Waterworld: A mega waterpark in Concord (with discount link)

Waterworld in Concord - Bay Area Day Trip

For my daughter’s eighth birthday, we took her and three of her friends, plus my 10-year old son, to Waterworld California, the largest waterpark in the Bay Area, which is in Concord, about 30 minutes east of Berkeley. We were wowed by the large-scale slides, including types I had never seen before. photo courtesy Waterworld […]

Berkeley birthday party venue: We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Birthday party: Berkeley venue

We recently celebrated my son’s eighth birthday with a party at Berkeley’s We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym. It was pretty stress-free and high fun for my energetic kids, so I vote it a success. The play space itself is a continuously evolving environment of swings, zipline, two trampolines with basketball hoops (limit 2 kids […]

Birthday party entertainment: Nana’s Sewing Parties

Nana's Sewing birthday parties at your house

This post was sponsored. Nana’s Sewing was started by Jackie and Mallory, two best friends who love crafting, sewing, and throwing a good party. In May 2014, they decided to combine these passions to bring “Nana’s Sewing Room” to your living room to help you throw the most fun hands-on party with a project tailored (heh) to your party guests. […]

East Bay Kids Birthday Party Guide

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Are you planning a child’s party? Let us help. Click on a category below to browse listings. Indoor birthday party places | Outdoor birthday party places | Birthday party entertainment | Birthday cakes & treats {sponsored listings} Brushstrokes Studio (Berkeley) Art parties for all ages. Pottery painting parties include a large selection of ceramics such as piggy […]

9 Free and cheap birthday party places

Free and cheap birthday party venues in the East Bay

I love a happy birthday party that doesn’t cost a ton (like Sawyer’s recent third bubble birthday party on a budget at our closest tot lot). We asked our fantastic facebook community where you like to go in the East Bay for fun parties on the cheap and you gave me a bunch more ideas for next year. Thanks, […]

Indoor birthday party place: Bladium in Alameda

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Bladium is one of those completely hassle-free birthday party options. Housed in an enormous warehouse which makes Pump It Up look tiny, it’s a fitness center-meets-indoor soccer field. For a child interested in sports, it’s an ideal venue for an indoor birthday party. Tell me about this hassle-free business General parties last two hours and […]