Here is a list of outdoor street fairs, carnivals, and festivals to pencil into your Summer plans from before summer starts to after autumn rolls in!
If your kids can stay up well past 9pm, there are a few outdoor movies you can see for FREE. Most start around 8:15-8:45ish. BYO blankets.
If your idea of paradise is a bookstore or a library, mark your calendar for the second-ever Bay Area Book Festival, which will take place on June 4th and 5th in Downtown Berkeley.
For $10 per person, you can go to every movie in the Kids Movie Series this summer hosted by The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex on Central Ave in Alameda.
On Sunday October 16, Shattuck Avenue will close down to car traffic from Rose Street in the Gourmet Ghetto to Downtown Berkeley at Haste.
The Century 16 at Hilltop Mall in Richmond, Hayward Century, and the Century 14 in Walnut Creek will show these $1 movies for the summer.
Father’s Day is June 19; here are some fabulous ideas for treating, entertaining, and otherwise celebrating Dad.
Summer Bay Area planner: Ice cream, camp-outs, art, s’mores, swimming, outdoor movies, hiking, animal encounters, a little bit of everything!
Don’t go looking for a playground when you arrive at John Hinkel Park. What you’ll find is more exciting. Paths lead up to an abandoned wooden clubhouse, which you could easily convince me is haunted.
May 21 is Kids to Parks Day, a day to visit any local or national park in the U.S. Many parks host organized events, or you can do your own thing.
With ample parking, a huge field, a creek to explore, a playground, and now, a cafe onsite, Strawberry Creek Park is a perfect destination.
Designed to expose new readers to comic books and their local independent comic book shops, Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May.
Kids bowl free at participating bowling alleys in the (510): Albany, San Leandro, Castro Valley, and Fremont. Register first.
Cal Day is a terrific opportunity to for the East Bay families to get a taste of the world class university in our backyard with FREE classes & games on campus.
Tour Fentons Creamery in Oakland on the arctic tour for age 6 and up. Brr.