Walk or Drive Through Christmas Lights: Candy Cane Lane in Pleasanton
My favorite part part about the Christmas lights at Candy Cane Lane is that it is a dazzling holiday outing that doesn’t require unbuckling car seats!
Dell’Osso Family Farm Pumpkin Patch & Massive Corn Maze
Dell’Osso Family Farm is open for spooky fun in the pumpkin patch with an epic corn maze. I went with 3 kids under age 7 and I’m ready to go back!
Worth the Drive: Deacon Dave’s Awesome Christmas Lights in Livermore
Spectacular lights, patriotism, and whimsy make the annual holiday lights at Deacon Dave’s totally worth the drive for East Bay families.
Meet a Giant Furry Cow & a Zonkey at American Made Miniatures Farm
Located in Petaluma, American Made Miniatures Farm Sanctuary is incredible, your kids will beg to revisit for years to come. I brought 6 kids.
Get Outside at Hidden Villa Farm in Los Altos Hills
About an hour from Oakland, get your family’s quarantine wiggles out at Hidden Villa with friendly farm animals and lots of room to run in the woods!
Joan’s Pumpkin Patch in Livermore is Old School & Scenic
Nestled in the hills, Joan’s Farm is a nostalgic, classic, kind of pumpkin patch experience. Even during its busiest moments Joan’s feels very relaxed.
Indoor Playspace in Alameda: Swings and Wings
A place for toddler activities, equipped with sensory toys, inflatables, and lots of swings, located in Alameda open for drop-in play.
Get a Tee Time at Mini Golf at Scandia and GolfLand
Socially Distanced mini golf is open at Scandia by appointment. It’s cheap, it’s chill, and it felt like a low risk outing. We’ll go again for sure.
Delicious Strawberry U-Pick at Blue House Farm
Enjoy the fresh coastal air while picking delicious organic strawberries with your children, it is a practically perfect, stress-free outing near Half Moon Bay
Littlejohn Park in Alameda has an inclusive playground
This brand-new playground offers fenced-in fun for kids of all abilities.