San Francisco is a vibrant city and a mecca for creativity. It is also a haven for free thinkers that change the world.
San Francisco welcomed a total of 25.1 million visitors in 2016, an increase of 2.3 percent from 2015. In 2016, the 25.1 million visitors brought $9.69 billion in spending to San Francisco, up by 3.3 percent from 2015. The numbers for 2017 appear to be even more impressive.
In a city on the cutting edge of most trends, it is local businesses are at the forefront of the metropolis by the bay.
Seeing the need to support local retailers, in its the San Francisco Bay Area locale, SF Etsy is a thriving and diverse community of ingenuity who assist the small business entrepreneur.
Etsy strives to support and promote its local 2200 plus sellers by sharing expertise and advice, hosting local shows and events, and providing a valuable network of local talent and resources.
Located a block on San Francisco's preeminent shopping district of Union Square, Etsy sellers gather at the Joie de Vivre property, The Marker Hotel to showcase their one of a kind boutique crafted goods.
The event takes place on December 14 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Marker's breathtaking Beaux Arts-style lobby area.
Visitors and hotel guests will have a rare opportunity to mingle with the makers of handcrafted goods while purchasing exclusive and precious gifts.
The Marker is a firm advocate and supporter of the local, creative and design community. The philanthropic Marker Hotel's partnership with SF Etsy supports the local business and art community.
Continuing with its mantra of "Going local," ArtSpan is a local rotating art program, and Locals Vocals, a show connecting guests with San Francisco’s vibrant music scene by showcasing rotating singers, bands, and musicians.
The Marker will continue to host and support the arts, and similar events and activations for all visitors to attend and enjoy year-round in a casual setting.
About SF Etsy:
The SF Etsy Street Team is a vibrant and diverse community, full of creativity and over 2200 members strong. We strive to support and promote local Etsy sellers by sharing expertise and advice, hosting local shows and events, and providing a valuable network of local, talent and resources.
About The Marker San Francisco
Housed in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of downtown San Francisco, The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, is located just steps away from the timeless beauty of Union Square.
As today's modern day luxury traveler seeks experiential in distinct locations, the San Francisco lifestyle hotel comes with a signature warmth that permeates the property from the service to the design of the interiors.
Surrounded by the city's top theaters, restaurants, museums and shops, the urban boutique hotel features 208 newly renovated, vibrant and stylish guestrooms.
Tratto is a bustling, bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Northern Italian fare. Just your Italian mama would make. The tasty menu is simple, delicious dishes meant for sharing sprinkled in a casual, communal-style dining area. With seats nearby of one another, this creates a friendly, neighborhood bar experience inspired by the Italian happy hour tradition of "aperitivo."
The sustainable menu includes a selection of freshly made pasta dishes and homemade sausages, thin crust pizza, locally sourced seafood.
The full bar features traditional Italian cocktails with a twist, house-made Italian Sodas and limoncellos, and beer and wine sourced from the best of the West Coast and Italy.
Tratto’s décor features custom paintings by Tratto’s local, inaugural artist-in-residence, Amos Goldbaum, who crafted a number of large landscape pieces for the restaurant that are inspired by the iconic vistas, streets and skylines of San Francisco