The Guardsmen Christmas Tree Lot is about to open its doors at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. The lot will open at the Festival Pavilion from Nov. 25 – Dec. 16, 2023. You can stock up on holiday essentials including trees, garlands, wreaths, and ornaments.
But in addition to the tree lot itself, you don’t want to miss their lively family day, a crab and pasta dinner, and giant holiday party with live music. Read on for information about these special events whose proceeds go to benefit at-risk youth, and learn more at the The Guardsmen website.
Events at the Guardsmen Christmas Tree Lot
Seasonal events are an annual fixture at the Guardsmen Holiday Tree Lot. Use code SECRETSF-23 for 10% off tickets!
- Nov. 25 – Opening Day
- Nov. 26 – Family Day – internal event for volunteers.
- Dec. 1 – Comedy Night – Don’t Tell Comedy hosts this lively light of local stand-up comics and craft beer.
- Dec. 8 – Crab Feed – Wear your most festive holiday attire and dig in to all-you-can-eat fresh crab, delicious pasta, cocktails, and more. The 21+ dinner is followed by a spirited after-party with a DJ.
- Dec. 16 – Guardsmen Tree Lot Party – Guests are encouraged to dress in cocktail attire for a 21+ glamorous evening featuring live music and a giant dance floor. The lot will be decked out in endless glittering lights as well as themed photo booths and six hosted bars.
More things to do at The Guardsmen Tree Lot
If you can’t make it to one of these special events, The Guardsmen Tree Lot is still a lovely place to purchase holiday essentials beyond just Christmas trees. Other items for sale include ornaments, lights, garlands, wreaths, wooden reindeer, wooden snowmen, and more.
Guests can enjoy multiple on-site bars while shopping for a tree or other Christmas decor, and there will be a bouncy house for kids. Keep an eye out for an appearance from Santa.
The lot will close early at 6pm on Dec. 8 and close all day on Dec. 13.
About The Guardsmen
The Guardsmen is an entirely volunteer-run non-profit organization that dates back to 1947, with the purpose of raising funds for at-risk Bay Area youth. Over the years, their work has granted tens of thousands of kids the opportunity to partake in summer and after-school programs, private schools, and more. The Guardsmen Holiday Tree Lot is their largest annual fundraiser, directly benefiting over 2,500 children every single year.
Find The Guardsmen Holiday Tree Lot at the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion (2 Marina Blvd) in San Francisco.