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Children's Fairyland

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Address: 699 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
Phone Number: (510) 452-2259

Children's books come to life at this ten-acre outdoor park that displays...

Children's books come to life at this ten-acre outdoor park that displays 30 colorful sets depicting make-believe lands of Alice in Wonderland, Captain Hook and others.

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Fun outing for a couple of hours

The park is clean, well maintained, safe, and the attractions are very entertaining. Nice way to spend an afternoon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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736 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The park is clean, well maintained, safe, and the attractions are very entertaining. Nice way to spend an afternoon.

Thank on_the_go_98765
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grandma took two teenagers who got a kick out of the "Mother Goose" book characters. The slides were popular especially the Chinese dragon. The little train was cute but watch your head and only smaller adults can board. Geared toward tots but enjoyable for mobile, developmentally handicapped kids too. Lots of picnic areas. Fast food for purchase. Parking is extra.... More 

Thank Mildred F
The Woodlands, TX
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97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've taken our grandchildren to this park several times and it's a perfect afternoon's entertainment for small children. Although our grandson is only 8 he is tall and there are very few rides he can ride due to height restrictions but for kids 4.5 feet tall or less-- it is perfect. There is a puppet show at certain times of... More 

Thank mcfiddle
Livermore, California
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cute. Geared to younger children. Took my 18 month old grand daughter and she loved it. Hadn't been there since my kids were little. We didn't have enough time to see it all but it is well maintained and clean.

Thank Salazx5
Oakland California
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233 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four adults and two kids visited this site a few weeks and the day was perfect We reused our family key ( $3 ) that is 20 plus years old Six tickets at ten dollars each was a bit spendy as the kids got tired after an hour Charming and a visual treat. We were super lucky and found parking... More 

Thank Zman47
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a field trip with grand kids. Its an old fashion place that needs some sprucing up but still in the eyes of a child it's great.

Thank Theresa M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Grandmother would take me to Fairyland every time I went to visit as a child! She lived in Piedmont and Fairyland was a short drive into Oakland. Various stations throughout the park to use you key in the story boxes! Just turn the key and listen to the story behind the display you are enjoying. Fun place for all... More 

Thank Dan C
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take kids between the ages of 3-6. There is a merry go round and a small train for them to ride on. There are other play areas with nursery rhyme themes for the kids to explore. There is a maze which is fun but not scary, an old western style town to play in,... More 

Thank Richard S
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Went to a wedding reception at Fairyland, lots of families attended. The children and adults were having a great time. Lots of play areas with fun themes.

Thank happyhiker10
Santa Monica, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This very casual and quaint, outdoor attraction is fun for the little ones. Besides the amazing and nostalgic puppet shows, petting zoo and train rides you can have a picnic in the meadow. The staff is very friendly. The grounds are well maintained. There are some beautiful trees on the property affording shade on those sunny days. My under 8... More 

Thank Oakdrums

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