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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 3, 2023

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....
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...
Gingerbread house and Christmas tree at the Fairmont San Francisco
9:00 am
The Fairmont, San Francisco
Step into the ultimate winter wonderland at the Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill! Their 22-foot-high, two...
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...
Garlock Tree Farm, Sebastopol
9:00 am
Garlock Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Garlock Tree Farm has been growing trees in Sebastopol since 1966. They can be found in the...
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco
10:00 am
Cow Palace, Daly City
Visit London at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls! Enter the winding lanes of Victorian...
Teddy Bear Tea Ritz Carlton San Francisco
10:00 am
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
As one of the most celebrated and popular San Francisco holiday traditions, The Ritz-Carlton, San...
10:00 am
Play-Well Marin, San Anselmo
We offer structured and free form hands-on activities in engineering, physics, architecture, and...
Union Square Ice Rink, San Francisco
10:00 am
Union Square, San Francisco
Skate through the holidays at The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Kaiser...
Iceless Skating Rink–Bay Area Discovery Museum
10:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Glide, twirl and wobble across an iceless pond. Enjoy all the fun of ice skating, without the...
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
The Dance Palace presents… The 51st Annual Artisan Craft & Holiday Fair Join us for lots of...
Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair
10:00 am
Finley Community Complex, Santa Rosa
Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones in this festive shopping experience...
Marin MOCA Family Days
11:00 am
MarinMOCA, Novato
This free program provides art-making opportunities to parents with their children. A fun and...
11:00 am
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Dec 2, 3, 22 & 23, 11 am & 1:30 pm; Dec 9, 10, 16, and 17, 11 am, 1:30 pm & 4 pm...
Sunset Holiday Mercantile
11:00 am
San Francisco County Fair Building, San Francisco
Come Eat, Drink, Shop, Play, Connect and Be Local at our 8th Annual Sunset Holiday Mercantile...
Gingerbread people and cookies on a table
12:00 pm
Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco
Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with special, fun-filled activities, including cookie...
Fairmont Holiday Tea
1:00 pm
Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco
The winter season is not complete without a celebration of tradition and magic with Fairmont San...
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...
ODC/Dance Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
2:00 pm
Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Voted San Francisco Magazine's Best of the Bay, ODC/Dance returns to the stage with the 37th...
Transcendence Theatre Company: Broadway Holiday, Sonoma
2:00 pm
Hanna Center, Sonoma
Ring in the holiday season with two full weekends of Broadway Holiday – an intimate celebration...
Santa on boat sailing into Nick's Cove on Tomales Bay
3:00 pm
Nick's Cove, Marshall
Join us for Santa’s 13th annual visit on Sunday, December 3rd from 3-5pm! Santa will be arriving by...
Winter Wonderland at the Marin Art and Garden Center
4:00 pm
Marin Art & Garden Center-Livermore Pavilion, Ross
Marin Art and Garden Center presents Winter Wonderland, a magical holiday experience in the...
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 at Oakland Zoo
5:00 pm
Oakland Zoo, Oakland
This wildly popular, family-friendly experience is back with hundreds of ALL new, larger-than-life...
Mill Valley Winterfest
5:00 pm
Depot Plaza, Mill Valley
Celebrate the holidays with a tree lighting and live music at Mill Valley's Depot Plaza. The rest...
Union Square Macy's Great Holiday Tree
6:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
Come Enjoy the Tree & Make Your Own Tree Lighting Celebration Enjoy Macy's gift to the city of...
Transcendence Theatre Company: Broadway Holiday, Sonoma
6:00 pm
Hanna Center, Sonoma
Ring in the holiday season with two full weekends of Broadway Holiday – an intimate celebration...