Christmas in California


Pictured: Beach Blanket Babylon's Seasonal Extravaganza final shows in 2019 are Sold Out!

San Francisco Christmas Holiday Fests

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes

Victoria Theatre
2961 16th St.
San Francisco, CA

Truly an Only in San Francisco event, now in its sixth year. Heklina and three other world-class drag queens perform two episodes from The Golden Girls TV show live on stage. SF's favorite Christmas tradition returns, with all new episodes! Starring Heklina (Dorothy), Matthew Martin (Blanche), D'Arcy Drollinger (Rose), and Holotta Tymes (Sophia).

San Francisco Ballet The Nutcracker

War Memorial Opera House
The first ballet company to bring the Nutcracker tradition to America, San Francisco Ballet's awe-inspiring production is like no other. Set in San Francisco during the 1915 World's Fair, Clara's dreamlike journey is an ode to the City's historical grandeur - all amidst colorful, larger than life scenery, more than 200 dazzling costumed characters and Tchaikovsky's beautiful score performed live by the world-class San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. 

A Chanticleer Christmas
 prices vary
This much beloved Bay Area tradition brings the power and mystery, warmth and intimacy of the season to capacity audiences in beautifully decorated churches, cathedrals and missions. 

Gay Men's Chorus Holigays Concert

  • SAN FRANCISCO: There is nothing like the historic San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus 

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy 

New Asia Restaurant
772 Pacific Ave.
San Francisco, CA

Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese restaurant now serves up hilarious entertainment that's going strong after 20+ years. What started out as a joke by local standup comic, Lisa Geduldig, has become an institution in San Francisco, giving more than 2000 comedy aficionados and those escaping Christmas-mania an annual reprieve from I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas. 

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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