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Marin Holiday Guide 2019

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.

Registered users can submit calendar entries here or you can submit your content 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 14, 2019

West End Nursery Christmas House, San Rafael
8:00 am
West End Nursery, San Rafael
Get in the holiday spirit and visit the amazing Christmas House at San Rafael's West End Nursery....
Yoga for Your Core–Pomegranate, San Anselmo
8:00 am
Pomegranate Prenatal Yoga & Parent Center, San Anselmo
Every Saturday morning we offer our Yoga for Your Core class. This weekly class is a wonderful way...
Photos & Snacks with Santa, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
8:30 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Bring the kids to Meet Santa! There will be two different opportunities for visitors to meet Santa...
Marin Country Mart Farmers Market
9:00 am
Marin Country Mart Farmers Market, Larkspur
Enjoy the best local and organic produce, flowers, pastured meats, seafood, organic cheeses, yogurt...
Children's Museum Sonoma County
9:00 am
Childrens Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa
The Children's Museum of Sonoma County provides hands-on, interactive exhibits and activities in a...
9:00 am
Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley
Join Coach Tilda for a fun workout for the entire family! Geared towards kids of all ages and their...
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
9:00 am
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm, Sebastopol
Frosty Mountain Tree Farm grows Douglas firs, Monterey pines, and Sequioa redwoods to choose 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...
Wildcare San Rafael
9:00 am
Wildcare, San Rafael
Wildlife Ambassadors are on view in our courtyard every day. Special presentations of ambassadors...
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...
Iceless Skating Rink Bay Area Discovery Museum
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
Strap on skates and take a spin around the “ice” this December at the Bay Area Discovery Museum!...
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Art Program: Ice Castles
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum–Art Studio, Sausalito
Children will choose from a variety of materials to design, build, and decorate an Ice Castle...
9:30 am
Habitot Children's Museum, Berkeley
Discovery Museum for young children, toddlers and infants. Fun activities, hands on exhibits,...
’Tis the Season for Science, Cal Academy San Francisco
9:30 am
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
This holiday season, your winter wonderland is in the heart of San Francisco. Frolic under indoor...
Play-Well TEKnologies
10:00 am
Play-Well Marin, San Anselmo
We offer structured and free form hands-on activities in engineering, physics, architecture, and...
Kule Loklo Open House & Workday
10:00 am
Kule Loklo, Point Reyes Station
Visit a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. Park...
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Daly City
10:00 am
Cow Palace, Daly City
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London -  an...
Union Square Ice Rink, San Francisco
10:00 am
Union Square, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco's main shopping district, gets into the ice skating spirit during the...
Embarcadero Center Ice Rink San Francisco
10:00 am
Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
Celebrate the Holiday Spirit in San Francisco with the Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice rink, a...
Science + You at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
10:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
All children are scientists, and at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s new traveling exhibit, they can...
Makers Market at The Lumberyard, Mill Valley
10:00 am
Mill Valley Lumberyard, Mill Valley
The Mill Valley Lumber Yard is finally full, and November 9th is the perfect time to come out and...
Gingerbread Doghouse Workshop, Charles M. Schulz Museum
10:00 am
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread, complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on...
10:00 am
Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito
The beautifully illustrated coffee table book, Beauty and The Beast: California Wildflowers and...
family with wreaths
10:00 am
McNears Beach Park, san Rafael
Bring the beauty of nature to your front door with a festive, homemade wreath! Join rangers at...
kid skateboarding
10:00 am
McInnis Park, san rafael
Join us at the McInnis skatepark where rangers will offer tips and techniques for beginners as well...
Santa photos in Marin
10:00 am
Northgate Mall, San Rafael
Northgate in San Rafael invites children to visit Santa and have their pictures taken with Santa...
Breakfast with Santa, San Francisco Zoo
10:00 am
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco
Santa is making his way to SF Zoo to spread holiday cheer. Join us for a special Breakfast with...
Joy at SF Zoo, San Francisco, Family Fun
