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Family-friendly Holiday Concerts from the San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall

Introduce your children to classical music and the century-old tradition of the San Francisco Symphony with the Symphony's acclaimed Music for Families concerts, special holiday concerts, and other family-friendly events. Family concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and older.

This holiday season's family-friendly offerings from the San Francisco Symphony include:

Deck the Hall

Sunday, December 3, 11 am & 3 pm

Deck the Hall is the perfect way to make your family’s holiday season merry and bright. Enjoy a concert of festive favorites and sing-alongs with members of the SF Symphony, guest artists, and special appearances by beloved holiday characters. Tickets include post-concert festivities with entertainment, arts and crafts, and refreshments. Get tickets

Peter and the Wolf with special guest narrator Tom Kenny

Sunday, December 10, 2 pm

Prokofiev’s timeless tale of a boy and his animal friends’ bravery is brought to life! Presented by special guest narrator Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), watch and listen as the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra puts their talent on display in this classic musical fable along with other seasonal favorites. Get tickets.

A Charlie Brown Christmas — LIVE!

Wednesday, December 20–Saturday, December 23

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the entire Peanuts gang are back at Davies Symphony Hall! With singers, dancers, and actors performing in front of an animated background and Vince Guaraldi’s timeless music performed live by the Symphony, this beloved holiday classic is sure to bring festive cheer to everyone in the family. Get tickets.

Home Alone

Home Alone — Film with Live Orchestra

Friday, December 22, 3 pm & Saturday, December 23, 7:30 pm

See the beloved holiday hit Home Alone (PG) on the big screen like you never have before, with John Williams’ exuberant score performed live by the San Francisco Symphony. The highest-grossing holiday film of all time, and starring an adorable Macaulay Culkin, this hilarious and heartwarming comedy is holiday fun for the entire family. Get tickets.

If You Go

All concerts take place at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall at 201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco 94102. Davies Hall is located between Van Ness and Franklin, Hayes, and Grove Streets. We usually park around the corner at the Performing Arts Garage, entrances on Gough and Grove Streets.

For a complete schedule of 2023 and 2024 family-friendly concerts, program descriptions, and tickets, visit You can also order tickets by phone at (415) 864-6000.

Photos courtesy San Francisco Symphony