Dog Day on the Bay Hosted by Hornblower Cruises & Events on November 3
Partnering with Petco; Portion of the proceeds benefiting Friends of Oakland Animal Services
Hornblower Cruises & Events, the charter yacht and dining cruise company, has announced Dog Day on the Bay sponsored by Petco that will take place on Sunday, November 3 with em”bark”ation at Pier 3 in San Francisco beginning at 3:00 p.m. with a cruising time of 3:30 p.m. The “Pet Cruise Director” will be dog training expert Darris Cooper. A portion of the proceeds will benefit local nonprofit Friends of Oakland Animal Services and a donation drive on their behalf will be hosted with adult-sized bath towels, fleece throw blankets, Kong rubber toys and treats for dogs or cats being sought.
Pier 3 is located on the Embarcadero, north of the Ferry Building and close to the Embarcadero BART station and the Muni F line, making this two-hour cruise an accessible option for a weekend excursion with a favorite furry friend. Human guests can enter their companion in costume and trick contests to show off their dog’s favorite moves or their cutest outfit while the four-footed set can peruse the doggie treat buffet sponsored by Petco and then visit the “relief” area on the Sun deck. Tickets are available to purchase via https://www.hornblower.com/san-francisco/dog-day-on-the-bay-petco/ or from the reservation call center at 415-788-8866. The cost is $39.00 per human and dogs cruise for free.
The cruise tours the San Francisco Bay with views of some of San Francisco’s top sights. Highlights include traveling under the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges and around Alcatraz Island. Snacks prepared on board by Hornblower’s chefs plus libations from a full bar will available for purchase while cruising. There will also be musical entertainment from a local DJ.
Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading charter yacht and public dining cruise company in California for over 37 years. The company operates 32 vessels in California and New York including the 3 largest dining yachts on the West Coast, in San Francisco, Berkeley, Sacramento, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Marina del Rey, San Diego and New York City. Three Hornblower subsidiary businesses, Alcatraz Cruises and Statue Cruises, are National Park Service ferry concessionaires to Alcatraz Island and Liberty Island and Ellis Island, respectively. In 2014, Hornblower began operating a third subsidiary, Hornblower Niagara Cruises, out of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. In May 2017, NYC Ferry by Hornblower launched in the New York City East River. This service provides 4.6 million passenger trips per year across 6 routes to 21 landings on 19 vessels.