The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Milpitas is a really cool indoor playground for all LEGO builders and wannabes, especially those ages 4 to 10.
A place for toddler activities, equipped with sensory toys, inflatables, and lots of swings, located in Alameda open for drop-in play.
PlayStar is like a fab preschool you enjoy together. Take off your shoes and move through activities, imagination centers, and infant space.
Playing indoors at Kids Play Zone was a much-needed change of pace with a ball pit, imaginary play, and new things to explore. And it is clean!
Trampoline parks are great because they are a ton of exercise and indoor fun. Perfect for a rainy day or tiring my kids out before a road trip.
Rounding up 6 favorite places to get up close to animals for free and 8 with paid admission. Small animal encounters: see a goat, lizard, or bunny.
Berkeley can keep a family happily busy all day, from the marina to the hills and the playgrounds and creeks in between.
East Bay Vivarium has it all: Cute turtles swimming in tanks, giant tortoises munching on lettuce, tiny lizards, boas, enormous pythons, and more.
Outdoor spots to take kids after — or during — a rainy day in the East Bay.
Children as young as nine will enjoy the Trivium Games escape room with their families to solve the puzzles in Ghost Patrol.
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.