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Thanksgiving Activities in San Francisco

Spending Thanksgiving at our San Francisco Hotel? Here are some Activities in San Francisco you can enjoy during your stay.

October 24, 2016

If you’re considering spending Thanksgiving in San Francisco then you’ll want to learn about some of the city’s holiday Activities and other features that make this a great choice for a family gathering or a couple’s or girlfriend getaway. Hotel Union Square is located near many of the top Activities in San Francisco as well as Shopping and Dining. Read through all of the Events and Activities to enjoy during a Thanksgiving stay at Hotel Union Square.

Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia
If you’re looking for a different way to enjoy Thanksgiving Day then this Activity in San Francisco might be just the thing. Luzia invites you to “explore the beautiful culture of Mexico” via unbelievable and beautiful acts of dance and acrobatics. This show will take place under a tent near AT&T Park. Only a single performance of Luzia is offered on Thanksgiving Day, so reserve your tickets early.

Thanksgiving Day Cruises
If you hail from a colder part of the country then a Thanksgiving Day cruise may not sound very appealing, but this is San Francisco! The extended forecast shows a pleasant high of 64 degrees, so a day on the water is a wonderful way to celebrate. Options include the 60-minute San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventures ($30/per person), Escape from the Rock Cruises ($36/per person), and dinner cruises such as the Premier Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise offered by Hornblower Cruises ($176/per person).

Thanksgiving Day Races
If you’d like to kick off the holiday season on a healthy note then these Thanksgiving Activities in San Francisco are perfect! The San Francisco Turkey Trot ($38 entry fee) takes place at Golden Gate Park’s Polo Fields. Participation is limited to 1,400 runners, so register early. Another Thanksgiving Day race is the Thanksgiving Day 5k ($20 entry fee) that takes place at At&T Park and benefits the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.

Thanksgiving Dinner
Here are a few suggestions for San Francisco Restaurants where you can enjoy an amazing Thanksgiving dinner: Burritt Room & Tavern, Michael Mina, One Market, Presidio Social Club, and RN74. Some local Restaurants have special Thanksgiving Day menus while others are open and serving from their regular menu.  Ask the staff at Hotel Union Square for additional dining suggestions.

Union Square Tree Lighting
The day after Thanksgiving, you can attend the Tree Lighting Ceremony in Union Square near our San Francisco Hotel. As the giant tree is lit for the first time, you’ll know that Christmas season is now in full swing.

Black Friday Shopping
If you love Black Friday Shopping then you’ll be thrilled with the options to enjoy this Activity in San Francisco. Hotel Union Square is located near many of the city’s top Shopping venues, and most of them have exciting Black Friday sales and events planned. Westfield Shopping Center, Union Square and other popular Shopping destinations in the City are great Black Friday destinations!

Considering a Thanksgiving stay in San Francisco? View our San Francisco Hotel’s current list of Special Offers and then make reservations online or by calling 415.969.2301.