San Francisco Holiday Activities
Enjoy an exceptional holiday experience during your stay at San Francisco's best address. Explore the quintessential seasonal attractions and activities in the city and delight in this magical time of year.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
NOVEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 10, 2017
YBCA includes performances by local, national and international artists. This holiday season enjoy The Velveteen Rabbit, a classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real.
San Francisco Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
DECEMBER 13-30, 2017
This holiday season, experience the beauty and grace of the San Francisco Ballet's cast of world-class dancers in Nutcracker at The War Memorial Opera House. This sparkling San Francisco tradition since 1944 is best enjoyed by adults and children ages 5 and older.
San Francisco Symphony Holiday Concerts
DECEMBER 3-31, 2017
Get into the holiday spirit with the famous San Francisco Symphony. The celebrated orchestra is offering a number of holiday musical experiences in the month of December, including the family-oriented "Deck the Hall" concert and Handel's legendary "Messiah". On December 31, acclaimed actor and crooner Seth MacFarlane lends his vocals to the symphony as the city rings in the New Year.
Union Square Tree Lighting & Ice Rink
NOVEMBER 1, 2017 - JANUARY 15, 2018
Enjoy a festive ice skating experience in the heart of Union Square, just minutes from The St. Regis San Francisco. The ice rink is open daily from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with 90-minute skating sessions beginning every even hour.
Illuminate SF Festival of Light
NOVEMBER 23, 2017 - JANUARY 1, 2018
Immerse yourself in the splendor of luminous public artworks on display throughout San Francisco this holiday season. Created by renowned international artists, the visionary pieces perfectly complement the festive energy of tihs cosmopolitan city.