This post of February’s best activities for families is sponsored by Lake Chabot Recreation which is an authorized concessionaire of East Bay Regional Park District and a part of Urban Park Concessionaires, dba. Basecamp Hospitality.
Lake Chabot is hosting a sweet Valentine’s Escape all February long — perfect with or without children in tow.
February is extra fun for children. Sure, it is still a touch dark and gloomy, but we can just feel the days lengthening! We celebrate Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Black History Month for a lot of extra special days. Some kiddos even get a mid-winter school break!
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- Do you need coverage for February break camps?
- Reserve your spot for a romantic (or family fun!) outing on Lake Chabot.
- Book ahead for Kid’s Night Out so YOU can spend the night out this month.
- Buy discounted tickets to Disney Princess – The Concert or L.O.L. Surprise! Live in San Jose.
- Disney On Ice comes to Oakland from Feb. 23-27.
Week of Tuesday, February 1
2/1 Grab free admission to Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, or de Young Museum in San Francisco.
2/2 Take a family swim in Richmond.
2/3 Enjoy a musical storytime for young ones.
2/4 Join the First Friday’s Family-friendly vibe.
2/5 Celebrate the Year of the Tiger at Berkeley’s free Lunar New Year event or OMCA’s big celebration.
2/6 Visit the Akoma Outdoor Market and roller skate while you’re there.
Week of Monday, February 7
2/7 Sneak away for a memorable Valentine’s Escape lunch date on Lake Chabot.
2/8 Pick a Black History Month event or two. There are tons this year!
2/9 Make art with the teaching artists from MOCHA (bilingual Spanish).
2/10 Dive into the colorful ball pit at Kids Play Zone.
2/11 Save 60% on admission to kid-approved Oakland Aviation Museum.
2/12 Decorate heart-shaped cookies at the Claremont. Visit the Glice Rink.
2/13 Teach your kid how to ride a bike >
Week of Monday, February 14
2/14 Pick a place to play and spread the love – it’s Valentine’s Day!
2/15 Hike with your tyke at Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park
2/16 Spend a day at Tilden Park feeding goats.
2/17 Big kids can join the Great Backyard Bird Count (four days for 15 minutes each)
2/18 Ride the dirt at the BMX park in Richmond.
2/19 Get your tot’s hands dirty at MOCHA’s open studio.
2/20 Play at XOXO during its opening weekend at Children’s Creativity Museum.
Week of Monday, February 21
2/21 Explore the new Wander Woods outdoor play area at Cal Academy.
2/22 Push your jogging stroller to the Stroller Strides workout at the big Whale Park.
2/23 Bounce out your ya-yas at Open Jump.
2/24 Play until your (virtual) quarters run out at Alameda’s High Scores Arcade.
2/25 Drop-in for activities under $10 (many are FREE!)
2/26 Shake your booty to Koo Koo Kanga Roo at Cornerstone’s early show.
2/27 Have the best day at the Black Joy Parade.
Monday, 2/28 Go on a nature walk with your littles.
We appreciate Lake Chabot Recreation for sponsoring our February list of great activities for families. Lake Chabot is hosting a sweet Valentine’s Escape all February long — perfect with our without children.