UrbanSitter Events

babysitterJoin us for UrbanSitter events across the country, from casual babysitter meet & greets to our exciting speed-sitting events where parents take turns interviewing babysitters in a round-robin format!

View upcoming UrbanSitter events by city:

Los Angeles events
San Francisco Bay Area events

Chicago events

New York City events
Washington D.C. events

UrbanSitter Chicago Events

Purple Monkey LogoDrop-off Thursdays at Purple Monkey Playroom
Every Thursday | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Purple Monkey Playroom | 2040 N. Western Ave.
Need a break? Register to drop off your children ages 6 months+ for care at the Purple Monkey Playroom. UrbanSitters will be there to welcome and play with your children! You can even prepay for snacks for your little one to munch on during the visit!
Registration: Visit the registration page to sign up or call Purple Monkey at 773-772-8411 for more details.

UrbanSitter Los Angeles Events

South Bay Stroller Strides Babysitter Meet & Greet
Thursday, September 18 | 4:15 pm – 5:20 pm
Hermosa Beach Valley Park | 2515 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach
Get fit with baby at this fun Stroller Strides class! You will have the opportunity to meet local sitters after the class.

Club MomMe Presents: Baby Registry Basics
Tuesday, September 23 | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mother Nurture Center, Redondo Beach Pier
Make registering fun! Learn what products are best for your lifestyle and budget, get honest reviews on almost every product on the market and much more!
Cost: $40 per person, $60 per couple

Club MomMe Presents: Baby & Toddler Safety Seminar
Saturday, September 27 | 11:15 am
Books & Cookies | 2309 Main Street, Santa Monica
Learn CPR & emergency basics, car seat safety, safe babywearing and sleep tips plus product recommendations. UrbanSitters will be available to watch the kids while you attend.
Cost: $35 per adult, $55 per couple

3rd Annual Celebrity Red CARpet Safety Awareness Event
Sunday, September 28 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Skirball Cultural Center | 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd
This family event gives parents the opportunity to learn about car seat, nursery, on-the-go, activity, home and baby-wearing safety. Be sure to stop by the UrbanSitter table to meet local sitters!

UrbanSitter New York Events

Brooklyn: Speed Sitting with UrbanSitter & Caribou Baby
Wednesday, October 15 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Caribou Baby | 272 Driggs Ave.
Do you need a babysitter for date night, weekends or after school? Or just a great new sitter any time? UrbanSitter and Caribou Baby are teaming up to hold a special event to help you find a fabulous new babysitter! You can quickly meet and interview a host of local sitters and find the perfect fit for your family. Meet them in person, then book them online anytime!

UrbanSitter San Francisco Bay Area Events

San Francisco: UrbanSitter at DayOne
Friday, September 19 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm
DayOne Baby | 3548 Sacramento St., Laurel Heights
UrbanSitter will be available in-store all afternoon to introduce you to the website and answer any questions you might have. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet one of our San Francisco babysitters in-person! Don’t forget to sign up for DayOne’s free storytime at 3:00 pm for ages 1 month to 2 years old.
Cost: Free. Sign up for DayOne classes and events.

San Francisco: Babysitter Meet & Greet at Natural Resources - meet babysitters
Saturday, September 20 & October 18 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Natural Resources | 1367 Valencia St, Mission
UrbanSitter and Natural Resources are teaming up for a Babysitter Meet & Greet where you can meet great local SF babysitters. Come by get to know a few sitters who are looking for babysitting jobs this fall.
Cost: $5. RSVP online

San Francisco: Glitter Walk Coastal Clean Up
Saturday, September 20 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ocean Beach at Lincoln Blvd
Join us on Coastal Cleanup Day for the fourth annual, Glitter Walk across Ocean Beach with Golden Gate Mother’s Group. Bring your kids, friends and neighbors for a morning of fun and volunteerism. The Glitter Fairy will be making a special appearance, too!
Cost: Free

Peninsula: Fall Open House & Meet the Sitter
Sunday, September 21 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Blossom Birth | 299 S. California Ave., Palo Alto
Come check out all the new events, classes, products and happenings at Blossom Birth this fall. Don’t miss an exclusive Meet the Sitters event where you can interview local sitters!

Wine Country: Baby Expo & Conference
Sunday, September 21 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel and Spa | 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa
Join us at this concentrated marketplace and conference bursting with information on products and services for babies, new moms and dads, moms-to-be and dads-to-be all under one roof! UrbanSitter will be there to answer questions about your childcare search and to meet a new sitter.

Marin: Special Needs Resource Fair
Thursday, September 25 | 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Corte Madera Town Center Community Room | 770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201
Learn about special education in Marin and educational options/resources for children with special needs. UrbanSitter will have a table and bring a handful of sitters with special needs experience. We will also walk parents through how to search for sitters with the experience they need on our site.

Peninsula: Just Between Friends Consignment Sale
Friday, September 26 – Sunday, September 28
San Mateo Event Center | 1346 Saratoga Drive
The JBF HUGE children’s & maternity consignment sale is almost here! Sellers earn 60-65% on their items and shoppers save 50-90% off of retail on thousands of baby & kids items in over 20,000 square feet of space. UrbanSitter will be there offering exclusive discounts to JBF shoppers!

Tiburon: Blackie’s Hay Day Fundraiser
Saturday, September 27 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Blackie’s Pasture | Tiburon
Blackie’s Hay Day is an old-fashioned country fair and annual fundraiser for the children and teen programs at the Belvedere-Tiburon library. Join us this year for food trucks, carnival games, giant slide, jumpies, rock climbing wall, and face-painting from UrbanSitter.
Cost: $10 per person, children under 2 are free. Buy tickets.

San Francisco: Cole Valley Fair
Sunday, September 28 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cole Valley at Cole & Carl Streets
Join us at the 12th annual Cole Valley street fair! Enjoy food, entertainment, shopping, and crafts for the kiddos at the UrbanSitter tent. See you there!
Cost: Free.

Marin: JAMaROO Demo Class & UrbanSitter Meet & Greet
Tuesday, October 7 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parents Place | 600 5th Avenue, San Rafael
Children will sing, play simple instruments, read stories, balance bean bags, and dance with streamers to a variety of music from around the world. After class, join us for a snack at the informal “Meet & Greet” with UrbanSitter. Meet a handful of Marin’s best babysitters and never be without childcare for date nights, full time and part time care!

UrbanSitter Washington D.C. Area Events

Ice Cream Social
Saturday, September 20 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Turtle Park | 45th and Van Ness Streets
Come out to play at Turtle Park and enjoy ice cream and a performance by Mad Science! UrbanSitter will be on hand to offer face painting!