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Holiday Events in San Francisco
Holidays in San Francisco

San Francisco Things to See and Do

Head over to Fisherman's Wharf to watch over 60 boats sparkling with holiday lights and decorations as they cruise along the bay to celebrate the season! 

  • San Francisco Symphony Holiday Concerts

    This holiday season, enjoy a night out at the San Francisco Symphony to hear all your holiday favorites artfully performed by the San Francisco Symphony. 


  • Perry's Restaurant on the Embarcadero

    Located just off the lobby of the Hotel Griffon, Perry's, a San Francisco institution for 43 years, is known for its classic American food, its warm personable service and its bustling bar. Enjoy great views of the San Francsico Bay and Bay Bridge during your holiday meal.
  • Wayfare Tavern

    Wayfare Tavern is the perfect spot for elegant comfort food. The delicious bites this restaurant has to offer, including fried chicken and seasonal favorites, will make you feel right at home this holiday season, wherever home may be! 
  • The Buena Vista Cafe

    Escape the cold and cozy up with an Irish Coffee at this famous establishment. If you're hungry, try a Dungeness crab omelet or one of their many other hearty dishes.
  • Shopping

    • Embarcadero Center

      From Anne Taylor to Godiva Chocolatier, the Embarcadero Center has some fantastic stores to help you complete your holiday shopping to-do list! To make your shopping experience even better, enjoy four hours of free parking during the holidays at Embarcadero Center!

    • Union Square

      Located just steps from our hotels front door, Union Square is San Francisco's premier shopping destination. From high-end boutiques to department stores, Union Square has every shop you need to complete your holiday shopping in one swift trip! 
    • Union Street, Marina/Cow Hollow

      This holiday season, take a trip to Union Street in the beautiful Cow Hollow District of San Francisco to take care of all your holiday gifts. Stunning boutique shops and department stores line the streets, decorated with lights and holiday decorations to help put you in the spirit of the holidays! During the month of December, enjoy validated parking, open houses at your favorite stores, and extended hours for shoppers on Fridays and Saturdays! 
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