East Bay pumpkin patches come in many types: a pile at the market, a quick pumpkin picture, a carnival atmosphere, or a full day on the farm.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
A swimmable lake within a stones throw from Oakland, perfect for little kids.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
If your kids can stay up well past 9pm, there are a few outdoor movies you can see for FREE. Most start around 8:15-8:45ish. BYO blankets.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Does your child need incentive to pick up a book? If so, the area public libraries offer summer reading games & many cool kid-sized prizes for reading.