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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

Saturday, May 21, 2022

10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Berkeley Himalayan Fair @ Live Oak Park, Berkeley

Monday, May 23, 2022

9:00 am – 3:30 pm: Visit the Little Farm @ Tilden Little Farm, Berkeley

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm: South Berkeley Farmers' Market @ South Berkeley Farmers’ Market, Berkeley

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10:30 am – 11:20 am: Drop-In Preschool Yoga Class @ Yama Kids Yoga, Berkeley

More Family-Friendly Berkeley Stuff to Know

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Summer Fairs and Festivals for Bay Area Families

Here is a list of outdoor street fairs, carnivals, Bay Area county fairs, and festivals to pencil into your Summer plans from before summer starts to after autumn rolls in!

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Where to Find Dinosaurs in the East Bay

If you and your kid are always looking for cool dinosaur books and toys, you’ll love to see these life-size (and bigger!) local dinos.


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Hike With Kids Through UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Take your kids on a nature-filled hike at UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Mine love it any time of year for giant cacti & colorful blooms.

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17 Children’s Authors That Will Be at The Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley

Discover new children’s books and hear from the authors at the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley on May 7+8.

Parents’ Guide to East Bay Gardens

Explore family-friendly East Bay Gardens for outdoor fun: admire flowers, follow butterflies, enjoy nature, & get inspired!


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Best Places in the Bay Area for Camping With Little Kids

Here are our favorite Bay Area places to go tent camping with our little kids — plus some cabin camping options for good measure.

Cal Athletic Events: Free and Cheap Fun for Kids in Berkeley

Cal sporting events are local family fun – and often free!

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