10:00 am
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco
t’s the most magical time of the year at San Francisco Zoo & Gardens! Create new memories for...
A Year with Frog and Toad | Bay Area Children's Theatre
10:30 am
BACT's Berkeley Theatre Center, Berkeley
Families looking for a holiday treat will find it at “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a heartwarming...
11:00 am
Cucu's PlayHouse, San Rafael
Music and movement class designed for mixed ages. Ideal for families that want to bring siblings...
Grace Cathedral Christmas
11:00 am
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
A Sing-Along and Christmas Show for Children and Families Sing along with your favorite Christmas...
11:00 am
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Dec 7 & 8, 11 am and 1 pm; Dec 14, 15, 21, 22 at 11 am, 1 pm and 4 pm Mark Foehringer Dance...
Yerba Buena Skate Rink, San Francisco, Family-friendly
12:30 pm
Yerba Buena Ice Skating and Bowling Center, San Francisco
Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center is San Francisco’s only year‑round, full‑service ice skating...
1:00 pm
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread, complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on...
Clay Vajgrt
1:00 pm
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Meet, watch, and talk to artist Clay Vajgrt who has been creating art for over 40 years. His comic...
Children Holding Holiday Nature Crafts
1:00 pm
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Berkeley
Create gifts and decorations inspired by nature and the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley's ...
Trekking the Model
1:00 pm
Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito
Join a Ranger or docent on a guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San...
Berkeley Playhouse presents A Christmas Story the Musical
1:00 pm
Julia Morgan Theater, Berkeley
This holiday season, journey on a nostalgic romp full of joyful spirit, featuring music from the...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!, Cornerstone Sonoma
1:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
1:00 pm
Town Center Corte Madera, Corte Madera
Free festive live musical performances by a handful of local bands as well as the Marin Youth...
A Year with Frog and Toad | Bay Area Children's Theatre
1:30 pm
BACT's Berkeley Theatre Center, Berkeley
Families looking for a holiday treat will find it at “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a heartwarming...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
2:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
We invite you to continue a tradition or create a new one with those you care about. Nutcracker is...
23 Elephants Theatre Company presents: Disney Frozen JR., Novato Theater Company
2:00 pm
Novato Theater Company, Novato
Bring the family to see Disney Frozen JR. at the Novato Theater Company from December 12–22....
Grace Cathedral Christmas
3:00 pm
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
Ring in the season with Grace Cathedrals Choir of Men and Boys, in a performance of classic carols...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!, Cornerstone Sonoma
3:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
Yerba Buena Skate Rink, San Francisco, Family-friendly
3:30 pm
Yerba Buena Ice Skating and Bowling Center, San Francisco
Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center is San Francisco’s only year‑round, full‑service ice skating...
Holidays on the Northern Frontier, Downtown Sonoma
4:00 pm
Sonoma Square, Sonoma
Join the community at this festive, traditional holiday event! Family-friendly activities take...
5:00 pm
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
Get your holiday shopping done while the kids enjoy after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum. Kids will...
Cirque de Bohème presents A Paris!, Cornerstone Sonoma
5:00 pm
Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma
Welcome to the Cirque de Bohème! Created in Paris a century ago during a period called “les Années...
Zoolights Oakland Zoo
5:30 pm
Oakland Zoo, Oakland
Celebrate the holidays at Oakland Zoo amidst a million glowing lights! Soar over the Oakland hills...
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
6:00 pm
Rombeiro Christmas House, Novato
Perhaps our favorite thing about the holiday season is visiting amazing lighted and decorated...
Berkeley Playhouse presents A Christmas Story the Musical
7:00 pm
Berkeley Playhouse, Berkeley
This holiday season, journey on a nostalgic romp full of joyful spirit, featuring music from the...
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
7:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
We invite you to continue a tradition or create a new one with those you care about. Nutcracker is...
23 Elephants Theatre Company presents: Disney Frozen JR., Novato Theater Company
7:00 pm
Novato Theater Company, Novato
Bring the family to see Disney Frozen JR. at the Novato Theater Company from December 12–22....
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