Fun and scary (mostly not-so-scary!) Halloween events and activities for kids in Oakland, Berkeley, and surrounding areas.
Free & Cheap
I love that the East Bay has so many places to get quality used kids’ clothes. Consignment sales are ideal for snow pants, dress clothes, and costumes!
Do you want to invite the largest living things on Earth (hint: giant sequoias) into your science class for FREE? Heck yeah!
Put the FOOD back into FAST at this intersection of healthy eating and street food September 22-24 in Jack London Square.
The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are one of the East Bay’s best kept secrets. Kinda. Wonderful fun for toddlers and grandparents.
Almost everything at Petaluma’s Great Peter Pumpkin Patch is FREE: hay rides, cheese tasting, hay maze, hay towers to climb, and so on.
300,000 people will party in the street 9/9/18 on Solano Avenue. (Bring your walkie talkies!)
Sign up for your baby or toddler to be a toy tester at the LeapFrog/VTech lab in Emeryville. We’ve done it and enjoyed it.
East Bay Vivarium has it all: Cute turtles swimming in tanks, giant tortoises munching on lettuce, tiny lizards, boas, enormous pythons, and more.
Ten spots to host a kid’s birthday party for cheap — or free!