Cross over the Golden Gate Bridge into a world of holiday cheer! The City by the Bay is equipped for the holiday – featuring a bounty of attractions, festivities, and dazzling displays. Wondering where to find the holiday hot spots this season?
Six Flags Holiday in the Park
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s magical winter wonderland awaits! You’ll experience holiday thrills, delicious treats, and spectacular entertainment. Take a relaxing stroll through the sweet canopy of larger than life candy canes, lollipops, and other sugary treats. Witness the comedic rants of of E. Ben Geezer Puppet Show as he taunts and teases spectators and ridicules the holiday festivities. Visit the cookie decorating room, experience the 65-foot tree lighting ceremony (hosted nightly), and end your day at the park with the biggest holiday dance party in Northern California! There are so many festive activities to experience – all included in your admission with your Go San Francisco Card.
‘Tis the Season for Science
Head to the California Academy of Sciences to celebrate amongst live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, and a giant Snowman Theater. This enlightening exhibit educates visitors as to the amazing adaptations that enable reindeer to survive in the extreme weather conditions of the Artctic. Each day from November 29-January 5th features festive holiday performances for the entire family to enjoy.
Serving as the center for San Fran’s holiday scene, Union Square boasts all the classic holiday cheer to get you into the spirit! During the days of Hanukkah, you can gather around the gleaming 25-foot-tall mahogany Menorah, which sports a lit candle for each day of the eight-day Jewish festival of light. The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink sets the stage for the perfect blend of winter fun and holiday cheer! Set beneath the 83-foot tall Macy’s Christmas tree – the display is an unforgettable sight!
And if you’re a fan of holiday lights, you can traverse the city’s hilly landscape and take in some of the glistening displays by hopping aboard a classic Trolley Tour! With your Go San Francisco Card, you can see 30 of the top San Francisco attractions at one low price – saving you up to 55% off! Visit the Aquarium of the Bay, the Asian Art Museum, embark on the Wine Country Tour, and so much more! To see all the fantastic attractions you can visit this holiday season in San Francisco, visit SmartDestinations.com!