between Steiner and Gough streets
San Francisco, CA 94123
3:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Kids | Family
22nd Annual Union Street Holiday Program
Holiday Event on Saturday, December 1st, 2012
A month long celebration of holiday happenings
Union Street between Van Ness & Steiner,
Fillmore Street from Union to Lombard
San Francisco, CA
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
In November, Union Street kicks off its highly anticipated Holiday Celebration, bringing a wealth of holiday-related entertainment to Cow Hollow, one of San Francisco's most beautiful historic neighborhoods.
Throughout the Season
Throughout November and December, the stores lining Union Street will add festive holiday lights to their buildings and trees, and meters will be transformed into giant candy canes, setting the stage for a magical season. The month-long celebration on Union Street also includes validated parking, store open houses, complete with refreshments and evening shopping, and holiday lights. Merchants will stay open until 9:00 PM Fridays and Saturdays in November and December.
Fantasy of Lights Event
On December 1, Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights Holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season. Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to celebrate along with jugglers, live ponies dressed as reindeer, a monkey, face painters and balloon artists.
Come to the Metro Theater, 2055 Union St., and help decorate the Union Street Gingerbread House from 3:00-7:00 PM or decorate a cupcake from 3:00-5:00 PM!
Santa will arrive in front of the Metro Theater, 2055 Union Street, at 5:30 where he will sit available for pictures until 7:00 PM.
Donate toys for needy children through the SF Firefighters Toy Program. Collection barrels will be available on Union Street at the event and throughout the holiday.
This is truly a holiday tradition that should not be missed.
Participating merchants will offer validated parking. Parking facilities are located at 2001 Union Plaza Garage, 1910 Union Street Garage (Wells Fargo) and the Lombard Street Garage (enter on Moulton Alley at Webster). Subject to availability.
For all your public transportation options, visit www.511.org.
To request accommodations for persons with disabilities or if you have communication needs such as large print, braille or sign language interpreters, please call 1-800-310-6563 or fax us at 415-456-6436 at least three weeks prior to the event.
Union Street ~ Always a Celebration