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.
Children’s Fairyland is a storybook theme park for kids under age 8 at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Expect a mini fantasy world out of 1950 with kid-sized rides.
The Tilden Park steam trains in the Berkeley hills are one of the East Bay’s best kept secrets. Kinda. Wonderful fun for toddlers and grandparents.
All aboard the Polar Express! Here are a few magical holiday train rides for Bay Area families, some of which will sell out quickly.
Don’t miss your chance to purchase tickets to the Polar Express train in Old Town Sacramento. Be a member by 9/5 for presale access.
Thomas the Tank Engine is coming near the Bay Area July 29-31 and August 5 to Felton’s Roaring Camp Railroads. Book tickets early.
Kids get in FREE for the rest of January, so consider a trip over the bridge to the SF Zoo!
Just 50 minutes from Berkeley, Sonoma’s TrainTown offers an introductory amusement park experience. Train enthusiasts will be more than satisfied.
Modeled after the Polar Express, Santa Train passengers take a 90-minute round trip train ride up to the “North Pole” to receive a small gift and treats.
Niles Canyon Train of Lights is a wonderful holiday adventure right here in the East Bay. Tickets go on sale 10/13/18 for the season.