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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 9, 2023

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....
Infant CPR woman training with mannekin
9:00 am
MarinHealth Medical Center, Greenbrae
We offer blended CPR training. First, we send you a link to the online portion of the class, which...
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...
Santa
9:00 am
Costeaux French Bakery, Healdsburg
Children near and far are invited to meet Santa Claus during the Breakfast with Santa Program at...
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...
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...
Breakfast with Santa Tam Valley
9:00 am
Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Join us for this beloved community tradition! Meet Santa, have a hearty breakfast, play games and...
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...
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. ...
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...
Photos with Santa
10:00 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Santa is coming to Marin Country Mart! He'll be on hand every Saturday in December from 10 am to 1...
Teddy Bear Tea a la Francaise
10:30 am
Le Petit Jardin, Mill Valley
Le Petit Jardin is pleased to announce its 14th Annual event in honor of this special time of year...
Saturday Science Randall Museum
10:30 am
Randall Museum, San Francisco
Get enthralled by simple science topics presented through project-based activities. Most classes...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Bolinas winter faire
12:00 pm
Bolinas Community Center, Bolinas
Shop for arts and crafts by local artisans at the Bolinas Community Center. Enjoy hearty food,...
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...
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...
Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker
1:00 pm
Marin School of the Arts , Novato
See the holidays through the eyes of your children! Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker will transport your...
1:00 pm
Mission Branch Library, San Francisco
Celebrate the winter season at the Mission Branch temporary location.  Enjoy family photos from 1-...
Snoopy's Home Ice Holiday Skating Show
1:00 pm
Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Santa Rosa
Join us in the beautiful courtyard at the famous Snoopy's Home Ice rink for a spectacular Holiday...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Snoopy's Home Ice Holiday Skating Show
2:00 pm
Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Santa Rosa
Join us in the beautiful courtyard at the famous Snoopy's Home Ice rink for a spectacular Holiday...
Snoopy's Home Ice Holiday Skating Show
3:00 pm
Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Santa Rosa
Join us in the beautiful courtyard at the famous Snoopy's Home Ice rink for a spectacular Holiday...
Winter Wonderland at The Lark Creek Shop
4:00 pm
Lark Creek Shop, Larkspur
Join the Lark Creek Shops on Saturday, December 9, from 4-8 pm for a night in Winter Wonderland...
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...
Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker
5:00 pm
Marin School of the Arts , Novato
See the holidays through the eyes of your children! Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker will transport your...
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...
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
6:00 pm
Petaluma Turning Basin, Petaluma
Brightly lit and decorated boats will bring holiday cheer at the Petaluma Lighted Boat Parade....
Snoopy's Home Ice Holiday Skating Show
6:00 pm
Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Santa Rosa
Join us in the beautiful courtyard at the famous Snoopy's Home Ice rink for a spectacular Holiday...
Snoopy's Home Ice Holiday Skating Show
7:00 pm
Redwood Empire Ice Arena, Santa Rosa
Join us in the beautiful courtyard at the famous Snoopy's Home Ice rink for a spectacular Holiday...
Transcendence Theatre Broadway Holiday Spectacular
7:30 pm
Hanna Center, Sonoma
Ring in the holiday season with two full weekends of Broadway Holiday – an intimate celebration...
7:30 pm
Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland
Join Chabot astronomers on the Observatory Deck for a free telescope viewing! Weather permitting,...
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