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Celebrate with the 25th Annual Union Street Fantasy of Lights

The month-long celebration of the holidays on Union Street reaches its peak on Saturday with the Fantasy of Lights, located between Van Ness and Steiner and along Fillmore Street from Union to Lombard in San Francisco.  This wealth of holiday-related entertainment centers in Cow Hollow, one of San Francisco’s lovely historic neighborhoods.

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Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk

You will not want to miss to the 5th Annual Noe Valley Holiday Wine Walk on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This exciting event will take place on 24th Street from Diamond to Chattanooga in San Francisco from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., rain or shine.  Come out and enjoy great wine, good company and a fantastic holiday excursion!

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San Francisco Voted “Coolest City In America”

How much do you love San Francisco? Would you vote for it as the coolest town around? Apparently, some travelers and residents did just that in a recent poll!

According to, San Francisco was recently voted the “Coolest City in America.” The decision to name San Francisco “coolest spot” came by popular vote. Ranker asked its followers to rate cities on various factors such as great places to dine, dance and visit as well as other qualities that make cities great destinations. San Francisco did its residents proud in many of these categories.

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Millbrae Art & Wine Festival

Luxor Cabs Offers Transportation to the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival

The 44th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival will be held on August 30 and 31, 2014, and promises to be as exciting as always with the very best in classic vintages and entertainment! As the Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day weekend event, the downtown Millbrae area will be transformed into a Mardi Gras-style wonderland featuring live music and tons of great food and drink reminiscent of the “Big Easy.”

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Adobo Festival

Adobo Festival Held in San Francisco Aug. 23rd

 More than 11,000 people attended the free Adobo Festival in San Francisco on August 23rd and 24th, and Luxor Cabs was on hand to provide transportation to all the fun events!

The Adobo Festival is a multi-cultural event that is held at various locations in the Bay Area each year. With free admission and a wide range of activities, more than 11,000 people attend annually! This year’s event was held at Kennedy Park in Hayward and featured non-stop entertainment from local Bay Area talent.

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July 4th Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks Display Best Seen From Marina Green Or Crissy Field

The Glorious Fourth is a time to celebrate with fireworks, and San Francisco residents may be able to see the fireworks clearly for the first time in several years. The small heat wave that has been gripping the City by the Bay may lead to clearer skies through the Fourth of July holiday.

Luxor Cabs will be happy to transport those who are attending Fourth of July festivities throughout the city. As one of the city’s oldest and most respected cab companies, Luxor has been providing reliable airport transportation as well as trips around the city for a century. No one knows San Francisco better than Luxor!

Fog, Fog, Stay Away!

Several weather forecasters, including those at the National Weather service, are predicting that skies will remain clear through the evening of July 4th. However, fog is predicted to roll in at midnight, so there may be some later fireworks shows that are affected. Most shows start a 9:30 p.m. and should be over by the time the fog hits.

Recently, San Francisco has experienced 80 degree temperatures, although no day this year has come close to the 99-degree record. Mid-70s are expected during the week of July 4th, but a warming trend will keep clouds and fog at bay until the late evening of the 4th.

Where To Watch The Fireworks?

San Francisco has an awesome fireworks show planned to begin at 9:30 p.m. Some of the best locations for watching include:

  • Twin Peaks. For those who do not mind being a little further away, the area around Twin Peaks will give a stunning view of the show.
  • Aquatic Park. This part of the northeastern waterfront boasts amenities for families to sit and watch the show.
  • Pier 39. Another great location on the waterfront, this area would be a great place to shop and dine before the show begins.
  • Crissy Field. Bring a blanket and stretch out with the family before the show begins.

San Francisco authorities are advising everyone to use public transportation rather than attempt to park in the crowded downtown areas during the fireworks. Luxor Cabs is excited to be able to offer rides all over San Francisco during the Fourth of July. Whether you need a designated driver or just do not want to fight traffic, let Luxor Cabs offer you the San Francisco taxi transportation you need during this holiday!