Father’s Day around San Francisco, CA
San Francisco. This city needs no introduction, across storied and unique neighborhoods, charming corners, cool weather and the center of the Bay Area, it comes as no surprise that there is always something happening here. Whether you’ve made San Francisco your travel destination, visiting friends and family or a local who’s curious to see what’s around home, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day!
Dining around San Francisco
Of course, we haven’t forgotten the main event of Father’s Day, brunch! Or indeed, tea, dinner, or all three. And with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants around San Francisco, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. International Smoke boasts an enviable mix of croquettes, buttermilk waffles and sambal maple syrup, or more adventurous options such as the Maine lobster udon carbonara. Jaranita Peruvian rotisserie is a great stop for dads who love all things savory, with Chicha, Peruvian Milanesas, hearty sandwiches and endless mimosas, while Villon at the Proper Hotel is our highlight, sporting the wildly popular menu of Chef Jason Fox.
Festivals around San Francisco
Also taking place around San Francisco this Father’s Day weekend are a number of engaging and fun festivals! These all feature a variety of live music, gourmet food, arts, crafts, gifts, small business, performances and so much more to enjoy around different colorful corners of the city. The North Beach Festival is one of the largest street fairs in San Francisco, and is a great photo opportunity for the whole family as it is a great way to tour one of San Francisco’s most celebrated neighborhoods. There are also the Stern Grove concerts in the park featuring Toro Y Moi and Hello Yello, as well as the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, highlighting the arts and traditions of the native peoples of California.
Trip to Japantown
Dad and the whole family will enjoy the variety of zany imported goods, shows, demonstrations, delicious vendors, restaurants and vibrant Japanese-American culture here in one of San Francisco’s most storied neighborhoods. The proximity of this neighborhood to other attractions in Northern San Francisco and its compact, walkable nature makes it an accessible and easy addition to any Father’s Day weekend itineraries. Treat Dad to fresh Takoyaki, get him a one of a kind gift and enjoy the scenes at San Francisco’s Japantown.
Alternatively, you could take Dad to the skies over the Bay and catch breathtaking views of everything from Ocean Beach to Alcatraz, Muir Woods, the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin! This is a great option for those travelers who are only in San Francisco for a short time and want to see most of the Bay Area.
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