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Thursday, December 12

Ghirardelli Holiday Marketplace: Shop, Dine & Meet Santa | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend with items available for purchase.
| Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Holiday Marketplace: Shop, Dine & Meet Santa | SF
Take a stroll through Ghirardelli Square as it’s transformed into an outdoor marketplace for an evening. Grab a hot cocoa and check off some last-minute items on your holiday shopping list. Round out the evening with a bite to eat at one of our many ...

Friday, December 13

2019 Holiday Lights & Sights Boat Parade | Fisherman’s Wharf
Friday, December 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
2019 Holiday Lights & Sights Boat Parade | Fisherman's Wharf
Come out and see the oldest and largest lighted holiday boat parade on the San Francisco Bay. Boats festooned with lights and holiday decorations will parade along the waterfront on December 13, 2019. A holiday tradition since 1994, the parade typically includes members of theSt. Francis Yacht ...

Sunday, December 22

2019 “Light of Menorah” Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday, December 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance reservation requested.
| Ghirardelli Square
2019 "Light of Menorah" Pop-Up Glowing Hanukkah Party | Ghirardelli Square
Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah by dressing up in your favorite light-up, glittery and glowing clothes. Over eight days, the candlelight glows more and more each night. Come together on the first night to make that light even brighter and head into the darkest ...

Tuesday, December 24

Pier 39’s Christmas Eve Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF
Tuesday, December 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's Christmas Eve Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping their nightly tree lighting show for the holiday season. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree transforms into a kaleidoscope of swirling colors every half hour from 5 pm -10 pm, November ...

Wednesday, December 25

Pier 39’s Christmas Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF
Wednesday, December 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's Christmas Nightly Tree Lighting Show | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping their nightly tree lighting show for the holiday season. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree transforms into a kaleidoscope of swirling colors every half hour from 5 pm -10 pm, November ...

Tuesday, December 31

Pier 39’s Nightly Tree Lighting Show on New Year’s Eve | SF
Tuesday, December 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's Nightly Tree Lighting Show on New Year's Eve | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping their nightly tree lighting show for the holiday season. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree transforms into a kaleidoscope of swirling colors every half hour from 5 pm -10 pm, November ...

Wednesday, January 1

Pier 39’s New Year’s Tree Lighting Show | SF
Wednesday, January 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's New Year's Tree Lighting Show | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping their nightly tree lighting show for the holiday season. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree transforms into a kaleidoscope of swirling colors every half hour from 5 pm -10 pm, November ...

Saturday, January 4

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, January 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| SF Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...Monthly

Sunday, January 5

Pier 39’s Final Tree Lighting Show | SF
Sunday, January 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Pier 39's Final Tree Lighting Show | SF

PIER 39 is spreading holiday cheer on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pier 39 is unwrapping their nightly tree lighting show for the holiday season. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree transforms into a kaleidoscope of swirling colors every half hour from 5 pm -10 pm, November ...

Tuesday, January 7

First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum
Tuesday, January 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
| Cartoon Art Museum
First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum has returned and so has their Pay What You Wish Days. Pay What You Wish Days create affordable experiences for all to ignite imaginations and foster the next generation of visual storytellers by celebrating the history of cartoon art, its role in ...Monthly