Visitors Celebrate Civic Center Tree Lighting

Civic Center Plaza

December 2017
Art, Events

On December 5th, 2017, San Francisco brought the holiday cheer during the Civic Center Tree Lighting in Civic Center Plaza. As snow (of the manufactured variety) fell from the skies, host Honey Mahogany emceed, providing entertaining banter between performances which included vocalist and X-Factor finalist Jason Brock; a cappella glee club Scales of the City, San Francisco A Cappella, and some wildly exuberant dancing by The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees as well as members of Boxcar Theatre's Speakeasy. What holiday event would be complete without visits from Christmas VIPs such as The Great Dickens Christmas Fair's Scrooge and Ghost of Christmas Present? Not to mention the man-of-the-hour — Santa…

Civic Center Initiative Block Parties, It’s a Wrap!

CIVIC CENTER COMMONS

3rd Thursday evenings of the month / July to October 2017
Events, Market

San Francisco celebrated the final Civic Center Initiative 3rd Thursday Block Party event last week, and while the inaugural season has come to a close, it’s just the beginning of what #WeHaveInCommons. Throughout the inaugural series, music promotion stalwarts from Another Planet Entertainment, People in Plazas, and Noise Pop were the curated an astounding array of exceptional talent. Visitors danced to Cuban all stars, shook to hip rockers, and grooved to beat bumping DJs. Off-the-Grid punched the flavor ticket, bringing food and drink. Visitors also perused museum exhibits, shopped at pop-up book stores, and got crafty with DIY workshops all…

3rd Thursdays [VIDEO]

Civic Center Plaza, Fulton Street and UN Plaza

3rd Thursday evenings of the month / July to October 2017
News

3rd Thursdays is a series of monthly events featuring music, food, drinks, and other free programming in the City’s central public spaces. Check out this video spot shot by SF Gov TV during the four events in 2017. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRkCiOhCRNU[/embed]