Each Sunday between Memorial Day and the end of September, the Golden Gate Live Steamers open their tracks to the public for rides.
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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 Century 16 at Hilltop Mall in Richmond, Hayward Century, and the Century 14 in Walnut Creek will show these $1 movies for the summer.
The water of Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda is shallow for hundreds of feet into the Bay. This results in a huge wave-free baby pool, whose temperature has been warmed by the sun.
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!
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.
A unique feature of the Heather Farm playground in Walnut Creek is a set of turf covered mounds that children can slide down on sheets of cardboard.