510Families - 510 Families
Get weekly tips for East Bay Families
ad for October monthly

Discounts for East Bay Families

  • Try REDYPER for free! REDYPER delivers compostable diapers & wipes to your doorstep then professionally composts soiled diapers (turning them into nutrient-rich topsoil in 14-16 weeks!). All the convenience of disposables without landfill waste. Use code 510FAMILIES at earth-baby.com for a trial pack of diapers, wipes, and one month of service.
  • Visit Aquarium of the Bay at reduced rates valid through the end of the year. See the Bay’s fascinating aquatic wildlife up close. Book discounted tix >
  • Save on Disneyland tix. Disneyland Resorts at best prices through our affiliate, Get Away Today.
  • More East Bay discounts >

Family Fun in the East Bay

Parent and baby exercise class

Sign Up for Free Trial Classes for Kids!

Isn’t it great to try out a class before committing to a full session? Here are a few great places that offer occasional free trials on kids’ classes.


ad for fairyland
Six children running on a green grass field. Four children are wearing blue rugby uniform shorts. Two Children wearing white t-shirts. The child in the foreground is carrying the ball in one hand. His head is held high as he scans the defense. The other children are chasing the ball carrier.

A Parent’s Guide to Rugby in the Bay Area

The Bay Area has a deep stable of rugby clubs for players starting at age six and continuing all the way up through teams only for players over 35.

free cocoa for kids at in-n-out

13 East Bay Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

We found 13 restaurants in the East Bay where kids eat free. Skip cooking on Tuesday night and grab dinner here.

thrilloween title

Free Family-Friendly Thrill-O-Ween at Thrive City

Enjoy a FREE, family-friendly, outdoor Halloween experience in SF with treats, pumpkins, costumes, maze, & Addams Family on the big screen!


ad for Montessori Family School
Central Park Fremont play structure

Profile: Fremont’s Central Park

Fremont’s Central Park offers tons of space to run and play, picnic, boat, and exercise, there is a unique playground unlike any I’ve seen.

Trunk or Treat Halloween Carnival at El Cerrito

10 Trunk-or-Treat Events in the East Bay Plus 3 Bonus

Trunk or treat events where kiddos can dress up in their costumes and go tailgating for candy in a parking lot are back for 2021.

pumpkin patch

Smith Family Farm: Pumpkin Harvest and U-Pick

Less than an hour from Oakland, Smith Family Farm offers a pumpkin patch, corn maze, and fall activities in a county fair-like experience.

kids in front of sign

Reopening Oct. 30: The Lawrence Hall of Science

We are super excited that The Lawrence Hall of Science is fully reopening to the public on October 30. Here’s what we love there now.

Welcome to {510} Families

For parents looking for more fun with their kids in the East Bay, this is your online guide. You’ll find free and cheap activities for babies and kids in Oakland, Berkeley and surrounding areas.

Discover what you can do this weekend, where you can play, and how to find everything an East Bay family needs. Help us build this community: submit tips and make comments. Thank you for visiting.

Discover our never-ending calendar of fun stuff to do with kids in the East Bay!
– Heather & Whitney

We've got your instructions for family fun right here!
Even as we are social-distancing, we're sending out kid-friendly activities to East Bay parents every Friday.
Stay Updated
You can unsubscribe anytime.
Scroll to Top