Kids Activities in Elk River

$14 for Family Water-Park Pass at Monticello Community Center ($28 Value)

Monticello Community Center

Monticello

Indoor water park equipped with slides, basketball hoops, and a swing

$28 $14

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Four Open-Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 50% Off)

Pump It Up

Multiple Locations

Inflatable playgrounds host jump sessions for all ages and encourage tykes and families to jump, leap, and climb bounce houses and slides

$31.80 $16

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$30 for a Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Drinks for Five at Ham Lake Lanes (Up to $72.22 Value)

Ham Lake Lanes

Ham Lake

Groups bowl at this 24-lane alley replete with automatic scoring and refuel between frames with pizza and soda

$72.22 $30

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$29 for Two-Hours of Bowling for Up to Five, Plus Pizza and Drinks at Patriot Lanes & Lounge ($64 Value)

Patriot Lanes & Lounge

St. Francis

Parties of up to five enjoy two-hours of bowling and re-fuel between frames with pizza and soda or beer

$64 $29

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Open Skate or Open Hockey Admissions at Schwan Super Rink at National Sports Center (Up to 50% Off)

National Sports Center

Blaine

Open skate or hockey sessions on Olympic- or NHL-sized rinks

$7 $3.50

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$15 for One Hour of Trampoline Time and SkySocks for Two at Sky Zone ($28 Value), Valid for Walk-Ins Only

Sky Zone

Multiple Locations

Gigantic trampolines line the floors and walls for gravity-defying jumping, bounding, and exercise

$28 $15

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One-Hour Bounce Passes for Two with Optional Laser Tag at Zero Gravity Trampoline Park (Up to 50% Off)

Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

Mounds View

Jumpers aged 3+ traverse 11,000 square feet of trampolines; laser-tag opponents aged 5+ blast their way through a two-floor arena

$24 $12

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Daily Admission for Four, Six, or Eight to Eagles Nest Indoor Playground (Up to 57% Off)

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground

Arden Hills - Shoreview

Colorful indoor playground houses a ball pit, a climbing wall, and a multi-story play structure

$22 $11

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General Museum Admission for Two or Four to the American Swedish Institute (50% Off)

American Swedish Institute

Phillips

Explore the castle-like Turnblad Mansion and its lavish artwork and furniture; see the August Strindberg photo exhibit; and try Nordic food

$18 $9

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$29 for Bowling, Pizza, and Soda for Six at Blainbrook Entertainment Center (Up to $87.75 Value)

Blainbrook Entertainment Center

Blaine

Twenty-four neon-lit lanes equipped with automatic scoring

$87.75 $29

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at the Target Center on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. (40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Target Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$72.05 $43

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Four or Six 30-Minute Private Drum Lessons at Klash Drums (51% Off)

Klash Drums

Minneapolis

During 30-minute lessons, instructors introduce students to the fundamentals of percussion and help them develop more advanced skills

$80 $39

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Minneapolis

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Bowling, Craft Beer, and Food Package for Up to Six at Town Hall Lanes (Up to 44% Off)

Town Hall Lanes

Minneapolis

Groups send bowling bowls careening down one of 10 lanes before refueling with craft beer and gourmet pub fare

$87.50 $49

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6, 12, or 24 Months of Online Piano Lessons from OnlinePianist.com (Up to 65% Off)

OnlinePianist.com

Online Deal

Learn to play popular songs on piano with online tutorials; players can slow down the pace and break down hard sections for easier learning

$39.95 $14

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$165 for $300 Worth of Magician Rental — The magic of William Bradshaw

The Magic Of William Bradshaw

Redeem from Home

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$300 $165

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Bowling-and-Pizza Packages for Up to 6 or 12 at The Park Tavern (Up to 58% Off)

The Park Tavern

St. Louis Park

Combination restaurant, bar, and bowling alley; groups of bowlers play for one or two hours and share large pizzas of their choice

$83.95 $35

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$25 for $45 Worth of Art Camp — Tech Academy by Computer Explorers

Tech Academy By Computer Explorers

Little Canada

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$45 $25

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$39 for Bowling Package for Six with Shoes, Food, and Drinks at Medina Entertainment Center ($98 Value)

Medina Entertainment Center-

Plymouth - Wayzata

Bowlers rack up strikes on the lanes before celebrating with bar fare and pitchers of beer and soda

$98 $39

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$14 for Jump Time for Two at AirMaxx Trampoline Park ($26 Value)

