San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf is a world famous tourist attraction and a thriving and vibrant local neighborhood and commercial area. Home to world-class dining, shopping, hotels and endless entertainment opportunities. Here you will find resources for media including photos and videos, story ideas, information about the Wharf, and more.
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San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the City’s iconic destinations for tourists from around the world, along with Alcatraz, Chinatown, Union Square and Coit Tower. Join Tom Wilmer in San Francisco for a visit with Rachel Brown, Marketing and Communications Director for the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District.
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For the first time in almost two decades, a fisherman sold fish straight from his boat at Fisherman’s Wharf. Giuseppe “Joe” Pennisi sold about 230 pounds of rockfish, petrale sole and other fish from his boat on Saturday and Sunday, making him the first to take part in a pilot program at the Port of San Francisco that allows fishermen to sell directly to retail customers from their boats.
The Cannery Courtyard is home to San Francisco’s newest pop-up market. Launching this Sunday, September 10, the Artisan & Craftsman Marketplace will take place on the second Sunday of every month from 11a.m. - 5 p.m.
A new approach to fishing — lets call it “The Power of Negative Thinking” — has taken hold this summer.
Despite a doomsday spring forecast, salmon fishing has been great out of the Golden Gate for several weeks. This weekend and the 10 days after it may provide “best-of-year” type prospects.
On Saturday, March 4, 2017, The Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD) is partnering with VIP California to bring the world's largest ever onesie party to San Francisco’s historic waterfront neighborhood.
The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD), which serves, in part, as the destination marketing organization for San Francisco’s historic waterfront neighborhood, has released a new artificial intelligence-based trip planning tool powered by Utrip PRO. The free online planner enables visitors to select their interests and budget and receive a personalized, interactive itinerary for their visit to the Fisherman’s Wharf district.
Once a bustling waterfront where fishermen would unload heaps of Dungeness crab, Fisherman's Wharf is now an attraction on every visitor's itinerary. Home to world famous Irish coffees, just-out-of-the-oven sourdough bread, and the cutest San Francisco residents--the sea lions--it's no wonder it's such a crowd-pleaser. It is also home to a number of delicious restaurants. Although the Wharf caters to tourists, you can rub elbows with San Francisco locals at these spots. When you visit Fisherman's Wharf, bring your appetite.
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City and business leaders and celebrity wax figures came together yesterday for the unveiling of the MerryTime at the Wharf holiday campaign, which includes ugly holiday sweater “yarn bombs” adorning the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood. While the campaign is intended to promote the various holiday events and festive atmosphere of the area during the holiday season, one of the ultimate goals is to collect coat donations for the homeless population of San Francisco.
Ten restaurants of the West Coast’s chowder capital, Fisherman’s Wharf, offered their version of this classic seafood comfort food to patrons. Attendees could taste each one and vote for their favorite. Additionally, a distinguished panel of judges tasted each dish for a separate Judges’ Choice award, and the results are in.
A surge of new restaurants has visitors—and locals—taking San Francisco’s Powell-Hyde cable car to the end of the line at Fisherman’s Wharf. Don’t expect bread bowls of chowder and checkered tablecloths: These new culinary destinations are ushering in an era of seasonal ingredients with unique twists and urban wine.
In celebration of its 52nd Annual Tree Lighting, Ghirardelli Square is creating a winter wonderland. The event will include live music, visits with Santa, snow, free activities for kids and more! The tree will be lit promptly at 7 p.m.
Grab your friends and head to The PIER for an evening of wine, music and fun at the PIER 39 Winter Wine Pour on Friday, December 1st! Stroll The PIER and stop by participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings, light bites, exclusive discounts, and live music and entertainment from 4 – 8 PM.
La Madonna del Lume Society joyfully invites you to celebrate an evening of Christmas Caroling. Enjoy festive song, merriment, Christmas cookies, and refreshments at the Fishermen's & Seamen's Memorial Chapel, Pier 47, #2 Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA.
The Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District and the St. Francis Yacht Club will join once again to present the oldest and largest lighted holiday boat parade on San Francisco Bay.
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