We absolutely love Union Square during the holiday season! Besides endless shopping, it offers all kinds of festive activities that the whole family will love. Below are some highlights that we definitely won't miss! See you there...
1. Nutcracker Under the Dome - November 21st - December 31st, Westfield Centre
Westfield’s iconic Dome will come to life each night with a brand-new, 3-D light show that will showcase performance footage of San Francisco Ballet dancers in an innovative new format. Inspired by the real-life ballet performance, Nutcracker Under the Dome provides a magical holiday experience for shoppers and visitors of all ages.
The free 6-minute light spectacular runs nightly every half hour from 5:00pm until the Centre’s closing on Level 4/Dome Level.
2. Holiday Tree Lighting - Friday, November 29th at 6pm, Union Square Park
Enjoy live music performances starring Judith Hill from NBC's The Voice, the talented San Francisco Boys' Choir, the renowned Glide Ensemble, UC Berkeley's premier acapella group, Artists in Resonance, Make-A-Wish Ambassador Shelby Miguel and the man of the hour, Santa Claus!
Don't forget to enjoy the Union Square Ice Rink!
3. Holiday Window Unveiling - Friday, November 29th at 6pm
Visit the amazing holiday windows at Macy's, featuring adorable and adoptable animals from the San Francisco SPCA. Voted as "one of the 10 best places to press your nose" by USA TODAY, this 27-year-old even is one of the most beloved traditions of the season.
4. Santaland - November 29th - December 24th, Holiday Lane, 7th Floor
Old Saint Nick is stopping by our favorite Macy's. It's the perfect opportunity to share everything on your holiday wish list and have your photo taken with Santa. But, he's only there for a limited time, so catch him while you can! Also, be sure to receive a free treat from Ghirardelli Chocolate after your visit.