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Cable Car Appreciation Day

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WHO: The Union Square Alliance & Fisherman’s Wharf CBD
John’s Grill & the Buena Vista present

WHAT: Cable Car Appreciation Day

WHEN: Saturday, February 26: 3pm – 6pm

WHERE: John’s Grill: 63 Ellis Street

HOW MUCH: Free to gather; $8 for one-way cable car ticket (online registration required via link below); Food and Drinks to be paid for by attendees


WHY: The Union Square Alliance in partnership with Fisherman’s Wharf CBD, Erica Sandberg and two historic sites, John’s Grill and the Buena Vista, sponsor “Cable Car Appreciation Day” to encourage locals and tourists alike to sample some of the fine food and drinks along San Francisco’s famed Powell Street Cable Car line. At 3pm this Saturday, February 26, members of the public are invited to meet at John’s Grill (63 Ellis Street) for some specialty bites and beverages and then hop onboard one of SF’s historic moving national monument, the Cable Cars, for a trip over the hill to the Hyde Street Pier / Fisherman’s Wharf for an end-of-the-line drink at the Buena Vista: home of the legendary Irish Coffee that was invented there. NOTE: Attendees ARE NOT GIVE PRIORITY IN THE CABLE CAR LINE. Attendees will need to cue with tourists / others in line: first come, first served.

About the Union Square Alliance:
The Union Square Alliance serves members and creates a high-quality visitor experience by managing and activating public spaces, attracting new investment, and advocating for the District’s future success. Union Square is the vibrant heart of San Francisco and an international destination where visitors come to enjoy exceptional retail experiences, luxury hotels, world-class cultural institutions, and great public spaces found only in the City by the Bay.  A lively 27-block community surrounding Union Square Park in the heart of San Francisco makes up the Union Square Alliance. It is generally bordered on the north by Bush Street, on the east by Kearny Street, on the south by Market Street and on the west Taylor Street. For more information on the Alliance, go to