Welcome to The Inn at Union Square San Francisco - A Greystone Hotel Blog
Welcome to The Inn at Union Square San Francisco - A Greystone Hotel 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.
Ferraris and pasta-what more could you want for a fun-filled day in the City by the Bay? The 145th Annual Italian Heritage Parade takes to the streets of San Francisco's North Beach district Columbus Day weekend. This family-centric event includes colorful floats, the lovely Queen Isabella and her court, and talented marching bands. Enjoy children's activities and a display of elite Italian sports car at Washington Square Park post-parade. Continue readingItalian Heritage Parade
If Halloween is your favorite holiday-or even if it isn't-prepare to have fun in San Francisco. All Hallows' Eve is a special time of year in the City by the Bay, with dance parties, haunted cruises, and pub-crawls. So put on that costume, get out there, and have a spooktacular time! Continue readingHalloween in San Francisco
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 readingAutumn Moon Festival
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 readingPolk Street Blues Festival
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 readingSan Francisco Symphony's Opening Night Gala