Outdoor Places for Pre-K, Kindergartner and Elementary Kid Birthday Parties
Castle Rock Arabians in Walnut Creek – Riding and hands on experience with ponies and horses! Prices start at $75 per child. Minimum 5 children.
Clarke Memorial Swim Center in Walnut Creek – Three pools and a shaded picnic area for parties. The 2-3 foot deep wading pool is perfect for younger kids and new swimmers, the main pool has huge floating inflatable obstacle courses. Pricing starts at $175.
Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm in Clayton – Best for ages 6 and under. Visit playland, ride the train and kids take home a pumpkin. Offered October only and weekdays only – no weekends. Pricing starts at $9.00 per child.
Concord Community Pool – Play on huge floating inflatables, jump off the diving board or splash in the shallows (starting at 2.5 feet deep). Pricing starts at $125.
Hurricane Harbor in Concord – Huge waterpark perfect for thrill seekers with plenty to please those looking to relax as well. Minimum 10 kids/max 20. Starting at $37.99 per child.
Ice at the Veranda in Concord - Rent out the skating rink at the Veranda shopping center in Concord! Open November through February only. Inquire for pricing.
Lafayette Reservoir - Beautiful views, grassy fields and a playground with sandbox, what more could you ask for? Book a picnic area or bring your own tables and picnic blankets. Do note that parking is metered with two hour limits.
Larkey Park Swim Center in Walnut Creek – Super fun sprayground with (mini) waterslides plus a huge pool. Available June through August only. Prices start at $200 for picnic area rental in the swim center.
Meadow Homes Spray Park in Concord - tons of fun but limited shade and table space - a picnic site reservation is recommended! Water features is on in summer months only and there is currently no regular playground (although one is in the works).
Moraga Commons Park - water feature is seasonal June - August.
Pixieland Amusement Park in Concord – Perfect amusement park fun for children up to age 6 or 7. Up to 40+ children. Prices start at $240.
Monte Vista Community Pool in Danville – Inquire for details and pricing.
North Gait Equestrian Center in Walnut Creek – Riding and hands on experience with horses! Prices start at $85 per rider.
Sherman Swim School in Lafayette – Swim in three outdoor heated pools plus use of trampoline. Up to 20 kids. Pricing starts at $375.
Pleasant Hill Aquatic Center – Two pools and a fun sprayground with a reservable grassy, shady picnic area. Prices start at $150. *Note this venue is different than Pleasant Hill Aquatics, which is a private, member only pool.
Rankin Aquatic Center in Martinez – Play pool with water playground plus large pool with diving boards. Reservable, shady picnic areas. Prices start at $155.
Sienna Ranch in Lafayette – Choose from tons of farm activities such as animal interactions, horseback riding, gardening, archery, woodshop, campfire, and shelter building. Up to 20 kids. Prices start at $295.
Small World Park in Pittsburg – Not in our exact locality but only 15 minutes drive from Martinez/Concord/Clayton and so fun! This adorable amusement park is a gem for children up to age 6 and has many nice picnic areas available, as well as a castle facility and extremely reasonable fees!
Walnut Creek on Ice – Ice skating mid-November through Mid-January only. Up to 16 guests. Prices start at $250.
Reserve a park picnic area (see Community Centers, City Facilities and Parks page)