Ferry Building illuminated for Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1915 Attend

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1 Ferry building
San Francisco, CA 94111




Gather at 5:30 PM
Ceremony at 6:05

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  • Near BART
  • Near MUNI
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Kids

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Historic Relighting of the Ferry Building

Oct 27, 02:25PM – 02:25PM

Celebrate the ceremonial re-lighting of the Ferry Building in honor of the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition this year.

For the duration of the 1915 Exposition the Ferry Building was festooned with lights, a beacon proudly proclaiming “1915” to the world. This lighting will be recreated in a civic ceremony beginning at 5:30. Lights will be switched on at 6:15 and remain on until December 4, the night the Fair closed. All are welcome. Made possible by a grant from Taube Philanthropies along with other community supporters.

That same evening, in the Ferry Building at Book Passage, Laura Ackley will be signing her book San Francisco’s Jewel City.

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