Joaquin Miller Park has stellar views, tons of lizards and plenty of trails to explore with kids.
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.
From November through February, observant hikers can find colonies of thousands of ladybugs right here in Oakland. Find out how!
10 thumbs up. Pile the kids into the station wagon for socially distant drive-in movie showings. BYO movie treats.
You have to look down to find these sweet little fairy doors hiding in plain site in Alameda. A curious toddler will see them for the magic they are.
Latitude High is a free public charter school in Oakland with innovative teaching practices, creative projects, and powerful community connections.
At Leland Snow Play, tickets allow you to ride tubes down a man-made hill as many times as you like, all-day access or for a 2-hour ticket.
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!
Flying a kite is outside and social distanced already. So when your stir-crazy kids tell you that they’re bored, you can tell them to go fly a kite!
Poppytots offers a beautiful set of clean foam-padded soft play equipment for crawlers to five-years old in lovely colors.
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.