Celebrate the Holidays at Fairmont San Francisco

For more than a century, Fairmont San Francisco has enchanted guests with its joyful holiday festivities and exuberant seasonal ambience. From our life-sized Gingerbread House and Holiday Tea to staying in Santa’s very own Suite, we have something for everyone to cheer.

Holiday Tea

The winter season is not complete without a celebration of tradition and magic with Fairmont San Francisco’s Holiday Tea. Enjoy the ambiance of Laurel Court’s sophisticated charm with family and friends over steaming pots of fine loose-leaf tea and house-made scones, tea sandwiches, luscious pastries and sweets. Keep holiday traditions flourishing or make new memories to cherish for years to come.

Santa Suites

There’s no place like Fairmont San Francisco for the Holiday. Check in and check our Santa and Mrs. Clause’s home away from home. Stay in one of two suite designs from sophisticated holiday décor to whimsical winter wonderland that all ages of the family will enjoy.

Indoor gingerbread house at the Fairmont San Francisco

Gingerbread House

Holiday magic comes to life with our annual life-sized Gingerbread House on display from Thanksgiving through the New Year. With hundreds of bricks of real gingerbread baked by our pastry team and pounds of See’s Candies, our Gingerbread House display brings out the kid in everyone. Looking for a special treat? Book a dining experience inside the private Gingerbread for up to 8 guests and take in the scents and sounds of the holiday season.

Cirque Holiday Bar

This holiday season, our Cirque Bar will transform into a cozy hot spot at night. Come enjoy festive cocktails, lite bites, Champagne and caviar.

Lobby Champagne Bar

Enjoy some libations from our Lobby Champagne Bar as you take in the awe of our decorated lobby and wander through the Gingerbread House.

Opens Friday, November 24.


Monday/Tuesday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Starting December 13 open daily from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

New Year's Eve

Sleep Till 4:00 in ’24

Spend New Year’s Eve in luxury at Fairmont San Francisco and enjoy late check out at 4:00 pm on New Year’s Day.



Christmas Buffet

Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with friends and family in the ambiance of Laurel Court’s festive cheer. Enjoy a decadent buffet each day and enjoy the company of family and friends.

New Year's Eve at Tonga Room

Celebrate in a tropical paradise at Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar to toast the year and bring in the New Year.