Best Areas to Stay in San Francisco for New Year's Eve
If you're looking to celebrate the New Year in San Francisco, you're in luck. There are tons of fun activities and events taking place throughout the city to help get 2019 off to a fun start. If you are looking to stay in the city for the spectacular fireworks show or attend special performances and late-night parties, you will want to book your room in advance as nearby hotels fill up quickly.
Best Area to Stay to Watch Fireworks: Embarcadero
Every year the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show. Shot from barges located between the south side of the Agriculture Building and the north side of Pier 14, the 15-miinute show begins at midnight on New Year's Eve. If you're looking to get the best view of the fireworks, you'll want to head for the cruises, hotels and restaurants along the Embarcadero waterfront. Attend a nearby party or stay in a neighborhood hotel. You're sure to have a memorable experience.
New Year's Eve cruises include: New Years Rock the Yacht Fireworks Cruise, New Years Eve Fireworks Gala Cruise, Speakeasy New Years Eve Cruise 2019
Nearby hotels include: Hotel Vitale, Harbor Court Hotel, and Hotel Griffon.
Best Area to Stay for a New Year's Eve Pub Crawl: Marina
If you don't want to be tied down to one location when you ring in the New Year, try a pub crawl in the Marina. There are plenty of fun pubs and parties perfect for large groups of friends. But no matter where you decide to go, when the night is over, a nearby place to stay is always key.
Nearby inns include: Seaside Inn, Buena Vista Motor Inn, Travelodge By The Bay and Coventry Inn.
Best Area to Stay for a New Year's Eve Hotel Party: Union Square, SoMa and Financial District
Some of the biggest New Year's Eve parties are taking place in Union Square's many hotels, so it would make sense to book a room in the same hotel, or in one nearby. Fortunately this neighborhood has plenty of hotels within walking distance. Another great reason to stay in Union Square: It's a transportation hub, making it easy to get anywhere else in San Francisco.
Nearby parties include: Epic New Year's Eve 2019, NYE Massive 2019 Parc 55, A Hilton Hotel San Francisco New Year's Eve, San Francisco's Ultimate New Year's Eve, 6th Annual Moonlight New Year’s Eve Fireworks Party Cruise, San Francisco's NYE Grand Gala 2019, Cadillac Countdown 2019! New Year's Eve in The City, Mega New Year's Eve Party
Some nearby hotels include: W San Francisco, Handlery Union Square Hotel, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco Marriott Marquis Union Square, Hilton Parc 55 San Francisco Union Square, Park Central San Francisco Union Square, Westin St. Francis San Francisco Union Square, Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco, Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel and Clift Hotel San Francisco.
Best Areas to Stay for a New Year's Eve Performance: North Beach and Civic Center
Whether you are looking to close out 2018 with a bang at an event or looking for an alternative to the traditional party, check out Beach Blanket Babylon's annual New Year musical revue, M.O.A.N.Y. New Years Eve Countdown 2019 or New Year’s Gaiety: Peaches Christ and the San Francisco Symphony. which is guaranteed to take you laughing into the New Year. Bonus points: When you wake up in the morning craving a New Year's Day brunch, you'll find yourself near popular brunch spots.
Nearby hotels include: Washington Square Inn, Hotel Boheme, San Remo Hotel, The Opal, Hotel EPIK, Cova Hotel and Hotel Metropolis.
Best Areas to Stay in San Francisco for New Year's Day Brunching: Everywhere
After a long night of festivities, chances are you'll find yourself in the mood for brunch. And whether you've made reservations for a New Year's Day brunch, are looking to eat like a local or are trying to find the best spots with lines worth your time, we're sure you'll find a meal that's snap or insta-worthy.