Parents' Night Out

Drop off the kids and enjoy a night out! While you relax, the kids will be having fun playing games, doing arts & crafts, dinner or a movie. Here are some great Parents' Night Out options across the Bay Area. 


The Cave5:30-10pm, kids get to enjoy skill work, games, tacos, and movie, Corte Madera

Marinwood Community Center, 5-10pm, ages 2-10, $22, $4 discount for 2 or more participants, San Rafael

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 3-6pm, 18 months - 10 years old, San Rafael 

Pajama Night at doodlebug, 6-9pm, ages 3+, $30/Child, + $25/each additional family member, San Anselmo 

Ninja Nights at Marin Mixed Marital Arts, 5pm-8pm or 6pm-9pm, ages 5-13, cost $40, San Anselmo


My Gym, ages 2-8, 901 Minnesota Street, San Francisco

Planet Granite, 6-8:30pm, ages 6-13, $40/child includes climbing, harness rental, helmet and a kid's style dinner, San Francisco

Acro Sports, 6:30-10pm, ages 6-12, $35 per child, San Francisco

Kids Play Night at Tree Frog Treks, 5:30-9pm, ages 4+, $35 per child, $25 per sibling, San Francisco


Habitot, ages 2-7, $39 per child, $29 per sibling, cheese pizza dinner included, Berkeley

Oakland Zoo5:30pm - 10:00pm (evenings) 10:00am - 2:30pm (daytime), ages 4-10, $45/child and $30/additional sibling, Oakland

Color Me Mine$25 per child, $20 per sibling, Alameda


Redwood Empire Gymnastics, 6:30-10:30pm, $20 for members and $25 for non-members, Includes pizza dinner, movie and treat, Petaluma.

Engineering for Kids, 6-10pm, $30 per kid, includes pizza, engineering activities, movie & popcorn, Petaluma.

South Bay

Kids Climb n Dine at Planet Granite, contact 408-991-9090 

The Little Gym of San Jose, age 3-12 years, contact 408-723-7222

Also check with your local YMCA which sometimes also has Parents' Night Out. All times and costs are subject to change. Contact each venue in advance for details and reservations. 

Thank you to Ronnie's Awesome List fan, Catherinne, for the great idea for this article!

If you know any others not mentioned please leave a comment.