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Children's Fairyland

699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-5055
+1 510-452-2259
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Amazing

Great idea for younger children where fairyland is an oldschool place but still maintained great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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A lovely way to spend an afternoon with kids

Fairyland is a well kept and maintained fun place for kids. I would say it's for under 6, but you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“puppet shows” (30 reviews)
“fairy tale” (20 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-5055
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+1 510-452-2259
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great idea for younger children where fairyland is an oldschool place but still maintained great and activities for the younger children to run and have fun familes enjoy taking there kids and great for fieldtrips me and my family love it

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fairyland is a well kept and maintained fun place for kids. I would say it's for under 6, but you know your own child. We went recently with our 5 year old son. He is tall and above average weight and size both mentally and...More

Thank Raison-in-Demand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have young children, take them here. It's all about small children and it's enchanting . It's a miniature Disneyland. In fact it inspired Walt Disney. Just go!

1  Thank Goldengate3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many interesting attractions for young children. Also, a children's theater. Attractions include small ferris wheel, petting animals, lots of fairtytale parts, a train, slides, etc. Parents will wear out before the kids! A fun outing. Not Disneyland, but nice for the Bay Area

Thank daggertravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very old school and lots of fun for very little kids. Part of a very pretty park around Lake Merritt so older kids and adults will like the landscaping and water areas. Good picnic areas.

Thank Thomas V
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Thomas -- we're glad you and your kids enjoyed Fairyland and Lakeside Park!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairland is quite outdated, in disrepair, and not at all festive for my child. Also, while we were there, we paid to park in their lot and our car was broken into. $10 is a fair price, but not really worth it. We were terribly...More

Thank hevsweetie
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Children's Fairyland. We are sorry you were disappointed by your visit, and hope you'll let us know of specific attractions that needed repair so we can fix them right away. We are very sorry...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This fantasy land is the perfect place to take toddlers and pre-schoolers. The attractions are not commercialized (so no pressure to buy dolls, t-shirts, etc. that reflect the brand) and the space is compact so you can see just about all the attractions in about...More

Thank Bonnie L
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Bonnie! We're delighted that you and your little ones enjoyed Fairyland, and we hope you return soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We visited Fairyland recently when we had a young (3.5 year old)visitor in town - have not been for years as our children have grown up.... What a delightful day. A perfect place for younger children up to middle schoolers. Get to the puppet show...More

Thank ChaChaOakland_Ca
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We're so glad you and your young visitor enjoyed your day at Fairyland. (And thanks for recommending our annual Gala event!)

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic activity for kids. It's a colorful hands on park with rides. My 2 yo and 5 yo loved climbing the exhibits and riding a few rides. It's located in a beautiful walking park with a lark and large paved walking/running path which was just...More

Thank Hope1017
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you, Hope -- we're glad you and your kids enjoyed Fairyland and Lakeside Park!

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely adorable! Entrance is $10 for ages 1 and up (which is great because we just did the Bay Area Discovery Museum and I had to pay for our 11 month old who slept most of the time). Chock full of photo...More

Thank Surfchic55
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you, Surfchic -- we're so glad you enjoyed your visit! "No adult without a child, no child without an adult" has been a Fairyland rule since we first opened our fairy gates in 1950! P.S. Check out our economical family memberships: http://fairyland.org/visit-us/family-memberships/

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