Last Chance for Holiday Magic

Last but not last, enjoy a wide range of holiday activities for the whole family as the most magical time of the year winds down in its final weekend. Now’s your one last chance to embrace holiday fun before the kids head back in school! 

Rombeiro’s Christmas House

  • Thru January 6th

  • 34 Devonshire Dr., Novato (map)


’Tis The Season For Science

  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM thru January 6th

  • California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (map)

Experience a winter wonderland in the heart of San Francisco. Outdoor snow flurries, a hands-on polar-themed exhibit, and festive ice rink make the Academy a holiday destination for science lovers of all ages.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show

  • 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM thru January 6th

  • Creativity Theatre (map)

An irresistible holiday treat for the whole family featuring colorful giant puppets in a lavish new production inspired by Eric Carle's beloved stories, including Dream Snow, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


Night Bloom 

  • 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM thru January 6th

  • Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park (map)

Light and sound will transform the iconic San Francisco landmark into a glowing landscape of interactive experiences this holiday season. 


Circus Bella Presents Kaleidoscope

  • 7:30 PM thru January 6th

  • Mersea Meadow (map)

Join us for an evening of thrills, awe, laughter and pure Holiday magic with a new production KALEIDOSCOPE — a joyful celebration of diversity and color! 


FINAL WEEKEND FOR THESE ICE SKATING RINKS

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Holiday Ice Rink At Embarcadero Plaza

  • Nov 5 - Jan 6

  • Embarcadero Plaza (map)

Delighting families, couples and ice skating enthusiasts for over twenty-five years, the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center presented by Hawaiian Airlines opens each winter for nine magical, fun-filled weeks.

Marin On Ice

  • Nov 8 - Jan 7

  • Oaktree Plaza at Northgate Mall, San Rafael (map)

We are open to all ages, offering daily recreational ice skating, skate rental is included. Marin on Ice also offers private parties, birthday parties and special events. 

Napa On Ice

  • Nov 16 - Jan 6

  • Napa Expo (map)

Skaters will be able to skate in the sunshine during the day, and under the stars at night.

Winter Park At The Civic Center

  • Nov 30 - Jan 6

  • Civic Center, San Francisco (map)

The Winter Park at Civic Center will hold several San Francisco-based special events throughout the holiday season. 

Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink

  • Dec 19 - Jan 6

  • 806 Washington Street, Oakland (map)

Ice skating in Oakland.