San Francisco's Holiday Classics

Give yourself the gift of experiencing the arts this holiday season at one of the City's classic events. We've selected just a few examples here, see our extensive calendar for more festive ideas.

A Cathedral Christmas at Grace Cathedral on December 21


Ring in the season with Grace Cathedral's Choir of Men and Boys, in a performance of classic carols and sacred hymns with full orchestra and organ.  See details.


San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker Through December 29


It’s the holiday season in the Bay Area and that means it is time, once again, to enjoy San Francisco Ballet’s stunning “Nutcracker,” created by Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson.”  Learn more.

African-American Shakespeare Company's Cinderella: December 21-23


An annual holiday treat, this timeless tale, brought to whimsical, magical life just in time for the holiday season, is an uplifting re-telling of the classic fairytale, featuring all of the pageantry, hilarity, and charm of the original, but with a soulful twist. Directed by Mark Allan Davis.  Learn more.

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