Events

Fleet Week / October 10–12

Ghirardelli Square is front row to the amazing airshow and parade of ships. It’s the perfect place to have a glass of wine and lunch to watch the show. Join the excitement as the United States Navy Blue Angels, the Navy Parade of Ships and HADR demonstrations take place in front of Ghirardelli Square. 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.

Halloween / October 31

Come to the Square for a Halloween themed event. Children’s event and entertainment will be provided.

Additional information and details coming soon.

Tree Lighting Ceremony / November 28

Ghirardelli Square hosts the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony where visitors can take part in the Ghirardelli Square’s gift to the city at this very special event that has become a tradition for many Bay Area families.

Festivities will include live music, children’s entertainment and a visit from Santa.

Additional information and details coming soon.

Light the Menorah / December

Ghirardelli Square hosts the Annual Light the Menorah Celebration where visitors can join Rabbi Peretz Mochkin in lighting the 1st candle of the Menorah – a celebration for the entire family.

Additional information and details coming soon.

UnCorked Wine Festival / May

Ghirardelli Square hosts the annual UnCorked Wine Festival where we bring over 50 top-tier wineries, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations by top San Francisco chefs, and wine education seminars. Uncorked partners with local nonprofit organization, Save The Bay, and will donate a portion of proceeds raised from ticket sales to support the organization’s efforts to protect, restore, and celebrate the San Francisco Bay.

Additional information and details coming soon.

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

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.