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Children's Fairyland

699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-5055
+1 510-452-2259
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EVERY toddler must go here!

My 2 yr old loved every single thing. The staff was all so kind and patient with him. How can EVERY... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kmoding
Amazing

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

Reviewed 13 August 2017
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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” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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 3 weeks ago

My 2 yr old loved every single thing. The staff was all so kind and patient with him. How can EVERY staff member be so nice all day? There was no line so they let him ride the carousel 3x. Thank goodness there is little...More

Thank Kmoding
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for that wonderful review, Kmoding! We'll be sure to share your comments with our staff. We hope you'll return soon -- maybe to Jack o'Lantern Jamboree (October 28-29; $10 admission per person).

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 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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Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you! Hope you come back to Fairyland soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2017 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

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Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We're happy that you and your son enjoyed Fairyland's whimsical, old-fashioned charms.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 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!

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Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you! We hope you come back to Fairyland soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

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
Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for the review! We hope you come back to Fairyland soon.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

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 1 August 2017

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

Reviewed 15 July 2017

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 23 July 2017

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 14 July 2017

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 18 July 2017

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

Reviewed 21 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

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Nina F, Public Relations Manager at Children's Fairyland, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 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

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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!

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Lisa M
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Response from ronsF6171VH | Reviewed this property |
for the MOST part the park is very stroller friendly. A place or two has a few steps, but really like 2 or three. Yes there are places to totally park the stroller or near the ride.
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My favorite is the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square.
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