There will be no time to relax this Labor Day Weekend, with all of the exciting events taking place! Kids can go on an adventure during Golden Gate Fields Family Fun Day, while riding a zip line. Everyone will enjoy looking at art, listening to music and playing at the Sausalito Art Festival and the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival. Bounce house opportunities will abound too!

San Francisco 

Make Jewish New Year Block Prints
Inspired by the Museum’s exhibition Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought, and in honor of the Jewish New Year, kids can create block prints that celebrate nature and new beginnings. Sun., 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. San Francisco. See website for pricing. All ages. Event details.

Frisco Fred’s Magic & More
The whole family will like this magic show! Kids will enjoy the juggling, and crazy stunts up close and personal. Sun., 3:00 pm. San Francisco. $20 per person. All ages. Event details. 

East Bay

Golden Gate Fields Family Fun Day
The whole family will share in the fun at the track! Kids can watch the races and then take an adventure on the zip line, rock wall, bounce houses and obstacle courses. Sat., 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. $6 per adult. Children, free.  Ages 12 & under. Event details.

Oakland Pride Bubble Festival
Oakland Family Coalition will host a Family Garden at Oakland Pride with fun activities for the entire family. There will be a jumpy house, petting zoo and bubbles! Sun., 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Oakland. Free. All ages. Event details.


Sausalito Art Festival
Artworks by 270 artists from throughout the US will be for sale. They will be selling paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics and photography. Live entertainment will include classical, jazz and rock music. Sat., 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Sun., 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Mon., 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Sausalito. $25 per adult. $15 per senior. $5 per child. 5 & under, free. All ages. Event details.

Green Gulch Farm Program
After hearing a short educational talk for kids, they will get to participate in their own special programs. Kids will take part in arts & crafts, other seasonal projects on the farm, gardening and yoga.Sun., 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Muir Beach. $10 per family, suggested donation. All ages. Event details. 


49th Annual Kings Mountain Art Fair
Known for its serene redwood forest setting and the high quality of art, Kings Mountain Art Fair offers a lot for young kids. Kids will like the natural playground of ancient redwood stumps, old fashioned arts and crafts, face painting and balloons. Sat., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sun., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Mon., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Woodside. Free. All ages. Event details.

Millbrae Art & Wine Festival 
While parents enjoy the art and wine, kids will be looking forward to going to Playland! There they will go on amusement park rides, ride a train, jump in the bounce houses, brave the climbing wall and get their faces painted. Sat., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sun., 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Millbrae. Free. All ages. Event details.

— Rachel Teichman

photo courtesy of the Millbrae Art & Wine Festival