San Francisco Festival
December 15, 2019
| By
Karen Fields

San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - January

It’s a New Year and oh, there is so much to do! This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article, ‘San Francisco Things to do: Top San Francisco Events - January’ highlights some great events for you to enjoy during your visit.

It’s January 2020! The start of a New Year and so many exciting activities, events, concerts and more to discover in San Francisco.

This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article; 'San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - January' – introduces you to some of the most exciting things to do this coming month!

Let’s get to the list!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Dates: January 1 to July 12, 2020 (Recently extended dates!)
Where: Curran Theater - 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Website  
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 2 Blocks

If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you will LOVE this show! If you’re not a Harry Potter fan now, you will be after seeing this amazing production. This new Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne has been running in New York, London, Melbourne and now in San Francisco at the Curran Theater! Based on the success of the show so far, that dates have been extended to July 12, 2020!  Don’t miss out on this great show when you visit San Francisco. Plus, Hotel Union Square is just 2 blocks from the theater! See the Website link above for tickets, prices and show details.


PCMA Convention
Dates: January 5 to 8, 2020 
Where: Moscone Center - 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: .5 Mile

Join this amazing event that attracts the world’s largest and most recognized network of event strategist and industry leaders. See the Event Website link above for show details, registration and event information.

 

Amaluna - Cirque du Soleil
Dates: January 5 & 9, 2020 
Where: Oracle Park - 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 1.8 Miles

If you enjoy Cirque du Soleil shows you are in for a treat with the Amaluna show. This amazingly visual show is based on a goddess, Amaluna and her island. You will be captivated by world class singers, cyclists, comedians, acrobats, dancers, gymnasts, aerialists and more! The show takes place in a massive heated text at Oracle Park.


Hip Hop Hamilton
Dates: January 8 to March 29, 2020 
Where: Orpheum Theater - 1192 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 1 Mile

‘WOW!’ That seems to be the one common word the audience uses to describe this amazing show. This is an engaging and unique performance tells the historic story of alexander Hamilton, one of our nation’s Founding Fathers with an entertaining twist by combining Hip Hop, Rap, Blues and other types of music, dancers and performers.


Willie Nelson & Family 
Dates: January 8 & 9, 2020 
Where: The Fillmore - 1805 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 1.5 Miles

Spend the night with Willie Nelson & Family as the music legend performs all the favorites, award-winning and record-breaking hits. Willie Nelson has a very entertaining way of performing his music and engaging the audience with stories and laughs about his long and storied career.


San Francisco Sketchfest - Comedy Festival
Dates: January 9 -26, 2020 
Where: Various locations
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: Various locations

Get ready to laugh and be entertained! 250 Shows. 20 Venues. 18 Days of Comedy. San Francisco comedy clubs and other venues welcome some of today’s best comics and newcomers to perform in 20 venues across San Francisco. You’ll enjoy comics, performers, sketch comedy, improv and alternative comedy over the 18-day festival.


San Francisco Restaurant Week
Dates: January 22 - 31, 2020 
Where: Various locations
Website
Distance from Hotel Union Square: Various locations

Let’s eat! If you are a foodie or just a committed ‘lover of food’ you will love San Francisco Restaurant Week! This is a great way to discover new restaurants and to revisit some of your favorites. For San Francisco Restaurant Week, there are 130 participating restaurants, offering great deals on 2 course and 3 course meals and special Prix-Fixe menus.  See the Website link above for tickets, prices and details.


Bay Brew Festival & San Francisco Wine Festival
Dates: January 25 & 26, 2020 
Where: Festival Pavilion - 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA  94123
Beer Brew Website | Wine Festival Website  
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 3 Miles

How about a great Beer (or two)? Do you enjoy a great Wine? If so, you will love this 2-day event specifically created for Beer and Wine lovers. The Bay Brew Festival takes place on January 25th and includes over 70 local, national and international breweries, food, music and more.  On January 26th the San Francisco Wine Festival takes place in the same location overlooking San Francisco Bay.  Come enjoy great Beers and Wines, music, food trucks, and more.


This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article, ‘San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - January’ presents just a few of the best San Francisco Events taking place in San Francisco in January. If you have any questions about these or other Events in San Francisco just ask our Concierge, they will be happy to assist.  

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