Here's a list of upcoming holiday activities. The list will be updated, so keep checking back!
What: Garden railway exhibit (Barbary Coast, celebrating SF's gold rush boomtown days and its infamous Barbary Coast neighborhood. You'll see model trains, dwarf plants, water features and replicas of important landmarks of the day)
Where: Conservatory of Flowers
When: November 16, 2012-April 14, 2013; Tues-Sun 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Holiday tree lighting, carnival rides, entertainment Santa, activities
Where: McLaren Lodge, Golden Gate Park (Stanyan and Fell)
When: December 6, from 5-7
What: Blizzard at the SF Zoo - Santa brings 10 tons of snow to the zoo. Reindeer on display until January 1
Where: SF Zoo
When: Thursday, November 15; meet the reindeer at 9:45, snow with the polar bears at 10:15
Cost: Free with zoo admission
What: Tis the Season for Science - wintry festivities including live reindeer, indoor snow flurries twice hourly, snowman theater, live shows
Where: Academy of Sciences
When: November 16-January 6
Cost: free with admission
What: DIY Art - Festive Family Fun. Make your own greeting cards or gift tags.
Where: San Jose Museum of Art
When: Saturday November 24 from 1-3; Saturday December 8 from 1-4.
Cost: $5 suggested donation in addition to museum admission.
What: Elf movie
When: November 30-December 2