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Union Street’s Fantasy of Lights

The buildings along Union Street light up for annual holiday festival on Saturday
By - posted 11/30/2017 No Comment

Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season.

Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to celebrate along with jugglers, live ponies dressed as reindeer, face painters, balloon artists, costumed characters, singers and live entertainment.

2017 Union Street Fantasy of Lights
Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 3-7 pm
Union St btwn Van Ness & Steiner, Fillmore St btwn Union & Lombard

  • See Union Street, holiday style, and hop on the Union Street Holiday Horse Drawn Carriage Ride from 3-5:30 PM, fun for the whole family.

  • Come decorate a holiday ornament from 3:00-5:30 PM in front of the Cudworth Mansion, 2040 Union Street.

  • Santa will arrive at the Cudworth Mansion, 2040 Union Street, at 5:30 PM where he will be available for pictures until 7:00 PM.

Also, donate toys for needy children through the SF Firefighters Toy Program. Collection barrels will be available on Union Street at the event and throughout the holiday season.

The Great Union Street Holiday Elf Hunt
For one week, from December 2nd through the 10th, participating merchants will be hiding a toy elf in their stores for people to find. If found, participants can write that store’s Elf name on a card and be entered to win prizes donated by Union Street Merchants. Download the Elf Hunt Map.