Our go to treat is always ice cream. Always. I’ve rounded up just TEN of our favorite places to order up a scoop. Did yours make the list?
Children’s Wonderland is a cute, clean, huge park in Vallejo. Enter through the guarded gates to let your imagination run wild.
Zum, HopSkipDrive, & Kango ride share services for kids let you be two places at once. Each allows parents to track vehicles & communicate with drivers.
Brickspace offers drop-in play (where you can leave the building!) most days, parents night out monthly, little kid classes, birthday parties, and camps!
Easily accessed by BART, the Oakland Art & Soul Festival will take over downtown Oakland with live music, food, artist’s booths and a kid zone for 2 days.
Build your FREE back to school lunchbox at Whole Foods. RSVP to hold your spot. Kids activities on site with Peaceable Kingdom.
A unique feature of the Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of turf covered mounds that children can slide down on sheets of cardboard.
Guests of all ages are encouraged to partake in this playground of chromatic splendor and explore the possibilities of hue.
Driving I-5 down the center of California is a fairly joyless journey. I offer some tips, restaurants & diversions for enduring a day in the car with kids.
The Oakland Zoo is undergoing a huge expansion. Lucky for us, the gondola is already up and working in full force. Enjoy the view.
Let’s talk swimming lessons. Here are 17 East Bay swimming pools that will help teach your child how to swim, arranged roughly from South to North.
One of our favorite indoor play spaces where kids of all abilities can play now offers a quiet place for adults to work on site. It is a dream come true.
A family-friendly arena show with 25 Marvel heroes performing martial arts, aerial stunts, and motocross!
Emeryville Center of Community Life has the newest and coolest playground around. This completely vertical playground is the only one of its kind in The Bay
The FREE Berkeley Kite Festival, the most gigantic non-concert outdoor event I’ve ever been to, takes place in the Berkeley Marina July 29 and 30.