2015 San Francisco Thanksgiving Events: Parade, Black Friday, Star Lighting & More


Whether you are celebrating with family or friends, Thanksgiving is a great time in San Francisco. In 2015, Thanksgiving takes place on November 26th and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Macy’s Parade, the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting events, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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2015 San Francisco & Bay Area Thanksgiving Weekend Events:

  • All Month: Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Golden Gate Park, Castro, Chinatown, Excelsior, City Hall, Fisherman’s Wharf, & More (more info)
  • November 26 (Thanksgiving): Free Second Admission To SF Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park (more info)
  • November 26 (Thanksgiving): Dubsgiving @ F8 1192 Folsom | Free Dubstep & Reggae Show On Thanksgiving Night, Drink Specials, 10PM-2AM (more info)
  • November 26 (Thanksgiving): Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner @ Bothwell Center | Serving 1,000+ Free Hot Meals, All Are Welcome (more info)
  • November 26-January 1: Illuminate SF Festival of Lights | 27 Dramatic Light Art Installations throughout 12 Neighborhoods, Free Guided Tours, Thanksgiving-New Year’s Day
  • November 27: Macy’s Great Tree Lighting @ Union Square Park | Beautiful 83′ Tree, Live Musical Performances Headlined By Jordin Sparks, Visit From Santa
  • November 27: Ghirardelli Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Free, Live Music, Warm Drinks, Gift Vendors, 4-9PM – Lighting At 5:30PM (more info)
  • November 27: Oakland – Black Friday Trunk Show @ Left Coast Power Yoga | Vendors, Drinks, All Ages Welcome, 5-9PM (more info)
  • November 27: Saratoga – Holiday Tree Lighting & Wine Stroll @ Downtown Saratoga | Wine Tastings, Kids’ Activities, Holiday Shopping, Music, Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (more info)
  • November 27: Orange & Black Friday | Your First Chance To Buy Select 2016 Giants Games Tickets, 8AM (more info)
  • November 27: San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club @ Zeitgeist | Free, 7-10PM, Last Fridays (more info)
  • November 27: SF Critical Mass @ Pee Wee Herman Plaza | Bicycle Ride, 5:30PM, Free, Last Fridays (more info)
  • November 27: Berkeley – Interfaith Labyrinth Walk @ Grace North Church | Free, Live Music, 6-10PM, Last Fridays (more info)
  • November 27: Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music @ Alley Cat Books | $5, 7-9PM, Cheap Beer (more info)
  • November 27-28: San Rafael – Parade Of Lights & Winter Wonderland | Parade, Sledding, Marketplace, Kids’ Activities, Live Entertainment (more info)
  • November 27-January 1: Winter Walk SF @ Union Square | Pop-Up Plaza with Carolers & Live Music, Nightly 3D Light Shows, Food Trucks, & More, Nov 27-Jan 1
  • November 28: Gingerbread Open House @ Fairmont San Francisco | Holiday Hotel Display Made Of Edible Materials, Music, Photos With Santa, 11AM-3PM (more info)
  • November 28: Winter Carousel Lighting @ Yerba Buena Gardens | Lighting Historic Carousel, Free Rides, Music, Ice Skating Performances, Raffle Prizes, 5-7PM (more info)
  • November 28: Oakland – Cottage Industry Holiday Artisan Fair @ Park Blvd. Presbyterian Church | Free, 30+ Local Artists & Craftspeople, 10AM-4PM (more info)
  • November 28 & 29: Treasure Island Flea | $3, 10AM-4PM, 400+ Vendors, Food Trucks, Drinks, Live Music, Kid Zone (more info)
  • November 28-29: SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium @ Pier 35 | 180 Local Artisans & Small Batch Food Vendors, Free Entry, Music, Snacks, 11AM-5PM (more info)



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