Despite the dearth of snow in in the Sierras – where the Enjoy Mill Valley Winterfest event has gotten its snow for several years – the event is still very much a go and promises to be an incredible, fun-filled day for kids of all ages.
Instead of our usual small sledding hill in the Downtown Plaza, we’ll have a massive, 100-foot-long slide! We’ll also have a carousel-themed bounce house, a visit from Santa in an antique fire truck, a photo booth and an array free food from the likes of Piazza D’Angelo, Balboa Cafe, El Paseo, Equator Coffees, Good Earth Natural Foods, Super Duper Burger, Three Twins Ice Cream and Urban Remedy.
In addition to all that, we a full day of live music and performances from some amazing local arts organizations, including Performing Arts Academy of Marin, Wow! Music Studios, Singers Marin, Rita Abrams, Happy Feet Dance School, Dore Coller & the Millbillies, Roco Dance and Rock the Ages.
As always, Winterfest will have a dedicated Holiday Donation Station where we’ll be accepting canned food, dry and non-perishable food (more info here) for the SF-Marin Food Bank (you can donate before Winterfest here), unwrapped toy donations for the Toys for Tots program and the Performing Stars of Marin via the Mill Valley Fire Department and warm coats for One Warm Coat.
Local resident Josephine Rasella will be selling Kurt S. Adler holiday ornaments, with all proceeds going to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund in the wake of the tragic North Bay fires in October. Across the street from Winterfest, Famous4 retail shop owner Larry “the Hat” Lautzker will once again have a donation truck to accept new or gently used unwrapped toys and bicycles, as well as Target, Walgreens etc. gift cards for victims of the North Bay fires.
It all concludes at 5pm with a beautiful Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring the Mill Valley City Council and Singers Marin. And there’s free bike parking courtesy Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Tam Bikes.
Don’t miss it!! MORE INFO.
11–11:30 Performing Arts Academy of Marin
11:45–12:15 Wow! Music Studios
12:30–1:00 Singers Marin – Caroling Kids
1-1:10pm Rita Abrams “Mill Valley”
1:15–1:45 Happy Feet Dance School
2–2:30 Dore Coller & the Millbillies
2:45–3:15 Roco Dance
3:30–4:15 Rock the Ages
4:30–4:45 Singers Marin – Group Sing Along
4:45–4:50 Mayoral Welcome & Tree Lighting
4:50–5:00 Singers Marin