Get in the Holiday Spirit With These Local Activities!

Its that time of year again! Looking for fun things to do with friends or family during the holiday season? Well there are tons of different holiday-themed activities you can do all around San Francisco!

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You can stop by the Union Square ice rink, which is not only outside but has a lovely view of the city and the big Christmas tree, so it sure feels like the holidays are coming along. Not only is it inexpensive, and open daily, it is a fun way to get your holiday spirit going. The atmosphere is totally worth it and provides a fun time to enjoy with friends or family! It is a very convenient place to get to, with many options for shopping and dining nearby for you to enjoy, and it’s easily accessible by BART.  Ice skating is a great alternative for you to create memories and maybe even a starting tradition for the holidays. Click here for rates and times

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Visit San Francisco’s National holiday tradition of the Nutcracker, a production with contemporary theater and ballet. Getting to see such an amazing and stunning show and receiving the chance to expand your view on art is a great experience for everyone of all ages. No holiday season would be complete without it! Check out something new and entertaining, bring along your family for a wonderful night to remember. It is held at the War Memorial Opera house in San Francisco, with the first opening on Dec. 11th, up to the 29th. Don’t miss out, it only comes around one time a year!

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Take a trip/tour of the city of San Francisco at night! Hop on the open-top double decker bus and experience San Francisco’s festive holiday theme with trees and lights, all around the city. The tour includes one stop that allows passengers to stop by the life-size candy gingerbread house, which includes tons of seasonal and holiday treats like hot chocolate, perfect for Christmas time! It’s a very reasonable price and a fun activity to enjoy with loved ones.

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