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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.

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

Goblin Jamboree at the Bay Area Discovery Museum
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Calling all little goblins and their families! Join us for a spooktacular time at the Goblin...
Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch
9:00 am
Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch, Petaluma
Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch offers eight acres of pumpkins, a huge seven-acre corn maze, kiddy corn...
Toddler Open Gym, Flying Dutchman Gymnastics, San Rafael
9:00 am
Flying Dutchman Gymnastics, San Rafael
Bring the little ones (0–4 yrs) to Toddler Open Gym for active indoor fun. Open Gym 9–11 am,...
de Young museum
9:30 am
de Young Museum, San Francisco
Bay Area residents can visit the de Young museum in San Francisco for free every Saturday.  Offer...
Legion of Honor museum San Francisco
9:30 am
de Young Museum, San Francisco
Bay Area residents can visit the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco for free every Saturday. ...
10:00 am
Play-Well Marin, San Anselmo
We offer structured and free form hands-on activities in engineering, physics, architecture, and...
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch, Petaluma
10:00 am
Petaluma Pumpkin Patch, Petaluma
The Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and Amazing Corn Maze has over 5 acres of home grown pumpkins. Over 50...
Western Railway Museum Pumpkin Patch Festival
10:00 am
Western Railway Museum, Suisun City
At the Pumpkin Patch, you can purchase your pumpkins, as well as snacks, drinks and other homemade...
Nicasio Valley Pumpkin Patch
10:00 am
Nicasio Valley Pumpkin Patch, Nicasio
Located in the small west Marin village of Nicasio, the farm is just west of the Nicasio Village...
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
10:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
The Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is a space for imaginations to run wild! Located at the foot...
Children's Fairyland Halloween Jam
10:00 am
Children's Fairyland, Oakland
Halloween Jam is back in a big way! This year we’ve conjured up a cauldron of 6 magically themed...
Honor System Pumpkin Patch at Marin Country Mart, Larkspur Landing
10:00 am
Marin Country Mart by Starbucks and in front of the Trading Post, Larkspur
Come to Marin Country Mart to buy local heirloom pumpkins at our Honor System Pumpkin Patch, open...
Not-so-Scary Halloween Magic Show
10:00 am
Novato City Hall, Novato
Join Novato Parks and Recreation  for The Not-So-Scary Halloween Magic Show featuring Mike Della...
Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party
10:00 am
Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton
Dress up for Halloween with favorites Thomas and Percy for a 20-minute train ride, entertainment,...
Halloween Trick or Treat at Charlie's Acres
10:00 am
Charlie's Acres, Sonoma
Join us Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Charlie's Acres Farm Animal Sanctuary for a special Halloween...
Pronzini Pumpkin Patch
10:00 am
Pronzini Farms, Petaluma
The Pronzini Farms Pumpkin Patch in Petaluma offers acres of fun in the fall. Pick pumpkins, play...
Saturday Science Randall Museum
10:30 am
Randall Museum, San Francisco
Get enthralled by simple science topics presented through project-based activities. Most classes...
Downtown Novato Safe Trick or Treat
11:00 am
Downtown Novato, Novato
Kids of all ages can Trick or Treat at all the Downtown Novato Businesses!! A wonderful tradition...
Trick-or-Treat at Bon Air Center, Greenbrae
11:00 am
Bon Air Center, Greenbrae
Bon Air’s annual Food Drive - Trick-or-Treat So Others Can Eat -begins Saturday, October 28th....
Cascada de Flores ofrenda
11:00 am
South Novato Library, Novato
A bilingual and participatory performance that explores the meaning of Day of the Dead (Día de...
Hamilton Pool Novato
11:00 am
Hamilton Community Pool, Novato
This season, the Hamilton Community Pool will be open May 27–October 29, 2023. Times vary, so check...
11:00 am
Coleman Elementary School, San Rafael
Coleman Elementary School is thrilled to announce its grand celebration of cultures, the...
Halloween Hoopla 2023
12:00 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
The 23rd annual Halloween Hoopla returns featuring fun performances and activities for kids under...
trick or treat on 4th street san rafael
1:00 pm
Downtown San Rafael, San Rafael
Bring your little ones in costume for treats from participating merchants all up and down Fourth...
Afternoon art at the Randall Museum
1:00 pm
Randall Museum, San Francisco
Drop by the Randall Museum’s Art Room and get creative with your kids. Art instructors guide a...
Randall Museum wildlife presentation
2:00 pm
Randall Museum, San Francisco
Venture into the Randall Museum’s new live animal exhibit, Wild in California, and join one of the...
Baby raccoons
2:00 pm
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue, Petaluma
Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue offers a special opportunity to tour the educational exhibit and meet...
Pumpkins on Pikes, Tara Firma Farm in Petaluma
2:00 pm
Tara Firma Farms, Petaluma
In addition to producing healthy and sustainable local food, Petaluma's Tara Firma Farms also puts...
Costume Campfire Program, Sonoma Parks
5:30 pm
The Sonoma Barracks, Sonoma
Join us for some fun at our special spooky campfire program.  Kids (and adults) are encouraged to...
Haunted House illustration
7:00 pm
Novato Horsemen Clubhouse, Novato
The Novato "Headless" Horsemen Haunted House is back for 2023 and it's scarier than ever! Admission...
Halloween Dance Party at Corte Madera Community Center
7:00 pm
Corte Madera Community Center, Corte Madera
Come in costume for this year's Halloween Dance Party at the Corte Madera Community Center on...
7:30 pm
Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland
Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting,...