San Francisco Easter Travel Guide: learn about discount hotel rates, parade, spring celebration

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San Francisco’s Union Street 28th annual Easter Parade & Spring Celebration will take place on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. The Spring Celebration is from 10 am to 3 pm. The Easter Parade will start at 2 pm.

The parade reflects the unique and diverse community of the Marina District and the Bay area. It will feature self propelling mini florals, roller blading cows, art cars, sophisticated fashions and much more.

The free Spring Celebration will have family activities, including

  • Inflatable Bouncing
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides
  • Yard Games
  • Climbing Walls
  • Kids Rides
  • Glitter Tattoos
  • Face Painting
  • Bubble Jams
  • Balloon Animals

The Easter Bunny and other costumed characters will be there. There will be musical entertainment throughout the Spring Celebration.

The very popular Easter Bonnet Contest takes place between 11:15 am and 1:30 pm at Union Street at Buchanan. Bonnets will be judged in several categories, including

  • Best In Show
  • Most Creative
  • Best Couple
  • Best Family
  • Largest Hat
  • Best Children
  • Best Pet
  • Most Elegant
  • Most Comical
  • Best Merchant

The winners will receive their awards at 3 pm on Buchanan’s Main Stage.

You can also enjoy favorite dishes from some of Union Street’s finest restaurants.

San Francisco Hotels

If you’d like to visit San Francisco for the Spring Celebration, you should consider the following hotels. They are near Union Street and have discounted rates which could save you some money. Here are some of the best deals.

  • The Mosser 42% Discount
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf 45% Discount
  • Nob Hill Motor Inn 25% Discount
  • Francisco Bay Inn 25% Discount
  • Inn on Broadway 24% Discount
  • Villa Florence Hotel 21% Discount
  • Pacific Heights Inn 20% Discount
  • Hotel Caza Fisherman’s Wharf 20% Discount
  • Hotel Zephyr San Francisco 20% Discount
  • Stanford Court San Francisco 20% Discount
  • Club Wyndham Canterbury 20% Discount
  • La Monarca by Kasa 20% Discount
  • Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco, a Viceroy Urban Retreat 20% Discount
  • Donatello 20% Discount
  • Inn At The Opera 20% Discount
  • Warfield Hotel 20% Discount
  • Axiom Hotel San Francisco 20% Discount
  • YOTEL San Francisco 20% Discount
  • Hotel Zelos San Francisco, a Viceroy Urban Retreat 20% Discount
  • Hotel G San Francisco 19% Discount
  • Wharf Inn 18% Discount
  • Inn at Golden Gate 16% Discount
  • Fairmont Heritage Plaza, Ghirardelli Square 15% Discount
  • Courtyard San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf 15% Discount
  • Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Francisco 15% Discount
  • Fairmont San Francisco 15% Discount
  • Staypineapple, an Elegant Hotel, Union Square 15% Discount
  • Omni San Francisco Hotel 15% Discount
  • citizenM San Francisco Union Square 15% Discount
  • Hotel Zetta San Francisco 15% Discount
  • Galleria Park Hotel 15% Discount
  • Hotel Fusion 13% Discount
  • Hotel Emblem San Francisco, a Viceroy Urban Retreat 12% Discount
  • Mithila Hotel 11% Discount
  • Lombard Plaza Hotel 10% Discount
  • Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection 10% DiscountI
  • Inn at Union Square 10% Discount
  • The Grove Inn 10% Discount
  • The Bartlett Hotel & Guesthouse 10% Discount