Top Activities in East Bay

Top Activities in East Bay

Unlike many popular destinations that only offer a small variety of activities, the Bay Area's East Bay has an abundance of things to do — and there are activities that appeal to everyone. Finding the right thing to do can be overwhelming, so we’ve created a list of the top attractions.
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Best of North Berkeley Food Tour

1504 Shattuck Ave , 1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Price: $110
On this tour, a local will walk you around to the best hidden gems in Berkeley on a “Gourmet Ghetto” walk (including the original Peet’s Coffee). Your bites will include chocolates, gourmet cheeses, gelato, pizza, sandwiches, wine, and more, all from sustainable and organic restaurants.
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Macaron making with a Master Chef-Oakland, CA

385 14th St , 385 14th St, Oakland
Price: $89
Learn the art of making macarons at a location dedicated to macarons with experience in teaching for almost a decade. Perfect for beginners and experts alike.
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Uptown Oakland Food and Drinks Tour

1701 Telegraph Ave , 1701 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
Price: $111
Discover hyped up food and drinks in the highly competitive foodie scene of the Bay Area. Explore uptown Oakland, try samples of different cuisines and craft cocktails, and learn about the history and culture of the community from a guide.
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Ruth Bancroft Garden General Admission Ticket

The Ruth Bancroft Garden & Nursery, 1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek
Price: $10
Explore a 3.5 acre garden filled with succulents, cacti, and other drought resistant plants from all over the world. Tour at your own pace or with a Perfect activity for the whole family.
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Explore Oakland with a Unique Scavenger Hunt by Zombie Scavengers

1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza , 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland
Price: $20 per group (up to 10)
Do you have what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? Find out in this zombie themed game as you explore the city of Oakland and use an app to find survival items, get points, and do other entertaining zombie themed challenges.
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Floral Headdress-Making Workshop in Oakland

1031 Cotton St , 1031 Cotton St, Oakland
Price: $70
Become an expert in the ways of crafting flower crowns, or fantasy headdresses, at this 90 minute class. This venue has a full kitchen so party hosting is also available for groups of 6+.
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Silent Disco Style Yoga in Lake Merritt Pergola

599 El Embarcadero , 599 El Embarcadero, Oakland
Price: $89

Connect with yourself and music in this mindful yoga class set in nature. Experience the Bay Area like a local as you experience a healthy clubbing-like event.

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Livermore Valley All-Inclusive Wine Tour

Anywhere within a 50-mile radius of the Greater Bay Area.
Price: Starting at $386
Indulge in outstanding wine from 3 renowned wineries. Lunch and transportation between the locations is included so you can have the best experience possible.

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