East Bay pumpkin patches come in many types: a quick pumpkin picture, a carnival atmosphere, or a full day on the farm.
Join us 10/6 to play in the pumpkin patch with a gorgeous photo to remember it by. Pumpkins, petting zoo, photograph, and snacks!
Castro Valley’s Mel’s Play Place is an indoor recreation center (read 2 hour babysitter) for you and your kids with 2 jumpy houses & lots more!
Curiosity Hacked offers classes, camps, birthday parties, and other opportunities to experiment with learning and making in Oakland.
Here are some tips to help kids enjoy Cal football games and surrounding festivities, so you can make it through the whole game whine-free
Oakland Pride is here! On Sunday September 11th, join your friends in Downtown Oakland for the Pride Parade & Festival with Family Fun Fair just for kids.
Three mountain biking trails to explore with kids in the Bay Area, by Kid Reporter and mountain biking enthusiast, Zach, age 12.
Apple-picking keeps getting trickier. Here are a few U-pick options and Bay Area apple orchards that’ll do the work for you. Always, call first!
Fun things to do with East Bay kids all month long with our September fun idea generator, a day-by-day calendar of stuff that’s only happening here!
Arlington Park has tons of green space and is one of those winding parks that has a variety of areas to explore beyond the play structures.
From August 25 to September 5, the blue and yellow big top tent for Circus Vargas will be hard to miss as you drive south on 880 through Hayward.
Roberts Park AKA Roberts Regional Recreation Area is tucked away in the Oakland Hills with a huge playground, a calm pool, plus hiking trails and more.
Affiliated with UC Berkeley, but open to all, this affordable recreation program offers gymnastics, basketball, and circus classes to kids of all ages.
Gilroy Gardens is well maintained, with 21 rides and a small water park. Bring swimsuits, and note that water features are included with admission.
When my kid was one, the best way to get him out of the house was to talk about the choo choos we would see: real train, BART train, train table, all good!