Day of the Dead Festival San Francisco
September 30, 2019
| By
Maria Mancuso

Things to do in San Francisco: San Francisco Events in November

San Francisco hosts many entertaining events throughout the month of November. This latest article in our San Francisco Travel Blog, ‘San Francisco Things to do: Top San Francisco Events' highlights just a few of the best events you can enjoy during your visit to San Francisco!

As the Fall season leaves the city and November arrives, the weather is cooler in San Francisco and the Holiday Season is in full swing with great concerts, Holiday Events, festivals and sporting events!

Hotel Union Square is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square and close to some of the best November Events in the city!  This current San Francisco Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in San Francisco: San Francisco Events in November' – gives you insight to just a few of the best November Events you can choose from during your upcoming visit.

Blue Man Group!
Dates: November 1 - 3, 2019 
Where: Center for Performing Arts – 255 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95113
Website: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 49 Miles

‘What a show!’ That is what you will be saying after attending this incredibly entertaining show of boldly bald and magically blue men featuring unique instruments, art, magic, and more!  The ‘Blue Man Group – Speechless Tour’ is a new show for the Blue Men that is sure to satisfy longtime fans and first-time guests. Visit the Event Website link above for more details, ticket information and schedules. 

 

San Francisco Day of the Dead
This amazing celebration has long time roots in Mexico and this holiday has become extremely popular in the U.S.

Day of the Dead – Dia de Los Muertos!
Dates: November 2, 2019 
Where: Various locations
Website: Visit Event Website  
Distance from Hotel Union Square: Various locations

What a great event including colorful costumes, amazing food, parade, and other entertainment that celebrates this great holiday; Dia de los Muertos- Day of the Dead! Celebrations include; Festival of Altars, The Procession and Ritual Circle. This amazing celebration has long time roots in Mexico and this holiday has become extremely popular in the U.S. Visit the Event Website link above for more details, ticket information and schedules. 

 

San Francisco Coffee Festival
The San Francisco Coffee Festival is a 2-day celebration of all things Coffee.

San Francisco Coffee Festival 
Dates: November 2 - 3, 2019 
Where: 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123
Website: Visit Event Website  
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 3 Miles

A festival for Coffee? Really? YES! Sign us up! The San Francisco Coffee Festival is a 2-day celebration of all things Coffee. Attendees will enjoy tastings, industry talks, exhibitors over 90 Coffee Roasters.  Enjoy live entertainment in this intimate setting at the Fort Mason Center for the Arts.  Tickets are very limited so take a look at this great San Francisco Event early!  Visit the Event Website link above for more details, ticket information and schedules.


Harry Potter LIVE!
Dates: November 5, 2019 – February 15, 2020
Where: Curran Theater - 445 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Website: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 1/2 Mile

If you are a Harry Potter fan – who isn’t – then you’ll enjoy this incredible performance of Harry Potter.  The show is based on the latest story, ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ by J.K. Rowling.  The storyline is based on the grown-up versions of the popular cast of characters; Harry, Hermione and Ron.

This engaging performance has been recognized as the most awarded production of the Oliver Awards in Britain and has won over 24 theater awards in the UK. This show is running in New York, London and Melbourne and now San Francisco.  If there is a Harry Potter fan in your family or friends – this would be a great gift to give them for Christmas. Visit the Event Website link above for more details, ticket information and schedules.


Cirque du Soleil – Amaluna!
Dates: November 21, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Where: Oracle Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107
Website: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 1.8 Miles

If you one of the very few people in the entire world who have not seen a Cirque du Soleil show – you should not miss out on this opportunity to enjoy this latest show from the masterminds at Cirque de Soleil – Amaluna!

This show imagines the mysterious island that is ruled by magical Goddesses where one of the Goddesses guides her daughter through early life, renewal and rebirth.  There is conflict on the island as a team of young men arrive on the island which starts an epic love story. Amaluna features the world renown acrobats that has created millions of fans around the world, award winning music, performers, comedians and more.

Visit the Event Website link above for more details, ticket information and schedules.


Christmas Tree Lighting
When: November 29, 2019
Where: Various locations
Distance from Hotel Union Square: Various locations

The lighting of these beautiful Christmas Tree’s kicks off the Holiday Season in San Francisco. During the celebration guests will enjoy holiday music, refreshments, food, a possible visit from Santa Claus and of course the lighting of the picturesque Christmas Trees.

There are 2 main Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in San Francisco:

  • Ghirardelli Square – Website
  • Union Square – Union Square next to Macy’s – Website


This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article, ‘Things to do in San Francisco: Top San Francisco Events in November’ presents just a few of the best San Francisco Events taking place in San Francisco in November.  If you have any questions about these or other San Francisco Events taking place during your visit, please ask our helpful Concierge.

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