Where to stay: 

The Fairmont
Please note the time period for reserving through PHOTOFAIRS has passed.  You may reserve on your own.
Located on Nob Hill with beautiful views. Central to the Financial District, Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf.

Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf
$199/night for February 21-25.  Please reserve by January 23.

The Argonaut
Only a 15 minute walk to the venue, in Fisherman's Wharf.
Contact: Evan Smith; 415.345.5538 /

A popular resource, the closest neighborhoods to the fair venue are The Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill.



Surf Air
We are delighted to partner with Surf Air again this year to offer discounted round-trip tickets for private air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco for PHOTOFAIRS. Just arrive at the airport 15 minutes before departure and take off in an executive aircraft without waiting in a single line. Book Now!

San Francisco International Airport is the closest airport to the city. Additional airports are Oakland and San Jose. It takes roughly half hour to drive from SFO to San Francisco, 45 minutes from Oakland and 1 1/2 hours from San Jose.

During the weekend of the fair Lyft will be partnering with us to offer a discounted code for rides to and from the fair.  Please enter the code PHOTOFAIRS17 under the "promos" tab in the Lyft app, valid for $5 off your first ride to or from Fort Mason from February 22-25th. Maximum savings of $5 per ride.