Weekly Children's Book Readings at Lola Toy Stop / Tuesdays, 12pm

Come to Lola Toy Stop in the Lower Plaza each week for a free children’s book  reading! Check our Facebook for updates on what book will be read that week.


Toddler Time at Ghirardelli Square / Thursdays, 11am–1pm

Toddler Time has been cancelled until Summer. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Calling children of all ages to join us in the West Plaza every Thursday from 11am–1pm for free children’s entertainment. New performers or activities will be available each week. Come on over for face painting, story time, bubbles and more!

Independence Day / July 4

Ghirardelli Square is center stage to San Francisco’s July 4 celebration. The city sets off fireworks from the end of the Municipal Pier and from barges north of Pier 39. Best places to watch (from land): Aquatic Park (Jefferson and Hyde streets), the Cannery, Ghirardelli Square, other waterfront spots at Fisherman’s Wharf, and Coit Tower.

Additional information and details coming soon.

Chocolate Festival / September 12 & 13

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company hosts the annual Chocolate Festival benefiting Project Open Hand every September at Ghirardelli Square. This two-day celebration of chocolate will feature sampling by some of the finest local dessert companies and of course Ghirardelli Chocolate! Come enjoy live music, chef demonstrations, ice cream eating contests and more.

Additional information and details coming soon.