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by Jill Loeffler •
Updated: November 2, 2022
San Francisco concerts in December 2022 include shows at the Bill Graham Auditorium, the Chase Center, The Masonic, and others.
My calendar also includes top shows in Berkeley, Oakland, and San Jose.
Disclaimer: I receive a small commission from some of the links on this page.
Looking for NYE concerts? Click here to find an updated list of who is performing in 2022.
12/1: Peach Pit at the Masonic
12/1: Andrea Bocelli at the Chase Center
12/2: Nghtmre at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
12/3: Alan Walker at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
12/9: Yung Lean at the Warfield
12/13 - 12/18: Pink Martini at the SFJAZZ Center
12/15: Fishbone at the Great American Music Hall
12/16 - 12/18: The Mother Hips at The Great American Music Hall
12/16: Pond at The Fillmore
12/18: The Smile at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
12/24: Harry Connick Jr. at the Davis Symphony Hall
12/31: Kaskade at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Click these links for a list of San Francisco concerts in December for each venue listed below.
12/2: Jo Koy at the Oakland Arena
12/2: Alice in Winterland: John Mayer, OneRepublic & Matt Nathanson at the SAP Center in San Jose
12/3: Poptopia: Pitbull, Dove Cameron, Lauv & Nicky Youre at the SAP Center in San Jose
12/10: Jason Ross at the San Jose Civic
12/19 - 12/20: Mike Stern Band at Yoshi's
You will also find many great concert venues all around the SF Bay Area. Click the links below to find a list of top SF Bay Area concerts.
In addition to the San Francisco concerts in October, you will also find great live music venues all around the SF Bay Area. Here are just a few of the top locations. Click the links for a schedule of top shows in each city.
12/30 - 1/1: Fresh Start Festival at The Midway
12/31: Kaskade at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
12/31: American Bach Soloists at the Herbst Theatre
12/31: Polo and Pan at 1015 Folsom Nightclub
>> Find tickets to these and other shows on NYE in SF
>> More things to do on New Year's Eve
>> 21+ parties on New Year's Eve
If you are looking for tickets to San Francisco concerts in December, the first place to look it on Ticketmaster. They offer first run tickets to many of the top shows each month.
>> Find tickets on Ticketmaster for December
If you are looking for tickets to sold out shows, then I recommend checking out the selection of tickets on TicketLiquidator. They offer tickets from 3rd parties and have a huge selection. It's also a great place to look if you don't like the seats available on Ticketmaster.
>> Find tickets to December concerts on TicketLiquidator
Address: Mission Bay Blocks 29-32
Public Transit: KT (Mission Rock or UCSF/Mission Bay stops)
Address: 99 Grove Street near City Hall
Public Transit: BART to Civic Center, Muni to Van Ness, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21, 47, 49
>> More about shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Address: 1111 California Street
Public Transit: California Cable Car, Bus #1
>> More about shows at the Masonic in Nob Hill
Address: 982 Market Street
Public Transit: BART to Powell Street, Muni to Powell Street, Buses 6, 7, 9, 21
>> Additional details to see a show at the Warfield
Address: 1805 Geary Boulevard
Public Transit: Buses 22 & 38
>> Find details to see a show at the Fillmore
Address: 628 Divisadero
Capacity: ~400, standing room only
Public Transit: Buses 5, 21, and 24
This December, you can also catch a show with the SF Opera. Each December, they perform more than a dozen shows such as Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto, and The Barber of Seville.
>> This month's calendar of SF Opera performances
Head over to the SF Jazz Center for a night of live music and fun. This newly build, modern facility is located near the Civic Center performing arts area. You can see a show here most nights of the week.
>> Visit their site for this month's calendar
Another place to hear San Francisco concerts in December is at Davies Symphony Hall. This is where the SF Symphony perform several times each month. They perform fun movie scores as well as classics.
If you love Broadway shows, then don't miss out on your chance to see one during your stay in San Francisco. Our SF musicals calendar offers one to two Broadway shows each month as well as dozens of other musicals.
>> See this month's calendar of musicals
The calendar of San Francisco concerts in December is full of great shows. You will also find additional, larger acts in venues all around the SF Bay. Here are more options this month.
In addition to these San Francisco concerts in December, you will find many other fun things to do this month in SF and the Bay Area. Here are just a few to get you started with your planning.
SF Ballet Nutcracker: The SF Ballet Company was the first to perform the Nutcracker in the US. Today, their show is a must see each December. Find a full schedule and ticketing information here.
Christmas & Holiday Lights: Each year, San Francisco lights up with beautiful Christmas and holiday decor. This month, you get the chance to see lights all around SF. Top picks include Union Square, Pier 39, City Hall, and a few local houses that go all out. Find a list of my favorites here.
More Fun Things to Do in December: Not only will you find plenty of San Francisco concerts in December, but you will find dozens of other fun things to do too. They include cruises, holiday lights tours, food tours, day trips, and so much more. Find 50+ ideas for your time in SF this December.
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