Events & Attractions
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Housed in a beaux arts-style building, this museum focuses on Jewish culture, history, art and ideas. Don’t miss Wise Sons Deli, a traditional Jewish delicatessen inside the museum.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
At this contemporary arts center, enjoy live performances of dance, theater, music and film, all with a focus on local and national artists. The center features five acres of shade trees and murmuring fountains which adjoin the Moscone Convention Center
Museum of the African Diaspora
Browse contemporary African American art at this fascinating museum, which features a roster of rotating exhibits through the lens of African diaspora around the world.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA)
Known to locals as simply SF MoMA, this iconic art museum features more than 30,000 contemporary and modern paintings, photographs, sculptures and designs from the 20th century, all housed in a chic and minimalist setting.
Academy of Art University – San Francisco
Through a unique collaboration, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA celebrates the arts community by incorporating curated student works into the hotel’s public spaces along with featuring pieces inside our executive and presidential suites.
International Smoke San Francisco
Tuck into international cuisine and handcrafted cocktails at this upscale hotspot, helmed by famed restauranteurs and chefs Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry.
San Francisco Cable Car Museum
Cable cars—one of the most efficient ways to navigate San Francisco’s famously steep hills—get a deep dive at this museum, which houses antique cable cars dating back to 1873.
Alchemist Bar & Lounge
Sip an array of handcrafted cocktails at this spot, where the menu includes fresh seasonal ingredients, tinctures, house made infusions and handcrafted syrups.
Enjoy authentic flavors of Greece with a modern California twist at this cozy restaurant that specializes in seafood, fresh vegetables and grilled meats.
Located along the Embarcadero, this buzzy waterfront spot offers up sustainably caught seafood like oysters, shellfish and caviar, with a dreamy backdrop of the Bay Bridge and Treasure Island.
See a Major League Baseball Giants game or when baseball is out of season, enjoy many exciting concerts and events.
Kids will love this hands-on science museum, where dozens of fascinating exhibits range from musical instruments to stop-motion animation to city models made out of toothpicks.
This state-of-the-art indoor stadium hosts events all year round, from sports to concerts, with extensive dining and shopping options inside.
Now run by the National Park Service, Alcatraz Island—accessible only via ferry—has a fascinating history as a military fort turned maximum-security prison. Today, enjoy walking tours where you’ll learn about some of the famous inmates at “The Rock.”
Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco’s most iconic symbol, the Golden Gate Bridge, is an art deco engineering marvel that spans the one-mile-wide strait that connects San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Walk, drive or bike across it and admire the two 746-foot tall towers.
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Events & Attractions
SoMa, which stands for South of Market, is a vibrant San Francisco neighborhood at the hub of the city’s dynamic arts scene. You’ll find everything from Oracle Park (home of the city's professional baseball team) to the acclaimed San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In between, explore buzzy nightclubs, artisanal coffee houses, lauded restaurants, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the bustling waterfront along the Embarcadero.