Want to feel as if you’re in the magical world of Bridgerton or see what it’s like to be in Hawkins, Indiana fighting off the frightening Demogorgons of Stranger Things? You can by attending one of these Netflix immersive experiences in San Francisco that will take you into these iconic worlds.
Since you may have recently binged Netflix’s Stranger Things season 4, you might consider exploring the hair-raising Stranger Things: The Experience IRL—especially while you patiently wait for the release of season 5! The experience is now open at the historic Skylight at The Armory (1800 Mission Street).
Invite your entire gang to this rad hour-long experience where your favorite characters and scenes are brought to life. Enjoy the Byers’ living room, identical to the series with the alphabet string lights made famous on the show, venture to the Palace Arcade for 80s-inspired gaming, visit Scoops Ahoy for a delicious treat, and of course, encounter replicas of the terrifying Demogorgons. As if that wasn’t enough, guests can enjoy themed food in the Mix-Tape area and even pick up exclusive merch at this super-popular ǝƃuɐɹʇs experience.
Another not-to-be-missed experience is The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience, produced by Netflix and Shondaland which has transported esteemed guests in LA, DC, Chicago, Atlanta, and Montreal to Regency-era England, and it’s recently arrived in San Francisco!
The show-stopping ball is located at SVN West, a Non Plus Ultra Venue (10 Van Ness Avenue) in the SoMa neighborhood. The incomparable evening is full of grandeur and unparalleled elegance, and allows guests to be a part of the most iconic parts of the popular Shondaland series on Netflix. There are plenty of photo opportunities to treasure, from the Wisteria tunnel to posing for a 19th-century style portrait. It’s the perfect opportunity to strike a regal pose to create a digital memory of a bygone era painting.
Stop by Madame Delacroix’s Modiste to gawk at gorgeous gowns from the series and pick up a few final touches for your look, which will surely catch the Queen’s eye, including sparkling tiaras, lace gloves, and delicate fans.
During the whimsical experience, don’t miss the handcrafted libations inspired by the sultry series like the “Whistledown & Dirty” and “Bridgerton Fashioned.” Plus, guests can pick up Bridgerton merch from The Queen’s Ball like specialty tea, pullovers that proudly proclaim “Duchess,” and the highly sought-after Pat McGrath Labs x Bridgerton makeup collection.
Dance the night away under an intricate flower-laden chandelier in an exquisitely transformed ballroom and when the time comes, enjoy one of our favorite and captivating moments from the ball, when the Queen selects one guest as the Diamond of the evening, who is showered with glitter, sure to make an incredible evening for all who are there to see it.
We can’t think of anything better than binge-watching our favorite Netflix shows, except maybe taking part yourself in these immersive experiences that bring you into these fascinating worlds.