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December 22, 2020

San Francisco Festivals and Events in December

All dates and locations are subject to change and should be confirmed with sponsors before making travel plans.

Winter Wine Pour


Head to PIER 39 for an evening of wine, music and fun! Enjoy tastings, light bites, exclusive discounts, and live entertainemnt from 4-8 p.m. Tickets are $20 (online) and a portion of ticket sales will benefit the Aquarium of the Bay's free conservation education programs.

Parol Lantern Festival and Parade

Yerba Buena Gardens or

The Bay Area Filipino community gathers for the annual celebration of holiday spirit, hope, unity, and pride. It’s a family fun-filled evening of dancing lights, music, games, and prizes.

The Great Santa Run San Francisco

Crissy Field

You’ll want to wear your best Santa gear for the Great Santa 5K run or the Rudolph one-miler along the city’s picturesque waterfront.

San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker

War Memorial Opera House (301 Van Ness Ave.)

America’s oldest ballet company presents Tchaikovsky’s beloved family classic, The Nutcracker, every year.

Foster Farms Bowl

Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara)

Enjoy the passion and excitement of high impact college football as two of the country's top teams clash at the Foster Farms Bowl.

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