The Illuminate SF Festival of Light celebrates more than 40 eco-friendly light art installations throughout San Francisco. Located in 17 different neighborhoods, the works are accessible by public transportation and most are free to view. Through Jan. 23, locals and visitors are invited to take in the artwork from artists including Jenny Holtzer, Joseph Kosuth, Leo Villareal, Hank Willis Thomas and more. From the airport to Salesforce Tower, from parking garages to apartments, San Francisco will be illuminated with stunning light installations.
Golden Gate Park is home to several this year, including “Entwined” in Peacock Meadow, and the “Observation Wheel.” The whimsical wonderland of “Entwined” starts Dec. 10 and ends Feb. 29.
“Over the years, ‘Illuminate SF Festival of Light’ has become increasingly popular with visitors and locals alike. This is the perfect activation for San Francisco this season where we can all view these marvels while staying safe, enjoy the new outdoor dining patios along the way and get some much-needed exercise with an evening stroll,” said Brenda Tucker, director of arts marketing, San Francisco Travel Association. Illuminate SF Festival of Light is presented by San Francisco Travel Association in collaboration with local partners.
The new and existing installations are included in the Illuminate SF LightArtTrail, a self-guided itinerary with 11 installations through neighborhoods including Embarcadero, Civic Center and the Castro. D
The Planet Classroom Network launched its programming schedule with 28 cultural organizations committed to global programming, organized by CMRubinWorld. Season one will include six months of learning content on YouTube for youth by youth.
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
Bringing the family to a museum is a great way to spend the day. However, with pricey admissions, some museums might be out of your budget. Thankfully, there are plenty of free museums throughout the country, perfect for a cultural experience without breaking the bank.
Our world changed in so many ways, it’s not surprising the ski experience will be different, too. As resorts — and entire states — grapple with the challenges of keeping guests and staff safe, a variety of plans emerge. Here are a few things families can expect.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.