Embarcadero Buildings Christmas LightsEvery destination celebrates the holiday season in a different way, and San Francisco creates a magical urban wonderland of twinkling lights, world-class shopping and festive events. You’ll find some of the best San Francisco Christmas lights at Embarcadero Center, a massive waterfront complex for shopping, dining and entertainment. Featuring five office towers and two tall hotels, this 9.8-acre center adds a dramatic profile to the city skyline. Outlined in more than 17,000 sparkling lights, the festive display is one of the best in the city. However you’ll find much more than lights at Embarcadero Center; this top tourist attraction offers endless holiday shopping, an outdoor ice skating rink, a cinema and dozens of restaurants to choose from
The holiday spectacular kicks off this year on Friday, November 22, the day after Thanksgiving (otherwise known as Black Friday). Festivities begin with a winter carnival from 4PM to 6PM, featuring children’s activities, live entertainment and special appearances by Mickey Mouse and Santa Claus. You’ll also see a sneak peak of the Disney on Ice performance. The lighting ceremony takes place from 6PM to 7PM, and will be followed by a thrilling fireworks display.
You can experience these beautiful San Francisco Christmas lights with an easy stroll from our waterfront hotel, which is located just around the corner from the Embarcadero Center and the Ferry Building. Enjoy the festive atmosphere along with holiday shopping and dining, then return to our stylish hotel to find comfortable rooms, upscale amenities and exceptional service. Book your holiday reservation at Hotel Griffon today !