Each year, the Union Square area of San Francisco see’s around 24.6 million visitors.
This one-block plaza and surrounding area offer one of the most extensive collections of department stores, upscale boutiques, gift shops, art galleries, and salons in the United States. As such, Union Square a major tourist destination and cosmopolitan gathering place in downtown San Francisco, not to mention one of the world's premier shopping districts.
In addition to the wonderful shopping aspects, Union Square also offers holiday fun with the Union Square Safeway Ice Rink. If you are in the area between November and January, grab your ice skates and glide into a winter wonderland in California! This San Francisco holiday tradition in the heart of Union Square offers fun-seekers of all ages a magical adventure. For more information, schedules and activities, please visit https://unionsquareicerink.com/
If you are into theater and seeing productions come to life on stage, then make sure to grab a ticket at the San Francisco Playhouse. Located in the heart of the Union Square Theater District, San Francisco Playhouse is the city’s Off-Broadway company, an intimate alternative to the larger more traditional Union Square theater fare. The San Francisco Playhouse provides audiences the opportunity to experience professional theater with top-notch actors and world-class design in a setting where they are close to the action. For information on how to purchase tickets or for show schedules, please visit https://www.sfplayhouse.org/sfph/.
If you've got a few hours to kill, check out the funky, local tours led by Wild SF Tours. Think food crawls, creepy ghost tours, free tours and radical neighborhood history shared by local artists and activists!
While enjoying Union Square don’t stress with your luggage or bags, let Knock Knock City help! In Union Square, we have drop off locations for any baggage or luggage you may not want to bring along with you! You can store your bags or luggage for only $2 per hour per bag.
Enjoy the city with your hands-free by using our convenient, cost-efficient and secure locations. We are here so you can be there.