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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.

Friday, December 9, 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...
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....
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...
Playland Indoor Bounce House Playground, Sausalito
9:00 am
MLK Gym, Sausalito
This is a drop-in free play program. Advance registration is required. Family members, nannies, and...
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,...
10:00 am
Cucu's PlayHouse, San Rafael
Join us every week to sing, dance and play while learning/practicing Spanish at Cucu's PlayHouse....
Family Storytime at the Fairfax Library
10:00 am
Fairfax Library Outdoors, Fairfax
Join Iris for an outdoor family storytime with books, songs and movement!  All are welcome! *...
Little Hills Christmas Tree Farm–Petaluma
10:00 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...
Garden Party Children's Museum of Sonoma County
10:00 am
Children's Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa
Come to Garden Party and join Farmer Emily in maintaining our thriving edible garden! Through hands...
 Drop-in: Toddler Open Gym, GymWorld Marin
10:30 am
GymWorld Gymnastics, San Rafael
Toddler Open Gym from 10:30am - 12:30pm is now Wednesday through Friday. No Coaching, parents stay...
Corte Madera Town Center Free Santa Photos and Gift Wrapping
11:00 am
Town Center Corte Madera, Corte Madera
Celebrate the holidays at Town Center Corte Madera. Our merchants have the perfect gift for...
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm–Sebastopol
11:00 am
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Reindeer Ridge Christmas Tree Farm is located literally right around the corner from Frosty...
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...
ODC/Dance Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
11:00 am
Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Brimming with wit, festive costumes, madcap characters, and the perfect amount of holiday cheer,...
11:15 am
Cucu's PlayHouse, San Rafael
Join us every week to sing, dance and play while learning/practicing Spanish at Cucu's PlayHouse....
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...
Poppytots Play Cafe, Novato
1:00 pm
Poppytots Play Cafe, Novato
Poppytots Play Cafe will be open daily with two play sessions per day: 9 am–noon and 1–4 pm. The...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
2:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Step into the reverie of little Clara in this unforgettable holiday tale and enter a magical...
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-...
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...
6:00 pm
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Come see a classic film every Friday night under the big tent at 6pm. Drinks: Club...
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...
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,...
Mayflower Chorus Presents Shine On, Marin Center San Rafael
8:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Mayflower Chorus presents its annual winter show, Shine On! December 9 and 10 at the Showcase...
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