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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.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Holidays Along The Farm Trails 2019
(All day)
Sonoma County, Sebastopol
'Tis the season to celebrate with our community. Join Sonoma County farmers and producers as they...
8:00 am
Civic Center Parking Lot, San Rafael
Visit the market every Sunday, rain or shine, and see why the Marin farmers market is one of the...
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....
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...
Science + You at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
9:00 am
Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito
All children are scientists, and at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s new traveling exhibit, they can...
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!...
9:00 am
Terra Mandarin Preschool & TK, Mill Valley
It's never too early to get your child learning a second language. In fact, the very best time to...
9:30 am
Habitot Children's Museum, Berkeley
Discovery Museum for young children, toddlers and infants. Fun activities, hands on exhibits,...
9:30 am
Kol Shofar, Tiburon
Rabbi Paul Steinberg, Rabbi at Congregation Kol Shofar and author of six books, including Spiritual...
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...
10:00 am
Gourmet Ghetto, Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
Take a snow day in the Gourmet Ghetto!  Bring your boots and mittens to play in the snow that is...
Hands On Chanukah Family Celebration, Charles M. Schulz Museum
10:00 am
Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
This year, Chanukah is going to the museum, and we want you there! You’re invited to a free...
Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair 2019
10:00 am
The Muir Beach Community Center, Muir Beach
Find unique treasure for everyone on your holiday list while enjoying a beautiful coastal view, ...
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...
10:00 am
Carquinez Model Railroad Society, Crockett
Welcome to the Holiday Season!  Come join the Carquinez Model Railroad Society in Crockett December...
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...
Storytime with Christopher Smith Book Passage Corte Madera
10:30 am
Book Passage--Corte Madera Store, Corte Madera
After four years of living overses, children's story reader Christopher Smith returns to Book...
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...
Italian Christmas Market–Fort Mason Center
10:30 am
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Join us for the 7th annual Mercatino di Natale, inspired by the Christmas Markets of Italy and...
11:00 am
Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Come enjoy Off the Grid’s delicious mobile gourmet food market on Sundays. Eat your way through the...
11:00 am
Mill Valley's Downtown Plaza, Mill Valley
Mill Valley's downtown plaza will once again be filled with an eclectic mix of live music, children...
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...
Larson Family Winery Open House
11:00 am
Larson Family Winery, Sonoma
Larson Family Winery near Sonoma is a great family-friendly winery. Take your family photos with...
1:00 pm
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
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...
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...
The Velveteen Rabbit, San Francisco
2:00 pm
The Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, San Francisco
Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’...
Berkeley Playhouse presents A Christmas Story the Musical
2:00 pm
Berkeley Playhouse, Berkeley
This holiday season, journey on a nostalgic romp full of joyful spirit, featuring music from the...
Wreath making
2:00 pm
Fairfax Women's Club, Fairfax
Towards the end of every year, the Fairfax Volunteers sponsor a holiday wreath-making and caroling...
An Afternoon with Santa
2:30 pm
Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Bring the whole family into Santa’s Workshop as jolly old St. Nick himself makes his first...
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...
5:00 pm
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael
The vibrant Stapleton Ballet Nutcracker provides a magical start to the holiday season! Now in its...
Tree lighting festival
5:00 pm
Cavallo Point, Sausalito
Kick off the holiday season with complimentary fun for families and adults. Enjoy carriage rides,...
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...
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