Top shops of all types can be found in this amazing public plaza & shopping district in the heart of the city. First-class local boutiques mingle with gigantic Westfield San Francisco Centre, which is anchored by Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's. Fine dining is located on almost every block. There's plenty of excellent theatre to see, and cable cars circulate the area to add a touch of historic charm.
- Plaza open year-round, shops and restaurant hours vary
Food & Culinary Events
Special Product Launches
Eating and drinking
If you love food, then Union Square should be your number one destination. From five-star gourmet restaurants and cozy romantic neighborhood bistros to fresh California cuisine and Asian fare, there’s something for every taste and budget.
Whether you’re looking for a brand name shop or a unique gift you won’t find anywhere else, Union Square has it all. Contemporary art galleries, high fashion, and popular department stores are just a few of the places you’ll find here.
Is there lots of parking?
Parking can be a challenge anywhere in the city, but Union Square is especially difficult. If you can, public transit or walking is the easiest way to visit. If you do decide to drive, there are numerous on-street metered spaces and several garages
What kind of events take place?
Throughout the year there’s always something fun happening at Union Square. Live concerts, special product launches, fashion shows, and even wine tastings. During the holiday season there’s a festive ice skating rink open to the public. You’ll never be bored when you visit Union Square.