Attending SF Design Week

Join thousands of attendees who come together each year to celebrate the power of design in San Francisco

June 16 – 25, 2020

If you’re visiting the Bay Area to attend San Francisco Design Week check out our guide below to make the most out of your experience as an attendee.

For locals and visiting attendees, please read the Frequently Asked Questions for info about registration and how to navigate our festival.

Connect with us on social media and sign up for our digital newsletter to receive updates about events!

>> Sign up for our Newsletter

>> Attendee Frequently Asked Questions

    


Attend FAQ

Sleep

Sleep

Eat

Eat

Explore

Explore

Get Around

Get Around

Get Notified

 


Where to Sleep

There are many options of where to stay in San Francisco across many price points. Airbnb has some great listings to check out. There are many more options on Trip Advisor.
Airbnb Logo
placeholder
W Hotel

 

DOWNTOWN

Hotel Zephyr
Hotel Zephyr

 

FISHERMAN’S WHARF

placeholder
The Mosser

 

DOWNTOWN

Hotel Zetta
Hotel Zetta

 

DOWNTOWN

 


Where to Eat & Drink

San Francisco is one of the top culinary destinations in the world with a vast array of choices for any taste. From great coffee, cocktail bars and award winning restaurants, you can’t go wrong.

Useful Tips When Dining Out in San Francisco:

 

Bars + Bites

Coffee

Linea Caffe
Linea Caffe

MISSION

Sightglass Coffee
Sightglass Coffee

MISSION + SoMA + DIVISADERO

Ritual Coffee
Ritual Coffee

MISSION + HAIGHT

 


Where to Explore

San Francisco and the Bay Area have a great deal to offer in terms of outdoor wonders, art museums and gallerie, and neighborhoods where you can easily walk around and marvel at the beauty that is easily found everywhere you look.

Our Best of SF List

For an overview of things to see and do in SF, check out Designer Fund’s list.

Parks

The San Francisco Experience

Hayes Valley
Hayes Street

(lively street w/ lots of restaurants and shopping)

 

Galleries and Museums

 


How to Get Around

At only 7×7 square miles, San Francisco is an easy city to navigate with lots of transportation options. Given that it rarely rains in the city, we highly recommend walking whenever possible but make sure to bring a light jacket, the fog can bring a brisk chill in a matter of minutes.

BART
BART

BART connects downtown San Francisco with the airport, Oakland, and the Mission.

Muni
Muni
Muni covers buses and light rail within the city of San Francisco.
placeholder
Caltrain
Caltrain is a longer range rail system which can take you throughout San Francisco, Silicon Valley, San Jose and Gilroy. Purchase tickets ahead of time or at the station and check the schedule, some trains only run once an hour.
Taxi
Lyft is the local favorite car service. Yellow Cab SF is the official Taxi Hailing App but the more popular way to hail a cab is Flywheel. Want to hail a taxi the old fashioned way? You can often find taxi’s lined up outside of popular hotels.
placeholder

Bay Wheels Electric Bikes

Bay Wheels Electric Bikes are a great way to get around the city. Sign up or download the app.

Taxi Scoot
Electric scooters are making a come back in SF! Visit Scoot to sign up or download the app. Remember, it’s illegal to ride scooters on sidewalks!