• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Event Details

  • 12/14/2013

    Santa floating in a rowboat in Aquatic Park lagoon.
    Location: Hyde Street Pier | Map Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM,6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee Information: $5, under 16 FREE Contact Name: Lynn Cullivan Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-561-7006

Bring the family down to Hyde Street Pier for an old fashioned holiday. Music, refreshments, ornament-making, and a visit from Santa (by boat) will be part of the fun from 3pm to 4:45pm. 

Then, beginning at 6pm, the park's costumed Living History players will take you back to a bygone era, where you will meet and talk with the Captain and crew of the Balclutha, passengers on the Eureka ferryboat in their holiday best, and the cream of San Francisco society aboard the Ark houseboat. It all happens during a lamplit tour of the vessels decorated for Christmas 1901. Reservations required for Old Time Maritime Christmas, the 6pm program, call 415-447-5000.

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