Reopening with reduced admission prices & limitations: Children’s Fairyland is a beloved storybook theme park for kids under age 8 at Lake Merritt in Oakland.
The first bike park in the 510, Dirt World is a 2-acre public bicycle terrain park currently under development on the Richmond Greenway in Richmond.
The Redwood Grove Playground is beautiful, discreet, and features a 20-foot slide in San Francisco’s McLaren Park.
Located on Van Ness at Market St, Immersive Van Gogh will surround you with colorful lighted artwork and possibly delight your kids!
A creative parent on Bay Farm Island, a ten-minute drive from Oakland, has distributed small plush yeti characters in a public scavenger hunt for children to complete.
Located in Petaluma, American Made Miniatures Farm Sanctuary is incredible, your kids will beg to revisit for years to come. I brought 6 kids.
The oddball trolls hidden among the majestic redwoods and dripping vines make this small hike much more exciting for children.
Here’s a mission for your little explorers and instructions on how to have a successful hunt for salamanders in the Oakland hills.
Ardenwood Farm is a working farm and a trip back in time, to a place where Laura Ingalls might have lived, without the Minnesota snow.
TEPCO Beach in Richmond is strewn with broken ceramics and stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Best for ages 5+
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Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.