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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.

Sunday, December 4, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Marin MOCA Family Days
11:00 am
MarinMOCA, Novato
This free program provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and...
 Family Fun Day and Storytelling , Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
11:00 am
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
On Family Fun Days, myths and tales from Asia come alive with storytelling in the galleries,...
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...
The Godmothers Teddy Bear Tea, Saint Vincent's Auditorium, San Rafael
11:00 am
Saint Vincent's Auditorium, San Rafael
You are invited to Godmothers' Teddy Bear Tea this holiday season! Event tickets are available now...
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...
The Winter Fair at Lycée Français de San Francisco, Sausalito
11:00 am
Lycée Français de San Francisco, Sausalito
The event is a full day of fun for the entire family: delicious food ( of course!), kids’...
11:00 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Stop by the Mart for Sunday lunch overlooking the Bay!    
Holly Jollypalooza, Pacifica's Holiday Wonderland Festival
11:00 am
Eureka Square Shopping Center, Pacifica
Holly Jollypalooza, Sunday, December 4th, 11am to 4pm at Pacifica's Eureka Square Shopping Center...
Mill Valley Winterfest
12:00 pm
Mill Valley's Downtown Plaza, Mill Valley
Mill Valley’s WINTERFEST 2022 features a full day of fun with games & activities for families:...
Santa in sleigh with reindeer
12:00 pm
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...
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...
Novato Parents Nursery School 1st Annual Winter Crafternoon
1:00 pm
Novato Parents Nursery School, Novato
A fundraiser for the Novato Parents Nursery School co-operative, celebrating the joy of winter and...
1:00 pm
Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Sunday, December 4, 2022 Time: 1:00pm - 6:30pm Welcome the season at our Holiday Tree Lighting...
Annual Yuletide Tea
1:00 pm
St. Alban's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Albany
Please join us for this fun and festive annual event in the Parish Hall on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1...
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...
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...
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,...
Circus showman in costume, surrounded by posing cats
3:30 pm
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F), Palo Alto
The world-famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and...
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...
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...
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...
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,...