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12 Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun

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Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! Check out our list of 12 fun activities and outings for Memorial Day Weekend in Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area, from a festival celebrating Marin's Greek heritage to a fun family carnival at the Mill Valley Community Center.

  1. Have a blast and raise money for local schools at the annual Kiddo! Carnival in Mill Valley. Tickets on sale May 22.
  2. Experience the Broadway hit Into the Woods at the 110th Mountain Play in Mt. Tam's Cushing Memorial Amphitheater.
  3. Enjoy Greek food, music, culture, and fun at the 2023 Marin Greek Festival.
  4. Swim and play at the Hamiliton Pool in Novato — opens Saturday, May 27.
  5. Head to Johnson's Beach in Guerneville for Russian River fun. Reserve your spot here.
  6. Take the ferry to Angel Island for a day of hiking and exploring the island's historic sites.
  7. Pick your own organic cherries at Dwelley Family Farms' orchards in Brentwood.
  8. Build a sand castle and picnic at a local Marin County beach.
  9. Visit the California State Railroad Museum and take a train ride in Old Sacramento.
  10. Picnic and swim (pool opens Saturday, May 27) at McNears Beach in San Rafael.
  11. Play, climb and explore the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito. (open on Memorial Day)
  12. Honor those who gave their lives for freedom at Mill Valley's Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 29.