2015 Christmas at Sea: Living History, Lamplit Tours & Santa by Boat | SF
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Hyde Street Pier | Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, CA
Bring the family down to Hyde Street Pier for an old fashioned holiday featuring music, living history players, lamplit tours of historic vessels and the twinkling lights of San Francisco in the background.
2015 Christmas At Sea on Hyde Street Pier
Saturday, December 12, 2015 | 3-4:45 pm; 6-9 pm
Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco
– Day Event 3-4:45 pm: $10, under 16 FREE;
– Night Event 6-9 pm: FREE for all ages, but reservations are required by calling 415-447-5000
During the day, Celebrations at Sea takes place on Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier with music, refreshments, ornament-making, story reading and a visit from Santa (by boat). Activities take place from 3 pm to 4:45 pm and parking is limited, so please come early or take public transportation. There is limited 4-hour parking on Van Ness Avenue north of North Point Street. This event costs the regular park admission fee of $10 (age 16 and under free).
Then, beginning at 6 pm, join the park for Old Time Maritime Christmas, as the park’s costumed Living History players take you back to a bygone era, where you can meet and talk with the Captain and crew of the Balclutha, passengers on the Eureka ferryboat in their holiday best, and the cream of San Francisco society aboard the Ark houseboat. It all happens during a lamp-lit tour of the vessels decorated for Christmas in the year 1901. Reservations are required for Old Time Maritime Christmas, the 6 pm program, and the cost is free for all. Call 415-447-5000 to make reservations.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located at the west end of Fisherman’s Wharf, in San Francisco. The park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, visitor center, Aquatic Park Historic District, and library.