One Embarcadero Center — San Francisco
Friday, November 18, 4 pm
Celebrate the official start of the holiday season with the 36th annual Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival at Embarcadero Center!
Sonoma Plaza — Sonoma
Saturday, November 19, 5–8 pm
The Lighting of the Plaza is the first official holiday event in wine country and a beloved Sonoma tradition!
Pier 39 — San Francisco
Daily November 22–January 8, 5–10 pm
Enjoy the holidays all season long with Pier 39's nightly tree lighting musical moments on its 60’ Christmas tree.
Old Courthouse Square — Santa Rosa
Friday, November 25, 4–7 pm
Santa Rosa's annual event to ring in the holiday season will take place on Courthouse Square.
Union Square — San Francisco
Friday, November 25–Sunday, January 1
Macy's at Union Square presents San Francisco's most recognized Christmas tree.
McLaren Lodge — San Francisco
Thursday, December 1, 4–8 pm
Kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting celebration in Golden Gate Park, featuring free activities for all
Marin Country Mart — Larkspur
Thursday, December 1, 5 pm
Join Marin Country Mart for the Giving Tree Lighting, benefitting Side by Side
Presidio Community YMCA — San Francisco
Friday, December 2, 5–6:30 pm
Enjoy the Presidio’s historic holiday tree for the entire month and join us for our holiday tree lighting.
Friday, December 2, 4:30-7:00pm
Join us for our annual family-friendly event as we celebrate the season and light up our iconic Sycamore tree! Enjoy delicious hot cocoa and cider, festive Carolers and photos with Santa!
Theatre Square – Downtown Petaluma
December 3, 5:30-7:30pm
Come out for a magical evening at Theatre Square’s annual tree lighting. Light Up The Square will feature a visit from Santa, live music and performances including Petaluma Pete, and an amazing
Downtown Tiburon — Tiburon
Saturday, December 3, 2–5 pm
Join friends and neighbors and experience the ultimate holiday celebration in downtown Tiburon.
Novato City Hall — Novato
Saturday, December 3, 4–7:30 pm
Kick off the joy of the season at this amazing tradition with fun for the whole family!
Imagination Park — San Anselmo
Saturday, December 3, 5 pm
Holiday tree lighting, Santa and much more at Imagination Park
Cornerstone Sonoma — Sonoma
Saturday, December 3, 5–8 pm
Let the tradition continue as Santa himself lights up the famous Cornerstone Snowman Tree and welcomes children of all ages into another magical season of celebration and cheer!
Rohnert Park Community Center
Saturday, December 3, 6-8pm
Join us for this honored Rohnert Park community tradition. It’s a free celebration and fun for all ages. Outside at the Rohnert Park Community Center at 5401 Snyder Lane.
Mill Valley's Downtown Plaza — Mill Valley
Sunday, December 4, 12–5 pm
Mill Valley's annual Winterfest returns... visit with Santa, live music, tree lighting, games and more...
San Francisco Civic Center Plaza — San Francisco
Wednesday, December 7, 4–7 pm
The Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting — a free, family-friendly event — returns for 2022!
Union Square — San Francisco
Sunday, December 18, 2–6 pm
The annual lighting of the Union Square menorah kicks off on Sunday, December 18 with "Bill Graham Menorah Day".