24th Street from Diamond to Chattanooga, 800-310-6563
Merchants offer wine samples, finger foods and special treats; attendees who wish to sample purchase tasting wristband prior to event and receive wine glass and map with all tasting locations.
Union Street Fantasy of Lights
Union Street between Van Ness and Steiner, 800-310-6563
Costumed characters, Santa, merchant open houses and activities for children launch the holiday season along this famous street in San Francisco.
Parol Lantern Festival and Parade
Jessie Square/St. Patrick’s Church/Yerba Buena Gardens, 415-348-8042
Grand pageantry of more than 1, 000 glowing lanterns; annual Parol celebration has become a must-see holiday event. 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.