One entrance fee gives you access to mini carnival rides, a train that loops the park, a zipline, playground structures, and a crawdad fishing pond.
Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or day trip. Here are 15 of our favorites within two hours of Oakland with tips for visiting with kids!
Each Sunday between now and the end of September, the Golden Gate Live Steamers open their tracks to the public for rides.
During the summertime, a water feature at Castro Valley Community Park turns into a splash pad on Wednesdays & weekends.
The merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is an antique carousel with hand-carved and painted wooden carousel animals to ride.
We’ve rounded up our favorite splash pads in the East Bay – perfect for pre-swimmers and toddlers to get cool in the summer heat.
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!
The San Jose Spiders are our local Ultimate Disc team and they play here in Oakland with a kids’ zone. Kids 12 + under are FREE.
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
There is so much to do and see at Mia’s Dream Come True, a brand new all-abilities playground in South Hayward.
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.