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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.

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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.

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Santa in sleigh with reindeer
(All day)
The Village at Corte Madera, Corte Madera
The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will...
Marin Farmers Market, San Rafael
8:00 am
Civic Center, San Rafael
The Sunday Marin Farmers Market first opened in 1987, and has grown to become the third largest...
Iceless Skating Rink Bay Area Discovery Museum
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Winter fun arrives at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) on December 1. Slide onto our...
West End Nursery Christmas House, San Rafael
9:00 am
West End Nursery, San Rafael
Get in the holiday spirit and visit the amazing Christmas House at San Rafael's West End Nursery....
Garlock Tree Farm–Sebastopol
9:00 am
Garlock Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Garlock Tree Farm has been growing trees in Sebastopol since 1966. They can be found in the...
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...
Holiday teddy bear tea Ritz Carlton San Francisco
10:00 am
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
An annual holiday tradition, children are invited to gather for Teddy Bear Tea in the festively...
Union Square Ice Rink, San Francisco
10:00 am
Union Square, San Francisco
The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square will usher in the holiday season on Wednesday,...
Santa Claus at Larson Family Winery in Sonoma
11:00 am
Larson Family Winery, Sonoma
We can’t wait to see your families at Santa’s annual visit to Larson Family Winery! Our jolly...
Marin MOCA Family Days
11:00 am
MarinMOCA, Novato
This free program provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and...
Drive thru Dickens' London carolers
11:00 am
Cow Palace Lower Exhibition Halls, Daly City
Join us for a decidedly different Dickens Christmas event this season. Drive Thru Dickens’ London...
Mark Foehringer's Nutcracker Sweets
11:00 am
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF announces the return of in-person performances for its annual...
Hanukkah Inside Out! Osher Marin JCC
11:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael
Bring the kids to the Osher Marin JCC parking lot for free, fun holiday activities including music...
Holiday Tea with Crown & Crumpet
11:00 am
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross
Visit The Shop for an elevated Afternoon Tea experience featuring seasonal ingredients and...
Gingerbread cookies and candy cane
12:00 pm
Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco
Join the Mark Hopkins for a magical afternoon at their Children's Magical Tea, featuring a Balloon...
1:00 pm
Mill Valley's Downtown Plaza, Mill Valley
Winterfest 2020 was a virtual event, but this year it's back as a spectacular, in-person Winterfest...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2021
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker Saturday, Dec 4 & Sunday, Dec 5, 2021  1 pm & 5 pm $47 Adults...
Cirque de Boheme
1:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
"Behind the Mirror" is the new 2021 Cirque de Bohème show! An old-style circus show based on the...
1:00 pm
Snoopy's Home Ice, Santa Rosa
In Santa Rosa you can find Snoopy's Home Ice at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. Opened by the late...
1:00 pm
Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco
The holiday season is not complete without a celebration of tradition and magic with Fairmont San...
ODC/Dance Velveteen Rabbit
2:00 pm
Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real....
Transcendence Theatre Broadway Holiday Spectacular
2:00 pm
Belos Cavalos, Kenwood
Experience an all-new holiday show in 2021 from Transcendence Theatre Company. This year, the...
3:00 pm
Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Location: Callippe Terrace Tent (subject to change) Bring the whole family into Santa’s Workshop as...
Hanukkah Pop-up party at Ghirardelli Square San Francisco
3:00 pm
Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
JCCSF’s Glowing Hanukkah Party returns to Ghirardelli Square this holiday season! At this free,...
Holiday Choral Concerts
4:00 pm
Saint Raphael Church, San Rafael
Traditional and contemporary holiday music and carols in the beautiful setting of Saint Raphael...
Novato Grand Chanukah Celebration
4:00 pm
Novato City Hall, Novato
Join together as we light up the night with a Chanukah Celebration on the 8th night of Chanukah....
Fort Mason Flix Deck the Halls
4:00 pm
Fort Mason Flix, San Francisco
Experience Deck the Hall as never before in a family holiday program presented on the big screen at...
Menorah Lighting
5:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
Tune in every night at 5 pm, and early at 3:00 pm on Friday Dec 3 before Shabbat and late on...
Pier 39 Christmas Tree
5:00 pm
Pier 39, San Francisco
Enjoy the holidays all season long with The PIER’s nightly tree lighting musical moments on its 60...
Glowfari, Oakland Zoo
5:00 pm
Oakland Zoo, Oakland
Glowfari is an unforgettable experience for all ages to enjoy! Featuring hundreds of larger-than-...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2021
5:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker Saturday, Dec 4 & Sunday, Dec 5, 2021  1 pm & 5 pm $47 Adults...
5:45 pm
Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Location: Mission Blue Lawn Kick off the holiday season with fun for families and adults. Enjoy...
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
6:00 pm
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
The famous Rombeiro Christmas House will be back again in 2021 for its 30th anniversary season!...
SFTS Christmas Concert 2021
6:00 pm
Stewart Chapel, San Anselmo
Let Heaven & Nature Sing! Lessons & Carols is a long-held tradition of SFTS and a beautiful...
Transcendence Theatre Broadway Holiday Spectacular
7:30 pm
Belos Cavalos, Kenwood
Experience an all-new holiday show in 2021 from Transcendence Theatre Company. This year, the...

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