Holiday Celebrations at Macy’s Union Square

Macy’s Union Square helps holiday dreams come true and emphasizes the giving spirit with a number of special events and uplifting traditions. Year after year, visitors and residents alike flock to the store and adjacent Union Square to participate in the wide range of heartwarming festivities that take place there.

Macy's Santaland at Union Square
From Now through December 24
7th Floor

Come meet Old Saint Nick and tell him everything on your wish list. He's only here until the 24th, so see him before he leaves on his big journey! Have your picture taken together and make a memory that will last a lifetime!

Photo packages start at $19.99. Show your Union Square Ice Skating wristband for $1.00 off your photo package!

Winter Walk Beauty Pop Up with Dior
Friday, December 7 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Winter Walk on Stockton Street

Come meet Dior Makeup Artist Kevianno Guerrero and join us for this exclusive opportunity to learn the must-have makeup trends of the season using the Dior Backstage pro-products and backstage tips to achieve the glamourous catwalk results.

To find out more and make an appointment, visit the counter or call 415-296-4187. Space is limited.

The Salvation Army 38th Annual Celebrity Bell Ringing Day
Friday, December 7 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Geary Street Entrance

See some of San Francisco's finest celebrities, media personalities and musicians, including Swoop Unit and Nigel and Clive and the British Invasion all together in one location at Macy's Union Square to ring bells at the 38th annual Salvation Army Celebrity Bell Ringing Day. Celebrate the season of giving as The Salvation Army spreads holiday cheer while helping families and individuals in need in the Bay Area.

Healthy Holiday Appetizers- Celebrate with Tofu!
Saturday, December 8 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Lower Level – Cellar Demonstration Kitchen

Join Chef Linda Shiue, MD of Kaiser Permanente for a holiday-themed cooking event, featuring tofu from Hodo Foods. Get the skinny on how to make delicious and healthy appetizers - just in time for a festive season of holiday parties!

Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, serving up good health! For more recipe ideas visit foodforhealth.kp.org.

IberJoya Holiday Event
Thursday & Friday, Dec. 13 – 14 from 11:00AM – 6:00 PM, both days
Level One - Jewelry

Take advantage of this chance to shop the exclusive one of a kind diamond pieces IberJoya has to offer. Don't miss out on the chance to treat yourself or someone special to something beautiful. While you're here, speak with our Jewelry Consultants who will be on-site to answer any questions. 

To make an appointment, call 415-296-4068.

Clinique Holiday Must Haves
Friday, December 14 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Winter Walk on Stockton Street

Experience the season’s coolest trends at our beauty pop up and treat yourself to a menu of services such as foundation fittings and a hand massage station featuring Clinique Happy Fragrance.
There will also be a holiday gift wrapping station, exclusive gift with purchase sets and hourly holiday set giveaways!
To find out more or book an appointment: 415-296-4295

Winter Walk Beauty Pop Up with Shiseido, Laura Mercier and Dolce & Gabbana
Saturday, December 15 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Winter Walk on Stockton Street

  • Laura Mercier artistry experts will customize a beauty regimen for your needs. Whether a glammed up look, photo ready or flawless face celebrating you, come meet our Laura Mercier Artistry Executive Regina Sanches. Stop by or call the Laura Mercier counter to reserve your appointment, 415-296-4454.
  • Shiseido invites you to discover and experience the J-Beauty secret to amazing skin. Let us create a custom skincare regimen with Japanese facial demonstrations and experience the new Shiseido makeup collection where visible feels invisible with their four reimagined textures that are weightless but lasting and make a statement with bold, impactful color. Meet Shiseido's Skincare and Artistry Executive, Jill Reynolds. Stop by or call the Shiseido counter to reserve your appointment, 415-296-4107.
  • Visit Dolce & Gabbana and we will show you our collection of fragrances, whether for yourself or giving a gift this holiday season. Sensual and exotic or fresh and spontaneous, let us help you discover a new scent that takes you on a journey every day.

A Dickens of a Holiday!
Sunday, December 16 from 11:00AM – 12:30PM

Join A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theater) and Macy's for a fun day of merry-making for the whole family, featuring holiday arts and crafts, caroling, and special visits from beloved characters from A.C.T.'s production of A Christmas Carol! For more information about our VIP ticket packages, click here.: 


Unfortunately, things happen; events change or may be canceled, and supplies may run out!
And if you can’t make it, don’t worry! Macy's also has lots of other fun things to do, so don't forget to check out other events happening near you!


About Linda Shiue and Hodo:
Chef Linda Shiue, MD is an internal medicine physician who believes that the best medicine is prevention. She is the first Director of Culinary Medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, where she teaches hands-on cooking classes, the Thrive Kitchen. She graduated from Brown University, UCSF, San Francisco Cooking School and has a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell. You can find more of her recipes on her blog, SpiceboxTravels.com.
Hodo is an organic plant-based foods company based in Oakland, CA. Founded in 2004, Hodo is the largest artisan tofu maker and only producer of fresh, organic yuba in the United States. Hodo's specialty foods are an excellent source of protein, ready-to-eat, USDA Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegan, and 100% delicious.