Holiday Happenings in the City

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Deck the halls and pour a cup of cheer, the month of December has so many fun, festive happenings to enjoy for the holiday season. No matter how you celebrate, we hope a few of our favorites will bring wonderful memories and magical moments to you and yours. Happy holidays!

Holiday Ice Skating at Embarcadero Center | November 5-January 6
As the Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice-skating rink, Embarcadero Center sets the stage for gliding through San Francisco. Surrounded by festive restaurants, shops, and sights, you can skate to your holiday heart’s content.

The Nutcracker Performed by San Francisco Ballet | December 12-29
This tradition encourages you to dress up for a night at the theater as you watch sugarplums dance, snowflakes swirl, and the Nutcracker make his grand appearance by the prestigious San Francisco Ballet.

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair | November 17-December 23
Step back in time to Victorian London and experience the holidays through Dickens’ eyes with filling bites, roasted chestnuts, pubs, and quaint shops with unique holiday gifts.