November 30 and December 21 at the Burlingame Recreation Center
The Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department invites you to our Holiday Movie series! This year's movies will be The Nightmare Before Christmas (on November 30th) and Home Alone (on December 21st).
November 30 at Fremont Park
Enjoy the live entertainment and Christmas Carol sing-along with some free hot cocoa and cookies. There will be a visit by Santa and his elves and the Mayor, who will be lighting the holiday tree. The event is a free and will occur rain or shine.
December 1 in Downtown Redwood City
Each year on the first Saturday of December, Redwood City's Downtown Business group throws a party to celebrate the Holiday Season. Enjoy the parade, entertainment, music, snow, Santa, and the tree lighting in Courthouse Square.
December 1-16 at the Peninsula Ballet
Peninsula Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker~Sweet has been delighting audiences on the Peninsula for five years and counting!
This condensed version of the ballet classic is ideal for preschoolers (1-hour shows) and sells out every year.
December 1 at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula
For one day, the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, Los Altos campus transforms into a magical winter wonderland for all ages to enjoy! Activities will include the Gnome Adventure, wreath making, games & prizes, a craft workshop for all ages, puppet shows, and more!
December 1 at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
Guests will enjoy a pancake breakfast, holiday crafts, letter writing to Santa, a family photo booth, and the opportunity to visit with Santa! You may register for one of four separate sessions ($10/ticket). There are four breakfast shifts to choose from but once your here, stay as long as you'd like.
December 2 at Brisbane Community Park
The Festival of Lights is a holiday celebration, focused on the holidays as a season of giving and enjoying the company of each other as a community. The event begins with caroling from the top of Visitacion Avenue to the Brisbane Community Park. The tradition includes a visit from Santa Claus and the lighting of the tree by our Volunteer of the Year and Mayor.
December 3 at Civic Center Plaza
Celebrate the holidays with friends and family at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration. Enjoy live holiday music, refreshments, lights and the arrival of Santa Claus. Children can visit and have their picture taken with Santa at this free event, please bring your own camera. In the spirit of the season, guests are encouraged to bring a can of food to benefit the Community Services Agency.
Fridays-Sundays, December 7-January 13 at the Museum of American Heritage
Come visit MOAH as we host the Annual BayLUG Holiday LEGO® Show Featuring festive holidays scenes in a miniature city! This is an exhibit everyone in the family can enjoy.
The Learning Center becomes all things LEGO® with fun unique creations in every corner and even a few hanging from the ceiling!
December 15-16 at Palo Alto Children's Theatre
The Playhouse is a very special, interactive experience designed for our littlest audience members, where local high school performers bring classic fairy tales to life on our Magic Castle stage. With very simple sets and costumes, and lots of opportunities to get up and wiggle, this story-teller style theatre is perfect for young children, suggested ages: 2-6. The December 15-16 show is The Gingerbread Man.
December 2 at the Redwood City Courthouse Square
Spread the light of Chanukah and join together with the Jewish community of the Mid Peninsula for a grand public Menorah lighting! Children's activities start at 4pm, Menorah lighting at 4:30.
This year's event features Ben Kramarz Live!
December 21-23 at the Tapestry Church
From the moment you step in line for this walk-through only event, you begin to immerse yourself in another time and place - the city of Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago. Rooftop angels, Roman soldiers, slaves, dancers, and ordinary peasants - they have everything! See the marketplace in action. Pet the animals, including a camel! And at the end, take in the scene at the manger. There is something here to appeal to everyone. Bring your friends and family. Enjoy the experience, and then stop by the church across the street for a warm drink and a tasty treat!
For more Kids Christmas Events in the SF Peninsula, visit our full Events page
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