Pixieland Amusement Park was a super fun day for all three of my kids (age 2, 6, and 8). Think of it as a more modern, smaller version of Fairyland.
Family Camp is a terrific blend of outdoorsy fun and vacation. Usually, you bring your bedding and sleep in a modest cabin; meals and family programming are provided!
The new Veranda shopping center in Concord has a few spots that parents might find entertaining and useful — but none will be as exciting as the play structure they’ve installed, the Veranda Climber.
Sarah’s Science is offering one lucky reader a full week of hands-on, outdoor science camp fun for kids age 4 – 12 in either Berkeley’s Tilden Park or Oakland’s Roberts Regional!
Too young to see the Black Panther movie? No problem. We found some great movies, storytimes, dance performances, and a parade! We’ll be adding new kid-friendly Black History Month activities as we find them.
30 outdoor destinations for families from archery, sailing, fruit picking, to hiking. Never run out of ideas to get your kids playing outside!
As the Year of the Dog approaches, a handful of Lunar New Year celebrations pop up around the Bay Area. Here are some places to take your children
The Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is a super fun hands-on science museum campus with activities that will entertain, educate, and get the ya-yas out.
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
10 thumbs up. Pile the kids into the station wagon for 5:20pm drive-in movie showings.
Ride on a presidential yacht with Santa Claus and some elves. Unlimited cookies, cocoa, and views of the Oakland skyline with souvenirs.
We love holiday lights! Whether you stay in the car and do a “drive-by” or get out to stroll, visiting holiday light displays is a fun winter tradition.
East Bay Christmas tree lots from Alameda, Oakland, Castro Valley, Berkeley range from fast, playful, to woodsy. Choose your favorite!
Hit the jackpot of lights at the Oakland Zoo. ZooLights requires admission prices even for members, but it is way cool. Santa occasionally.
This list of 2017 Christmas tree lightings provides options in the East Bay and beyond.