Daly City attractions are vast and varied in this perfectly positioned Northern California town. One of the main reasons there are so many good things to do here is the city’s location just south of San Francisco. With vast amounts of free parking compared to it's larger, northern neighbor, Daly City has become popular with Bay residents who want to spent family and outdoor time without the hassle and expense you find in San Francisco.
Daly City is the home of the Cow Palace indoor areana. This local venue is popular for sports and other local events including the Grand National Rodeo, the Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Regional Cheerleading Championships, the San Francisco Hot Rod and Motorcycle Show, the Harlem Globe Trotters, Dog Shows, Gun Shows, Disney on Ice, The San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, and much more. And, starting in the 2012-2013 season, the Cow Palace will be home to the ECHL's San Francisco Bulls hockey team.
A prime feature of Daly City tourism is without question it's proximity to San Francisco. This culturally rich neighbor to Daly City offers all the benefits of a big city to this suburban community. But Daly City itself has something to offer in the form of shopping opportunities including the Serramonte and Westlake Shopping Centers which again have the advantage of spacious, free parking in comparison to San Francisco shopping areas.
Dining options are seemingly endless with a variety of ethnic restaurants and other spots that offer everything from sushi to American style grilled steak. Italian and Greek restaurants sit just around the corner from Vietnamese and Thai restaurants! There's bound to be a restaurant in Daly City that will please even the most picky eater.
Another popular Daly City attraction is the weekly farmers market, which also acts as a community gathering space. This market takes place in the parking lot of the Serramonte Center (3 Serramonte Center in Daly City). You’ll find a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables and other regionally crafted products in this enjoyable market. It takes places Thursdays and Sundays from 9 am to 1 pm in the parking lot with residents and visitors mingling over locally grown and handcrafted items.
And for families with children, one fun option available to Daly City parents is the Daly City Party Playhouse, for play days and children's parties. This indoor space offering fun and safe places for kids to climb, run and play. There are also slides and other amusements and activities for children to enjoy.
No matter what you kinds of activities you enjoy, Daly City has got something for you. In Daly City, CA, you can enjoy shopping, dining out, museums, parks, time with the families and enjoying the outdoors without worrying about your vehicle or the how much the parking will cost you.