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“Perfect for tiny tots!”

Children's Fairyland
Ranked #9 of 128 things to do in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed February 14, 2013

I first brought my son here when he was about 8 months old, to attend a birthday party. Despite his young age, he had a great time! There is a petting zoo, a lady who tells stories, a train, small rides and various fairy-tale themed stations. Children under 1 year are free but it's only a $6 admission which covers all the rides. My son is now 17 months old so we are definitely due for another visit soon! Highly recommended, especially for those aged 2 to 5, but I'm sure older children would enjoy as well.

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

My granddaughter has loved coming here since she was 2 years old. She is now 7. She loves the characters and nursery rhymes and fairy tales and puppet shows. The pirate ship and slides are wonderful climb on and encourage fantasy play. The Merry-go-round and Jolly Trolly are always fun to ride. The gardens and landscaping have been refurbished and look beautiful. It is a relaxing and fun place to spend an afternoon.

Thank leebenjamin
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Parking is a hassle, but the place is an easy 2-3 hours of happy kids running around. The puppet show is the best attraction.

Thank Berkeley_DaveS
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Wish they have this in SoCal. The admission price is right for a kid's outing, MUCH better value than Disneyland. Some of the rides and attractions are dated, but kids do not care. My kid likes the artificial grass turf for sliding down, enjoyed the puppet show, and climbing around. The animals are a little sad though.

1  Thank memorybau
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I loved this place as a kid but was a little surprised that it is still around when I was invited to a birthday party. What I saw was 30 children having as much fun that day as I had years ago. It brought back so many memories. So worth the price.

Thank Streetteamer
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