Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, hikes, modified camp-outs, art, s’mores, splashing, outdoor movies at home, hiking, a little bit of everything!
Here is a list of outdoor street fairs, carnivals, Bay Area county fairs, and festivals to pencil into your Summer plans from before summer starts to after autumn rolls in!
Outdoor movies are back this summer so grab a blanket & keep your kids up late. Here are a few fun places to watch movies after-dark!
Lake Temescal is a beautiful (almost hidden) gem nestled next to the Highway 24/13 interchange, near Montclair, in Oakland.
The park is a farm-themed paradise for little kids with a carousel, train, teacup ride, and petting zoo on weekends. Target is right across the street.
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with stories, food, and performances. We’ll add more as we find them!
Discover new children’s books and hear from the authors at the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley on May 7+8.
Support your indie shops! Free comic book titles will be released to participating stores on the first Saturday in May.
Explore family-friendly East Bay Gardens for outdoor fun: admire flowers, follow butterflies, enjoy nature, & get inspired!
A swimmable lake within a stones throw from Oakland, perfect for little kids.
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.