Our go to treat is always ice cream. Our favorite places to order a scoop for walk up, carry out, and even home delivery.
At the opposite end of the building from the swimming pool entrance, the splash pad welcomes visitors to the El Cerrito swimming pool by providing a water play area.
One entrance fee gives you access to mini carnival rides, a train that loops the park, a zipline, playground structures, and a crawdad fishing pond.
For little ones who are in constant exploration mode, here is a guide to indoor play spaces reopening in the Bay Area.
Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or day trip. Here are 15 of our favorites within two hours of Oakland with tips for visiting with kids!
Parents with children ages 1 to 6 will want to join an adorable free event 7/31 at Fourth Street’s modern children’s furniture store, FLEXA.
Each Sunday between now and the end of September, the Golden Gate Live Steamers open their tracks to the public for rides.
During the summertime, a water feature at Castro Valley Community Park turns into a splash pad on Wednesdays & weekends.
The merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is an antique carousel with hand-carved and painted wooden carousel animals to ride.
PlayGround, an indoor play center in Castro Valley for kids ages 1 through 12, has a two-tiered play center with lots of soft play and a Ninja Course!
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
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.