Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Celebrating 160 years logo.Special Events

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is proud to celebrate 160 years of premium chocolate.

Manufactured in California since 1852, Ghirardelli Chocolate is America's longest continuously operating chocolate manufacturer. Join us in celebration at one of the following special events!

November 14, 2014

Save me San Francisco Package with Personality Hotels

Ghirardelli Chocolate has partnered with Personality Hotels for their Save me San Francisco Package.

Showcasing local products from the rock band TRAIN and Ghirardelli Chocolates, this package was created to support a wonderful local non-profit, Family House.

•Bottle of "Save Me, San Francisco" Pinot Noir released by the Grammy-wining band Train
•2 limited edition "Save Me, San Francisco" Ghirardelli chocolate bars
•$10 donation to Family House
•Late check out of 2pm

THE WINE: In 2011, the Grammy-winning band Train, a Bay Area band, launched the Save Me, San Francisco Wine Company, named after their hit 2009 album and single of the same name. The proceeds from their award-winning Bay Area produced wines are donated to Family House.

THE CHOCOLATE: Ghirardelli has produced a limited edition Save Me, San Francisco chocolate bars in such delightful flavors as Dark Cabernet, Sea Salt Almond and 72% Cacao Dark Chocolate. 100% of proceeds from sales are in support of Family House.

FAMILY HOUSE is a not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital. Click here for more information.

December 5 - December 27, 2014

Tower Tours San Francisco Holiday Evening Tours


Baby, it's cold outside!

Join Tower Tours on a festive holiday lights journey through the twinkling neighborhoods of the City by the Bay. Hop aboard an enclosed luxury coach with warmth and style as you are delighted to some of the most glittering holiday displays in our jolly hillside town. We start our journey at the world famous Ghirardelli Square. Bring home a box of chocolate for your friends and family and enjoy a complimentary warm cup of hot cocoa.

Hop back on our cozy tour coach and we’ll enjoy such sites as: Cow Hollow, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square holiday displays, City Hall, and most notably Treasure Island, with The Bay Lights art display, among other dazzling holiday spectacles throughout San Francisco!

Reserve your tickets here:

September 12 - September 13, 2015

San Francisco, CA

20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

Indulge for a cause at the 20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival held in Ghirardelli Square on September 12th & 13th, 2015! Come enjoy gourmet chocolate tastings, premium chef demonstrations, ice cream eating contests, and the Ghirardelli Chocolate & Wine Pavilion. Profits from the event are donated to Project Open Hand, a San Francisco nonprofit that provides meals to those in need.

Tickets on sale February 2015!


Boston, MA

Private Group Accommodations @ Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop in Faneuil Hall

Private Room Reservations can be made for parties of 10 to 62 people on the second floor of our new Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop in Faneuil Hall, Boston.

If you are interested, please call the store manager at (617) 722-4169.


Monterey, CA

Monterey Bay Aquarium Member Events

Ghirardelli rewards Monterey Bay Aquarium members throughout the year by participating at a number of events such as the Halloween Dance Party, Holiday Event and Sale, and New Years' Eve Party and Sleepover. Don't miss the opportunity to treat yourself to premium Ghirardelli Chocolate and ice cream while learning about the delicate ecosystem within our oceans. Click here for more information.


San Francisco, CA

Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shops and Red & White Fleet Cruises

A true San Francisco partnership! Purchase a Bridge to Bridge Cruise from Red & White Fleet, and receive a voucher for a FREE Speciality Sundae redeemable at any Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop.

To book your Red & White Fleet cruise, visit:

For Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop location information, visit:

Planning a trip to a Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop or one of our Outlets? Look for special promotions and offers at one of our following partners:

Personality Hotels

Hotel guests will receive 10% off any chocolate purchase at all San Francisco Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop locations. Simply flash your room key to redeem in stores. Exclusive Offer: Click here for special Ghirardelli Chocolate packages available only at Personality Hotels.

Shedd Aquarium

Pick up an exclusive coupon during your next visit to Shedd Aquarium and visit our Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop in Chicago to receive $1 off any sundae or 10% off any chocolate purchase.