Children’s Wonderland is a cute, clean, huge park in Vallejo. Enter through the guarded gates to let your imagination run wild.
Easily accessed by BART, the Oakland Art & Soul Festival will take over downtown Oakland with live music, food, artist’s booths and a kid zone for 2 days.
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.
Berkeley’s Fourth Street has the food, fun, and stuff to please folks of all ages. Up early? Love trains? Reptiles? Coffee? Toys? Come on.
The Oakland Zoo is undergoing a huge expansion. Lucky for us, the gondola is already up and working in full force. Enjoy the view.
Wondering where to play outside with your little kid? Unplug, be together, get dirt under your fingernails. Preschoolers, toddlers in the fresh air, let’s go!
Let’s talk swimming lessons. Here are 17 East Bay swimming pools that will help teach your child how to swim, arranged roughly from South to North.
Great places to eat with your kids outdoors in Oakland. Restaurants with gardens and patios are perfect this time of year.
Emeryville Center of Community Life has the newest and coolest playground around. This completely vertical playground is the only one of its kind in The Bay
The FREE Berkeley Kite Festival, the most gigantic non-concert outdoor event I’ve ever been to, takes place in the Berkeley Marina July 29 and 30.
Here are our favorite Bay Area places to go tent camping with our little kids — plus one awesome cabin experience for good measure.
Walnut Creek’s recently renovated Larkey Spray Ground is the perfect place to spend a sunny day in the Bay with kids 5 and under.
This sweet food tour in Oakland will delight kids and adults as there’s only one thing on the menu: ice cream.
Antioch Water Park has splashy activities for babies and every age on up: super shallow tadpool, toddler & preschooler waterslide, big kid body slides.
I am DYING to go to Wake Island Watersports Park in the Sacramento area and play in their floating playground, AQUA PARK.