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Children's Fairyland

699 Bellevue Ave
Oakland CA 94610
(510) 452-2259
Since 1950, Children's Fairyland has delighted children and their parents with whimsical storybook sets, gentle rides, friendly animals, and inspired live entertainment. Children's Fairyland whimsical 10-acre park is a magical fantasy world where young children can create, imagine, play, and learn all day long, located on the shores of Lake Merritt in Oakland, California.The year 1948 was a prehistoric era for childrens entertainment. There was no Disneyland or Nickelodeon TV, and most amusement parks catered to thrill-seeking teenagers. The few "kiddielands" in the U.S. included a simple carousel, pony ride, and cotton-candy stand.
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