Welcome to the Inn at Union Square blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in Union Square, downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the SFMOMA and other top museums, world-class restaurants, the Powell Street cable car and more.
This September the historic streets of Chinatown will transform into a colorful celebration of a more than thousand-year-old tradition. Called the Autumn Moon Festival, this two-day ritual commemorates the summer's harvest in addition to the "fullness" of the moon. Expect moon-related memorabilia and Asian-inspired festivities as you witness this one-of-a-kind custom. Continue reading
Come one and all to upper Polk Street for its annual Blues Festival this September, beginning Saturday, the 13th. Expect delectable treats, unique artisan crafts, a merchant marketplace, and infectious tunes as you stomp your feet and snap your fingers to the music. More than 30,000 people come together for the only free blues event in the bay area. Continue reading
Jazz music aficionados will don their Sunday Best as they gather for a red-carpet affair September 3rd. Broadway superstar Audra McDonald joins conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the rest of the symphony for a tribute to the Jazz Age, featuring selections of the Classic American Songbook including Gershwin and Antheil. Continue reading
If you enjoy traveling, then Greystone Hotels' "Perfect West Coast Getaway" sweepstakes is just for you. After participants enter into our contest and like our corresponding hotels, we'll award our lucky winners with a number of travel prizes, including a potential two-night stay at one of our West Coast hotels. Continue reading