Earth Hour / March 28, 6-9:30pm

Come enjoy Intense Dark Ghirardelli Chocolate while celebrating Earth Hour! There will be night yoga, wine and beverage pairings, a light labyrinth and more! Lights will go off during Earth hour, from 8:30-9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Easter Festival / April 4th, 11-3pm

Come to Ghirardelli Square and enjoy festive Easter activities! Free children’s activities will be available to the public, including face painting, balloon art, glitter tattoos, meeting the Easter bunny, chocolate and a musical performance.

UnCorked Wine Festival / May 9th, 1-6pm

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 proceeds raised from ticket sales to support the organization’s efforts to protect, restore, and celebrate the San Francisco Bay.

Buy tickets here.


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 March. 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.