San Francisco Attractions
— Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
— Holiday Ice Rink
— Holiday Building Lighting Ceremony
— Winter Carnvial
spans five city blocks in
the heart of San Francisco's Financial District — and overlooks
beautiful San Francisco Bay.
Popular with locals and tourists alike, the Embarcadero
Center's world-class shopping center features trendy shops,
a variety of gourmet and casual-style restaurants... and a movie
cinema. The award-winning
landscaped area is also known for its infamous sculpture in Justin
Embarcadero Center houses a number of fine
restaurants and casual eateries. Al fresco dining at Justin Herman
Plaza is very popular here.
Info and Reservations
Embarcadero Center Cinema
Catch a movie at the Embarcadero Center
Cinema, located on the Promenade Level of Embarcadero One.
Holiday Ice Skating Rink
— Justin Herman Plaza
Mid Nov-early January
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Embarcadero's
fun Holiday Ice Rink — at Justin Herman Plaza. 90-minute
sessions start on every even hour. Open 10am-10pm Sun-Thurs,
10am-11:30pm Fri-Sat. Private Party booking is available — sessions
not open to public if sold to a private party. The Rink may be
closed due to bad weather or private party bookings. Skate Rental
Fee. Special Group Rates.
More info on Ice Skating
Center Holiday Building Lighting Ceremony & Winter Carnival
Holiday Building Lighting Ceremony
Kick off the
Holiday Season at the largest celebration on the S.F. Waterfront.
The annual ceremony takes place at the Holiday Ice Rink in Embarcadero
Center — around the third week in November, before Thanksgiving.
The event features
skating, dancing and live entertaiment. The event includes
performances by local musicians — and
a spectacular Pyrotechnic Show Finale that will dazzle the City’s
skyline. Four hours of free parking at Embarcadero Center from
The Winter Carnival takes place at the Street
Levels of 1, 2, 3 and 4 Embarcadero Center. Winter
Carnival features fun activities for the kids — carnival
games, interactive arts and crafts making booths, face painters,
balloon twisters, musical performances and more! 4-6:30pm. Four
hours of free parking at Embarcadero Center from 4pm.
More Info on Holiday Building Lighting Ceremony & Winter
More Info on Embarcadero Center
Justin Herman Plaza
Justin Herman Plaza is the main open-air
square in the Embarcadero Center complex — it's located at
the foot of Market Street at the Embarcadero, just behind the Hyatt
Regency Hotel — across from the Ferry
Building (another top
SF tourist attraction).
Justin Herman Plaza is GREAT
for for people-watching!
Click to watch the Webcam of the Plaza from the
Sens Restaurant at 4 Embarcadero Center
Embarcadero Center Arts and Crafts Shows
take place in Justin Herman Plaza at various times throughout the