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Upcoming Shows & Special Events {Ticket Alerts}

Coming soon! Here’s a list of kid-friendly ticketed events and shows for which you might want to buy tickets now and save the date.

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Music for Families performances welcome all ages | Photo: SF Symphony

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June Events for East Bay Families

Alice in Wander Land (Berkeley Hills)

Kids help Alice in an experiential story and hike performance that follows a path down the rabbit hole and through the woods into Wander Land. Gather at 10:15 at the playground and head into the woods together at 10:30. Recommended for ages 4 to 6 and their adults who can handle 1.5 miles of hilly hiking trails.
Where: Codornices Park, Berkeley
When: Weekends May 25-June 9, 2024 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
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Kinky Boots

Recommended for 12+, it’s a fun show at a memorable outdoor amphitheater. June 2 offers free youth tickets.
Where: Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, Mount Tam State Park
When: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 2024 at 2 pm
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Sesame Street Live! Say Hello

For fans of Elmo, Abby Caddaby, and other Sesame Street friends, it will be a thrill to see them on stage in the big theater.
Where: Curran Theatre, San Francisco
When: June 7–8, 2024
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Flying Colors, Oceanica Ballet

Oceanica Ballet soars with an aviation-themed ballet performance included with museum admission.
Where: Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos
When: June 8-9, 2024 at 12:30 and 2:30 pm
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Duck Soup

Ramon Abad presents “Duck Soup” an immersive theater experience for children and families. This one-hour show will engage the audience by guiding them to various sections of the theater, where they will witness short stories brought to life through captivating puppet performances.
Where: Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco
When: June 8–15, 2024
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BIG3 Basketball (Oakland)

Watch the BIG3, a professional 3-on-3 basketball league tip-off their seventh season at Oakland Arena.
Where: Oakland Arena, Oakland
When: June 15, 2024
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Baby Rave Beach-Themed Dance Party, Oakland

60-minute family-friendly dance party with DJ ET & The Motley Crew centered around toddlers and tiny tots. The theme for the costume party is “Beach Themed.” Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Dress to dance. Recommended for ages 1 to 4.
Where: East Bay Community Space, Oakland
When: June 22, 2024 at 9:30 am or 11 am
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July Events for East Bay Families

Free Harbor Tour (Oakland)

Register in advance for a free 90-minute boat tour of the Port of Oakland. Ticket registration is Monday, July 1 at 8 pm for the July 12 cruise – limit 4 tickets. They go quickly!
Where: Port of Oakland, Oakland
When: July 12, 2024
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Disney in Concert, the sound of magic

Enjoy a symphonic celebration of iconic Disney music including Snow White, Moana, and Encanto. Rated G.
Where: Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
When: July 12-14, 2024
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Schwabacher Summer Concert, San Francisco

Fully-staged opera. $10 for new audiences and those under 25.
Where: San Francisco Conservatory of Music
When: July 13, 2024 at 2 pm
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August Events for East Bay Families

Sister Act, a Musical Comedy

Based on the movie of the same name, this hilarious and musical show about a lounge singer pretending to be a nun is a hit with tweens and teens. Kids under 16 are free to attend with paying adults.
Where: Woodminster Amphitheater, Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland
When: Weekends August 9-18, 2024
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Brick Fest Live: LEGO Event

Hands-on LEGO experience with a million bricks on display and ready for play. Kids can build and get inspired by enormous LEGO models built by the best.
Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
When: August 17-18, 2024
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Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Glow Party

Huge arena production where your favorite Hot Wheels toys are bigger than lifesize along with a laser light show and exciting theatrical effects.
Where: Chase Center, San Francisco
When: August 24-25, 2024
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Ringling Brothers Circus, Oakland

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey presents The Greatest Show on Earth, with 75 performers doing highwire acts, trapeze tricks, acrobatic amazement, and clowning accompanied by incredible special effects. All ages are welcome.
Where: Oakland Arena
When: August 30-September 1, 2024
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September Events for East Bay Families

Disney Jr. Live on Tour–Let’s Play!

60-minute show plus an intermission. Join Mickey and his pals as they get ready for the biggest playdate ever at the Clubhouse.
Where: Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco
When: Saturday, September 21, 2024, at 4 pm
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October Events for East Bay Families

Disney ON ICE–Mickey’s Search Party

Ice performances from Mickey, Minnie, Moana, The Little Mermaid, and Coco. Your favorite characters perform world-class ice skating, stunts, and acrobatics set to a Disneyfied soundtrack. Ages 2+ are required to have a ticket. All ages are welcome.
Where: Oakland Arena
When: October 17-20, 2024
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