Merry Ferry Sandman

WEEKDAYS - 10:10 am Larkspur departure

SATURDAY - 9:40 am Larkspur departure


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Thursday, December 15 @ 10:10 am

  • Merchants from the City’s most distinguished landmark, San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace in the Ferry Building, will be on board today’s trip with mouth-watering food samples, discount coupons and more. Visit the newly-renovated Marketplace, which provides a central location to celebrate the agricultural richness and culinary delights that make San Francisco the cuisine capital of California!

Friday, December 16 @ 10:10 am

  • Santa’s reindeers are in town! The San Francisco Zoo is hosting the Reindeer Romp before they have to go to work. Be sure to say hello to the Zoo’s giraffe mascot while sampling holiday goodies courtesy of Safeway (Marin).
  • And learn about “Light Insight,” the Exploratorium’s month-long celebration of light.

Saturday, December 17 @ 9:40 am

  • Bring your camera today! Santa Claus makes a stop on this year’s Merry Ferry – make sure you’re on his “nice” list!
  • To kick off the holiday season in winning fashion, San Francisco 49er Gold Rush cheerleaders will be on board.
  • To tempt your palate, The Melting Pot will offer delectable chocolate-dipped fruit samples during today’s trip.

Merry Ferry Cactus

A Cool Deal Aboard the Merry Ferry!

Catch holiday sights and sounds on the cool Larkspur Merry Ferry. Special events, food tastings, carolling and raffle prizes add fun to your family's holiday shopping trip to the City! Free transfers to MUNI are available at the San Francisco Ferry Terminal.

Remember to enter to win fabulous Merry Ferry raffle prizes! The Grand Prize is a ski package at Diamond Peak, The Village at Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl, with other fantastic prizes from local favorites such as the San Francisco 49ers, Moylan's, Marin Brewing Company, The Melting Pot, Bay Area Discovery Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Angel Island Association and more! Each day will feature a different event, including food tastings, discount coupons, and photo opportunities with Santa and other special guests.

Merry Ferry Raffle Prizes
The Village At Squaw Valley, Sugar Bowl and Diamond Peak Ski Package
Best Buy Two (2) Gift Cards
San Francisco Zoo Membership
San Francisco Ballet Two (2) Tickets to Swan Lake
Exploratorium Family Gift Pack
California Academy of Sciences Tickets
Angel Island Association Two (2) Gift Certificates for Back Island Tour
San Francisco 49ers Derrick Smith Autographed Football
The Melting Pot Gift Certificates for Dinner for Two
Bay Area Discovery Museum Two (2) Passes
The Spinnaker Dinner for Two
Moylan's Gift Certificate
Marin Brewing Company Gift Certificate
Noonan's Bar & Grill Gift Certificate
Mistral Rotisserie Provencale Gift Certificate for $25.00
E&O Trading Co. Restaurant Gift Certificate
Gaylord Indian Restaurant (Sausalito) Gift Certificate


Adult - $6.45

Senior/Persons with Disabilities/Youth (6-18) - $3.20

Children 5 and under ride FREE with a full fare adult

(limit 2 children per adult)

Free transfers to MUNI are available at the San Francisco Ferry Terminal.

For a daily Merry Ferry schedule, email your mailing address to events@goldengate.org.

Merry Ferry is sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Area Water Transit Authority (www.watertransit.org).

Thanks to All 2005 Merry Ferry Participants...
The Village at Corte Madera
Noonan's Bar & Grill
Marin Brewing Company
San Francisco Zoo
Mill Valley Candleworks
California Academy of Sciences
E&O Trading Co.
Gaylord Indian Restaurant
Angel Island Association
The Melting Pot
The Spinnaker
San Francisco 49er Gold Rush
Sugar Bowl
Diamond Peak
San Francisco Ferry Building
Golden Gate Meat Company
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San Francisco Fish Company
Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant
Village Market
Mistral Rotisserie Provencale
Divinely D'lish
Cowgirl Creamery
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Best Buy
San Francisco Ballet
Body Body
The Village At Squaw Valley
Rubicon Bakery
San Francisco 49ers  


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