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There are tons of things to do in Berkeley, CA with kids. We’ve rounded up the best playgrounds, parks, restaurants, annual events plus tons of other activities for families in Berkeley.

Best Kid-Friendly Berkeley Places

Upcoming Events for Berkeley Kids & Families

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

9:30 am – 11:00 am: Together Wee Play Drop-In @ San Pablo Park, Berkeley
10:30 am – 11:00 am: Story Time at Grove Street Park @ Grove Park, Berkeley
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Sweetheart Crafternoons @ Claremont Branch | Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

9:00 am – 3:30 pm: Visit the Little Farm @ Tilden Little Farm, Berkeley
9:30 am – 11:00 am: Together Wee Play Drop-In @ James Kenney Community Center, Berkeley
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Yoga Storytime @ Grove Park, Berkeley

More Family-Friendly Berkeley Stuff to Know

Regional Parks Botanic Garden at Tilden

Free & Cheap Activities in Tilden Regional Park

Tilden Park has fantastic free activities for families. Some of our favorite family places in Tilden Regional Park are totally free. Which ones do you love?

10+ Drop-in Toddler Activities in the East Bay for $10 or Less

A helpful list of toddler activities and outings that don’t require advanced planning, for East Bay kids and parents.

Bart Train at West Oakland Station

Best BARTable Play for Toddlers

Riding BART can be a real treat for train-loving toddlers. Here is a handful of mostly free BART-friendly destinations for toddlers and their parents.

Tour TCHO Chocolate Factory in Berkeley

Tour TCHO Chocolate Factory in Berkeley

Tours of Berkeley’s TCHO Chocolate Factory are ongoing for ages 8 on up. Book in advance for your $15 tour and tasting.

free cocoa for kids at in-n-out

8 East Bay Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

We found 8 (some with multiple locations) restaurants in the East Bay where kids eat free. Skip cooking some night and grab dinner here.

kid going down large slide

21 Best Things to Do With Kids in Berkeley

Berkeley can keep a family happily busy all day, from the marina to the hills and the playgrounds and creeks in between.

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