Can’t get a sitter? Want to spend the day with the family, but worry the kids won’t be welcome or happy? Try these places, sure to bring out the smiles
Retzlaff Vineyards is a certified organic winery with a great picnic area.
*look for a couple toy cars to sit in and play on the lawn – for the kids only okay!
Location: 1356 S. Livermore Ave.
Tastings Tues.-Fri. noon- 2pm, weekends noon to 4:30pm (925)447-8941 or http://retzlaffwinery.com.
Tenuta Vineyards is also another great option with really great wine. There’s is a big screen TV and couch to relax on. Kids always get first priority. Rich is always happy to put on Sponge Bob and give them a soda while you enjoy wine and music from his expansive play list.
BoaVentura De Caires Winery has amazing wine, a beautiful picnic area, bocce ball, and cool chicken coop for the kids to check out.
Location: 9309 Tesla Road, Livermore.
Open the FIRST weekend of the month noon to 4:30pm or by appointment
(925)606-9672 or boaventuravineyard.com
Tired? Hungry? The First Street Ale House downtown is fun for all and super kid friendly or Casa Orozco Livermore for a fun and casual mexican dinning experience.
Location 325 South L Street between 3rd and 4th in Livermore
(925) 373-3992 or www.casaorozco.com
*If they’ve been REALLY good kids, take them to Kooly Katz Toys and Loard’s Ice Cream on Second Street near downtown or… stop by First Treats Yogurt and walk to the Lizzy Fountain downtown for some splash time. Bring a towel!