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Bay Area's Epic $10 Inflatable Water Park Opens (Summer 2023)Bay Area’s Epic $10 Inflatable Water Park Opens (Summer 2023)
By - posted 5/25/2023
Fun & Games, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Summer, Swimming / Waterparks

The inflatable, floating Water Park at Spring Lake Regional Park’s swimming lagoon in Santa Rosa is part playground and part obstacle course. The Water Park opens seasonally on Memorial Day weekend, and is open daily through Labor Day. Lifejackets are provided and kids must be at least 6 years old and more...

'70s "Barbie Malibu Truck" Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)’70s “Barbie Malibu Truck” Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)
By - posted 5/3/2023
Adorable, Fun & Games

Hold onto your Kens as the ultimate Malibu party on wheels is cruisin’ into the Bay Area. In anticipation of the new Barbie movie hitting theaters on July 21, 2023, the Barbie Malibu Truck Tour is making three fabulous stops to treat fans to a blast from the past. Mark your more...

SF's 2023 "Bring Your Own Big Wheel" Race on Easter SundaySF’s 2023 “Bring Your Own Big Wheel” Race on Easter Sunday
By - posted 4/8/2023
Easter, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events

What’s that sound kids? It’s the sound of Big Wheels rolling.  Watch dozens of contestants at Bring Your Own Big Wheel (BYOBW) risk humiliation and serious injury racing their big wheels (those giant plastic tricycles from when we were kids – no rubber wheels allowed) down the crazy curvy Vermont & 20th more...

SF's New Dreamy "Fantasy Forest" BarSF’s New Dreamy “Fantasy Forest” Bar
By - posted 2/22/2023
Bars, Brand New, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Check out San Francisco’s new “Fantasy Forest” that just opened on the second floor of Thriller Social Club located at 508 4th Street in SoMa. Immerse yourself in this magical forest, filled with mushrooms, butterflies, and lights. According to Andrew at andrewtourssf, it took the staff 5 days to transform the space more...

SF Chinatown's Firecrackers & Lion Dancing Every SaturdaySF Chinatown’s Firecrackers & Lion Dancing Every Saturday
By - posted 12/21/2022
Celebrations, Fun & Games, San Francisco

San Francisco Chinatown is celebrating every Saturday with firecrackers and lion dancing. Hundreds of firecrackers will be set off at 3 pm in front of The Wok Shop, at 718 Grant Ave, San Francisco, along with a lively lion dance. And yes, they’ll be hosting this event even on the Christmas more...

"SantaCon": SF's City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl is Back for 2022“SantaCon”: SF’s City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl is Back for 2022
By - posted 12/7/2022
Bars, Bay Area Favorites, Celebrations, Fun & Games, San Francisco

“SantaCon” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Join the private SantaCon SF Facebook Group Get details on 2022 events at the public SantaCon SF Facebook group This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting more...

Oakland's New "Nature Playspace" for Kids at OMCAOakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA
By - posted 11/17/2022
Fun & Games, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Oakland, Sponsored, Things to Do

Calling all kiddos and future scientists! The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) invites you to experience its new interactive OMCA Kids: Nature Playspace for kids ages 2 to 5, their families, and caregivers. Explore the natural world from a kids’ eye view and learn about animals and plants that live more...

First Ever Curling Facility in Northern California Opens in East OaklandFirst Ever Curling Facility in Northern California Opens in East Oakland
By - posted 10/1/2022
Brand New, East Bay, Fun & Games, Oakland

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the news that Northern California now has its first-ever curling facility. The curling community in Northern California now has its first dedicated ice facility in East Oakland. The 15,000 square feet San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club, located at 8450 Enterprise Way, has 5 sheets and more...

Free Amusement Park Day for Teachers, Military & Healthcare Workers (Livermore)Free Amusement Park Day for Teachers, Military & Healthcare Workers (Livermore)
By - posted 8/30/2022
East Bay, Freebies, Fun & Games

Boomers, the family entertainment center, located at 2400 Kitty Hawk Rd, Livermore, is offering Thank You days to the community. Boomers Livermore has miniature golf, laser tag, Thunder Road go-karts, bumper boats, and an arcade. Military, first responders, healthcare workers, and teachers will receive a free Elite Ticket (value: $55.99) when they visit, according more...

BART's 50th Anniversary Party w/ Free Arcade Games (Sept 3-9)BART’s 50th Anniversary Party w/ Free Arcade Games (Sept 3-9)
By - posted 8/26/2022
Celebrations, Fun & Games, Transportation

Happy Birthday, BART! BART celebrates 50 years, and in September, BART is hosting a series of free, family-friendly events to celebrate its golden anniversary and thank patrons for riding. Powell Street Station Video Games Saturday, September 3–Friday, September 9, 2022 Powell St. Station concourse level between BART secondary Station Agent booth and Muni agent more...

Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)
By - posted 8/2/2022
Freebies, Fun & Games, Swimming / Waterparks

Dublin’s The Wave waterpark is hosting a free admission day on Friday, August 12, 2022. On Friday morning, August 12, KTVU’s “Mornings on 2” news team will be filming a Dublin edition of “Zip Trips” at The Wave. Admission will be free for participants who arrive by 8:30 a.m., and the waterpark more...

SFO Offers Free Caricatures While You Wait for Your FlightSFO Offers Free Caricatures While You Wait for Your Flight
By - posted 7/15/2022
Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco

All you hear these days is bad news about airports – flight cancellations, delays and bags getting lost. Fortunately, here’s some good news if you’re flying out of the SFO’s International Terminal A (or Harvey Milk Terminal 1 if you don’t mind a short walk). You can get a free more...

The Castro's Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!The Castro’s Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!
By - posted 5/4/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, San Francisco

The Castro Theatre is bringing back a beloved tradition, sing-alongs. The fun, interactive sing-alongs return with their illustrious hosts Laurie Bushman and Sara Toby Moore. The hills are alive as the original Sing-a-Long-a is back more than 20 years since it revolutionized how we interact with the world’s favorite musical. For those of more...

March Madness "Fan Fest" Comes to SF (March 24-26)March Madness “Fan Fest” Comes to SF (March 24-26)
By - posted 3/21/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco

The NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament hasn’t taken place in San Francisco since 1939 when it was on Treasure Island (how cool!). So now, after 80 years, “March Madness” finally returns to the City as the Chase Center plays host to this year’s West Regional. Although tickets to the games more...

PBS' Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Bay Area's Filoli (June 22)PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Bay Area’s Filoli (June 22)
By - posted 2/24/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games

PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is hitting the road once again and making a stop in the Bay Area. On Wednesday, June 22, the hit TV show will be filming in Woodside at Filoli Historic House & Garden. How to Get Free Tickets Now through March 21, 2022, you can submit your entry online more...