Below are fun upcoming events for kids and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. This list is updated daily so check back often.
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The Rainbow Fish Musical ~ San Francisco, August 11-27
Come with us under the sea for The Rainbow Fish Musical, a world premiere based on the award-winning book by Marcus Pfister about the joy of finding friendship through sharing. Book, music and lyrics by Austin Zumbro. Playing at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland and Children’s Creativity Museum Theater San Francisco, July – August.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit ~ Sausalito, through September 3
Daniel Tiger’s coming to the Bay Area Discovery Museum! Based on the award-winning PBS Kids television series, this exhibit invites children to enter the world of Daniel Tiger and friends to explore the Neighborhood. The exhibit brings to life themes presented in the PBS series such as community, communication, and emotions, which enables young children to understand their feelings and those of their neighbors. Recommended for ages 2 to 6.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar ~ Berkeley, September 1 – October 29
Straight from a hit run in New York, Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents 4 timeless stories told with 75 magical puppets! The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will delight audiences of all ages with a lyrical stage rendition of Eric Carle’s beloved stories about sea horses, fireflies, and, of course, that lovable Lepidoptera himself, brought to life in stunning, vibrant color.
Oakland ReUse Fair ~ Oakland, August 19
Join us for family-friendly fun that invests in your home, your community, and your planet! In addition to live music, local art, fantastic food trucks, and kid-approved activities, you can enjoy extra savings at the newly-expanded Habitat for Humanity ReStore. ReStore sells home improvement and building materials at deep discounts, diverting materials from landfills and helping fund affordable homeownership opportunities for hardworking families.
The Lion King Experience by Children’s Musical Theatre – San Jose, August 11-15
Downtown Block Party and Movie – Menlo Park, August 16
Family Campout – Los Altos Hills, August 18
MVCode Minecraft Community Server Build Night – Mill Valley, August 18
MVCode Minecraft Community Server Build Night – Redwood City, August 18
Non-Stop Bhangra – San Francisco, August 18
Harvest Day Festival – Concord, August 19
Campfire Nights – Hayward, August 19
Reuse Fair – Oakland, August 19
Sundown Safari Campout at Oakland Zoo – Oakland, August 19
Summer Sleepovers at Children’s Fairyland – Oakland, August 19
Kids Sing and Swing Concert – San Carlos, August 19
Family Friendly Bike Ride at the Presidio – San Francisco, August 19
Ice Cream Social – San Francisco, August 19
Mission Bay Movie Night – San Francisco, August 19-September 12
Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation – San Rafael, August 19
Family Overnight at San Francisco Zoo – San Francisco, August 19-20
Open Cockpit Day at Pacific Coast Air Museum – Santa Rosa, August 19 & 20
Rockridge Ice Cream Tour – Oakland, August 19, 20, 26, 27
Sunday Streets (Free) – San Francisco, August 20
Drone Fest – San Carlos, August 23
MVCode Minecraft Community Server Build Night – Greenbrae, August 25
Port of Oakland Free Harbor Tours – Oakland, August 25
Venezuelan Music Project – San Francisco, August 25
MVCode Minecraft Community Server Build Night – San Francisco, August 25
Antioch Family Fair – Antioch, August 26
Cal Sailing Open House – Berkeley, August 27
Full Spectrum Science at the Exploratorium – San Francisco, August 27
Marine Science Sunday at The Marine Mammal Center – Sausalito, August 27
Beauty and the Beast at Woodminster – Oakland, August 31 – September 10
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