Visit San Francisco's only aquarium dedicated to the marine animals that live in San Francisco Bay and nearby waters. Walk through 300 ft. of crystal clear tunnels filled with sharks, rays and more than 20,000 other denizens of the deep's like skin diving without getting wet. Daily live animal encounters invite visitors to touch sharks, rays, sea stars and land animals like blue tongued skinks. Special exhibits also include the mesmerizing world of Moon Jellies and Pacific Sea Nettles; a grotto-style exhibit with Dungeness Crabs, Spot Prawns, Deep Sea Isopod and others; and PG&E Bay Lab, an interactive climate change exhibit. Every day is filled with exciting special events, including behind the scenes tours, animal feedings and presentations. Parking is available at the PIER 39 parking garage one block away from the Aquarium. The garage is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Aquarium of the Bay does not validate parking, however, visitors who dine at one of PIER 39's full-service restaurants receive one hour free validated parking at lunch and two hours free validated parking after 6 pm for dinner. Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Summer hours are 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Closed December 25th.
Categories: Attraction, Waterviews, 200+
Forbes Island Restaurant
PIER 39 - Sea Lion Harbor | 415.-951-4900 | Website
Enjoy a delicious gourmet meal as you dine on the San Francisco Bay at Forbes Island. Depart from PIER 39's West Marina Gate H where a 27-passenger vessel ferries you to the island. The five-minute cruise takes you past the sea lions to the world's only man-made floating island. Reservations are required. Forbes Island is the perfect location for private parties. Full bar. Cross Streets: BETWEEN PIERS 39 and 41. Directions: PIER 39 has convenient visitor parking in the PIER 39 Garage, located directly across the street from the Entrance Plaza. Restaurant patrons who dine at one of PIER 39's full-service restaurants receive one hour free validated parking at lunch and two hours free validated parking after 6:00 pm for dinner. Hours of Operation: Vary By Season-Call Restaurant For Hours
Categories: Attraction, Restaurant, Waterviews, Weddings
In search of a groovy place to host your next event in San Francisco? Look no further than Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco. Our stylish event venue at Pier 39 can accommodate seated rehearsal dinners, reception-style events, dance parties, and rock star bashes with anywhere from 70 to 750 guests.
With full-service event planning and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, our San Francisco venue is perfectly equipped to host flawless events. We also offer catering, entertainment, event merchandise packages, and additions like photo booths, fishing and sailing packages, entertainers, DJs, and live bands to complement your event. We look forward to celebrating and partying with you in San Francisco!
Categories: Restaurant, Attraction, 200+
From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, a visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39. Kick off your visit by exploring two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions, all surrounded by unbeatable views of the city and the bay. Take it from the world famous sea lions: a visit to San Francisco starts at the PIER.
Castegories: Attraction, 200+
The SS JEREMIAH O'BRIEN is one of two remaining fully functional Liberty ships of the 2,710 built and launched during WWII. The O'BRIEN has the distinction of being the last unaltered Liberty ship and remains historically accurate. Moored at Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, she is a premier San Francisco attraction. Just 2 miles from the Moscone Convention Center, our Fisherman's Wharf hotel in San Francisco features 7,000 square feet of conference and wedding space, beautiful views and local event planning experts. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, this Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco hotel offers guests an unsurpassed locale in one of the world's great cities. Discover premier accommodations and a leader among San Francisco hotels near Fisherman's Wharf when you plan your next visit to the Bay Area.
Categories: Boat, Attraction, Waterviews, Weddings, 200+