Parades, pancakes, festivals, & fireworks! Our Fourth of July Guide for East Bay families has it all. Sponsored by Sarah’s Science.
When I went to Ardenwood Farms, it was a trip back in time, to a place where Laura Ingalls might have lived, without the Minnesota snow.
Saturday June 10th is the Alameda Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest at Crown Memorial Beach. Grab your shovels!
Get a Six Flags Ride & Slide Combo Pass for a full summer of admission to both Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo AND Concord’s Waterworld.
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.
Your guide to Bay Area waterparks; find the one that works best for your family. From water slide junkies to sprayground newbies, we love ya!
If your idea of paradise is a bookstore, mark your calendar for the Bay Area Book Festival, which will take place on June 3-4 in Downtown Berkeley.
If you are a crafter, builder, or tinkerer, this event is for you and your curious kids. The Bay Area Maker Faire is unforgettable fun.
My husband Alec took our big boys to ride bicycles on the Eastern span of the Bay Bridge. For a pretty flat course, the views are stunning.
A round-up of sports and outdoors camps in the East Bay: soccer, basketball, baseball, gymnastics, tennis, and more!
Bike to School day is May 11 and is lots of fun; the message is to get more kids riding for fun and transit. Put on your helmet.
Right next to the Lakeview Library in Oakland, you will find Astro Tot Lot now open. Lake Merritt makes for a scenic playground with all new equipment.
Pancake hike was totally worth it! I tried to savor the perfect weather, these sweet children, and the epic view because I may never get to do that again.
Cal Day is a terrific opportunity to for the East Bay families to get a taste of the world class university in our backyard with FREE classes & games on campus.
Bay Area beaches are perfect for a mini getaway or daytrip. Here are some of our favorites with links to full descriptions.