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San Francisco Glows For The Holidays With Lights For All

Transamerica Pyramid - New Year's Eve Fireworks-2Paul and Elizabeth chat with Laurie Armstrong about holiday lights and shows in the city by the bay. San Francisco embraces the holiday season in its own vibrant way with events and activities that embody the city’s spirit of tradition, surprise and innovation. On the traditional side, there’s the San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol at American Conservatory Theater, the vocal virtuosity of Chanticleer plus outdoor ice skating, holiday teas and shopping galore. For the offbeat, catch Beach Blanket Babylon, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy and Dance-Along Nutcracker® Goes Hollywood!  Or see the city’s holiday finery on a guided bicycle tour.San Francisco is also celebrating light as art with truly brilliant, eco-friendly light art exhibits.  This convergence is being called Illuminate SF and consists of six temporary and/or permanent installations. From skyscrapers lined with lights to glimmering trees to sparkling decorations throughout the city’s neighborhoods, San Francisco becomes a city aglow during these shortest days of the year. The San Francisco Travel Association offers a list of holiday highlights. Check out SanFrancisco.Travel