ST. PADDY'S DAY

I prefer a wet San Francisco to a dry Manhattan. (Larry Geraldi)

EXPLORE THE CITY (AND BEST PUBS) ON SAINT PADDY'S DAY

Join us for an OutFit annual tradition of hiking, history and a pint (or two, or three) & most certainly an Irish Coffee at the famous Buena Vista Cafe

LOCATION

China Basin

LENGTH

6 miles + 3 miles return to start

 TIME

4 hours

INTENSITY

Easy to Moderate

DISCOVER:

Celebrate the Irish in a city famous for our Irish John Geary, James Flood, Samuel Brannan, Lefty O'Doul...hear their stories (and more) as we walk the streets they walked and drink in the pubs they frequented. From the famous to the infamous, this hike explores the early days of SF and her great Irish traditions.

NEIGHBORHOODS:

South Beach, Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, North Beach, Jackson Square, FiDi, DOM, Embarcadero

OUR FAVORITE LUNCH OPTIONS: 

1) Buena Vista. 2) Irish Bank. 3) Chieftain. (lunch/drinks not included with hike)

HIKE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The birthplace of the Irish Coffee

  • A dozen Irish pubs decked out for the holiday

  • Hotaling Place (SF’s original booze emporium)

  • The original 1849 shoreline

  • "Terrific Pacific" (1849 redlight district)

  • Washington Square (North Beach)

  • Saints Peter & Paul Church

  • AT&T Park (Home to the SF Giants)

  • Financial District Skyscrapers

  • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

  • Vesuvio & City Lights Books ("Beatniks")

  • Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 39

  • Union Square shops and hotels

  • Ghirardelli Square

  • Dragon Gates & Chinatown

  • LOMBARD's twists and turns

  • Old St Mary's Church

  • Portsmouth Square

  • Yerba Buena Gardens

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

To register for this hike, please email rsvp@getoutfit.com. Include your name, desired hike, and number of participants attending.

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