Now entering its 4th year, Winter Walk 2017 presented by Union Square Business Improvement District (USBID) and Off the Grid in collaboration with SFMTA is an immersive holiday feast-for-the-senses that brings together the best of the season’s food, drink, music and interactive experiences over five festive weeks in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Kicking off on November 25 across a two-block stretch of Union Square on Stockton Street (between Ellis and Geary), the 2017 edition of Winter Walk will be it’s largest and merriest yet. With seasonal food and drink from premium mobile vendors, holiday-themed libations, spirited performances, as well as cozy nooks, whimsical, snow-capped backdrops and plenty of shareable moments, Winter Walk invites friends and strangers to stay, unwind and savor the convivial spirit of the holiday season.

Winter Walk 2017 is free and open to the public, and will run (rain or shine) from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through December 31, with curated daily programming that includes reindeer scooter rides from Blastaround Electric Scooters, cosmetic outposts by Macy’s offering complimentary makeovers, appearances by T-Mobile’s mobile showroom and the San Francisco SPCA Holiday Window puppies and kittens, a Johnnie Walker holiday bar serving spirited seasonal beverages, as well as noshes from Off the Grid vendors Jackrabbit Kitchen, Capelo’s Barbecue, Johnny Doughnuts, RoliRotiSerendipity Truck, Del Popolo and many more.

Winter Walk 2017 Programming Highlights

Mondays & Tuesdays: Community Nights

Enjoy spirited musical performances from local school groups and musicians, with set lists that include all the holiday classics (old school and new).

Wednesdays: Craft Beer & Crafting

Sip on premium local craft brews while you craft, with free workshops led by The Museum of Craft and Design. Projects include pom-pom ornaments, headbands and table-top decorations, with all supplies provided by FLAX art & design.

Thursdays: Awkward Holiday Party

Pose for awkward family photos at our free holiday photobooth, featuring ugly sweaters, kitschy photo props and classic Christmas card backdrops, as well as a DJ blasting campy holiday tunes to fuel all your merrymaking (but first… let me take an #elfie).

Fridays: Music & Makeovers

Add some sparkle to your holiday style with complimentary makeovers from Macy’s cosmetics department. After the sun sets, step out in your holiday best for Flashback Fridays with DJ Funklor ho- ho- holdin’ it down with greatest hits and classic holiday tunes.

Saturdays: We Sleigh

Kettle bells ring… are you listening? Get your holiday hustle on with festive fitness classes every Saturday morning during Winter Walk, including ‘holiday hatha’ yoga from LubbDubb, boot camps from Bianchi Fitness and Fitness Evolution and healthful bites from Ruru Juice and Bowl’d Acai.

Sundays: Family Day

Enjoy family-focused programming every Sunday, including holiday storytime and activities for kids, as well as intimate ukelele performances from Ukelele Rebellion, Aloha Uke Squad and SF Uke Band.

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Download 2017 Programming Calendar (PDF)