Almost everything at Petaluma’s Great Peter Pumpkin Patch is FREE: hay rides, cheese tasting, hay maze, hay towers to climb, and so on.
One entrance fee gives you access to mini carnival rides, a train that loops the park, a zipline, playground structures, and a crawdad fishing pond.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
Walnut Creek’s Larkey Spray Ground is the perfect place to spend a sunny day in the Bay with kids 5 and under.
From El Cerrito to Downtown Oakland to San Francisco, here are our favorite Bay Area donuts (and doughnuts!)
The Century 14 Walnut Creek will show eight terrific kid-friendly movies for the summer with a deal on admission and snacks.
Where do you like to eat outside with kids in Alameda? Here are some of our community’s favorite al fresco dining options on the island.
Great places to eat with your kids outdoors in Oakland. Restaurants with gardens and patios are perfect this time of year.
The Tilden Regional Parks Botanic Garden, an enchanted, not-so-secret garden, is a magical place for visitors of all ages at no cost.
Oakland Pride is coming back! On September 11-12, Downtown Oakland for the Pride Parade & Festival with Family Fun Fair just for kids.
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.