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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.

Submit your events 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 11, 2021

Santa
7:30 am
Costeaux French Bakery, Healdsburg
Children near and far are invited to meet Santa Claus during the Breakfast with Santa Program at ...
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...
Santa
9:00 am
Margaret Todd Senior Center, Novato
Join Novato Parks & Recreation Staff for a morning of holiday splendor! Guests will enjoy...
de Young Museum
9:30 am
de Young Museum, San Francisco
Free Saturdays for Bay Area Residents Every Saturday the de Young offers free general admission to...
 Gingerbread Doghouse Workshops, Charles M. Schulz Museum
10:00 am
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread, complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on...
10:00 am
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross
We have gathered some of our favorite local makers: from hand made soap, and collage art prints...
Carquinez Model Railroad Society Open House December 11-12
10:00 am
Carquinez Model Railroad Society, Crockett
Come join the Carquinez Model Railroad Society in Crockett Saturday and Sunday December 11-12 from...
10:00 am
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross
Dec 4, 2021 and Dec 11, 2021, 10am - 6pm both days MARIN ART AND GARDEN CENTER  ENJOY HOLIDAYS AT...
Purple Reindeer Ball
10:30 am
Cal Shakes in Orinda, Orinda
Join us for a magical holiday event!  Visit a winter wonderland forest nestled into the hills of...
Photos with Santa
10:30 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Santa is coming to Marin Country Mart! He'll be on hand every Saturday in December from 10:30am to...
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...
12:00 pm
San Francisco Botanical Garden, San Francisco
Great news for Bean Sprouts fans - with COVID restrictions lifting, we invite all families to drop...
Santa at Bon Air Center
12:00 pm
Bon Air Center, Greenbrae
The first three Saturdays of December children are invited to write letters to Santa and place...
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...
Purple Reindeer Ball
12:30 pm
Cal Shakes in Orinda, Orinda
Join us for a magical holiday event!  Visit a winter wonderland forest nestled into the hills of...
Marin Ballet's Nutcracker, San Rafael
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Delight in the Magic of Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker! Rich in old-fashioned holiday grandeur, Clara’s...
 Gingerbread Doghouse Workshops, Charles M. Schulz Museum
1:00 pm
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread, complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on...
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...
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...
The Magic Lamp at Presidio Theatre
2:00 pm
Presidio Theatre, San Francisco
This December the newly renovated Presidio Theatre is presenting The Magic Lamp, a new holiday show...
Holidays on the Northern Frontier, Sonoma
5:00 pm
Sonoma State Historic Park, Sonoma
Come stroll through the decorated buildings at Sonoma State Historic Park in the evening, from 5 to...
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!...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
7:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Step into the reverie of little Clara in this unforgettable holiday tale and enter a magical...
The Magic Lamp at Presidio Theatre
7:30 pm
Presidio Theatre, San Francisco
This December the newly renovated Presidio Theatre is presenting The Magic Lamp, a new holiday show...
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Marin Holiday Guide 2022