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Get into the Holiday Spirit in Marin

Posted in Best Marin Attractions on Friday, December 22, 2017 by MCVB Staff

Getting festive in Marin is easy and fun with the following holiday happenings:

Twirl and swirl 

Ice-skating has returned to Northgate Mall with Marin on Ice, Marin’s only holiday ice skating rink. This outdoor rink at Oak Plaza features daily skating, birthday parties, private ice times, special events and more. Hours of operation: December 20 to January 4: noon to 10PM.



Photos with Santa 

Santa will be available for photos and visits at the Village at Corte Madera mall near Macy's daily from 11AM to 5PM through December 23 and 9AM to 5PM on December 24. Info:


A Petite Holiday Circus

On December 23 and 24, Le Petit Cirque performs "Un Reve de Noel" (A Christmas Dream) at the Marin Country Mart(tickets required). On December 20, 21, 22 there will be a holiday concert featuring Rue Manouche. Rue plays music in the style of Gypsy Jazz or Gypsy Swing, made famous by Jean "Django" Reinhardt in the 1930s. Many musicians in this style worked in Paris in various popular Musette ensembles. Info:  



More information on featured attractions:

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Northgate Mall

From its commanding location along Highway 101 in San Rafael – the county’s oldest and largest city – Northgate Mall has been a part of the local...[Learn More]

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The Village at Corte Madera

Boasting a retail and restaurant mix perfect for even the most discerning consumer, The Village at Corte Madera offers an unparalleled shopping experience.

With more than 60 shops, eateries...[Learn More]

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Marin Country Mart

The Marin Country Mart is an unanchored, open air, modern village in Larkspur, California, that houses independent shops, artisanal organic eateries, and family-friendly events.

Located on Sir...[Learn More]