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Pier 39 celebrates 39th year
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SAN FRANCISCO  – The fun is ramping up in September for the final weeks of Pier 39’s 39th Anniversary Celebration.

*70S ROLLER DISCO PARTY, Friday, Sept. 8: They’re rolling back to the year they opened — 1978 — with a free 70s Roller Disco Party. Fun, music and roller-skating takes place in the Pier 39 Entrance Plaza from 4 to 10 p.m. Bring your own skates and protective gear or rent them for free.  For details, visit

*DESSERT IS ON US, Friday, Sept. 15: Receive one free dessert with purchase of two adult entrées from the regular dinner menu at participating Pier 39 restaurants and eateries.  To download the coupon, visit

*PIER 39 FALL BEER POUR, Friday, Sept. 22: Stroll The Pier and stop by participating businesses to enjoy beer tastings, exclusive discounts, and live music from 4 to 8 p.m.  Attendees will receive beer tastings, discounts at participating businesses, a commemorative beer glass and more.  Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the event (cash only).  A portion of ticket sales will benefit Aquarium of the Bay’s free conservation programs for Bay Area children.  To purchase tickets, visit

*OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT – THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, Friday, Sept. 29: Grab your blankets and head to the Carousel Stage at the Bay End of The Pier for outdoor Movie  Night.   At 7:15 p.m., settle in for a free screening of “The Pursuit of Happyness”, filmed in San Francisco.  For more information and to download your Movie Night coupons good for discounts that evening at businesses, visit

Pier 39 is a 45-acre waterfront complex that is a gathering place for an estimated 11 million visitors each year, making it the most-visited attraction in the region.  A two-level open-air marketplace featuring over 100 restaurants, shops and attractions, The Pier is surrounded by iconic views of the Bay and San Francisco landmarks.  Pier 39 also includes a five-acre waterfront park and 300-berth marina, which is home to the world famous California sea lions.