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Saturday & Sunday
May 7th & 8th
Mother's Day Weekend
The box of candy may be gone and the flowers wilted, but Mom will still remember the day of fun and magic you shared with her at Playland! Two dollars off general admission for all mothers on this special weekend. $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors).
Fabulous Frank
Saturday and Sunday
    1:00 PM & 3:00 PM

Fabulous Frank will join us to perform his wonderfully funny magic. Originally from Connecticut, Frank assisted other magicians at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach, but always in a sidekick role. When one of the in-house magicians became ill, Frank began performing his own shows. This guy is really Fabulous and knows how to have a good time with his audience!!!

Playland After Dark
Tuesday, May 10th
Mother's Day Night
at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach's After Dark
(Grown-Ups Only)
Attention all mothers! Need some of that pinball action without the hassle of the children? For this night, mothers get the welcomed treatment to explore the galleries, play some pinball machines, and try the arcade machines! One dollar off general admission for all mothers on this night. Play board games, carnival games, arcade games and more than 30 new and vintage pinball machines on FREE PLAY. Leave the quarters (and the kids) at home. Note: BYO food and drink welcome. Adults only (18-years and older), no children or babies please. Only $10 per person. Open 6:00pm-10:00pm.

Friday – Sunday
May 13th - 15th
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach at Pin-A-Go-Go
Pinball fans will find us in Dixon, CA, this weekend at the 20th annual Pin-A-Go-Go pinball show! Stop by the Playland-Not-at-the-Beach booth at this famous event and say hello! Visit www.pinagogo.org. Playland-Not-at-the-Beach in El Cerrito will be open as usual

Saturday & Sunday
May 14th & 15th
Superstition Weekend
In honor of a Friday the 13th in May, Playland is exploring different superstitions around the world with our special Treasure Hunt. Check out the Dark Mystery exhibit or the Side Show for freakish fun. Hopefully your luck will bring many wins at the carnival games located here! $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.
Fabulous Frank
Saturday & Sunday
    1:00 PM & 3:00 PM

Fabulous Frank will join us to perform his wonderfully funny magic. Originally from Connecticut, Frank assisted other magicians at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach, but always in a sidekick role. When one of the in-house magicians became ill, Frank began performing his own shows. This guy is really Fabulous and knows how to have a good time with his audience!!!

Saturday & Sunday
May 21st & 22nd
Celebrating Everyday American Heroes Weekend
For Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 16th), Playland takes TWO days to celebrate all of America's heroes—peace officers and first responders, teachers and nurses (all of whom have their own special days in May). Show us your professional ID or business card and receive a hero's discount of two dollars off admission and 100 free prize tickets as a thank you for all you do (military spouses and family members with military ID will receive the same discount). $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Playland After Dark
Thursday, May 26th
Everyday American Heroes Night
at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach's After Dark
(Grown-Ups Only)
For Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 16th), Playland takes this night to celebrate all of America's heroes—peace officers and first responders, teachers and nurses (all of whom have their own special days in May). Show us your professional ID or business card and receive a hero's discount of one dollar off admission for After Dark (military spouses and family members with military ID will receive the same discount). Play board games, carnival games, arcade games and more than 30 new and vintage pinball machines on FREE PLAY. Leave the quarters (and the kids) at home. Note: BYO food and drink welcome. Adults only (18-years and older), no children or babies please. Only $10 per person. Open 6:00pm-10:00pm.

Friday, May 27th
"RePlay" For Life, an American Cancer Society Relay
For Life Fundraiser at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach
Tonight's fun-raiser benefits the American Cancer Society on behalf of our tireless Relay For Life team, the Playland Pals. Have fun while helping us to make more magic and memories possible for those affected by cancer – join us at this special event from 4:00pm-10:00pm. 100% of admission goes to the American Cancer Society.

Saturday, Sunday, & Monday
May 28th, 29th, & 30th
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach's 8th Birthday Weekend!
The East Bay's Best Birthday Party Venue celebrates its own 8th birthday with pinball and carnival-game contests, special magic shows and plenty of surprises! Our present to you is that we are OPEN Monday from 10:00am to 5:00pm for an extra day to play! $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors).

Saturday & Sunday
June 4th & 5th
Sports Weekend
Whether you are watching the Stanley Cup or the NBA finals, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach has you covered with our sports themed treasure hunt. Wear a sports jersey for 50 carnival game tickets. $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm




June 11th - Labor Day
Playland will be open EVERYDAY this summer!!!
To give you extra time to play, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach will be open everyday June 11th thru Labor Day.
  • We will be open Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm through 5:00pm.
  • Weekends - 10:00am to 5:00pm.
This is a great chance for you to bring your group to Playland-Not-at-the-Beach during the week, to take a long lunch with pinball machines or have a date night at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach. We look forward to seeing you whatever days you decide to visit Playland-Not-at-the-Beach!



Saturday & Sunday
June 11 & 12
Finding Dory Weekend
Finding Dory comes out this weekend, and what better way to celebrate than to play the Free-to-Play pinball machines, carnival games, and penny arcade machines? A special Finding Dory treasure hunt is available this weekend too, so get your searching fins on for this one. $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Playland After Dark
Tuesday, June 14th
Game Night
at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach's After Dark
(Grown-Ups Only)
Shake off those end-of-spring blues at Playland's Grown-up Game Night. Play all the pinball, carnival, arcade and board games you want …without the little ones around! No little ones yet? Playland After Dark is the best date night in the Bay Area. Play board games, carnival games, arcade games and more than 30 new and vintage pinball machines on FREE PLAY. Leave the quarters (and the kids) at home. Note: BYO food and drink welcome. Adults only (18-years and older), no children or babies please. Only $10 per person. Open 6:00pm-10:00pm.

Saturday & Sunday
June 18 & 19
Father's Day Weekend
Get Dad to Playland-Not-at-the-Beach for his special day where he can relax and play all the pinball, skee-ball, arcade and carnival games he wants. Don't forget to treat him to peeks in the Penny Arcade. Dad gets $2 dollars off admission this weekend. $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Saturday & Sunday
June 25 & 26
Equality Weekend
Gay Pride weekend at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach for the entire family. Wear a rainbow or equality symbol for 50 free carnival game tickets. $15 for general admission ($10 for children and seniors). Open Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Playland After Dark
Thursday, June 30th
Gay Pride Night
at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach's After Dark
(Grown-Ups Only)
After you get your party on at San Francisco's Pride 2016, get your game on at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach with board games, skee-ball, carnival games, arcade games and FREE PLAY on more than 30 new and vintage pinball machines – all without the kids. As always, make Playland After Dark extra-special with BYO food and drink. Adults only (18-years and older), no children or babies please. Only $10 per person. Open 6:00pm-10:00pm.







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