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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 3, 2022

Gingerbread house and Christmas tree at the Fairmont San Francisco
(All day)
The Fairmont, San Francisco
Step into the ultimate winter wonderland at the Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill! Their 22-foot-high, two...
Breakfast with Santa–Sausalito Yacht Club
8:30 am
Sausalito Yacht Club, Sausalito
Register to have breakfast with Santa. Breakfast with Santa 8:30am Seating   Breakfast with Santa...
Christmas House at West End Nursery, San Rafael
8:30 am
West End Nursery, San Rafael
Get in the holiday spirit and visit the amazing Christmas House at San Rafael's West End Nursery....
Breakfast with Santa, Tilden Park, Berkeley
8:30 am
Tilden Park Merry Go Round, Berkeley
Create a storybook Christmas for your family. Join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event at...
Caltrain Holiday Train
8:55 am
Caltrain Holiday Train, San Francisco, San Francisco
We are proud to announce the 2022 Holiday Train! On December 3 & 4, Santa will start his...
Iceless Skating Rink Bay Area Discovery Museum
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Glide, twirl and wobble across an iceless pond. Enjoy all the fun of ice skating, without the...
Marin Country Mart Farmers' Market
9:00 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Visit the Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm, rain or shine! Includes complimentary...
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...
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...
Playland Indoor Bounce House Playground, Sausalito
9:30 am
MLK Gym, Sausalito
This is a drop-in free play program. Advance registration is required. Family members, nannies, and...
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace
10:00 am
Cow Palace, Daly City
Visit London at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls! Enter the winding lanes of Victorian...
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 winter...
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,...
Holiday Craft Fair, Mill Valley Recreation, Mill Valley
10:00 am
Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Join us for this festive event and enjoy some unique holiday shopping. The fair features many new...
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...
Photos with Santa–Margaret Todd Senior Center, Novato
10:00 am
Margaret Todd Senior Center, Novato
Santa will be at the Holiday Crafts Faire on Saturday, December 3rd waiting to take pictures with...
Muir Beach Arts Fair
10:00 am
Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach
The Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair has been a tradition at the Beach for over 40 years. Originally...
The Dance Palace Point Reyes Station
10:00 am
The Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station
After a two-year hiatus, our popular Artisan Craft Fair & Holiday Market returns! Check out the...
10:00 am
Finley Community Complex, Santa Rosa
Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience...
Christkindlmarkt flyer
10:00 am
Hermann Sons Hall, Petaluma
Shop for handmade crafts, enjoy authentic German food, take your photo with Santa. Free admission....
Teddy Bear Tea à la Française
10:30 am
First Baptist Church Sonoma, Sonoma
Le Petit Jardin is pleased to announce its 13th Annual event in honor of this special time of year...
Santa in sleigh with reindeer
11:00 am
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...
Santa Train–Western Railway Museum
11:00 am
Western Railway Museum, Suisun City
Join us for a magical winter train ride, followed by a visit with Santa Claus, where he will greet...
11:00 am
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Dec 3 & 4, 11 am & 1:30 pm; Dec 10, 11, 17, and 18, 11 am, 1:30 pm & 4 pm Mark...
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Larson Family Winery, 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...
Fratello Marionettes North Pole Review, Hall Middle School, Larkspur
11:00 am
Hall Middle School Gymnastium, Larkspur
Larkspur Library presents The Fratello Marionettes' North Pole Review. It's a high-energy, fun...
Santa visit Bon Air Center
12:00 pm
Bon Air Center, Greenbrae
Santa Claus will arrive by fire truck at Bon Air the first three Saturdays of December. Free photos...
Free photos with Santa Northgate San Rafael
12:00 pm
Northgate, San Rafael
Visit Santa, take your own photo and get a free gift for kids Saturdays Dec. 3, 10 & 17th from...
Holiday tea Fairmont San Francisco
1:00 pm
Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco
The holiday season is not complete without a celebration of tradition and magic with Fairmont San...
Cirque de Bohème: Gypsy, Cornerstone Sonoma
1:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Cirque de Bohème was recreated in 2008 by French native and artist, Michel Michelis, after the...
Tea time foods
1:00 pm
Claremont Club & Spa, Berkeley
This holiday tradition in our iconic Lobby Bar features all of the classic high tea accompaniments...
1:30 pm
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Dec 3 & 4, 11 am & 1:30 pm; Dec 10, 11, 17, and 18, 11 am, 1:30 pm & 4 pm Mark...
Sensitive Santa 2022 Petaluma
2:00 pm
Cypress Primary School, Petaluma
Capture the magic of a sensory friendly Santa with your safety in mind! Sensitive Santa will...
Transcendence Theatre Broadway Holiday Spectacular
2:00 pm
Hanna Center, Sonoma
Join us for the all-new 2022 edition of Transcendence’s Holiday Spectacular! Our Broadway...
2:00 pm
Downtown Tiburon, Tiburon
Join friends and neighbors and experience the ultimate holiday celebration as we magically...
Cirque de Bohème: Gypsy, Cornerstone Sonoma
3:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Cirque de Bohème was recreated in 2008 by French native and artist, Michel Michelis, after the...
ODC/Dance Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
3:00 pm
Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Brimming with wit, festive costumes, madcap characters, and the perfect amount of holiday cheer,...
Novato Holiday Tree Lighting
4:00 pm
Novato City Hall, Novato
Kick off the joy of the season at this amazing tradition with fun for the whole family! Tree...
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 our...
5:00 pm
Imagination Park, San Anselmo
Holiday Tree Lighting, Santa and much more at Imagination Park
Glowfari, Oakland Zoo
5:00 pm
Oakland Zoo, Oakland
Glowfari is an unforgettable experience for all ages to enjoy! Featuring hundreds of larger-than-...
Cirque de Bohème: Gypsy, Cornerstone Sonoma
5:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Cirque de Bohème was recreated in 2008 by French native and artist, Michel Michelis, after the...
Cornerstone 12 Days of Christmas
5:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Let the tradition continue as Santa himself lights up the famous Cornerstone Snowman Tree and...
Union Square Christmas Tree San Francisco Macy's
6:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
This year, Macy's will not be holding an actual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Event. For the...
Transcendence Theatre Broadway Holiday Spectacular
7:30 pm
Hanna Center, Sonoma
Join us for the all-new 2022 edition of Transcendence’s Holiday Spectacular! Our Broadway...
Elf legs and coat, city skyline
8:00 pm
Hillbarn Theatre, Foster City
December 1,2,3, 8PM; December 4, 2PM; December 8,9,10, 8PM; December 11, 2PM; December 15,16,17,...
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