Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel

3.5 (694 reviews)

2500 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA, 94133, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (415) 362-5500   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7024

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THINGS TO DO IN FISHERMAN'S WHARF | HOTEL MANAGER'S PICKS

It’s the first of March and the temperatures starting to creep into the low 70’s. It is a perfect time to enjoy San Francisco and, maybe, take a short jaunt into the surrounding environs. As always, it is hard to predict the weather here, so be sure to bring layers to ward off that unexpected fog or sprinkle.

To learn more about things to do in Fisherman's Wharf during your stay, visit our calendar of events page on our website for details of some of the more interesting events that are happening in San Francisco this month. Regardless of what you have planned, enjoy visiting our beautiful city.

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Happy Travels ... Michael Hirsch, General Manager

 

Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Festival – March 12. The 165th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in San Francisco is a well-established event with historic ties to the city. A full day of activity is planned for the St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Civic Center Plaza and on Grove Street, from Polk to Larkin Streets. The Parade begins at 11:30 AM on Saturday at the corner of Second and Market, where more than 5,000 participants from all over the states will reel about with laughter and revelry all the way to City Hall. Learn More 
Macy’s Flower Show – March 20 – April 3. San Francisco’s Macy’s Union Square welcomes spring with the annual Macy’s Flower Show®, a gift to the city of San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area, from Sunday, March 20, through Saturday, April 3.  Sign up for a free Flower Show Tour, by calling the Visitor Center at (415) 954-6271 or email at visitsanfrancisco@macys.com. Learn More

Oscar de la Renta, Evening dress, Resort 2012. White silk faille, red and green silk embroidery and appliqué. Oscar de la Renta. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)” 

Oscar del la Renta, the Retrospective – de Young Museum, March 12 – May 30. This world premiere retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s work celebrates the life and career of one of fashion’s most influential designers including more than 130 pieces produced over five decades which traces the rise of de la Renta’s career in Spain; his formative years spent in the world’s most iconic fashion houses; and his eventual role as a designer for many of the most influential and celebrated personalities of the 20th and 21st centuries. De Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (415) 750-3600. Learn More

 

 

Dining and Liquid Sustenance

Tony’s Pizza Napoletana - STony Gemignani has won numerous awards including Best Pizza Margherita at the World Pizza Cup in Naples, Italy and Best Pizza Romana at the World Championship of Pizza Makers. Tony’s is a full service restaurant that offers several styles of pizzas and displays seven different types of pizza ovens, antipasti, pastas, insalata, and dolci and a full bar. Only the finest ingredients which include fresh herbs and honey from their roof-top garden are used. 1570 Stockton St (415) 835-9888. Learn More
Izakaya Rintaro - Chez Panisse alum Sylvan Mishima Brackett brings Tokyo izakaya to San Francisco in a zen, 60-seat space. The food is so pretty, you almost don't want to eat it. But then you eat it because: omgsogood. There’s no more serene venue to dine at in San Francisco and the tranquility really sets in when you start tasting the purity of the yakitori and the careful balance of flavors in the concluding broth with hand-rolled udon. Try to sit on the patio if it’s open. 82 14th Street (415) 589-7022. Learn More

 

California Wine Merchant - The California Wine Merchant is owned and operated by Greg & Deborah O’Flynn. Greg, born and raised in San Francisco, became interested in wine in his college years. He opened the California Wine Merchant in 1974. Greg and Deborah met in the Fall of 1988 and Deborah joined the business a year later. Both passionate about the business and making customers happy, you will find Greg in the shop most days of the week. They offer an average of 45 to 50 wines by the glass with prices ranging from $3.50/half glass to around $25+/glass with everything by the half glass, glass and bottle. It’s not all wine! Besides the wine list, they offer a delicious and substantial cheese plate consisting of a cow’s milk gouda from Holland, Acme Ciabatta bread, Kalamata olives, and pistachios. 2113 Chestnut Street. (415) 567-0646. Learn More

 

 

Simply Relax

San Francisco National Cemetery - In 1884, the War Department designated nine acres, including the site of the old post cemetery, as San Francisco National Cemetery. It was the first national cemetery established on the West Coast. The cemetery is enclosed with a stone wall and slopes down a hill that today frames a view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Its original ornamental cast-iron entrance gates are still present. The lodge and rostrum date to the 1920s and reflect the Spanish Revival styling introduced to several western cemeteries. 1 Lincoln Boulevard, Presidio of San Francisco. (650) 589-7737. Learn More

 

Romantic

Cupid’s Span - Designed by the international artists Claus Oldenberg and Coosje Van Brugen’s, “Cupid’s Span” was erected in 2003  in the new Rincon Park on the corner of the Embarcadero & Folsom Street.  This sculpture consists of fiberglass and steel, and it rises 60 feet out of the ground and covers 140 feet of the 1,000 square foot park. Embarcadero Foot of Folsom Street. Learn More

Arts and Entertainment

Wicked - The one and only Wicked is on tour showing from March 9 – April 26. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked is the story of The Land of Oz, The Emerald City and The Yellow Brick Road long before Dorothy and Toto. Concerning Glinda and Elphaba, better known as The Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of The West, this is the story of an unlikely friendship and how love, ambitions and accomplishments dictate the paths they chose, and the rest of their lives. Wicked is the smash hit of the noughts, that's still breaking records over a decade later, with Stephen Schwartz' breath-taking original songs, including 'Defying Gravity', 'Popular' and 'As Long As You're Mine', creating the perfect soundtrack to this instant classic. Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market Street. Learn More

Family Time

House of Air – Their motto is “We give flight to the flightless.” House of Air is an indoor trampoline park located in the historic airplane hangar. Their athletic and recreational facility is host to open trampoline jump time, aerial and physical training on trampolines, trampoline dodgeball, and fitness classes. They cater to group events, including birthday parties, corporate events, family events, and fundraisers. Kid hours daily from 10 am to 6 pm. 926 Old Mason Street.  (415) 345-9675. Learn More

Day Trips

Whale Watching –For over 10 years, SF Bay Whale Watching has been providing whale watching and natural history expeditions from San Francisco Bay to the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Since the beginning, SF Bay Whale Watching has been committed to showing both locals and tourists all the beauty that the San Francisco Bay has to offer. Its goal has always been to introduce people to the stunning California Coast while teaching them about the endangered wildlife that calls the San Francisco Bay home. It strives to offer attendees a personal experience by providing a local expert naturalist on board to narrate the trip and answer any questions passengers might have. Tours board at Pier 39. Farralones National Marine Sanctuary is located 27 miles west of San Francisco.  (415) 331-6267. Learn More

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