A fun spot for the whole family or a romantic rendezvous for two, take advantage of this vibrant destination for great sightseeing in San Francisco. Ghirardelli Square is a popular hangout for both visitors from out of town and locals who take advantage of the superb shopping and dining scene. Whether you want to finish up your holiday shopping with some local SF style or sit down to a delicious meal, there is something for everyone right here by Russian Hill.
This time of year, you'll find festive flair that includes an illuminated Christmas tree and festive holiday décor. Treat yourself to some of the best hot chocolate you'll ever have, or try a banana-split sundae that has everyone raving. From gift shops to chocolate galore, you can give your sweet tooth a real fix while you find the perfect stocking stuffers.
Setting the scene at this lively landmark, there is also a full calendar of local music almost daily. From holiday choirs to jazz saxophone and folk guitar, guests can enjoy eclectic entertainment. The kids will love Lola Toy Shop and Peekadoodle Kidsclub. Animal lovers can check out Yap Wraps. History buffs can behold the historic site that started this classic chocolate company back in 1852, including the original chocolate manufacturing equipment. And adults taking a romantic Christmas getaway can check out what's happening at Wattle Creek Winery while strolling along near the charming and timeless Ghirardelli Soda Foundation and Chocolate Shop.