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Lighting Up the Holidays: Illuminate San Francisco Festival of Light

December 09, 2021

With one of the hottest art scenes around, San Francisco has long been known for its world-class painters, sculptors, poets, musicians, and performance artists. As technology changes, so too do the arts, making the once impossible a reality. Such is the case with the Illuminate San Francisco Festival of Light. Now through New Year’s Day, the Illuminate SF Festival of Light celebrates the intersection of cutting-edge lighting technology and creative brilliance with more than three dozen light installations by over thirty internationally-acclaimed artists. Where exactly are these radiant and whimsical displays located? Part of the allure of the Festival of Light is its geographical scope, which covers seventeen neighborhoods, meaning your tour of the world’s foremost lighting artists will also be a tour of one of the world’s most storied cities.