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Marin Holiday Guide 2019

Family Events Calendar

Find the perfect event for your family! Our calendar highlights the best family events, outings, and activities in Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Registered users can submit calendar entries here or you can submit your content to us via our contact form. All event listings are believed accurate at the time of posting, but schedules are subject to change without notice. Please confirm with event organizer before attending.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Holidays Along The Farm Trails 2019
(All day)
Sonoma County, Sebastopol
'Tis the season to celebrate with our community. Join Sonoma County farmers and producers as they...
West End Nursery Christmas House, San Rafael
8:00 am
West End Nursery, San Rafael
Get in the holiday spirit and visit the amazing Christmas House at San Rafael's West End Nursery....
Yoga for Your Core–Pomegranate, San Anselmo
8:00 am
Pomegranate Prenatal Yoga & Parent Center, San Anselmo
Every Saturday morning we offer our Yoga for Your Core class. This weekly class is a wonderful way...
Breakfast with Santa–Sausalito Yacht Club
8:30 am
Sausalito Yacht Club, Sausalito
Santa's coming! He's making a special trip to the Sausalito Yacht Club on Saturday, December 7 to...
Playland Indoor Bounce House Playground, Sausalito
9:00 am
MLK Gym, Sausalito
Looking for a place to go on a hot with the little ones? Look no further than the new Play Land in...
Marin Country Mart Farmers Market
9:00 am
Marin Country Mart Farmers Market, Larkspur
Enjoy the best local and organic produce, flowers, pastured meats, seafood, organic cheeses, yogurt...
Children's Museum Sonoma County
9:00 am
Childrens Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa
The Children's Museum of Sonoma County provides hands-on, interactive exhibits and activities in a...
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
9:00 am
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm grows Douglas firs, Monterey pines, and Sequioa redwoods to choose and...
Little Hills Christmas Tree Farm–Petaluma
9:00 am
Little Hills Christmas Tree Farm, Petaluma
Little Hills Christmas Tree Farm can be found in west Petaluma. This is one of our favorte u-cut...
Wildcare San Rafael
9:00 am
Wildcare, San Rafael
Wildlife Ambassadors are on view in our courtyard every day. Special presentations of ambassadors...
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm–Sebastopol
9:00 am
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm is located literally right around the corner from Frosty...
sensitive santa
9:00 am
All Children Academics, San Rafael
 All Children Academics in San Rafael will be hosting a Sensitive Santa event for children with...
Iceless Skating Rink Bay Area Discovery Museum
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Strap on skates and take a spin around the “ice” this December at the Bay Area Discovery Museum!...
9:30 am
Habitot Children's Museum, Berkeley
Discovery Museum for young children, toddlers and infants. Fun activities, hands on exhibits,...
’Tis the Season for Science, Cal Academy San Francisco
9:30 am
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
This holiday season, your winter wonderland is in the heart of San Francisco. Frolic under indoor...
Play-Well TEKnologies
10:00 am
Play-Well Marin, San Anselmo
We offer structured and free form hands-on activities in engineering, physics, architecture, and...
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Daly City
10:00 am
Cow Palace, Daly City
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London -  an...
Union Square Ice Rink, San Francisco
10:00 am
Union Square, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco's main shopping district, gets into the ice skating spirit during the...
Embarcadero Center Ice Rink San Francisco
10:00 am
Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
Celebrate the Holiday Spirit in San Francisco with the Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice rink, a...
Science + You at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
10:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
All children are scientists, and at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s new traveling exhibit, they can...
Mill Valley Holiday Craft Fair
10:00 am
Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Join us for this festive event and enjoy some unique holiday shopping. The fair features more than...
Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair 2019
10:00 am
The Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach
Find unique treasure for everyone on your holiday list while enjoying a beautiful coastal view, ...
10:00 am
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross
Bring the family to this year's Marin Art and Garden Center's Holiday Fair 2019. Enjoy the Pixie...
Randall Museum Holiday Crafts
10:00 am
Randall Museum, San Francisco
Get crafty and make presents and decorations for the winter holidays this year at the Randall...
Holiday Crafts Faire–Margaret Todd Senior Center Novato
10:00 am
Margaret Todd Senior Center, Novato
Novato Parks, Recreation and Community Services will be holding its annual Holiday Crafts Faire on...
10:00 am
Marin Center Exhibit Hall, San Rafael
The Antique French Market goes indoors for a Christmas extravaganza! The Indoor Antique French...
