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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.

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Marin Farmers Market, San Rafael
8:00 am
Northgate Mall, San Rafael
The Thursday Marin Farmers Market is known as the local chef’s market welcoming premier chefs from...
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....
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...
Jumping Jacks, San Rafael Community Center
9:30 am
San Rafael Community Center, San Rafael
Jumping Jacks is an hour-long class that consists of activities that encourage creative movement,...
Preschool & Family Story Time, Civic Center Library, San Rafael
9:30 am
Civic Center Library, San Rafael
Join us for stories, movement, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5. This storytime takes place,...
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...
10:30 am
Gymworld, San Rafael
Drop-in for open gym for children under the age of 5. Wednesday through Friday from...
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...
Jumping Jacks
11:00 am
San Rafael Community Center, San Rafael
Jumping Jacks is an hour-long class that consists of activities that encourage creative movement,...
Family with baby
11:00 am
Fairfax Women's Club, Fairfax
Join us for an ongoing drop in group with an accepting and friendly tone.  Our group offers a safe...
Hamilton Landing Farmers Market Novato
11:00 am
Hamilton Landing Farmers Market, Novato
Please stop by our newest market at Hamilton Landing on Hangar Ave Thursday 11-3 to get your farm...
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...
Garlock Tree Farm, Sebastopol
12:00 pm
Garlock Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Garlock Tree Farm has been growing trees in Sebastopol since 1966. They can be found in the...
Little Hills Christmas Tree Farm–Petaluma
12:00 pm
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...
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
12:00 pm
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm grows Douglas firs, Monterey pines, and Sequioa redwoods to choose and...
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...
First Thursdays at SFMOMA
1:00 pm
SFMOMA, San Francisco
All residents of the nine Bay Area counties are invited to spend a day at the museum on us! From 1–...
Garden Court Palace Hotel with Christmas Tree
2:00 pm
Palace Hotel, San Francisco
Christmas comes but once a year, so straighten up because Santa is near. Santa is stopping by from...
Twinkle Twinkle at the Marin Country Mart
3:00 pm
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
The shops are open late and we have special programming each day through the holidays. Expect...
McLaren Lodge Golden Gate Park Tree Lighting
4:00 pm
McLaren Lodge, San Francisco
Join us for the annual countdown to lighting of the iconic Monterey cypress tree in Golden Gate...
Chanukah celebrations
4:00 pm
Tamal Plaza, Corte Madera
Join Chabad of Larkspur-Corte Madera for a community Chanukah celebration, with a grand popcorn...
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...
Thrive City Hanukkah
4:00 pm
Thrive City at Chase Center, San Francisco
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us at Thrive City's Winter Wonderland Hanukkah Celebration!...
The Nutcracker Puppet Show, Belvedere Tiburon Library
4:00 pm
Belvedere Tiburon Library, Tiburon
Join us for a presentation of this classic tale by the Puppet Company. Based on the tale by E.T.A....
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...
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...
Panto in the Presidio, San Francisco
6:00 pm
Presidio Theatre, San Francisco
Panto in the Presidio is a uniquely San Franciscan twist on the most-popular form of theatre in the...