San Francisco Spectator Sports
The San Francisco 49ers were the first major league professional team on the West coast and are still a fan favorite today! While staying in San Francisco at the Washington Square Inn, you can make the short trip to the stadium either to visit and learn a little more about this beloved NFL team or go cheer them on at a game. With accommodations to currently seat 70,207 people, you will have plenty of company and camaraderie with other fans when you visit Candlestick Park, home of the 49ers!
Since first storming the city in 1885, the San Francisco Giants are one of America’s most loved and historically rich baseball teams. Take yourself out to the ballgame and visit SBC stadium for the experience of a lifetime! You can’t help but get chills as you enter the famous stadium by passing a statue of memorial to Willie Mays, undoubtedly one of the most incredible and talented baseball players ever to live. Whether you are fortunate enough to catch a game or just marvel at the amazing architecture of the recently built SBC, it will surely enhance the memories of your vacation.
Amgen Tour of California
This professional cycling event debuted early in 2006 and is sponsored by the biotechnology company Amgen. The eight-day, 700 mile race started in San Francisco, CA, winding its way down the California coast to finish in Redondo Beach. The prolog race goes to Coit Tower a few blocks from the Inn.
Big Boat Series
September 15 – 18 be sure to check out the Rolex Big Boat Series. Many of the world’s top maxi yacht programs make plans to compete in the West Coast Classic organized by the St. Francis Yacht Club. Three maxis have confirmed their entries including Genuine Risk owned by Randall Pitman, Morning Glory owned by Hasso Platner and Peligroso owned by Mike Campbell and Dale Williams. This year’s series will take competitors out of the San Francisco Bay, past the Golden Gate Bridge and into the Pacific Ocean as part of an extended racecourse and is expected to draw over 100 boats in 12 one-design and IRC handicap classes.