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Join us for a Valentine's Day-themed Victorian Ball!

Due to concerns related to Covid-19 and the Omicron variant, our Victorian Valentine Ball has been canceled for 2022.

Karen Tierney and Rex Caliber

This event has passed, thank you to all who attended this SOLD OUT event!


Friday, February 14, 2020, 8:00p- 11:00p.

Step back in time and have a ball at the historic Haas-Lilienthal House!


San Francisco Heritage presents our annual Valentine-themed ball, introducing the late 19th-century approach to love, courtship, social etiquette, music and entertainment to 21st-century romantics. 


Take a break from modern technology and dating customs to immerse yourself in a pre-digital era where formal dances, or "balls", were the centerpiece of the social environment, and every middle and upper class home had a ballroom for that purpose. Learn about love and courtship from the perspective of someone living in the Victorian age.


In addition to learning 19th-century style waltzes, the night will also feature a trivia game, a buffet of savory finger foods, a candy "bar" with sugary treats and a cocktail bar featuring both alcoholic cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Dance instructors will be on hand to show you the proper steps.

Attendees must be 18+ to attend, 21+ to be served alcohol.

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