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.
The FWCBD has an extensive library of Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood photography available for use in the media. New for 2018 - Fisherman's Wharf now has B-roll drone videography available for use, as well. Any member of the media or business in the Fisherman's Wharf district can use these media assets. If you are planning on using these photos or videos in paid advertisements, please reach out for permission. If you don't see the photo you are looking for, please reach out to email@example.com. The FWCBD has many photos available for use that are not included in this library.
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- Social media photography: Tag the Fisherman's Wharf account (Facebook @Fisherman's Wharf, Instagram @FishermansWharf, Twitter @TheWharfSF)
- Business photography: Photos in folders labeled "Courtesy of..." have been submitted by various businesses in Fisherman's Wharf. When using these photos please credit the business that provided the photo.
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From the old salts to the fresh-faced tourists at Fisherman’s Wharf, paths have converged on the party boats to get in on the best fishing in years on the bay and Marin coast.
This is a Triple Crown: limit fishing for salmon on the Marin coast, limits for striped bass (with bonus halibut) in San Francisco Bay, and limits for rockfish (with bonus lingcod and cabezon) at shallow reefs at Half Moon Bay, Marin, and near the Farallones.
The Cartoon Art Museum’s new exhibition, A Treasury of Animation, showcases original production art following the evolution of animation from the 1920s onward. A Treasury of Animation is an original exhibition of the Cartoon Art Museum and will run from June 30, 2018, to January 8, 2019.
The City is taking its first major step in years toward extending the $1.6 billion Central Subway to Fisherman’s Wharf.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency kicked off public outreach into the extension within the last few weeks, according to newly published public documents, representing the first step toward planning what route an underground tube to Fisherman’s Wharf may take.
Earlier this week, The Fisherman's Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD) debuted a Treasure Hunt at the Wharf as part of an initiative to bring more local residents to the neighborhood.
Too-narrow sidewalks and heavy traffic in the past made the experience far from ideal. But a seven-year, $300 million infusion in public and private capital improvements has catapulted Fisherman’s Wharf into pedestrian-friendly renaissance mode.
The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD) debuted their Bars & Attractions Treasure Hunt at the Wharf with a celebration at the newly opened brewery at Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco Brewing Co. The new activity-based promotion highlights the historic waterfront district’s unique nighttime scene.
The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD), in partnership with the co-owners of the Cannery Courtyard, the Argonaut Hotel and the Academy of Art University, is hosting sixteen public viewing events for select games of the FIFA World Cup and the World Rugby Sevens Series games airing this summer
SO MUCH FUN TO BE HAD. No, I’m not kidding. You are doing yourself a disservice if you live in SF and haven't treated yourself to a day at the actual bay. I feel SO LUCKY to have worked with the city’s waterfront for this article because it’s been a goal of mine to get actual San Franciscan’s excited about the wharf.
Fisherman’s Wharf is an iconic neighborhood in downtown San Francisco. From the Wharf, one can easily see postcard-worthy sights like Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Pier 39. You can find a souvenir shop on every street, a vendor selling fresh crab, along with the clam chowder that made Fisherman’s Wharf famous on every corner. San Francisco attractions like the Alcatraz Island Ferry/Tour, the arcade game museum Musée Mechanique, and the iconic Grotto 9 restaurant make the Fisherman’s Wharf a truly unique place to visit. Honestly, if 12 million people visit Fisherman’s Wharf each year, why shouldn’t you? Here are a few fun things to do in San Francisco this weekend.
“Views, ambiance and atmosphere are three of the top things visitors cite as being the reasons they love coming to Fisherman’s Wharf. Our tag line is ‘something for everybody’ as that is quite literally true. Museums, historic ships, a National Park Visitor Center, sea lions, attractions, boat cruises, PIER 39, Ghirardelli Square, numerous restaurants, art galleries, and a budding nightlife scene means that anybody can find something to do here that is of interest to them.
From tree and menorah lightings to photo opportunities with Santa. Come celebrate MerryTime at the Wharf!
PIER 39 is spreading Holiday cheer on San Francisco’s Waterfront! The PIER is unwrapping a new, nightly tree lighting show on its 60’ Christmas tree at the top of each hour from 5 -10pm, November 21, 2018 through January 1, 2019.
We’ll be celebrating the season with carolers, Mr. Claus, snow, music by Kevin Toqe Music, Delphi Freeman and more fun festivities in the Square.
At the Winter Wine Pour, stroll The PIER and stop by participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings featuring wine from the Livermore Valley Wine County.
La Madonna del Lume Society joyfully invites you to La Festa di Santa Lucia to celebrate with an evening of Christmas caroling. Enjoy festive song, merriment, Christmas cookies, and refreshments at the Fishermen's & Seamen's Memorial Chapel, Pier 45 B Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA.
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