The Lover of Lights
Enjoy free, live entertainment for the entire family throughout the day culminating with the lighting of the Ghirardelli Square tree at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.ghirardellisq.com. Nov 23, Ghiradelli Square
The Honorable Mayor Ed Lee, First Lady Anite Lee and Rainbow World Fund invite you to the 7th Annual World Tree of Hope Official Tree Lighting Celebration. Musical appearances by Grammy winning San Francisco Boys Chorus, Donna Sachet, The Consul General of Japan, Veronica Klaus, and many more. Dec 4, at City Hall, http://www.rainbowfund.org/tree/tree-lighting.html
Sing, shop and swoon under this majestic 60-foot tree adorned with glistening ornaments, bows and lights. Families and friends are invited to PIER 39's Tree Lighting Celebration to give hugs to some of their favorite Disney Pals and sing along with live holiday entertainment. Nov 18th, 5:30pm, Pier 39 Entrance Plaza, www.pier39.com
Get in the holiday spirit at this festive ceremony featuring over 140 energy-saving LED illuminated snowflakes lining Market Street's "Path of Gold" light poles. Nov 17th at 6pm to Jan 15th. Market & 5th St, www.marketstreetassociation.org
Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth with an evening Chocolate Tour. View spectacular light displays from the Ferry Building to Union Square, all while learning how to taste fine chocolate. Justin Herman Plaza, The Embarcadero, 415-312-1119, www.gourmetwalks.com
Ring in the holidays with live music and entertainment, children's activities, Santa and his reindeer, carolers and more from Dec 3rd-31st. Shop the world-class local boutiques of Union Street, and dine at top San Francisco restaurants. www.unionstreet.com
Take in the rare sight of snow in San Francisco. The Hyatt Regency’s dramatic, “Guinness Book of World Records’ Largest Atrium Lobby in the World” will see snow fall three times a day, around a grand 45-foot tree. Nov 19th to Dec 31st, 415-788-1234,
Become a part of the Castro community as they light their holiday tree, accompanied by music from the Lesbian/Gay Chorus, the Gay/Lesbian Freedom Band and other celebrity guests. And get a jump on your holiday shopping in the assorted variety of unique shops. Nov 28th, 6pm, www.castromerchants.com
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