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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 11, 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, San Francisco CA
8:30 am
Neiman Marcus, San Francisco
Neiman Marcus San Francisco invites you and your family to join us for BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, and...
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...
Antique French Market Marin
9:00 am
Marin Civic Center-Fairgrounds, San Rafael
The French Market, Marins' Outdoor Antique Market. A French Style Street Market. Rescheduled from...
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...
Basketball on a court
9:00 am
Glen Park Recreation Center, San Francisco
The San Francisco Elks Hoop Shoot basketball free-throw competition returns, taking place December...
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...
Pixie Park Bake Sale, Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross
10:00 am
Pixie Park, Ross
Pick a sweet treat for your little one at the beloved annual bake sale organized to benefit Pixie...
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,...
10:30 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
An interactive class for strength, flexibility, and meditation. For children of all ages. 1st...
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...
11:00 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Stop by the Mart for Sunday lunch overlooking the Bay!    
Hanukkah Inside Out
11:00 am
Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael
Hanukkah Inside Out! Come bring the entire family to the Osher Marin JCC to celebrate this FREE and...
12:00 pm
Belvedere Community Center, Tiburon
Santa is here! Come decorate your gingerbread house with icing and candy-galore and enjoy holiday...
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...
12:00 pm
Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station
Willy Claflin is a one-man festival. Spanning historical sagas, intergalactic yarns, Mother Moose...
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...
Marin Ballet's 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...
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...
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...
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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