francisco landmark since 1863.  Take Geary to Ocean Beach.

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is unique in its use of water conserving flora while being recognized as one of the finest private gardens in the U.S.  $5.00

A trip to San Francisco is a trip to Pier 39.  Ride the Venetian Carousel, visit the UnderWater World, enjoy street performers and the most delightful "Sea Lebrities" - San Francisco's surprise guests (California sea lions) after the Loma Prieta earthquake.  The 1 hour Bay Cruise is a must with this special internet price of just $12.00!!  Cruise includes the Marina, Presidio, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Bay Bridge, and Downtown.

Overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, The Legion of Honor displays an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art.

The Museum of the City of San Francisco has two major exhibits in San Francisco's Civic Center.  Centerpiece of the Museum is the head of the Goddess of Progress, a portion of the City Hall statue  destroyed during the 1906 earthquake.

The San Francisco Zoo offers a natural environment for over 250 species of exotic and domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.  $3, $6, $9




Westin St. Francis - Rooms from $179, limited time offer

Handlery Union Square - 35% off From $135.20

Intercontinental San Francisco - Advance Rates From $170.11






Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Hotel Nikko - High rise hotel with Japanese influenced decor offers hi-tech features, luxury guestrooms, covered pool, fine dining, 2 blocks from Union Square.

Handlery Union Square - Premiere historic hotel within  walking distance of world class shops, the Moscone Convention Center, the Powell Street cable car line, and the Sony Meteron.
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