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  • The festivities kick off on Friday, November 17 at Macy’s Union Square and last through January 1, 2018
  • Voted “Top 10 places to press your nose during the holidays” by USA Today
  • Each year, more than 300 animals find homes from the adoption center at Macy’s and we raise about $100,000 in donations
  • The colorful, artfully designed windows are filled with adorable, adoptable animals and make a great backdrop for your holiday photos

San Francisco SPCA Holiday Windows: Making Spirits Bright for More Than 30 Years

Bring your friends and family to visit the San Francisco SPCA Holiday Windows − one of the city’s most beloved and magical holiday traditions!  Take a peek: Your new best buddy might be staring out at you from the Macy’s windows!

In 2016, 772 volunteers contributed more than 4,400 hours to help us raise nearly $100,000.

FOREVER HOMES

More than 8,800 animals have been adopted at the Windows over the past 30 years.

HOLIDAY WINDOWS HIGHLIGHTS

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HOLIDAY TRADITION

HELPING HANDS

More than one million people visit the Windows annually – many of whom come back year after year.

WATCH THE CUTENESS LIVE

Petcube Bites cameras are installed in the Holiday Windows. Download the free Petcube App (App Store or Google Play Store) and follow the SFSPCA to take a peek virtually

VOLUNTEER

Be a Holiday Windows greeter

November 17 – January 1

More than 700 volunteers joined us at Macy's last year to create the magic of SF SPCA Holiday Windows

Windows Unveiling: Friday, November 17

Paint a Portrait of Your Pet (Holiday Edition) at the SF SPCA: Saturday, December 9

Come get your 2018 fortune told by our special doggie fortune “smeller”! Visit our outdoor fortune booth in Union Square and stay for the Tree Lighting around 6:30 pm. Activities will take place in Union Square Park, across from Macy's.

Time: 11am

Location: Union Square Park

Fortune Reading: Friday, November 24 

Santa Paws at the SF SPCA: Saturday, December 9

Stop by the Windows to share why you support the SF SPCA and we’ll feature your stories and photos on social media.

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Location: Macy's Union Square

Giving Tuesday: Tuesday, November 28

NOVEMBER 2017

Santa Paws is coming to Macy's Union Square! Champagne and treats will be provided and visitors will also be able to mingle with a few members of the SF SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy program, including LiLou, the first-ever therapy pig, and mini horse Cocoa. Stay tuned for more information and tickets will be available soon!

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Location: Macy's Holiday Lane, 170 O’Farrell Street, 6th Floor 

Santa Paws at Macy's: Thursday, November 30

Santa Paws is coming to the SF SPCA Pacific Heights campus! Bring the entire family, including the four-legged furry ones, to get your holiday photo with Santa while helping out a good cause. Suggested donation $25. No RSVP or reservation required.

Time: 11am - 2pm

Location: SF SPCA Pacific Heights Campus, 2343 Fillmore Street 

Union Square Ice Rink: Saturday, December 16

Santa Paws at the SF SPCA: Saturday, December 2

Join us as we kick of the 31st year of Holiday Windows with a special ceremony.

Time: 5pm

Location: Macy's Union Square

The Cuddle Experience moves inside to Holiday Lane on November 17. Stop by and get a cuddle. Each cuddle session is 10 minutes with a $10 donation.

Time: Daily, weekdays 11am - 1pm & 5pm - 7pm, weekends 10am - 12pm & 4pm - 6pm 

Location: Macy’s Holiday Lane, 170 O’Farrell Street, 6th floor

Cuddle Experience: November 17 - January 1

Nov 17: Windows Unveiling


Nov 17 - Jan 1: Cuddle Experience

Macy's Holiday Lane, 6th Floor


Nov 24: Fortune Reading

Union Square Park


Nov 28: Giving Tuesday


Nov 30: Santa Paws - Macy's

EVENTS

Dec 2: Santa Paws - SF SPCA 

SF SPCA Pacific Heights Campus


Dec 9: Santa Paws - SF SPCA

SF SPCA Mission Campus


Dec 9: Paint a Portrait of Your Pet (Holiday Edition)

SF SPCA Mission Campus


Dec 16: Union Square Ice Rink

DECEMBER 2017

Santa Paws is coming to the SF SPCA Mission campus! Bring the entire family, including the four-legged furry ones, to get your holiday photo with Santa while helping out a good cause. Suggested donation $25. No RSVP or reservation required.

Time: 11am - 2pm

Location: SF SPCA Mission Campus, 250 Florida Street

Join us for holiday fun at the Union Square Ice Rink! We’ll have a booth with a special surprise activity for kids on Saturday, December 16. Check our December newsletter for details!

Time: 11am - 2pm

Location: Union Square Park

Back by popular demand, the SF SPCA will be hosting another "Paint Your Pet" event. This is a unique and fun opportunity to paint holiday ornaments that feature your pet(s)! The event will be from 1 pm - 3 pm on Saturday, December 9th. Class is $42. Space is limited so please RSVP here today! 

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Location: SF SPCA Mission Campus, 250 Florida Street

* Pricing as of 11/17/2017. Adoption fees for bonded cat pairs have been waived due to a generous donation by one of our donors. Prices are subject to change. With each adoption, you will receive a coupon or sample from Purina.

The SF SPCA is the place for pet adoptions!

Puppies: $350

Adult Dogs: $175

Kittens: $175

Adult Cats: FREE

Ready to find a new best friend? Lovable, adoptable dogs and cats are waiting for you right now! Help them find a new forever home in time for the holidays.

ADOPT

Puppies: $400

Adult Dogs: $200

Kittens: $200

Adult Cats: FREE

Pricing at SF SPCA Adoption Centers*

Pricing at Macy's Holiday Windows*

HELP US TODAY

Your Donation Matters

The holidays are the season for giving and your donation will make a difference for animals in need! The SF SPCA is a local non-profit funded exclusively by the generosity of individual donors like you. Help more animals find their forever homes by becoming a Circle of Friends monthly donor or visit sfspca.org for all of our gift options. We thank you, they thank you.

Macy's Union Square November 17 – January 1

MACY'S

170 O'FARRELL ST

LOCATION

San Francisco SPCA

Mission Campus

201 Alabama Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

San Francisco SPCA

Pacific Heights Campus

2343 Fillmore Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

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