Fairy Winterland is takes over Children’s Fairyland December 14 – 23 with lights, treats, a Nutcracker puppet show, and Santa Claus!
Dell’Osso Family Farm hosts a seasonal man-made sledding hill, an ice rink, a zip line, and in the evening, a holiday light experience.
The family-friendly Alameda Lantern Light Festival is being held at the fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Thursdays through Sundays, now until January 20.
Snow adventures for young families. Skip the lifts, five options for exploring by foot or snowshoes.
This December, families can ride a “water sleigh” on Lake Merritt complete with Christmas carols for a special holiday treat. Rides are $8 per person.
Best free thing to do with kids in Oakland? A playground or park! Stay as long or short as you like.
At Leland Snow Play, tickets allow you to ride tubes down a man-made hill as many times as you like, all-day access or for a two-hour ticket. Dec & Jan only
Hit the jackpot of lights at the Oakland Zoo. ZooLights requires admission prices even for members, but it is way cool. Santa occasionally.
East Bay Christmas tree lots from Alameda, Oakland, Castro Valley, Berkeley range from fast, playful, to woodsy. Choose your favorite!
We just love Hayward for families and young children and here are some of the BEST places to go including Sulphur Creek, Kennedy Park & lots more!