Keep your family events calendar full of sweet February events. From holiday celebrations to theatre to outings through the wilds of Marin, there's never a shortage of things to do around the Bay Area.
One Baseball Team Rules In San Francisco
GIANTS FANFEST: Join the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on February 11 for a live KNBR broadcasts on the field, player Q&As, viewing of the World Series trophies, free player autographs, places to take photos, a kids zone and more. Expect a chance to roam the field and meet players like Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, and more. Please note that the lines to meet the popular players can be extremely long, so come prepared to be patient.
Two Ways To Honor Our Forefathers
FREE NATIONAL PARK DAY: February 20, in honor of Presidents' Day weekend, the National Parks are all open free of charge, including our local Muir Woods.
SFJAZZ: February 25, Family Matinee: The Marcus Shelby Orchestra celebrates the stunning musical stories of the Underground Railroad, and honors the memory of one of America's most important champions of freedom: Harriet Tubman.
Three Ways To Celebrate The Year Of The Rooster
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: February 4 celebrate the Year of the Rooster at this family event that draws on both ancient and contemporary Asian traditions. Enjoy Asian instruments, “lucky” red envelopes, lion dancing, the concert and exciting Imperial Dinner.
SAN FRANCISCO CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE: The parade winds its way through Chinatown on February 11. Enjoy gorgeous floats, elaborate costumes, ferocious lions, exploding firecrackers, and the crowd favorite, a spectacular 268' Golden Dragon ("Gum Lung”).
BAY AREA DISCOVERY MUSEUM: On February 20 celebrate the Chinese New Year complete with lion dance performances, delicious Chinese food, observe professional calligraphers, and more.
Four Must See Live Entertainment
MARIN THEATRE COMPANY: 'Hare and Tortoise' is a fun, fast (and slow) show for 4 to 8 year olds about friendship, the passing of time and the excitement of growing up. February 25-March 5.
BAY AREA CHILDREN'S THEATRE: 'Pippi Longstocking', the new neighbor has crazy red pigtails, a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson, and a tendency to get caught up in one outrageous adventure after another! Pippi wins over even the sternest of hearts in this rollicking musical adaptation of Astrid Lindgren's beloved book. Runs Jan-March. Also out now for kids 6mo-4 years is 'The Wheels on the Bus' and 'Splish Splash.'
CHILDREN'S THEATER ASSOCIATION OF SAN FRANCISCO: Aladdin And His Wonderful, Magical Lamp this year. We will be performing at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre on February 25th.
MILL VALLEY LiVE: February 26 star Bob Kann brings his infectious enthusiasm and hilarious comedy to The Mill Valley Community Center for one-show only.
Five Wild Outdoor Adventures
WILDCARE FAMILY ADVENTURES: Exploring Indian Valley on February 12, 10am-1pm, get outside for a day of nature exploration and education. Look for frogs, toads, and salamanders, in addition to other winter-active animals and have lunch by a beautiful waterfall. RSVP to email@example.com.
MARIN PARKS & OPEN SPACE: Nature for Kids: Deer Island on February 20, 10am-1pm, Rising above the surrounding marshland and pastures, the mix of forest and grassland on this little ridge make it a great place to see a variety of cold season critters. We’ll take advantage of the different habitats to see who we can find. RSVP to DHerlocker@marincounty.org.
ONE TAM: February 4 be a part of a community-based effort to install a diversity of native plants at a site once dominated by non-native grasses and other weeds.
MARIN PARKS & OPEN SPACE: February 25 Mount Burdell's Geomorphology and Historic Quarries, 10am – 2:30pm, ages 7+, ranger-led hike as we explore how and why Mount Burdell came to look the way it does today, Meet at the end of Butterfield in Novato.
THE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT: February 17-20, Bird watchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are.
Six Ways To Join In The Love Train
FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE at the Dairy Knoll Recreation Center in Tiburon on February 5 and includes: dessert buffet, cookie decorating, music & dancing. Call The Ranch at (415) 435-4355 to purchase your tickets.
MARIN COUNTRY MART: Have a "Puppy Love" Valentine Weekend February 11, Steiff ‘LOVEY” event featuring beloved stuffed animals from Steiff and a bring your favorite stuffed animal party with a Kids Valentine Exchange featuring a Valentine making workshop cookies and chocolate shakes.
BELVEDERE TIBURON LIBRARY: Valentine's Teddy Bear Tea fundraiser on February 11, 9:30am to 2:30pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library, enjoy tea, entertainment, and crafts with your favorite teddy bear.
- February 8 Make your own Valentine's Cards with artist Kristen McCormack, 2:30-4:30pm, Sausalito Library.
- February 9 Valentine's Day Craft, 4pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.
- February 11 Pop-up Valentines Workshop with Artist Kathy Piscioneri, 1pm, grade 2+, Corte Madera Library.
STUDIO 4 ART: "Heart a Print" on February 3rd. From 10:00am - 2:00pm in Novato. Come in anytime to create a moment in time, where your little one's prints will be captured in a heart shaped clay plaque. $20.
BON AIR CENTER: Love Sweet Luv, February 11, 11am-1pm, at three hands-on Valentine’s events, create, decorate and enjoy delicious Valentine treats at Loving Cup, Victoria Bakery and Café and, Susie Cakes, Bon Air Center, Greenbrae.
Find more great February events at Ronnie's Awesome February List.