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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:15 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Completely free

San Francisco’s Financial District | Market at Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

“Let’s Glow SF” 2023: SF’s Huge Holiday Projection Arts Festival (Dec. 1-10)

Let’s Glow SF, the country’s largest holiday projection event, will return to downtown San Francisco for the 2023 holiday season, from December 1st through 10th.

The FREE outdoor holiday event will use high-tech Panasonic projectors and lasers to project large-scale art concepts from 13 local and internationally renowned artists across the facades of six iconic SF buildings from 5-10 PM nightly, including the Ferry Building for the first time ever.

The Salesforce Tower will also showcase Let’s Glow SF artwork on the LED panel atop the building, visible throughout the Bay Area. 


  • December 1, 2023 – Opening Night – 7-10p
  • December 2-10, 2023 – 5-10p

Show Locations (map)

  • Ferry Building (1 Ferry Building) – Best viewed from Harry Bridges Plaza
  • Top of Salesforce Tower (415 Mission St,) – View this beautiful show from anywhere in the district
  • Hobart Building (582 Market St) – Best viewed from 1 Post Street
  • One Bush Plaza (1 Bush St) – Best viewed from 525 Market Street Plaza
  • Pacific Coast Stock Exchange (301 Pine St) – Best viewed from 300 Pine Street
  • Landing at Leidesdorff (565 Commercial St) – Best viewed from Commercial Street

Downtown SF Food & Drink Specials

Local participating retailers and businesses will offer themed drinks and bites for Let’s Glow SF attendees throughout the entire 10-night event. During Let’s Glow SF, show the Glow Badge to your server at participating restaurants to receive special discounts and deals. The Glow Badge can be shown on the Let’s Glow SF web page via mobile.

Opening Night Celebration

Let’s Glow SF 2023 will kick off on December 1, 2023 at 6 PM, at the foot of Market Street facing the Ferry Building, with a Countdown To Glow that is FREE and open to the public.

The Downtown SF Partnership will be joined by joined by Mayor London Breed, the City of San FranciscoA3 Visual, Presenting Sponsor, Amazon, Let’s Glow SF artists and more to countdown the start of the holiday season.

Starting at 6 PM, complimentary hot chocolate, ube hot chocolate, s’mores, ube s’mores, and gluten-free chocolate cupcakes from Marley’s Treats and FREE Let’s Glow SF swag will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The press conference will begin at 6:30 PM with the projections officially being switched on at 7 PM. Come enjoy entertainment from Winter Stilt Walkers with Catalyst Arts!

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Completely free
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person, Tree + Holiday Lightings
Address: Market at Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA