Enjoy HapPIER Holidays at The PIER

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November 21, 2018
Enjoy HapPIER Holidays at The PIER

Hap-PIER Holidays at San Francisco's PIER 39

PIER 39 invites guests to join in on the holiday cheer in 2018 at its new nightly tree lighting experiences on the San Francisco waterfront.

Premiere Night

On Premiere Night, Tuesday, Nov. 20 2018, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., The PIER debuts its new, nightly tree lighting show. The San Francisco Fire Department's new fireboat, Phoenix, will sail by the Bay End of The PIER to kick off the night's festivities with a water spray display. SFFD firefighters will be on-hand with firetrucks and to help collect new, unwrapped toys for the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program. At about 6 p.m., the nighly tree lighting ceremony will debut at The PIER's Entrance Plaza - see Santa help light The PIER's 60-foot tree. Also, a free Santa hat will be available for the first 500 visitors to Premiere Night.

Nightly Tree Lighting

Then, from Nov. 21, 2018 to Jan. 1, 2019, The PIER's 60-foot tree will come to life again at the top of each hour from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Synchronized to holiday music, the tree will become a kaleidoscope of swirling color, adorned with specialty lights and ornaments. These dazzling tree lighting moments will take center stage throughout the season.

More Holiday Fun

For more holiday fun, don't miss The PIER's Winter Wine Pour on Nov. 30, from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Stroll The PIER and stop at participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings from the Livermore Valley Wine Country. Enjoy an evening of wine, food, and entertainment. Click here for more information.

Get even further into the spirit of the season at The PIER while shopping, dining, or sipping on a holiday cocktail or a cup of hot cocoa. Visitors will also enjoy local community performances, writing letters to Santa, and fun social sharing activities. Check out The PIER's holiday fun here.

PIER 39’s 50-plus locally-owned shops offer some of the city’s most unique and specialized shopping, making them perfect for personalized gifts. Only here can you find a store full of left–handed merchandise (Lefty’s San Francisco - The Left Hand Store), seashells (Shell Cellar), and cowboy couture (Wilder West, Urban Western Outfitters) all in one place. The Spice & Tea Exchange offers fresh, custom blended spices, and Only in San Francisco boasts an array of San Francisco-themed gifts and souvenirs. And, Northern California residents can take advantage of PIER 39's Local Advantage program for holiday discounts and savings.

Please note: Events and event activities are weather permitting and subject to change without notice. For more information, please visit pier39.com.

General Information

PIER 39 is conveniently located where the Embarcadero meets Fisherman's Wharf. Parking is available at the PIER 39 Garage, open every day & 24 hours a day, and located across the street from the Entrance Plaza.

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