Celebrate the Holidays with Macy's Union Square
The 29th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting Ceremony takes places on Nov. 23, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the heart of Union Square. The holidays kick off when the 83-foot tree is lit with more than 33,000 twinkling lights and 1,100 shining ornaments. Enjoy performances by American Conservatory Theater’s renowned Young Conservatory, the Grammy award-winning San Francisco Boys Chorus, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, the cast of San Francisco Playhouse’s Mary Poppins, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and music legend Darlene Love, plus a visit from the one and only Santa!
Have Santa hear your holiday wishes and take a picture with the man himself. This magical holiday wonderland, opening Friday, Nov. 23, is designed to delight children of all ages.
Believe Campaign & Letter to Santa
Write or email your letter to Santa and help make wishes come true. Macy's will count all the letters received nationwide and donate $1 for each letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, up to $1,000,000.
Macy's has been renowned for its stunning holiday window displays since the 1870s. In fact, the department store was the first store to feature holiday windows created for the pure fun and joy of the season. The brand's tradition continues today at the San Francisco store. Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at 5 p.m. for this year’s unveiling.
Visit Macy's online for more details on holiday events this season.
Shopping at Macy's to check off your gift list? Macy's makes shopping both easy and foolproof with unique services.
Expert Advice with The Edit
The Edit offers a mix of curated fashion ideas and inspiration presented by expert trendsetters to help narrow down your options from the extensive selection in store. Pick up an issue in-store.
My Stylist @ Macy's
Expert stylists in the My Stylist @ Macy's program offer free, personal shopping advice that can help take the mystery out of gift-buying. Book an appointment here and let your stylist know your shopping needs and preferences. Enjoy a fast and fun shopping trip.
Once you decide on a gift, you can use the GiftNow service to let your intended recipient customize his or her gift by color, size, and address preference, if choosing shipping. Choose GiftNow to help emphasize your thoughtfulness by giving your gift recipient control over the gift-receiving process.
Macy's also provides an array of gift ideas through an online Gift Guide, making it even easier to shop with comprehensive suggestions. And with the guide, you can shop online for delivery or free in-store pick-up.
A full-service U.S. post office is also available in Macy's Union Square for all your postal needs during the season, including stamps, mailing, postal boxes, and more.
Macy's is an iconic retailing brand with over 690 stores nationwide. The jewel of the West Coast, Macy's Union Square is located in the heart of the city's shopping district. Offering a fabulous selection of fashion, world-class events, top-notch services, and gourmet dining, Macy's and its iconic architecture is a must-visit in the neighborhood, for the holidays and throughout the year.