Castro District News

Christmas in the Castro: The Neighborhood is Getting Ready for the Holidays!

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1. Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Castro's annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Monday, December 2, 6-7pm in front of the Bank of America on Castro & 18th Streets. The event will be emceed by Donna Sachet; music and holiday carols will be performed by the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco, SF Gay Men's Chorus, and others; there will be a few brief remarks from elected and other City officials; and Santa and his elves will be there to kick off Holidays in The Castro!

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Fall Fashion in the Castro: How to Look Hot in the Cold Weather

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By Brittany Doohan

It’s getting a bit nippy outside, isn’t it? Well, Castro Districtians, it looks like the Indian summer is over and the crisp, cool air has finally arrived. (I don’t know about you, but I love that fresh, chilly San Francisco air!) Time to ditch those tanks and throw on that circle scarf, knitted beanie and hipster pea coat. Here are some of the best places in the Castro to acquire a wardrobe that’s fit for fall.

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