Sausalito Holiday by the Bay

December 1 – 23

Shopping, dining, live music and more … Sausalito Holiday by the Bay is sure to be fun for everyone, bringing together our beautiful waterfront community and sparking joy in participants of all ages! Beginning December 1st with City Tree Lighting at Vina del Mar Park and ending with a vibrant and warm-hearted Community Sing-Along on December 23rd at Cascais Plaza – with a few Santa spotting’s along the way – you’re sure to find the holiday spirit throughout our City. Please join us for night-after-night of merriment celebrating the holiday season, invite your friends and neighbors to Celebrate, Shop and Dine Local. There will also be late night shopping most Friday nights at participating shops.

Let’s “Light Up Sausalito”!
We’re excited for a special holiday treat as we “Light Up Sausalito” in the trees along Bridgeway. This addition to downtown will bring year-round lighting and sparkle to our shopping area. Watch for the details! Many thanks for the support and funding by many of merchants and landlords in the business community, the City of Sausalito, Economic Development Advisory Committee, and Sausalito Chamber of Commerce.

About Sausalito

Where every unique and personal experience is sure to delight and inspire

As a city built on imagination, Sausalito is where all of your inner enthusiasts can have their day. Discover Sausalito and an atmosphere where hip hangouts and hidden gems inspire animated attitudes from visitors and locals alike. From the magic of The San Francisco view to a collection of one-of-a-kind flavors, scenes, sights, and sounds—we invite you to experience the authenticity of all things Sausalito and come hang with us.

A 10 minute drive from San Francisco is Sausalito and a 40 minute drive to Wine Country.

Experience the charm of this Mediterranean seaside town for yourself!


Take advantage of the several amazing Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts in town for a relaxing get-a-away. They provide fantastic views of the San Francisco Bay and are a few minutes from San Francisco and 30 minutes from Wine Country!

Hiking & Biking

The trails are endless! If you're starting out from San Francisco, make your way down the hill for a nice lunch then proceed to bike through town and make your way to Mill Valley or Tiburon. Don't forget to stop at the Marin Headlands, EPIC views!

On The Water Adventures

If you’re looking for a change of pace, you can add a stop to your bike ride or hike and go kayaking or sailing in Sausalito. Don't have your kayaking gear, not a problem, Sausalito has you covered!


Bars & Tasting Rooms

Enjoy the tastes of Sonoma in Sausalito! Several watering holes and fine tasting rooms are available through out town.

Dining in Sausalito

There really isn't a bad table in Sausalito. If you are not dining directly on the water, you can definitely see the water from where ever you are. Our restaurants are top notch serving amazing local, seafood and more..

Local Events

Year round events in Sausalito are the ones you want to make sure end up on your calendar. From art and food festivals, jazz by the bay concerts, to Winterfest activities and the lighted boat parade. Sausalito knows how to have a good time.