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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 10, 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, San Anselmo, California
8:00 am
Ross Valley Fire Station, San Anselmo
Our annual Breakfast with Santa event takes place on the second Saturday in December at the Ross...
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...
Infant CPR woman training with mannekin
9:00 am
MarinHeatlh Medical Center, Greenbrae
We offer blended CPR training. First, we send you a link to the online portion of the class, which...
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...
Westin St. Francis Union Square Christmas Tree
9:00 am
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, San Francisco
Join friends and family for a delicious breakfast buffet overlooking San Francisco with a special...
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,...
Teddy Bear Tea Mill Valley Homestead Valley
10:00 am
Homestead Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Create a new holiday tradition this year in Mill Valley! Children are invited to gather for a Teddy...
Teddy Bear Tea à la Française
10:30 am
Le Petit Jardin, Mill Valley
Le Petit Jardin is pleased to announce its 13th Annual event in honor of this special time of year...
Fairfax Craft Faire
11:00 am
Fairfax Pavilion (on the hill in Bolinas Park), Fairfax
Kickoff the holiday season with the Fairfax Craft Faire – a favorite community event! Shop for...
Grace Cathedral Christmas
11:00 am
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
Sing along with your favorite holiday carols as the toys of St. Nicholas’s workshop lead you on an...
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...
Crown and Crumpet tea Marin Art & Garden
11:00 am
Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross
Last year we made our first venture in Marin and it was a great success. We are back again this...
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...
Telegraph Avenue Holiday Fair
11:00 am
Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Located on the famed Telegraph Avenue Between Dwight and Bancroft Way Next to the U.C. Campus - In...
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...
Bernal Heights Library Open House
12:00 pm
Bernal Heights Branch, SF Public Library, San Francisco
Celebrate Bernal Heights Winter Open House with the Bernal Jazz Quintet, face-painting and craft...
Marin Ballet Nutcracker, San Rafael
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Enjoy the wonder of Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker! Clara’s whimsical Christmas Eve dreams come to life...
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...
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...
Grace Cathedral Christmas
3:00 pm
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
In the grand tradition of the great cathedrals of Europe, the Choir of Men and Boys accompanied by...
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,...
4:00 pm
Toby's Feed Barn, Point Reyes Station
A dressed up stage reading of a holiday favorite play. Two performances only (December 10 & 11...
4:00 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...
200th Second Saturday: 10th Annual Misfit Maker Holiday Pop-Up
4:00 pm
Root Division, San Francisco
Root Division is excited to present the 10th Annual Misfit Maker Holiday Pop-Up! Featuring live...
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...
Marin Ballet's Nutcracker, San Rafael
5:00 pm
Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
Enjoy the wonder of Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker! Clara’s whimsical Christmas Eve dreams come to life...
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...
Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade 2022
6:00 pm
Gabrielson Park, Sausalito
Set up a chair anywhere along the Sausalito waterfront to view the brightly decorated boats in the...
Petaluma Lighted boats
6:30 pm
Petaluma Turning Basin, Petaluma
A family favorite holiday event for decades, Petaluma's Holiday Lighted Boat Parade returns in 2022...
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,...
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