Commemorative Event

Centenary Commemoration of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Visit to California

Centenary Commemoration of  ‘Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit to California
Sunday, September 9, 2012
War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Abdu’l-Bahá—Pillar of Peace

The celebration of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to California in 1912 was held at the War Memorial Opera House on Sunday, September 9, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The theme of the event was ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s vision for peace and putting that vision into action, particularly within our own communities and neighborhoods.

Tours and picnics were also organized by Local Spiritual Assemblies in the Bay Area. To view the schedule of activities that friends participated in click here.

To view photos of these events, please visit the San Francisco Centenary Facebook page.


Use this interactive map for a self-guided tour of San Francisco sites associated with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.

Bahá'í Fund logo

This is a free event supported by the National Bahá’í Fund. Bahá’ís who wish to make a donation to support the National Bahá’í Fund can do so by clicking here. Donating to the Bahá’í funds is a privilege reserved only for members of the Bahá’í Faith.