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S.F. Bay Area — California
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San Francisco Bay
- Opening Day on the Bay
- Decorated Boat Parade

San Francisco Bay View with Alcatraz

San Francisco Bay is one of the most beautiful bays in the world — it's our favorite place to visit year-round. Filled with sailboats, ferries, powerboats... and more, its bay views are unparalleled.

One of the best ways to see SF Bay is to be on the water. Click here for more info on taking a fun Bay Cruise.

Top Sights in and around San Francisco Bay include:


Opening Day on the San Francisco Bay

Opening Day on the Bay is the beginning of boating season in San Francisco Bay — it takes place annually in April. Thousands of boats fill the bay during this time which makes for spectacular viewing.

Decorated Boat Parade
The Decorated Boat Parade takes place during Opening Day on the Bay. Arrive early to get a good spot to watch the parade — it typically begins at 12 noon and features 100+ decorated powerboats, sailboats, fireboats and more...

Best views of the boat parade are from Crissy Field, along the Marina Green and Pier 39. If you love sailing and boating, you should plan to be on a boat, a ferry, or watching from along the SF shoreline that day. 

Sailing on San Francisco Bay with Golden Gate Bridge in the background at dusk

Book FUN Alcatraz Island and San Francisco City Tour

Bay Cruises

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Golden Gate Bridge in Fog

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