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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

Monday, July 15, 2024

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Garden Playdate @ Melrose Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Insect Discovery Lab @ Eastmont Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

9:30 am – 11:00 am: Pump It Up Preschool Jump @ Pump It Up, Oakland
10:15 am – 10:30 am: Toddler Storytime @ Piedmont Ave. Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Family Storytime @ West Oakland Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Baby Bounce @ Montclair Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

More Family-Friendly Oakland Stuff to Know

kid in Oakland Ballers merch at a baseball game

Cheer On Oakland Ballers Baseball Team

My family is so excited to cheer for the Ballers at Raimondi Park in West Oakland.
magic kitchen puppet and child interacting

Oakland’s Magic Kitchen Returns to Fairyland

Fairyland is bringing the culinary delights of Oakland to its diverse children and families for special Saturday cooking events.

19+ Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth With Kids

Celebrate Juneteenth, June 19th, with community gatherings, great meals, lively music, and cultural celebrations. Or a little of everything.
San Pablo Library Reading

Summertime Reading Games Powered by the Libraries

Summer is for reading! Many area public libraries offer summer reading games, community events & many cool kid-sized prizes for reading.

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