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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 10, 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....
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...
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. Stroll through...
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...
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...
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...
Godmothers Teddy Bear Tea San Rafael
11:00 am
Saint Vincent's Auditorium, San Rafael
You are invited to Godmothers' Teddy Bear Tea this holiday season! RSVP by November 13.
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...
Bolinas winter faire
11:00 am
Bolinas Community Center, Bolinas
Shop for arts and crafts by local artisans at the Bolinas Community Center. Enjoy hearty food,...
USS Hornet Holiday Tea
11:00 am
USS Hornet Museum, Alameda
The Hornet Museum is bringing back their Officer's Holiday Tea services in time for the holiday...
Holiday Sing Along, Belvedere Tiburon Library
11:00 am
Belvedere Tiburon Library, Tiburon
Join us for a sing along with Megan Schoenbohm to kick off the holiday season! Sing all of your...
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...
Marine Science Sundays Marine Mammal Center
12:00 pm
The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito
Join us in person on the second and fourth Sunday of each month for a live program focused on a...
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...
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...
Menorah Lighting
2:00 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
The annual lighting of the Union Square menorah kicks off on Sunday, December 10 with "Bill Graham...
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...
Dancers in Holiday Parade
2:00 pm
Downtown Larkspur, Larkspur
Experience an afternoon of holiday fun on Magnolia Avenue in downtown Larkspur! 2–5 pm - live music...
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...
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...
3:00 pm
McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Join SJWS for an uplifting concert of seasonal works, from the sacred to the secular to the...
Glowing Hanukkah pop-up Ghirardelli Square San Francisco
3:00 pm
Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
The JCCSF’s Glowing Hanukkah Pop-Up returns to Ghirardelli Square for the 6th year! Celebrate with...
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...
Hanukkah Concert & Celebration
4:00 pm
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Join Marin Country Mart in Larkspur for a Menorah lighting, latkes from Loveski, Sufganiyot from...
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...
Grand Menorah Lighting Novato
5:00 pm
Novato City Hall, Novato
Join together as we light up the night with a Chanukah Celebration on the first night of Chanukah....
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...
Menorah Lighting
5:00 pm
Downtown San Rafael Plaza, San Rafael
Light spreads hope and joy! Join Chabad of Marin and the City of San Rafael as we celebrate the...
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...