Holiday Lights Tour of San Francisco

Holiday & Seasonal Tours in San Francisco

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Live the magic of San Francisco during the festive Christmas season on a 2-hour holiday lights tour. You'll travel in a '70s-style Volkswagen bus to view the displays and sing along to holiday-themed songs while capturing great photo ops at Lombard Street, Union Square, and the Golden Gate Bridge. This family-friendly outing includes Santa hats for all.
Start your holiday lights tour of San Francisco with pickup at Fisherman’s Wharf, near Aquatic Park. Board one of two 6-passenger VW buses—the 'Love Bus' and 'Sunshine Bus'—completely refurbished with shag carpets, beaded curtains, and hand-painted murals. Begin your 2-hour guided tour by driving down the waterfront for a look at how the city celebrates Christmas. See the Christmas tree at Pier 39, and then make your way toward the Palace of Fine Arts, the Embarcadero, Union Street, Lombard Street, Chinatown, and North Beach. Get out at Union Square to see the annual Christmas tree in this shopping haven.Slip on your Santa hat to take unique holiday photos at scheduled stops along the way.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Small-group tour
  • Santa hat
  • Blanket while in tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Seasonal Offer