AirMaxx Trampoline Park

Eden Prairie

Pairs enjoy wholesome fun, bounding across huge trampolines that span from wall to wall

$26 $14

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Fall-Themed Mini-Golf Outing with Hayride and Pumpkins for 2, 4, or 6 at Malt-Tees Mini Golf (Up to 50% Off)

Malt-Tees Mini Golf

Richfield

Groups pick pumpkins from a patch and compete in mini golf and a scavenger hunt; malt shop serves ice cream, hot dogs, cider, and espresso

$20 $12

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Hayride and Meal for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at LuceLine Orchard (50% Off)

LuceLine Orchard

Watertown

Hayrides ferry visitors around the orchard before letting them off to grab a hearty meal of apple burgers, brats, dogs, and veggie burgers

$26 $13

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Up to 36% Off Bowling — Apple Place Bowl Valid Monday - Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Apple Place Bowl

Apple Valley

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$19 $12

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Four Electric or Acoustic Guitar Lessons from Paul "Wallace" Esch Guitar Instruction (Up to 66% Off)

Paul "Wallace" Esch Guitar Instruction

St. Paul

Ethnomusicologist who's taught for more than 14 years shows students how to master acoustic or electric guitar via their own musical taste

$80 $28

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Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Music Go Round Roseville (Up to 55% Off)

Music Go Round Roseville

Saint Paul

Half-hour guitar lessons help students improve their technique and musicality

$50 $25

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Trampoline Jump Sessions with Options for Slushies at AirMaxx - St. Cloud (Up to 51% Off). 3 Options Available.

AirMaxx - St. Cloud

St. Cloud

More than 10,000 square feet of trampolines allow wall-to-wall jumping in safe, energetic environment

$42 $21

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Half-Day or All-Day Passes at Water Park of America (Up to 40% Off). Five Options Available.

Water Park of America

East Bloomington

Indoor water park with twin-body slides, 10-story family raft ride, and activity pool

$22.95 $14

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Visit for Two or Four to Sharks After Dark Event at Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (Up to 51% Off).

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

South Loop

All-ages aquarium visit offers glimpses at sea creatures, DJ, nacho bar, and gaming card for the Mall of America's Sky Deck

$70 $34

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Mirror-Maze Adventure for Two, Four, or Six at Amazing Mirror Maze (43% Off)

Amazing Mirror Maze

Mall of America

Visitors meander and strategize their way through a disorienting and fun 2,500-square-foot mirror maze

$15.90 $9

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Mini Golf Outing for Two, Four, Six, or Ten at GolfZone (Up to 50% Off)

Golf Zone

Chanhassen

Putting posses traverse 18-hole mini-golf courses lined with babbling streams and rocky outcrops

$24.50 $13

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Two, Three, or Four Private Music Lessons at Minnesota Music Factory (Up to 56% Off)

Minnesota Music Factory

St. Paul

Seasoned musicians teach children and adults the basics of their chosen instrument during one-on-one lessons

$40 $20

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$35.99 for One Month of Guitar Lessons from Mike Westbrock at Music Go Round (Up to $90 Value)

Mike Westbrock at Music Go Round

Woodbury

Guitarist with 15 years of teaching experience tutors students in such topics as reading sheet music, soloing, music theory, and songwriting

$90 $35.99

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$59 for One Month of Instrument Lessons at Cyprus School of Music and the Arts ($120 Value)

Cyprus School of Music and the Arts

Burnsville

Skilled and seasoned instructors school students in instruments ranging from piano, guitar, and drums to cello and flute

$120 $59

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Four or Six 30-Minute Piano Lessons at Levin Piano Lab (Up to 53% Off)

Levin Piano Lab

Eagan

Students absorb technique and musical creativity under the instruction of Concordia University's Professor of Piano

$140 $69

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90 Minutes of Bowling for 6 or 12 with Shoe Rentals and Pitchers of Soda at Drkula’s 32 Bowl (Up to 62% Off)

Drkula's 32 Bowl

Inver Grove Heights

Launch bowling balls down a lane for 90 minutes with friends and families while wearing rental shoes and sipping soda

$46 $19

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$25 for $45 Worth of Sports-Equipment Repair — Boomerang Sports

Boomerang

Hudson

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$45 $25

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90 Minutes of Bowling, Shoe Rental, and Pitcher of Soda for Groups of Up to 6 or 12 at Farmington Lanes (59% Off)

