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There are tons of things to do with kids in Oakland, CA. From parks and playgrounds to annual events, family-friendly brewpubs, and other insanely useful resources for Oakland parents, we have it here.

Best Kid-Friendly Oakland Places

Upcoming Events for Oakland Kids & Families

Saturday, April 20, 2024

10:00 am – 2:00 pm: MOCHA Open Studio @ MOCHA – Museum of Children’s Art, Oakland
10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Cereal Cinema @ The New Parkway Theater, Oakland
10:30 am – 11:00 am: Saturday Family Story Time @ Rockridge Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: PAWS to Read with Banni the Dog @ Dimond Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Piedmont Food Fest @ Piedmont Park, Piedmont
11:00 am – 2:00 pm: Town Family Fun Fest @ DeFremery Recreation Center, Oakland

More Family-Friendly Oakland Stuff to Know

Park Profile: Updated Montclair Park

Montclair Park in Oakland is a fantastic park for kids of all ages. There are two playgrounds, a skate park and unique Wild West area ...
Fairyland kid running through the card maze, Oakland photo by Sally Mason

Children’s Fairyland Membership: Is it Worth it?

Fairyland membership costs a family of five $159; we would only need to visit twice to break even. We do the math for you.
child in new parkway movie theatre with couches and big chairs.

Movie Theater Fun for ALL Ages at The New Parkway

See new movies with your baby in tow or bring your child to enjoy classic cartoons with sweet cereal at Oakland's beloved movie theater.
small child playing hide and seek in the bouncy obstacle course

Drop in to Pump It Up Playtime in Oakland

Get your jumps and wiggles out at a drop-in play session with bouncy houses, obstacle courses, bubbles, basketballs, tunnels, and giggles.

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