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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 17, 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...
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...
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...
Mill Valley Winterfest
12:00 pm
Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Mill Valley’s Winterfest 2023 features a full day of fun with games and activities for families:...
Dollie and Me Holiday Tea Westin St. Francis
12:00 pm
Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco
Introducing the third annual holiday tradition at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Families...
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...
Circus Bella presents Kaleidoscope, San Francisco
1:00 pm
The Crossing at East Cut, San Francisco
From the moment you arrive, let us transport you to a delightful world of magic and splendor… ...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2021
1:00 pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
SSPA presents its 35th annual Nutcracker December 16th & 17th, 1pm & 5pm at the historic...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
2:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Experience the magical winter wonderland of toy soldiers, King of the Mice, Sugar Plum Fairy, and...
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...
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...
Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker, 2021
5:00 pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
SSPA presents its 35th annual Nutcracker December 16th & 17th, 1pm & 5pm at the historic...
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...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
7:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Experience the magical winter wonderland of toy soldiers, King of the Mice, Sugar Plum Fairy, and...
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