Step back in time to the world of Charles Dicken's Victorian London and discover a holiday celebration like no other. Smell the roasted chestnuts, listen to carolers singing, and mingle with hundreds of costumed characters at the Great Dickens Christmas Fair. This vintage holiday party is a one-of-a-kind celebration that takes place at the Cow Palace Exhibition Halls on weekends from November 19 through December 18 (plus Black Friday). Over three acres are transformed into Dickens-era London, complete with street vendors, decorated tearooms, lively pubs, and lamplit lanes. Highlights of this year's Great Dickens Christmas Fair include:
- Delicious British Empire holiday cuisine
- Five traditional pubs
- Apothecaries and emporiums
- Hair braiding and fortune telling
- Craft making and games
- Unique and handmade toys
- Leather, crystal, pewter and wood gifts
- Period photography and antiquarian books
- Hand-carved candles
- Hundreds of costumed characters
- … plus much more!
Plan your holiday vacation to the Bay Area today, and book your reservations at our boutique hotel before space fills up. Our hotel near Union Square is ideal for your holiday home base – we're close to shopping, dining, theaters, and all kinds of exciting San Francisco events and attractions. Please contact us now for more information and plan your holiday escape. Make your booking today!