The events listed below are holiday related events only. Event listings are confirmed at the time of posting but schedules may change without notice. Links are available below to all venues for your connivence. Please check information with the website.


Thursday, December 1

Film of the MonthChristmas with Walt DisneyPinocchioBabes in Toyland, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Saturday, December 3

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Strawberry Point School Jingle Jog and Family Fun Day! 9am, Strawberry Village, Mill Valley.

Little Folkies Family Band, 10-10:30am, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley.

Santa Claus, 11-3 pm, complimentary professional photo with Santa in Diesel and Marin County Police Gift Drive with Fire Engine and Police Car to see, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Brave the Bay, Santa's Triathlon - Santa Walk & Fun Run, Santa Plunge in the Bay and/or Santa Cable Car Pull, Aquatic Park, San Francisco.

Sunday December 4

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Pop-Up Jewish Marin with Be'chol Lashon, 11am-2pm, “almost Hanukkah” fun with a Jewish twist! Northgate Mall, San Rafael.

Wednesday, December 7

River Otter Snow Days, biologists add over 1,000 pounds of snow to the river otter habitat, and experience the merriment first-hand as Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer romp and roll in this festive addition of winter white, Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco.

Winter Craft Series, Make Greeting Cards, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Library.

A Classic Christmas, 7:30pm, elections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and highlights from Humperdinck’s storybook opera Hansel and Gretel, San Francisco Symphony.

Thursday, December 8

Holiday Cookie Decorating, 4pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

A Classic Christmas, 7:30pm, elections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and highlights from Humperdinck’s storybook opera Hansel and Gretel, San Francisco Symphony.

Saturday, December 10

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Grand Opening + Free Holiday Gift Making for Families, 10am-1pm, Holiday make-and-take art activities and gift making, Some of our favorite rug time activities for the little ones, A chance to meet the teachers and explore our space, Refreshments, ARTifcat, Corte Madera.

Wreath Making Workshop, 11am – 1pm, Join rangers at McNears Beach for a day of sipping hot chocolate, listening to holiday tunes, and creating your own natural wreath to take home, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Holiday Bake Sale & Photos with Santa, 1-2pm, face painting, cookie decorating, and more! Pixie Park, Ross.

Celebrations at Sea, 1-4:45pm, a festive event aboard the 1886 historic sailing ship Balclutha featuring live music, refreshments, ornament making, a free puppet show, storybook reading, a ranger talk on historic seagoing holiday traditions, and a visit from a nautical Santa Claus, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco.

Sunday, December 11

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Children's Advent Celebration, 10:30am, Mt. Tamalpias United Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Holiday Brass, 3pm, San Francisco Symphony.

A Merri-achi Christmas, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Wednesday, December 14, Full Moon, Geminids Meteor Shower

Tree Trimming & Book Sale, 2:30-3:30pm, Sausalito Library.

Winter Craft Series, Make a Gift!, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Library.

River Otter Snow Days, biologists add over 1,000 pounds of snow to the river otter habitat, and experience the merriment first-hand as Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer romp and roll in this festive addition of winter white, Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco.

Thursday, December 15

Nutcracker Puppet Show, 4pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating, 2-5pm, The Poppy Store, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

The Fratello Marionettes Presents: The North Pole Review, 4pm, Larkspur Library.

Friday, December 16

Kids Make Orange Pomeranders, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 4pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

Saturday, December 17

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Farmer's Market, Cookie Decorating, Fairy Storytime with Emily Butterfly, Snow Globe Craft, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Wreath Making Workshop, 11am-4pm, Main Parade Grounds, Presidio, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

Sunday, December 18

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Home Depot Menorah Workshop, 10-11:30am, RSVP required, San Rafael.

Hands-on Hanukkah, 10am-12:30pm, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

The Snowman with The San Francisco Symphony, 11am & 2pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

December 20

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

Decorate Melting Snowman Cupcakes, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

December 21

River Otter Snow Days, biologists add over 1,000 pounds of snow to the river otter habitat, and experience the merriment first-hand as Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer romp and roll in this festive addition of winter white, Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

December 22

Punch & Judy, 3:30-5pm, Poppy, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

December 23

Hanukkah Stories, 10-11:30am, Brandeis Marin and PJ Library present over coffee and doughnuts! Johnny Doughnuts, San Rafael.

Cirque de Noel, 5:15-7:30pm, you can also make candy cane marshmallow swizzle sticks with hot chocolate, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland.

December 27

Hannukah Hut, 4-7pm, complimentary latkes, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

December 28

Frosty's Magic Hat, 11am-12pm, Frosty is the world's coolest winter hero! Learn how the magic of imagination first brought Frosty to life in this show filled with frozen fun and cool magic!  Puppets, magic, and ventriloquism! Space is limited, please RSVP, Larkspur Library.

December 30

Hanukkah Stories, 10-11:30am, Brandeis Marin and PJ Library present over coffee and doughnuts! Johnny Doughnuts, San Rafael.

December 31

Hannukah Hut, 9-2pm, complimentary latkes, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Wednesday, December 21, Winter Solstice

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 2pm,  & 8pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Gingerbread Person Party, 2:30-4pm, ages 4+, Mill Valley Library.

Thursday, December 22

Winter Family Fun! 10-10:30am, ages 0-6, Novato Library.

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 11am & 2pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

Friday, December 23

Hanukkah Stories, 10-11:30am, Brandeis Marin and PJ Library present over coffee and doughnuts!

A Charlie Brown Christmas, 11am & 2pm, A Live Family Concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.

River Otter Snow Days, biologists add over 1,000 pounds of snow to the river otter habitat, and experience the merriment first-hand as Shasta, Baxter, and Ryer romp and roll in this festive addition of winter white, Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco.

Tuesday, December 27

Hanukkah Celebration Storytime and Crafts! 4:30-6:30pm, nosh on latkes from the Hanukkah Hut Latke Truck, listen to Hanukkah stories, enjoy crafts and play the dreidel game.  We will gather together at 5:30 pm to sing our favorite Hanukkah songs with musician Asaf Ophir and light the candles together, Diesel, a Bookstore, Larkspur.