Best free thing to do with kids in Oakland? A playground or park! Stay as long or short as you like.
Hiking with a toddler can be a walk down the street, or a quest to find bugs or fairies. We love these East Bay places that spark joy for our little ones.
The small hike around Jewel Lake in Tilden Park is a wonderful trek for toddlers and the parents who love them.
Bike to School day is May 5 and is lots of fun; the message is to get more kids riding for fun and transit. Put on your helmet.
We love and appreciate you, Moms! Inspiration for celebration activities, places to eat, and tasty treats for Mother’s Day.
The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are open on weekends and holidays. Wonderful fun for toddlers. Plan your visit.
Give your kids a camera and get up close with one of San Francisco’s latest Instagram-worthy art experience destinations.
Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve’s Special Labyrinth can be hiked to with school-aged kids in less than two hours, round trip.
The merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park is an antique carousel with hand-carved and painted wooden carousel animals to ride.
Adventure Playground Berkeley lets kids imagine, build, and decorate their own play structures with saws, hammers, nails, and paint.
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.