Sausalito's waterfront holiday tradition returns this Saturday!
Sausalito's Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks can be seen from Gabrielson Park, Humboldt Avenue and Anchor Street.
Catch dozens of brightly lit and beautifully decorated boats parade along the scenic Sausalito shoreline. There will also be food trucks & no-host bars.
Note: The boat parade starts at 6pm; followed immediately thereafter (7:15pm) with fireworks above the Bay.
Enjoy holiday cheer at the 2nd annual Winter Wonderland this Saturday at the Lark Creek shops in downtown Larkspur.
You will find a variety of local pop-up vendors, a hot cocoa stand, free photos with Santa, ginger bread man decorating, delicious food, and wonderful resident boutiques who can get you stocked for the holidays.
And to make it easy this year, they'll also have free valet!
Admission is FREE.
The Sausalito Chamber of Commerce presents their 17th annual Gingerbread House Tour & Competition, a family-friendly holiday tradition that never fails to inspire wonder, awe, and delight. From December 8-31, merchants and businesses will display their confectionary creations throughout Sausalito.
Maps are available online.r.
Take a leisurely stroll to view the amazing gingerbread houses, which in past years have included lighthouses, undersea scenes with creatures playing instruments, and a full mockup of Alcatraz Island. You can even participate in a treasure hunt while visiting the participating merchants, and vote for your favorite "house" to be awarded "The People's Choice."
This free event is perfect for all ages, so bring the whole family. Many of the Sausalito merchants and businesses will be offering special offers only available during the tour.
Join friends and neighbors this Sunday as downtown Tiburon magically transforms into a wonderland full of holiday cheer.
The Tiburon Holiday Festival will include:
Gingerbread House Decorating
Visit by Santa
Free Face Painting
Popcorn by The Belvedere - Tiburon Rotary
Christmas Tree Lighting
Visit all the downtown businesses to complete your BINGO card and receive a free gift from the Tiburon Welcome Center. Plus, shop along Main Street while enjoying Specialty Cocktails at participating Wine Bars and Restaurants.
Larkspur's Holiday Magic on Magnolia is this Sunday.
Festivities will take place up and down Magnolia Ave. in downtown Larkspur. There will be live music, choral and dance performances from Marin’s schools and groups, including the Happy Feet Holiday Hoofers.
Santa will be there to snap photos with the kiddos. Plus, you'll get to jump, jive and swing to a live performance by crowd favorites Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums.
And at 5pm, there will be grand lighting ceremony complete with Christmas tree, menorah, and the lights over the street.
Admission is FREE.
Marin Art and Garden Center's Winter Wonderland is a magical holiday experience. Come and enjoy:
-- An outdoor skating rink with snow & music.
-- An enchanting light installation with scavenger hunt for kids
-- Snacks, hot cocoa and cider at the Watering Can.
-- A warming hut on the Livermore deck with a fireplace, twinkle lights, and heaters.
-- Traditional holiday greens sale.
-- Holiday shopping at WERKSTATT in The Shop.
-- The Ross Valley Players production of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play in the Barn Theater.
-- Children’s concerts.
-- Pixie Park’s famous bake sale.
Admission is FREE. Skating tickets are $30.
* Plus, don't miss WinterFest this Saturday (3pm - 6pm)! Enjoy train rides, holiday activities, food, drinks, sweets, and more!
-- Yoga Mini-Classes: participate in rejuvenating 20-minute sessions led by THE STUDIO's instructors. From "You-ometry" to "Yoga Nidra," discover new insights that will elevate your practice.
-- Local Vendors: Explore a curated selection of local vendors offering wellness products, yoga essentials, and handmade treasures. Find unique gifts for your loved ones (or treat yourself!).
-- Food and Beverage: Indulge in delightful treats, including aromatic chai, savory samosas, and a variety of sweet treats!
Admission is FREE: RSVP HERE to secure your spot.
Join Downtown Novato for its first ever Not So Silent Night this Saturday. Your favorites stores will be staying open late for holiday shopping and will be filled with special treats. Plus, restaurants, bars, taprooms, and tasting rooms will be bursting with live music and holiday cheer.
Business/Event Specials include:
-- ACCENTS - Bubbles, wine & bites; jewelry trunk show; raffle for $200 gift card; free gift wrapping
--BEAUTY HEROES - holiday chocolates & cheeses; Anima Mundi Euphoria Cider & Sparkling Hydration Water; Store Discounts
-- BICYCLE BRUSTOP - Tour de Lights Holiday Family Bike Ride
-- BUTTERCUP HOME - Bubbles & Treats; Store Specials; Santa
-- FINNEGAN'S - Santa's Workshop. Come dressed as Santa or an Elf.
-- MANTRA WINES - local band "Big Baby" (7pm - 9pm)
-- TREK WINES - live music