Celebrate the Season at City, State Holiday Events
There's magic in the air this holiday season in San Francisco. That means it's time to relax, indulge, shop, dine, play and make new traditions. Enjoy colorful parades and parties, see a holiday concert, walk through the glow of holiday lights or simply take a few days and explore the city. Whether you're in town for a Thanksgiving family dinner or a romantic Christmas getaway, our holiday specials are the perfect gift. Fill the holiday season with joy and good memories at Hilton San Francisco Financial District.
For three decades, locals and visitors have been celebrating the season by lacing up and hitting the ice at the largest outdoor rink in San Francisco. Situated across from the Ferry Building, this location not only offers a beautiful city setting but a variety of shops and restaurants to enjoy during your outing.
Date: November 2nd - January 8th
Location/Address: Justin Herman Plaza, adjacent to Four Embarcadero Center and across from the historic Ferry Building.
Visit the amazing holiday windows at Macy's Union Square, featuring adorable and adoptable animals from the San Francisco SPCA. Voted as "one of the 10 best places to press your nose" by USA TODAY, this 30-year-old event is one of the most adored traditions of the season.
Date: November 18th - January 1st
Location/Address: Macy's Union Square 170 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Light art will illuminate block after block of San Francisco's corrugated surface from Thanksgiving Day to New Year's Day, 2017 for the Illuminate SF Festival of Light. The 4th annual light fantastic includes 35 dramatic, eco-friendly light art installations accessible by public transit and admission-free. A two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, it features free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, artist talks and participatory experiences. Many of San Francisco's intimate neighborhoods will also light up shopping districts, streets and galleries, and host participatory holiday activities.