Attractions in El Cerrito

Information about attractions in El Cerrito, California. See also about Contra Costa County and our El Cerrito Travel Guide.

Entertainment Centers in El Cerrito

Playland Not At The Beach
Indoor family entertainment center about 9,000 square feet in size featuring pinball machines, video games, arcade games, carnival style games, antique amusement devices, live magic shows, side show acts, a miniature hand carved circus, miniature dioramas, historic exhibits, and artifacts from the Sutro Baths and Whitney's Playland in San Francsico. Located at 10979 San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito.

Theaters in El Cerrito

Rialto Cinemas Cerrito
Restored art deco movie theater also known as the Cerritos Theater. The Friends of the Cerrito Theater organization was established to support the theater. Located at 10070 San Pablo Avenue.

Contra Costa Civic Theater
200-seat theater that first opened in 1970. Located at 951 Pomona Avenue in El Cerrito.

Shopping Centers in El Cerrito

El Cerrito Plaza
Located at 6050 El Cerrito Plaza in the city of El Cerrito.

Parks in El Cerrito

City Parks and Park Facilities in El Cerrito
- Arlington Park and Clubhouse | 1120 Arlington Boulevard |
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Baxter Creek Gateway Park | Key Blvd. and Conlon Avenue |
- Bruce King Memorial Dog Park | 1600 Lexington Avenue |
- Canyon Trail Park and Art Center | 6757 Gatto Avenue |
- Castro Park and Clubhouse | 1420 Norvell Street |
- Central Park | 5701 Central Avenue |
- Cerrito Vista Park | 950 Pomona Avenue |
- Creekside Park | 3499 Santa Clara Avenue |
- El Cerrito City Hall | 10890 San Pablo Avenue |
- El Cerrito Community Center | 7007 Moeser Lane |
- Fairmont Park and Clubhouse | 715 Lexington Avenue |
- Harding Park and Clubhouse | Adjacent to Harding School Blacktop |
- Hillside Natural Area | Entrance is near 7501 Schmidt Lane |
- Huber Park | 7711 Terrace Drive |
- Madera Clubhouse | 1500 Devonshire Drive |
- Ohlone Greenway | Length of Town |
- Open House Senior Center | 6500 Stockton Avenue |
- Poinsett Park | 5611 Poinsett Avenue |
- Tassajara Park and Pottery Studio | 2575 Tassajara Avenue |

Historic Sites in El Cerrito

Don Francisco Maria Castro Home
Marker for a historic home located at 9800 San Pablo Avenue until it was destroyed by a fire in April of 1956. The marker has been designated California state historical landmark #356.
- El Cerrito Historical Society "Castro Adobe" Article

Chung Mei Home Historic District
Four acre property at 1760 El Street that was designated National Historic Place #National Register #13000792 on September 30 2013. The home was an institution for neglected or abandoned Chinese-American boys.
1935-1954: Chung Mei Home for Chinese Boys
1956-1974: Western Baptist Bible College
1974-1987: Armstrong Preparatory School
1987-2012: Windrush School
- Noe Hill "Chung Mei Home Historic District" Article
- El Cerrito Historical Society "Chung Mei Home" Article

Architectural Heritage of El Cerrito
Historic and otherwise interesting buildings in the city of El Cerrito. Article published on the official Web site of the El Cerrito Historical Society.

Metallica House
The residence at 3132 Carlson Boulevard was the home of members of the Metallica band between 1983 and 1986. it is situated about 4 blocks west of the Plaza BART Station.



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