10:00 am
Carquinez Model Railroad Society, Crockett
Welcome to the Holiday Season!  Come join the Carquinez Model Railroad Society in Crockett December...
Italian Christmas Market–Fort Mason Center
10:00 am
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Join us for the 7th annual Mercatino di Natale, inspired by the Christmas Markets of Italy and...
Santa photos in Marin
10:00 am
Northgate Mall, San Rafael
Northgate in San Rafael invites children to visit Santa and have their pictures taken with Santa...
A Year with Frog and Toad | Bay Area Children's Theatre
10:30 am
BACT's Berkeley Theatre Center, Berkeley
Families looking for a holiday treat will find it at “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a heartwarming...
11:00 am
Cucu's PlayHouse, San Rafael
Music and movement class designed for mixed ages. Ideal for families that want to bring siblings...
Fairfax Crafts Faire, The Pavilion
11:00 am
The Pavilion–Fairfax, Fairfax
Come shop for special hand-made holiday gifts at the Fairfax Crafts Faire on Saturday, December 7th...
11:00 am
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Dec 7 & 8, 11 am and 1 pm; Dec 14, 15, 21, 22 at 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm Mark Foehringer Dance...
11:00 am
Rough Linen Showroom, San Rafael
Come discover unique holiday gifts from 25 Bay Area Makers and find something for everyone on your...
11:00 am
Cotati Shop & Stroll, Cotait
A family fun event along Old Redwood Hwy between Page St and W Sierra in Cotati Dec 7th. Join us...
11:00 am
San Geronimo Valley Community Center, San Geronimo
It’s once again time for our Wonderful Holiday Faire at the Fabulous San Geronimo Valley Community...
Larson Family Winery Open House
11:00 am
Larson Family Winery, Sonoma
Larson Family Winery near Sonoma is a great family-friendly winery. Take your family photos with...
The Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
1:00 pm
The Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’...
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
1:00 pm
Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito
Join a Ranger or docent on a guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San...
Visit Santa at West End Nursery in San Rafael
1:00 pm
West End Nursery, San Rafael
Santa will be on hand for photos at the famous West End Nursery Christmas House in San Rafael....
Berkeley Playhouse presents A Christmas Story the Musical
1:00 pm
Julia Morgan Theater, Berkeley
This holiday season, journey on a nostalgic romp full of joyful spirit, featuring music from the...
Tiburon Peninsula Holiday Festival
1:00 pm
Point Tiburon Plaza, Tiburon
Bring the family to this year's annual holiday festival on Saturday, December 7th from 1 - 5 pm at...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2019
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!
1:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
A Year with Frog and Toad | Bay Area Children's Theatre
1:30 pm
BACT's Berkeley Theatre Center, Berkeley
Families looking for a holiday treat will find it at “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a heartwarming...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!
3:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
Lighting of the Snowmen, Cornerstone Sonoma
4:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Bring the family to watch the annual 13th annual Lighting of the Snowmen. Enjoy live holiday music...
The Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
4:00 pm
The Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’...
Novato Tree Lighting 2019
4:30 pm
Novato City Hall, Novato
Kick of the joy of the season at this amazing tradition with fun for the whole family! Tree...
5:00 pm
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2019
5:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!
5:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
 Holiday Lighting Ceremony –San Anselmo
5:00 pm
San Anselmo Town Hall Plaza, San Anselmo
The Annual San Anselmo Holiday Lighting Ceremony has kicked off the holiday season in San Anselmo...
Santa Train–Napa Valley Wine Train
5:00 pm
Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa
Holiday elves have transformed the Wine Train into an enchanting holiday experience. Board the...
San Rafael Lighted Boat Parade
5:30 pm
San Rafael Canal, San Rafael
Holiday boat parades on the San Rafael Canal have been helping Marin families celebrate for more...
Zoolights Oakland Zoo
5:30 pm
Oakland Zoo, Oakland
Celebrate the holidays at Oakland Zoo amidst a million glowing lights! Soar over the Oakland hills...
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
6:00 pm
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
Perhaps our favorite thing about the holiday season is visiting amazing lighted and decorated...
Berkeley Playhouse presents A Christmas Story the Musical
7:00 pm
Berkeley Playhouse, Berkeley
This holiday season, journey on a nostalgic romp full of joyful spirit, featuring music from the...
PAAM Holiday Spectacular
7:00 pm
Showcase Theater, San Rafael
Celebrate the holidays with the Performing Arts Academy of Marin!  PAAM’s original production, A...
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