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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

Friday, February 3, 2023

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: MOCHA Art Workshop in the Library: West Oakland Branch @ West Oakland Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Family Fun Night at the Brewery @ Line 51 Brewery & Tap Room, Oakland,
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Oakland First Fridays: Family-friendly Street Party @ Telegraph Ave & W Grand Ave, Oakland
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm: First Friday: Glow In The Dark @ Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland

Saturday, February 4, 2023

9:30 am – 11:30 am: Video Game Class: Topics in Game Development (K-8) @ The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE), Oakland
10:30 am – 11:00 am: Outdoor Family Storytime @ Rockridge Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

More Family-Friendly Oakland Stuff to Know

Oakland Turkey Trot

5+ Family-Friendly Turkey Trots

Turkey trots we love for families and where to play afterward. Here are five we like in the East Bay

mural of indigenous food warriors

Indigenous People’s Heritage Month for Kids

November is Indigenous People’s Heritage Month. Here are a few ways to reflect on the cultures, traditions, and history of the Bay Area’s first peoples.

glowfari cheetah scene chinese lanterns

Open Until March 4: Glowfari Lantern Festival at the Oakland Zoo

Tix on sale 11/1. Glowfari opens at the Oakland Zoo from Nov. 11 through Mar. 4. Hundreds of gigantic glowing lanterns will be set up after dark.

Monster Jam truck El Diablo

Ticket Alert: Monster Jam Brings Monster Truck Action to the Coliseum

Tickets for this loud, action-packed, dirty truck adventure are on sale now. If you like truck tricks and crashes, Monster Jam is the best!

Ladybug Colony

How to Find Ladybug Colonies in Oakland’s Reinhardt Redwood Regional Park

From late October through February, observant hikers can find colonies of thousands of ladybugs right here in Oakland. Find out how!

napa wine train turns into Santa Train

Holiday Train Rides Around the Bay Area

All aboard the Polar Express! Here are a few magical holiday train rides for Bay Area families, some of which will sell out quickly.

Chabot Space & Science

Chabot Space & Science Center is a Gem in Oakland’s Redwoods

Chabot Space & Science Center reopened and we have the full scoop on what’s new and what’s still great for families.

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