Join us at Saint Francis High School's 31st Annual Christmas At Our House. Our school's beloved holiday tradition benefits Tuition Assistance programs for our students. We welcome you to become part of our community in celebrating the joy of the Christmas season.

Free Admission
1:30 – 5:00pm

Burns Family Pavilion

The Christmas At Our House Boutique has been a holiday shopping tradition for 31 years! Open Friday and Saturday, this year’s boutique will feature over 40 new and returning artisan vendors from around the Bay Area, including specially selected items for our own Saint Francis “Shop Around the Corner.” Our shoppers will find gourmet foods, vintage and specialty gift items, unique holiday decor, artisan jewelry designers, distinctive fashion accessories and apparel. Check back for a complete list of vendors.

Ticketed Event, Adults only
5:30 - 9:00pm

Burns Family Pavilion

Join us for a toast and gather together with the Saint Francis community of family and friends in celebration of the holiday season in the beautiful Burns Family Pavilion. Guests will enjoy specialty cocktails, champagne and wine along with savory appetizers and light fare, created exclusively for the event. During the evening, the Gift Boutique will be available to shop, where you are sure to find the perfect gifts to fulfill your holiday lists. It’s the premier gathering of the season and not to be missed! Tickets are $50 per person until November 25, and $65 thereafter.

Returning this year, beautiful holiday greenery is available for pre-order. Order by the November 21 deadline, and pick up your holiday greenery at the event on December 6 or 7.

Enter to win a custom-designed Christmas tree, complete with all the goodies and gifts underneath! Our artfully decorated trees will be on display in Burns Family Pavilion during Friday and Saturday Christmas At Our House events and drawing tickets will be sold onsite throughout the event. Drawings will be held on Saturday; winners need not be present to win. 

Custom-designed Christmas Trees

Shown here are the beautiful trees from last year's drawing. Professionally decorated by a team of interior designers, this year's Christmas Tree Drawing features three exquisite trees bedecked for the holidays accompanied by an assortment of gifts for each of the three lucky winners. 

Showcase Jewelry Piece

Stunning aquamarine and diamond earrings from Joe Escobar Diamonds are this year's Showcase Jewelry piece paired with one of our three custom-designed Christmas trees.  The dazzling, 18 karat white gold earrings include aquamarines weighing over 1.25 carats total weight, and a half of a carat in diamonds.  A two-in-one earring, the dangling aquamarine segment can be taken off to have a pair of diamond hoops as well!

Value of jewelry is $1,890.00.

Free Admission
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Burns Family Pavilion

Reservations Required
Ticketed Event
10:30 am and 1:15 pm

Alumni Gym

The holiday-themed tea will feature assorted flavored teas, delectable finger sandwiches and savory bites. A delicious sampling of sweets will be included to finish your meal. This is a ticketed event, and advanced reservations are required to reserve space for your party. Tables will accommodate up to 8 guests. Gather your friends, sisters, mothers and daughters to create a holiday tradition of high tea and holiday shopping at Saint Francis. Tickets are $50 per person

Live Entertainment

Enjoy listening to the musical talents of our Lancer students and parents while shopping at our boutique or enjoying high tea.


Your sponsorship support helps to underwrite key elements of Christmas At Our House and enables us to maximize our proceeds for tuition assistance programs for Saint Francis High School students. Become a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze Angel.


Your cash donation in support of Christmas At Our House helps our bottom line and allows us to generate proceeds towards tuition assistance programs.


Visit the Christmas At Our House iVolunteer page for volunteer opportunities. Please feel free to share the link with friends and family. We need the full support of the Saint Francis community to make the event a success!


Here are some highlights from the "It's Christmas Time in the City!" Christmas at Our House 2018 event.


1:30 – 5:00 pm

  • Complimentary Gift-wrapping, Homemade Cookies and Espresso Bar
  • Free Admission

5:30 - 9:00 pm

  • Craft Cocktails, Champagne and Wine
  • Cocktail Mixing Demonstration
  • Appetizers and Gourmet Fare
  • Shopping at the Gift Boutique
    (Ticketed Event, Adults Only)

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

  • Complimentary Gift-Wrapping, Homemade Cookies and Espresso Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • Free Admission

10:30 am and 1:15 pm

  • Tea, Savories, Scones, Sweets and Dessert
  • Ticketed Event 

Drawings will be held on Friday and Saturday. Need not be present to win.

CAOH Volunteers

Christmas At Our House relies on volunteers to ensure the success of the event. Volunteer roles vary from event day to chairing a committee, so no matter how much time and energy you have we have a job for you!

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Inna Cantor
Christmas At Our House Chair

Saint Francis High School is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

Federal Tax ID# 94-1337628