Schedule of Events

Here’s our schedule of events for the next two months.
If you prefer to plan ahead, check out our seasonal park hours and annual events.

May Events    
April 30 & May 1
11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Puff The Magic Dragon. This is the story of Jackie Paper, who befriends an imaginary dragon named Puff. When the land of Honah Lee is in trouble, they use imagination to outwit pirates, save falling stars from the sky, and eventually restore the magical rainbow that powers Puff’s homeland. Based on the famous Peter Yarrow song. Puppets and adaptation by Randal Metz. Songs by Tony Jonick.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Buki the Clown and her way cool magic show is here to make you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics!
May 7 only 11am-2pm Join us for Garden Day!
Spend some time in our vegetable garden with Fairyland horticulturist Jackie. Enjoy gardening activities, learn about pollinators, and kids get to take away a seedling!
  11:30am The Jitterbugs from Alameda’s Dance/10 Performing Arts Center for a toe-tapping performance. Tap-dancing insects will dance their way into your hearts with this colorful performance.

May 7 & 8

11am & 2pm & 4pm

Puppet Show: Puff The Magic Dragon. This is the story of Jackie Paper, who befriends an imaginary dragon named Puff. When the land of Honah Lee is in trouble, they use imagination to outwit pirates, save falling stars from the sky, and eventually restore the magical rainbow that powers Puff’s homeland. Based on the famous Peter Yarrow song. Puppets and adaptation by Randal Metz. Songs by Tony Jonick.
  12pm-2pm morespace The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm  Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show presents the intriguing society of bees in a most entertaining way!
May     14 & 15
11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Puff The Magic Dragon. This is the story of Jackie Paper, who befriends an imaginary dragon named Puff. When the land of Honah Lee is in trouble, they use imagination to outwit pirates, save falling stars from the sky, and eventually restore the magical rainbow that powers Puff’s homeland. Based on the famous Peter Yarrow song. Puppets and adaptation by Randal Metz. Songs by Tony Jonick.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises.
May 21 only 11:30am Join the Berkeley Morris Dancers as they perform dances originated from the Cotswold district of England, specifically the traditions of Fieldtown and Bledington.

May
21 & 22

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Puff The Magic Dragon. This is the story of Jackie Paper, who befriends an imaginary dragon named Puff. When the land of Honah Lee is in trouble, they use imagination to outwit pirates, save falling stars from the sky, and eventually restore the magical rainbow that powers Puff’s homeland. Based on the famous Peter Yarrow song. Puppets and adaptation by Randal Metz. Songs by Tony Jonick.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performance.
     
May 28 only 12pm The after-school MUSE Orchestra of Oakland East Bay Symphony’s MUSic for Excellence program will perform their Spring Program with special guest emcee maestro Michael Morgan!

May
28 & 29

11am & 2pm & 4pm

 

Puppet Show: Puff The Magic Dragon. This is the story of Jackie Paper, who befriends an imaginary dragon named Puff. When the land of Honah Lee is in trouble, they use imagination to outwit pirates, save falling stars from the sky, and eventually restore the magical rainbow that powers Puff’s homeland. Based on the famous Peter Yarrow song. Puppets and adaptation by Randal Metz. Songs by Tony Jonick.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Fairyland favorite Blake Maxam, "The Wizard of Ahhhhs", astounds and amazes children of all ages with a full show of laughter and surprises.
June Events    

June
4 & 5

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises..
June 11 only 12:30pm Presentation Day: Meet this year's Children's Fairyland Personalities at an inaugural ceremony & costume premiere performance.
June
11 & 12

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Brian Scott combines magic, comedy and oddities to create a show called Bizarre and Strange that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages.

June
18 & 19

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Once in Aleppo - Stories of Luck and Fate. Join our heroes as they journey into the wilds to trust their luck and find their fate in a delightful musical tale of merchants, and musicians; princesses and potters, based on based on Samir Tahhan’s collection of folktales from Syria. Costumes designed by Tonya Marie and Gypsycat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Storyteller Kirk Waller will present a series of classic tales with an original flair.

June
25 & 26

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Needle and Thread. Folktales from around the world featuring brave tailors and wise weavers brought to life by Fairyland’s young performers. We’ve stitched together three tales in a delightful tapestry of music and dance, drawing on the traditions of Korea, Europe, and Central America. Costumes designed by Tonya Marie and Gypsycat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performance.