Home » *Top Pick*, Christmas, Holidays, In Person, Live Music, Sponsored

$20 Tix: SF Symphony’s “Handel’s Messiah” Holiday Concert (Dec. 9-10)

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 7:30 pm | Cost: $20
Davies Symphony Hall | 201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Buy Tickets

San Francisco Symphony’s Holiday Concert Series 2022

Get ready to experience Holiday season like never before—the San Francisco Symphony’s much-loved Christmas series is back!

Let the SF Symphony brighten your family’s holiday season as they fill Davies Symphony Hall with a festive mix of classical and popular concerts throughout the holidays.

San Francisco Symphony Holiday Concert Series 2022

DECK THE HALL
Sun, Dec 4 at 11:00am – Tix start at $60
Sun, Dec 4 at 3:00pm – Tix start at $60

Let the San Francisco Symphony brighten your family’s holiday season with this beloved annual tradition.

THE COLORS OF CHRISTMAS
Tue, Dec 6 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $35
Wed, Dec 7 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $35

  • Oleta Adams – VOCALIST
  • Peabo Bryson – VOCALIST
  • Ruben Studdard – VOCALIST
  • Jody Watley – VOCALIST

HANDEL’S MESSIAH
Fri, Dec 9 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $20
Sat, Dec 10 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $20

George Frideric Handel’s Messiah was an instant classic soon after its 1742 premiere and has been a holiday tradition around the world ever since. Through a dramatic series of arias, recitatives, and choruses, Handel offers a musical meditation on Christ’s birth, life, and resurrection—and his message of redemption. Masaaki Suzuki leads the SF Symphony and Chorus in this perennial favorite.

COOL YULE CHRISTMAS
Tue, Dec 13 at 11:00am – Tix start at $25

Travel back in time to a bygone era as the San Francisco Symphony lights up the stage with songs made legendary by history’s most unforgettable crooners: Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring the show-stopping talents of Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins, acclaimed jazz singer and pianist Tony DeSare, and the SF Symphony Chorus, hear these artists lend their rich voices to a timeless selection of classic holiday hits and jazz standards.

HOLIDAY GAIETY
Thu, Dec 15 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $35

’Tis the season to be merry and gay! Co-emceed by conductor Edwin Outwater and drag sensation Peaches Christ, this old-fashioned holiday variety show guarantees an evening of festive fun and fabulous flair. Hear holiday hits played by the SF Symphony, and be regaled by a star-studded lineup of iconic guests, delectable vocalists, and drag queens galore!

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
Fri, Dec 16 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $30
Sat, Dec 17 at 2:00pm – Tix start at $30

HOLIDAY BRASS
Tue, Dec 20 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $20

Feel the power and precision of the SF Symphony brass section as they fill Davies Symphony Hall with a festive mix of classical and popular holiday favorites.

ELF—IN CONCERT
Wed, Dec 21 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $30
Thu, Dec 22 at 2:00pm – Tix start at $30

This holiday season relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s wonderful score is played live to picture in: Elf™ in Concert!

A MERRY-ACHI CHRISTMAS
Fri, Dec 23 at 7:30pm – Tix start at $25

Special holiday-themed concert with Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández. Please note the San Francisco Symphony does not appear in this concert.

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: $20
Categories: *Top Pick*, Christmas, Holidays, In Person, Live Music, Sponsored
Address: 201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Friday, December 9, 2022

9:00 am   Ghirardelli’s Annual Chocolate Warehouse Sale 2022  FREE
11:00 am   2022 World Cup Quarter Finals Watch Party at Civic Center Plaza (Dec 9-10)  FREE
11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
4:30 pm   Golden Gate Park Free Outdoor Jazz Concert  FREE
5:00 pm   Opening Night of Sausalito’s “Candy Cane Lane” (2022)  FREE
5:00 pm   Salesforce Park’s Holiday Lighting Celebration 2022 w/ Free Hot Cocoa & Holiday Crafts (SF)  FREE*
*Free for all
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm   SF’s Rooftop Holiday Lighting Celebration at Salesforce Park (2022)  FREE
5:00 pm   “Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)  FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 12 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
6:00 pm   Jingle Mingle for Bay Area Singles (San Rafael)  $10
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2022)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   SF’s Novemberfest Beer & Comedy Festival 2022 (Speakeasy Brewery)  FREE*
*Free with secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Normally $5-15.
7:00 pm   Live At Fame  FREE*
*Free before 9 PM
7:30 pm   SF’s Free “Merry Karaoke” Holiday & Christmas Songs (2022)  FREE
7:30 pm   17 Yr Anniversary “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling at DNA Lounge (SF)  $15*
*Normally $20, use code G49YCH for $5 off
7:30 pm   “Alice!” A Holiday Circus Spectacular (Dec. 9-11)  $20*
*Use the promo code ALICEFUN22 at checkout and get a $5 discount on any ticket, any section! Youth tickets start at $10 with the promo code, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
7:30 pm   Free Telescope Viewings + Outdoor Star Party at Chabot (Oakland)  FREE*
*Free, weather permitting.
7:30 pm   East Bay Bike Party (Every Second Friday)  FREE
8:00 pm   20% Off Tix: San Francisco Playhouse’s “As You Like It” (Nov. 17-Jan. 14)  $24*
*Tickets normally start at $30, but you can get 20% off with code FUNCHEAP Not valid for past purchases. Subject to availability.
8:00 pm   San Francisco is a Joke : A Stand Up Comedy Show (SF)  FREE
9:00 pm   “And Ya Don’t Stop Fridays” Party Music DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE*
*Free all night.
< Thursday, December 8 Saturday, December 10 >