Want to see the Nutcracker in Oakland? Here are some lovely holiday performances to choose from including larger- and small-scale theaters.
San Francisco with kids
San Francisco places and activities that are great for East Bay families and totally worth the trek.
Stand for the Redwoods Festival, a FREE, family-friendly outing in SF on 10/14 with face-painting, puppets, music, beer & trees.
Get your tickets for Candytopia – a sweet candy experience coming to San Francisco that’s not to be missed.
Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or daytrip. Here are some of our favorites with links to full descriptions.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
Mark your calendar for FREE days at Exploratorium. A family of four entering San Francisco’s Exploratorium can cost about $100!
Riding the San Francisco Bay Ferry from Jack London Square is a fun activity to do with kids — even if your destination is just a roundtrip!
Alcatraz is a lot of fun with kids — when your kids are the right age — here are my best tips for Alcatraz with kids. The boat ride alone is amazing.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Painting studios where adults can feel confident about putting their brushes to canvas, including some with kid-friendly painting classes.