Whether you’ll be spending the weekend cheering the 49ers or enjoying some family time at a nearby sledding spot, it’s going to be a great weekend in the Bay Area. Check out our favorite weekend activities below!

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San Francisco

Chinese New Year Celebration
Celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Mouse with the San Francisco Symphony at this vibrant event that draws upon Asian traditions, past and present. Enjoy the Festival Reception’s host of activities followed by an SF Symphony performance of Eastern and Western repertoire. Sat. Event details.

The Wizard of Oz
Come follow the yellow brick road and help Dorothy and her magical friends get what they wish for. This one-hour long whimsical live theater musical is produced for children ages 4-10 by Children’s Theatre Association of San Francisco and is being shown in the historic Presidio Theatre in the San Francisco Presidio. Sat. Event details

East Bay

Monster Energy Supercross
Don’t miss your chance to experience the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship in the world. Part aerial excitement, part high-speed chase, Monster Energy AMA Supercross is comprised of 17 heart-stopping races. Sat. Event details

Around the World
From Greenland to Grenada, California to the Czech Republic, every culture has its rich musical tradition. Join this versatile band of SFCO All-Stars as they travel the globe to bring you souvenirs in song and dance; no passport required. Sat. Event details


Lunar New Year Celebration
Inside the San Mateo History Museum, kids will participate in activity stations based on the Chinese zodiac.  They will make a red envelope for the new year, craft a paper lantern, play mahjong, use an abacus, fashion a lucky symbol in Chinese knotting, practice how to use chopsticks, draw a lucky symbol, create a paper banner and try on traditional outfits. Sat. Event details

Wiggle Worms
All wigglers are welcome at this hands-on program for our littlest art lovers! Head to The Foster for creative explorations at the maker and sensory play stations followed by a special story time inspired by a watercolor wilderness journeys. Sun. Event details

South Bay

Super Bowl Party
Your San Francisco 49ers are NFC Champions and are headed to the Super Bowl. Come watch the biggest game of the season in a family-friendly environment. Snacks will be served while supplies last. Sun. Event details

The Year of the Rat
Celebrate the year of the rat at the Lunar New Year celebration at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, bringing together Vietnamese and Chinese traditions. Sat.-Sun. Event details

North Bay

Family Days at MarinMOCA
Choose from several hands-on art projects taught by professional teachers who can customize the art project so that every child in your family can take home a personalized creation. Sun. Event details

—Kate Loweth


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