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.
Our kid reporter, Elie K. describes a special afternoon in Berkeley, climbing Indian Rock with food at Gregoire and iScream.
The big circus is coming to Oakland! From Aug 18-22, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus presents a new show, OUT OF THIS WORLD (no elephants!)
Lost Worlds Livermore has fun places in it such as laser tag, trampolines, mini golf, you name it! The play structure is epic.
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.
Join us for this party for toddlers at We Rock the Spectrum in Berkeley hosted by 510families & Close5. It’s gonna be awesome good times for $5/kid.
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!
The best candidates for the Fairyland Summer Sleepover are preschool-aged buddies and their parents willing to forgo a night of sleep for a memorable night.
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.
One of my favorite places in the Bay Area is probably the Contra Loma Lagoon. It’s a hybrid pool where half of the pool is sandy and the other deep half is not.
With playgrounds, grassy areas, shady trees, basketball and tennis courts, BBQs, a community center, and a creek, Live Oak Park really does have something for everyone.
Fun with kids in August – here’s your day-by-day planner for Summer Fun: mini golf, concerts, swimming, Caltopia & more.
This sweet food tour in Oakland will delight kids and adults as there’s only one thing on the menu: ice cream.