Kick Off the Holidays at PIER 39’s Tree Lighting Celebration

Kick Off the Holidays at PIER 39’s Tree Lighting Celebration

SAN FRANCISCO – (November 17, 2016) – PIER 39 invites you to spread holiday cheer at the annual PIER 39 Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 19 from 2:00 – 6:30 PM. Sing songs, send letters to Santa with the United States Postal Service and welcome the holiday season with a day of merriment for the whole family. At 6:00 PM, gather around the tree to enjoy a holiday show which includes live musical performances by Dashaun Young (Simba) and Nia Holloway (Nala) from Disney’s THE LION KING, playing at the SHN Orpheum Theatre through December 31.* The fun culminates with the lighting of PIER 39’s majestic 60-foot tree, adorned with bows, ornaments and thousands of lights.

Be sure to bring donation items for Project Homeless Connect to the PIER 39 tent in the Entrance Plaza from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and receive a free holiday tote bag.** Northern California residents can also enjoy Holiday Half-Off discounts at participating restaurants, shops and attractions at PIER 39. Click here for details.

Schedule of Events*
2:00 – 3:00 PM Musical Toy Soldier Guard on the Entrance Plaza Stage
2:00 – 5:00 PM Free Holiday Crafting Station by the Carousel Stage
2:00 – 5:00 PM Letters to Santa with the United States Postal Service in West Park
2:00 – 5:00 PM Stop by the PIER 39 tent for your chance to win a four-pack of tickets to Disney’s THE LION KING at the SHN Orpheum Theatre on December 7
3:00 – 4:00 PM Dickens Carolers on the Entrance Plaza Stage
4:00 – 5:00 PM Merry Mariachi Band on the Entrance Plaza Stage
5:00 – 5:30 PM A Rockin’ Retro Christmas on the Entrance Plaza Stage
6:00 – 6:30 PM Tree Lighting Celebration holiday show featuring performances by cast members from Disney’s THE LION KING at the Entrance Plaza Stage

Catch the spirit of the season on November 19 at PIER 39! For more information, visit pier39.com.

*Event is free and open to the public. Event and event activities are weather-permitting and subject to change without notice. **Please note: actors will not be in costume. **While supplies last. Limit one (1) bag per person.

See Disney’s THE LION KING at the SHN Orpheum Theatre
The Serengeti comes to life as never before when Disney’s THE LION KING makes its triumphant return to San Francisco! More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular. Playing the SHN Orpheum Theatre through December 31. Visit shnsf.com.

Event and event activities are weather permitting and subject to change without notice.