And the winner is … But first, here is a shot of the more traditional egg dyeing method. In this photo we have party attendees discussing their various egg coloring strategies. Some new friends from Sweden come by to give it a go. Shortly before arriving in Larkspur, judging of the results begins. And the winner … Read morePhotos: 1st Annual 5:20 boat Egg Coloring party
Title: May Day PartyLocation: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur BoatDescription: Workers of the World, Unite! Although May Day received its inspiration from the United States, the U.S. Congress designated May 1 as Loyalty Day in 1958 due to the day’s perceived appropriation by the Soviet Union.Start Time: 17:20Date: 2010-04-30
Title: Labor Day Party Location: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur Boat Description: The holiday originated in Canada out of labor disputes (“Nine-Hour Movement”) first in Hamilton, then in Toronto, Canada in the 1870s, which resulted in a Trade Union Act which legalized and protected union activity in 1872 in Canada. The … Read moreLabor Day Party
Title: Memorial Day Party Location: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur Boat Description: Sweet Mother of Jefferson Davis! It’s that time of year again… Bring treats on the back of the boat to celebrate the start of Summer, and remember: white shoes are OK now. Start Time: 17:20 Date: 2010-05-28
Title: Pumpkin Carving Party Location: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur Boat Description: Oh!—fruit loved of boyhood!—the old days recalling, When wood-grapes were purpling and brown nuts were falling! When wild, ugly faces we carved in its skin, Glaring out through the dark with a candle within! John Greenleaf Whittier, “The Pumpkin” … Read morePumpkin Carving Party
On Wednesday, April 7, from 4pm to 7pm, Marin County Health and Human Services will be at the Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry Terminal offering FREE H1N1 shots to customers. Nurses will be set up in front of the Berth 3 area. Look for their distinctive “Herd Immunity” van and tent! “Herd Immunity” is when a community has … Read moreGGT Larkspur Ferry Terminal offering FREE H1N1 shots
Design Considerations Made by the GGBHTD: When purchasing a tastefull yacht, you probably spent a great deal of time concentrating on its general structure, sea-worthiness, engine capabilities, square footage, and so forth. That’s all well and good and important too, but it’s the interior design of your boat that can truly make your yacht a … Read moreM.S. Marin
How to Make a Smeep: For each serving, place a graham cracker on a cookie sheet. Top each graham cracker with a square of chocolate (milk or dark) and a marshmallow Peep (bunny peeps work great for this because they are flat and brown more evenly). Place under a broiler for a few minutes until … Read moreS’Mores + Peeps = Smeeps!
Location: Back deck of the 5:20 PM SF to Larkspur Boat There will be egg coloring on the back deck of the 5:20 pm SF to Larkspur ferry for anyone interested. Bring hard boiled eggs and your imagination. Coloring supplies will be provided by the ‘Back-of-the-Boat gang’. See you there! Start Time: 5:20 p.m. – Friday … Read moreEgg Coloring Party
The M.V. Napa will be operating on 3 engines for the remainder of this week. This may cause a 5-10 minute delay on Larkspur Ferry trips served by this vessel. Trips operated by the M.V. Mendocino will NOT be affected. For complete ferry schedules and trip planning assistance, visit www.goldengate.org or call 511 (say “Golden Gate Transit,” then … Read moreM.V. Napa Running on 3 Engines Remainder of this Week
I shot this video of the Larkspur Ferry arriving from San Francisco. This is the 5:20 “slow” boat and there is a large group of people who meet most nights on the back of the boat.
There are many thousands of web cams around the world, but none offers quite this nice of a view. At WebMarin.com you will find a live view of the bay (when not foggy or dark) that will remind you of why you are riding the ferry to work instead of sitting in a car on … Read moreWeb site offers stunning view of the bay
Kids under 12 ride free on the Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry on Friday evenings. Take them into the city at 5:05 PM ferry and return on the 7:35pm boat. Click here for more information (pdf).
Take the Giants Ferry from Larkspur to all Giants home games this season and arrive at AT&T Park just steps away from all the action, right outside the centerfield entrance. Service begins on Thursday, April 1st with the Exhibition game against the Oakland As! (Please note: ferry departure time changed to 6:05pm on April 1st … Read moreTake the Giants Ferry from Larkspur to all Giants home games
Several months ago the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (Muni) initiated a change to eliminate free round trip Muni transfers currently offered to Golden Gate Ferry riders. This change was initiated to create a more equitable and consistent policy across all transit operators that link with Muni. Beginning Thursday, April 1, 2010, a new fare agreement will … Read moreMuni Eliminiates Free Transfers for GGF Customers Effective April 1
Updated @ 4:50 pm on Monday, March 22, 2010 Larkspur Ferry Notice: 5:20pm SF-Larkspur Trip REINSTATED Monday, March 22, 2010 Maintenance on the M.S. Sonoma has been completed and the 5:20pm ferry departure from San Francisco to Larkspur will NOW OPERATE AS SCHEDULED. We appreciate your patience! For complete ferry schedules, visit our Ferry Schedules … Read moreUPDATED — 5:20 Larkspur Ferry Reinstated
My wife rides the ferry almost every day to and from work. Recently, while most others were busy staring at their phones and texting, she snapped this wondeful photo to share with me. I thought I’d share it with you too.
Greetings! And welcome to San Francisco Ferry Riders. We built this site so that the people who ride the ferries of San Francisco bay every day would have a place to share a little bit more of their lives with their fellow passengers. We thought it would be fun if there was a place to … Read moreHello San Francisco