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  • Our Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun in Marin

    Get the scoop on pumpkin patches, fall fairs & festivals, and best trick-or-treat spots and more...

  • Don't Miss the Tolay Fall Festival

    The Tolay Fall Festival in Petaluma offers old-fashioned family fun October 13–14 and 20–21.

    Tolay Fall Festival
  • Magical Holiday Train Rides

    Take a train ride with Santa this holiday season in Northern California

  • 5 Fantastic Fall Family Hikes in Marin

    Fall offers some of the finest weather of the year in Marin and the Bay Area, so take a hike with the kiddos! Here are 5 of our favorites.

    Fall family hikes in Marin
  • Family Adventure in the Marin Headlands

    The Marin Headlands is one of our favorite places to explore. Visit for hiking, beaches, wildflife, historic sites, and amazing natural beauty.

    Marin Headlands Rodeo Beach
  • Best Fall Family Camping Spots

    Here are our picks for great fall camping spots in Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Aquariums in the Bay Area and Beyond

    Take a trip under the sea at one of these great aquariums in the Bay Area and Northern California!

SF Ballet Nutcracker

October 22, 2018

December will be here soon, and for many families, the holidays won't be complete without attending a performance of San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker. Tickets to this time-honored holiday tradition are going fast!
Cashew chicken

October 21, 2018

Whenever we get Chinese take-out, my kids love to order cashew chicken. It's easy to make at home, and requires only a couple special ingredients, and is perfect for a weeknight meal.
Trunk or Treat Mill Valley Community Center

October 21, 2018

Get a head start on Halloween on Friday, October 26, when Mill Valley Recreation presents a full array of fun family Halloween and Dia de los Muertos activities.
Irene Eide Little Folkies

October 20, 2018

Come down to the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley the Little Folkies Family Band Halloween Concert on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Learn how to win tickets to the show!

October 20, 2018

We always experiment with a lot of pumpkin recipes every fall. The hands-down favorite of all our pumpkin creations has to be these pumpkin waffles.

Classes for Kids

Food & Cooking

Marin Mommies is the go-to guide for parents and families in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area, with events and activities, local schools, neighborhoods, summer camps, travel ideas, and more.

Today's Events

Monday, October 22, 2018
Redwood Empire Gymnastics
9:00 am
Childrens Museum of Sonoma County
9:00 am
Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch
9:00 am
Hamilton Community Center West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am
Habitot Children's Museum
9:30 am

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