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

Puppets are at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. every day the park is open. During Fairy Winterland puppet shows are at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. 

Friday, March 6

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

Saturday, March 7

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

11:30 a.m. Game Day. Come by the Merry Meadow and play with us! We have a variety of outdoor games and activities for kids of all ages to encourage problem-solving and motor skills.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling and a multitude of surprises.

Sunday, March 8

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling and a multitude of surprises.

Friday, March 13

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performance.

Friday, March 20

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Buki the Clown and her way cool magic show is here to make you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics!

Friday, March 27

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Jacqueline Lynaugh as Lady Emerald will enchant guests of all ages with her stories and the magical sounds of her harp.

Friday, April 3

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Orca, The First Whale. A tale from the Northwest Indians about the adventures of a tribesman, the Sea Lion King, and the Fog Woman. Learn how the first whale is born, and how the people are taught to exist with this mighty creature. Adapted by David C. Jones. Scenery & puppets by Lewis Mahlmann.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Storyteller Kirk Waller will present a series of classic tales with an original flair.

Friday, April 10

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

 

Bunny Weekend! Saturday, April 11

Come meet Fairyland's own bunny star and spend time with Critters By The Bay's walk-around bunny characters.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Jacqueline Lynaugh as Mother Goose will entertain both adults and children with her music and stories.

Bunny Weekend! Sunday, April 12

Come meet Fairyland's own bunny star and spend time with Critters By The Bay's walk-around bunny characters.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

11:30 a.m. Come see The Tap Dancing Easter Bunnies dance their way into your holiday weekend celebrations.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Jacqueline Lynaugh as Mother Goose will entertain both adults and children with her music and stories.

Friday, April 17

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fairyland will host Head Start Day, which will bring families from various communities to the park to enjoy a day of fun activities. We expect the park to be at or near capacity that day, with attendance of more than 2,000 visitors. Head Start Day tickets are sent out by participating schools in advance of the event.

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling and a multitude of surprises.

Friday, April 24

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Port of Oakland Day. The port (and the airport) will come to Fairyland for a day of fun-filled activities and games. Don't miss this chance to operate the port's mini container crane!

10:30 a.m. &  3 p.m. Our librarian-trained volunteers offer a lively and engaging Toddler Storytime that combines reading aloud with singing and movement to encourage language development in a joyful environment.

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26

11 a.m. & 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Puppet Show: Anansi the Spider. Have you ever wondered how all the stories on earth came to be? This is the African tale of a little spider, who does three large tasks and is rewarded for his effort. Nyame, the Sky God, gives Anansi all the tales of the world to bring back to the people on earth. Based on the popular children’s tale. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann & Annie Wong. Puppets by Randal Metz.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.

1 p.m. Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Brian Scott combines magic, comedy, and oddities to create Bizarre and Strange, a show that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages.