San Francisco

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA

While no personal fireworks are allowed at Pillar Point RV Park, Half Moon Bay or its' surrounding communities, there will be a grand fireworks show in San Francisco.

Pillar Point is the perfect place to stay if you have a mind to attend the grand 4th of July celebrations that take place on Pier 39!   Just hop up to the BART station in Colma, (directions below) and take BART to the Embarcadero.

The free celebration lasts al...
This year, the holiday officially marking the end of summer is Friday, September 4 thru Monday, September 7th.   Here are some of the activities and festivals going on during the three day weekend.

Union Square Live

You can see free live music and dance performances in Union Square with "Union Square Live!"  Performances on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. No tickets required.

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Oakland A's Baseball

The Oakland A's take on the Seattle Marin...



WARRIORS WIN NBA CHAMPIONSHIP!

While Pillar Point RV Park was nearly packed to capacity, from 6pm to 9pm Tuesday night, there wasn't a soul to be seen outside.   Everyone was gathered inside their rigs to watch what Warrior fans hoped would be the final game of the 2015 NBA Championships.   Everyone caught Warrior fever.  You couldn't walk around the park without seeing someone wearing Warrior gear.  Even  the h...

EASTER ACTIVITIES AROUND
SAN FRANCISCO
AND THE BAY AREA


Union Street Easter Parade
April 5, at 10 am-5 pm

San Francisco’s annual Spring Celebration & Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It is best described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic and art car...

WHERE CAN I SEE FIREWORKS ON
JULY 4TH, 2014?


Half Moon Bay and surrounding communities will not have a fireworks display this year, however the "Old Fashioned Half Moon Bay July 4th" parade will go on as usual.  The celebration goes from 11am to 12pm and features dozens of homemade floats, bands, horses, classic cars and decorated bikes.


Fireworks at Pillar Point RV Park are strictly prohibited.

There are many places you can go to find firewor...

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL


Saturday and Sunday

April 12-13 and April 19-20, 2014
10am to 5pm



The 2014 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now in its 47th year, is said to be
the largest such festival next to the one held in Washington, D.C.   Locate in Japantown in San Francisco, the festival is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. (more)   ...


It's tough to remember sometimes that here at Pillar Point, we are within easy range of San Francisco and all it has to offer.   So here are some local places to have a special Valentine's dinner, but also some great activities in SF with a Valentine theme!

Moss Beach Distillery

Three course prix fix menu for $75 per person
includes a special gift for each woman
Call for Reservations: 650-728-5595

Cetrella has created a special menu for th...

Chinese New Year Parade

Saturday
February 20, 2016

5:15pm

Rain or Shine




YEAR OF THE MONKEY - LUNAR YEAR 4714

Another wonderful reason to stay at Pillar Point RV Park is that it is easy to get to the annual Chinese New Year Parade.   This parade, named one of the world's top ten parades, is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia.   With over 100 floats and marching groups, the parade lasts over two hours.




The parade begins at Second and Ma...
What is a Presidio?

According to the dictionary:
pre·si·di·o  (pr-sd-, -sd-)
n.pl.pre·si·di·os
A garrison, especially a fortress of the kind established in the southwest United States by the Spanish to protect their holdings and missions.

For 218 years, the Presidio in San Francisco served as an army post for three nations.
The Spanish arrived in 1776 to establish the northernmost outpost of their empire in western North America. The Presidi...

Civil War Living History Day


Saturday, Jan. 25th 2014
10am-5pm


Fort Point

999 Marine Drive
San Francisco, CA



Come experience history first hand!

Demonstrations include musicians, infantry and artillery drill, medicine in the 1800s, and the daily life of soldiers and civilians of the era.

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Fort Point is a National Historic site located in the Presidio under the southern anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

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From its vantage point ove...

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