300,000 people will party in the street 9/11/16 on Solano Avenue. (Bring your walkie talkies!)
Arlington Park has tons of green space and is one of those winding parks that has a variety of areas to explore beyond the play structures.
Roberts Park AKA Roberts Regional Recreation Area is tucked away in the Oakland Hills with a huge playground, a calm pool, plus hiking trails and more.
Take on one of these items as your mission every day, and you’ll definitely be getting the most out of the East Bay.
Here are a few favorite locations to get a miniature zoo experience. Check out the lobsters at Ranch 99 and other places to see animals for $0.
The Berkeley Kite Festival, the most gigantic non-concert outdoor event I’ve ever been to, takes place in the Berkeley Marina July 30 and 31st.
Powered by our local libraries, Discover & Go gets you and your kids in free to some of our most popular museums and attractions for zero dollars. FREE!
The merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is an antique carousel with hand-carved and painted wooden carousel animals to ride for $2 a pop.
Lake Temescal and Lake Anza are open weekends until Memorial Day, then daily all summer. But wait! Check the water quality before you go.
How to enjoy the festivities and fireworks of Berkeley’s 4th of July celebration in the Marina. Parking tips, free fun, and more.
Chevron Family Theatre Festival has Frozen princesses, pirates, Star Wars & FREE performances. Enter to win a Star Wars Rebels character lunch, too.
Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
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.