Christmas at Grace Cathedral

Since 1947, Christmas concerts at Grace Cathedral have been a beloved San Francisco tradition. The magnificent music, majestic setting and astonishing acoustics make an ideal way to ring in the season. Experience the deep connection between spirit and art at Grace Cathedral.


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Looking for a fantastic holiday gift? Buy the Choir of Men and Boys’ Christmas CD.

Concert Schedule

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A Cathedral Christmas
The Grace Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Saturdays and Sundays, December 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 3 pm
Friday, December 20 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $15 to $70
Ring in the season with Grace Cathedral’s Choir of Men and Boys, in a performance of classic carols and sacred masterpieces with full orchestra and organ. A holiday tradition! This performance is 90 minutes.

Sing You a Merry Christmas
A Sing-Along and Christmas Show for Children and Families
Saturdays, December 14 and 21 at 11 am
Friday, December 20 at 3 pm
Monday, December 23 at 3 pm
Tickets: $5 to $25
Sing along with your favorite Christmas carols as the toys of St. Nicholas’s workshop lead you on an extraordinary journey, filling children, young and old, with the joys of the season. Festive for families! This performance is one hour.

Snowflake Tea
Friday, December 20 at 2 pm
Tickets: $200 for 4
Our beloved Sing-Along concerts are a sell-out hit for children of all ages. Count your party in with premiere seats in the front orchestra and a private pre-show reception with members of the cast and holiday refreshments.

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Handel’s Messiah
American Bach Soloists
December 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets on sale now.
American Bach Soloists brings together the outstanding performance of Handel’s timeless score and one of San Francisco’s most breathtaking settings in an indelible Bay Area experience. Don’t miss it! 
For tickets and information visit or call (415) 621-7900. This performance is three hours with one intermission. 


A Brass and Organ Christmas
The Bay Brass
Monday, December 16 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $15 to $70
Experience the perfect marriage of the Bay Area’s finest brass musicians, a beloved pipe organ, and unparalleled acoustics. A musical highlight of the year! This performance is 90 minutes with one intermission.

Be an Angel
Grace Cathedral’s Christmas concert series is made possible by our generous sponsors, who receive preferred seating and recognition in the series program. For more information, please contact Katherine Thompson, Canon Director of Development, at (415) 749-6313 or


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