Farmington Lanes

Farmington

An automatic system tallies up scores while players bowl beneath HD televisions, sipping on soda from a pitcher of their choice

$60.97 $25

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$23 for $40 Worth of Music Lessons — Noteworthy Music Studio

Noteworthy Music Studio

Prescott

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$40 $23

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Corn Maze Admission for Four or Six at Montgomery Orchard (Up to 56% Off)

Montgomery Orchard

Montgomery

Six-acre corn maze in the image of a giant honeybee features trivia questions

$30 $15

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The Minnesota Saddlebred Horse Association unites stables across the state, showcasing the diversity of the american saddlebred, as well as training future equestrians with individually tailored riding lessons. After arriving in long pants and sturdy, low-heel shoes, riders don helmets as instructors commence half-hour equine adventures to acquaint students with an agreeable saddlebred, whose manner and relaxed gait are perfect for human accompaniment and a marked advantage in "act casual" situations. The average lesson covers mounting and dismounting, walking and trotting, rein control, and how to properly engage with the horse. In addition, riders will spend time learning how horses think and react in common situations. The MSHA's participating stables open on evenings and weekends for man-to-beast interactions after school or work; customers should note that Lear Stables in Hastings is not heated.

11711 283rd Avenue
Zimmerman,
MN
US

River City Extreme Bowling and Pinz Oakdale provides a dazzling display of sensory stimulation. Bowling balls smack into pins, sending them scattering with a loud clatter. Groups cheer in tandem when strikes and spares happen, and groan animatedly when balls slip into the gutter. In the alley?s arcade room, machines buzz and ring as kids toss basketballs into hoops and send air hockey pucks through their opponents? goal. The laser-tag arena sends armed teams through black-light-illuminated rooms. Even the alley?s sports bar and grill gets in on the action, hosting several nights a week of karaoke, trivia tournaments, and origami folding.

3875 School Blvd
Monticello,
MN
US

ProKart Indoor Racing lets riders tear through concrete turns and down straightaways at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour. Seated in low-slung black or red go-karts, drivers are just inches above the ground as they careen around the course. Computers track them during the race, recording finishing times. The track at ProKart's Maple Grove facility runs inside and outside, weather permitting.

11700 Troy Lane North
Osseo,
MN
US

Early in the spring, when the threat of snow still hovers over the state of Minnesota, the golf course at Sundance Golf Banquet Bowl is open. Later in the fall, when the threat of snow once again looms and golf carts begin to go into hibernation, the course remains open. Over the years, the 18-hole, par 72 course has become reliable place for determined golfers to battle for being the first or last of the year to sneak in a round. Recently, Sundance augmented its links with a bowling alley, inviting visitors to escape the elements and pick up some strikes in the process. Away from all the competition, the facility's bar and grill refuels tanks with popular house-made pizzas, half-pound burgers, and plenty of beer and cocktails.

15240 113th Ave. N
Maple Grove,
MN
US

The low, steady rumbling of balls rolling across polished wood echoes throughout Andover Lanes, where players line up shots or watch their friends topple pins from a seating area outfitted with retro, three-sided tables. Pulsating dance beats reverberate from the alley’s internet jukebox, mingling with the thunderous sounds of pins crashing to create an air of palpable excitement. This excitement is never more apparent than on Friday evenings, when the 24 lanes take on incandescent hues during rounds of cosmic bowling and the alley’s full bar and grill stays busy all night slinging pizzas, wraps, and burgers. The alley’s arcade similarly lights up with glinting pool balls and video-game consoles that keep fingers loose after hours of hurling balls down lanes or bench-pressing french fries. To complement its all-American food and retro vibe, the bar also hosts a wide projection screen for sports games and a stage for karaoke and live musicians

13633 Martin St. NW
Andover,
MN
US

Pump It Up's Inflatable Party Zone balloons kids’ excitement with an enormous playspace that welcomes open-play sessions and private parties. Tots 34" and taller run and leap in huge bounce houses, soar down an inflatable slide, and practice for future zero-gravity triathlon events in a bouncy jousting arena and basketball court. Various open-play sessions give kids of all ages free rein to the fun zone while accompanying parents stand by to officiate bounce-house property-line disputes. Pump It Up also boasts myriad celebratory and special-event shindigs, with friendly staffers supervising jumpers, and serving pizza and favors in a vibrant party room.

13941 Lincoln St NE
Ham Lake,
MN
US