Neighborhood Creates Quirky Event for Local Appeal
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. At this seven-hour event, 700 onesie wearing attendees will partake in a self-lead tour between ten neighborhood bars and restaurants. Drink discounts will dip as low as $3.00. Select venues will also offer deals on food. $20 tickets are only available online for advanced purchase and are expected to sell out several days prior to the event.
The onesie pub crawl is one of many events that the neighborhood has produced with the goal of drawing locals to the area. “Travelers love the Wharf, but it’s a blast for locals as well,” said FWCBD Executive Director, Troy Campbell. “We are always looking for creative ways to remind San Francisco and Bay Area residents of why the Wharf is so much fun.” The organization regularly throws events and festivals, especially during the off-season or in the evening, when the area sees less foot traffic. Events have included an ugly holiday sweater pub crawl, evening art walk, Pokémon Go night festival, which was attended by over 2,000 players, and the annual Wharf Fest Street Fair and Chowder Competition, which is attended by approximately 30,000 locals and visitors.
Other Wharf events currently planned 2017 inlcude the 39th anniversary of PIER 39, which entails weekly events through September, and the celebration of the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love. This summer, businesses throughout the neighborhood will be throwing events and offering special discounts. The neighborhood will also be decked out in tie-dye street art to celebrate the season. A full list of Fisherman’s Wharf events can be found at VisitFishermansWharf.com/events.
ABOUT THE FISHERMAN’S WHARF COMMUNITY BENEFIT DISTRICT:
The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District (FWCBD.com), a nonprofit organization, was founded in November of 2005 by the business and property owners of the San Francisco neighborhood. The district is funded through an annual assessment for 15 years from the property owners. The purpose of the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District is to preserve and enhance its vast San Francisco waterfront landscape and multi-cultural heritage, while integrating modern efficiencies to enrich the experience of visitors from both near and far. VisitFishermansWharf.com.
VIP California is a event production company that hosts events throughout California, from the San Diego to the Bay. Events include: theme parties, pub crawls, weekend getaways, and holiday parties. They have produced onesie pub crawls in San Diego, Santa Monica, and Santa Barbara. For a full list of events go to vipcaliforniaevents.com.