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Greater New York Area, NY - Dyker Heights, Brooklyn

The Coolest Candy Cane Lanes From Coast to Coast

Get inspired by our favorite decorated neighborhoods. You won’t believe what you see (millions of twinkly lights are just the start!).

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Job Posting: In Search of Savvy Peninsula & South Bay Writers

Red Tricycle is looking for talented Bay Area-based writers to join our team and contribute stories to our Bay Area metro market.

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Spark Your Imagination at Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

Playing under the Big Top near AT&T Park through January 18, this kid-friendly show will ignite your imagination inside a mechanical world where curios come to life, contortionists twist and turn on a mechanical hand and dinner parties literally get turned upside down.

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Santa Cruz holiday train

Hot Tickets: Holiday Train Rides Are Boarding Now

Hop aboard one of the many train rides in the Bay Area that offer decked out vintage train cars, Santa sightings, glittering lights, cocoa and cookies galore.

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Snap a Photo with Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! Where to Strike a Pose with Santa

Everyone’s favorite beard-o comes to visit throughout the month of December. Read on to find our top-spots for Mr. Claus photo-ops.

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Holiday Ballets & Dance Performances for Pint-Sized Audiences

From classic ballets to more swinging performances, launch into the holidays with these festive performances.

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From Pasta to Pastries: Bay Area Cooking Classes for Kids

Food is a big deal in the Bay, and luckily the area is teeming with classes and camps to train teeny top chefs.

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Play in the Snow

Let it Snow! Where to Have a Snow Day Right Here in the Bay

Here’s list of spots around the Bay Area where your kiddos can go tubing, ride a snow slide, and even catch snowflakes on their tongues.

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ODC dance

Twirl, Tap & Tango at These Dance Studios for Kids

We’ve rounded up the best classes in the Bay Area, that offer everything from tap to hip hop to ballet. Let’s dance!

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10 U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms from Kitschy to California Cool

At many of the family-run Christmas tree farms listed here, you’ll find a warm welcome, helping hands and hot cider.

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Pinkies Up for High Tea

Take Your Little Lady or Gentleman for Holiday High Tea

This December treat yourself to a sophisticated (and kid-friendly) holiday tea at one of the Bay Area’s fab places to sip and celebrate the season. Pinkies up!

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Go Wild Inside: The Coolest Indoor Play Spaces

Rain, rain…you can stay! Because in the Bay Area there are plenty of places for to kiddos to climb, jump, swing and slide while staying warm and dry inside.

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glacier lights

Holiday Light Destinations That Amp Up Holiday Cheer

Amp up the holiday cheer by visiting these Bay Area homes (and one sparkling skyline) decked out in elaborate displays of lights and decor.

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Tree (& Menorah) Lightings That Make the Holidays Bright

Dazzle your kids with a tree and menorah lighting ceremony, the perfect event to kick off the holiday season.

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sunset rec center Jeff W. via yelp

25 of the Best San Francisco Playgrounds

We’ve got a list of top SF playgrounds that will have you climbing to the top of the slide to take in the view yourself.

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