Kids Activities in Jackson Park

$50 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Sound Check Entertainment & Studios ($100 Value)

Sound Check Entertainment & Studios

West Allis

$100 $50

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Each week, expert instructors meet with adults and kids during lessons focused on voice, guitar, drums, or other instruments

Admission for Two or Four or a Family Membership to Jewish Museum Milwaukee (50% Off)

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Milwaukee

$12 $6

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Museum celebrates the history of Jewish people in Wisconsin through rotating engaging exhibits

Admission or Membership to Charles Allis Art Museum or Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum (Up to 55% Off). Four Options Available.

harles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

Explore 2000 years of history at Charles Allis Art Museum or decorative arts and Renaissance Garden at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Four or Eight Laser-Tag Sessions at Kids in Motion (Up to 53% Off)

Kids in Motion

New Berlin

$20 $10

Kids aged 5 and older race around a 1,500 sq. ft. laser-tag arena that's specially designed to appeal to children

Laser-Tag Package for Two or Four at Lasertag Adventure (40% Off)

Lasertag Adventure

Waukesha

$53.50 $32

Three hours of laser tag in a multi-level, jungle-themed laser-tag arena, trampoline dodgeball; and one one-topping pizza

Mini-Golf, Pizza, and Soda for Two or Four at Logger's Park Sports Complex (Up to 46% Off)

Logger's Park Sports Complex

Richfield

$27.45 $15

Pairs or groups of four putt their way through a meticulously-landscaped 18-hole mini-golf course, then enjoy pizza and soda

$39 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Kenosha Conservatory of Music ($88 Value)

Kenosha Conservatory of Music

Kenosha

$88 $39

Students learn sight-reading, rhythm, and other skills during one-on-one music lessons; guitar, drums, piano, and other instruments

Mini Golf for Two or Four at America's Action Territory (Up to 50% Off)

America's Action Territory

Bristol and Kenosha

$16 $10

Players choose from three 18-hole courses: one with a Mining theme, named Lost Fall

$15 for Two Games of Bowling for Up to Five from King Pin Bowl (Up to $55 Value)

King Pin Bowl

West Bend

$55 $15

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Bowling balls crash through pins on modern bowling lanes while cooks grill entrees at the in-house restaurant with a full bar

$24.99 for Cosmic Bowling for Four with Beer/Soda and Fries at Belgium Community Center ($72.49 Value) 

Belgium Community Center

Belgium

$72.49 $24.99

Colorful lights, energetic music, and glow-in-the-dark lanes enliven games as players sip soda and munch on fries

$23 for a Visit to Richardson Adventure Farm for Two Adults and Two Kids ($46 Value)

Richardson Adventure Farm

Spring Grove

$46 $23

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Explore a 28-acre corn maze, an observation tower, and 850-foot zipline at an operational family farm

$9 for a Tour for One at The Gold Pyramid ($15 Value)

The Gold Pyramid

The Gold Pyramid

$15 $9

Built as a private home in 1977, the 17,000 sq. ft. pyramid features statues, a moat, a three-pyramid garage, and Egyptian-style furnishings

Two-Hour Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Jump America (Up to 51% Off)

Jump America

Gurnee

$40 $20

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Kids bounce and play within 16,000-square-foot facility filled with trampolines and foam pits

One or Two Tactical Laser-Tag Sessions for Two or Four at Tactical Combat (Up to 51% Off)

Tactical Combat

Gurnee

$80 $39

During one-hour sessions, players engage in 6–7 games that simulate combat adventures with replica M16/M4 laser guns

Mirror-Maze Adventure for Two, Four, or Six at Amazing Mirror Maze (Up to 50% Off)

Amazing Mirror Maze

Gurnee Mills Mall

$16 $8

Wall-to-wall reflections in 1,800-square-foot neon space creates a fun, challenging maze for guests to conquer and escape

Lego Robotics Model Build & Play Pass or Day Camp at C&A Robot Factory (Up to 54% Off). Nine Options Available.

C&A Robot Factory

Libertyville

$30 $15

Thousands of Lego bricks let kids create cars, towers, or anything else they imagine

Open-Gym Passes or Birthday Party for Up to 10 or 20 Kids at Quick Stick Lacrosse and More (Up to 61% Off)

Quick Stick Lacrosse and More

Volo

$50 $25

The open gym and parties include access to dodgeballs, baseball equipment, and lacrosse equipment

Kids and Adult Day Passes to Farmyard and Petting Zoo at Lambs Farm (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Lambs Farm

Libertyville

$12 $7

Farmyard run by non-profit organization houses a petting zoo, an old-fashioned train ride, and a 600-pound pig

One Hours of Bowling for Up to 6 or 12 with Shoes and Drinks at Fatman Sports Lounge & Lanes (Up to 72% Off)

Fatman Sports Lounge & Lanes

Green Oaks (Lake Bluff)

$86 $25

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Neighborhood bowling alley entertains guests with bowling on 12 automatically scored lanes

$64 for 30 Minutes of WhirlyBall or Laser Tag for Up to 10 Players at WhirlyBall ($150 Value)

WhirlyBall

Multiple Locations

$150 $64

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Zip around courts in a bumper car, tossing wiffle balls with plastic scoops through goals, or slink through neon laser-tag arenas

Two, Four, or Six Indoor Amusement Center Passes to Party Fantasy Up to 55% Off)

Party Fantasy

Mundelein

$10 $5

Kids leap atop inflatables, ascend rock-climbing wall, race in go karts, and play games in video arcade

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Four or Eight at Maple Lanes (Up to 55% Off)

Maple Lanes

South Business Drive

$28 $14

Two hours of bowling on one or two lanes at an alley that also features sand volleyball courts and a golf simulator

Sports Birthday Party for Up to 10 or 20 Kids at Kits Sports Center (Up to 58% Off)

Kits Sports Center

Lake Zurich

$145 $64

Up to 20 kids can play at basketball, baseball, soccer, or flag football during a birthday party at this sports center.

$27 for a Punch Card for Five Indoor-Play Visits at Chicago TreeHouse ($52.50 Value)

Chicago TreeHouse

Lake Zurich

$52.50 $27

Kids roam free in 7,700 sq. ft. indoor play place with multilevel climbing structure, swings, and soft basketball court

Two Hours of Trampoline Sports and Play for Two or Four at Xtreme Trampolines (Up to 55% Off)

Xtreme Trampolines

Multiple Locations

$38 $17

Supervised kids and adults bounce off commercial-grade trampolines lining floors and walls or try their hand at trampoline dodge ball

$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Multiple Locations

$91.96 $44

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Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

Hayride and Corn Maze Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Waldvogel's Pumpkin Farm (Up to 48% Off)

Waldvogel's Pumpkin Farm

Burnett

$16 $9

Picture-perfect hayrides trundle among the pumpkin patch, while one of America's largest corn mazes seeks to stump all who enter

Two or Four Private Instrument or Voice Lessons at Piano Trends Music Company (Up to 61% Off)

Piano Trends Music Company

Crystal Lake

$63 $29

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30-minute instrument or voice lessons for all ages

$18 for Nickel City Family Entertainment Center Visit for Four with Pizza, Pop, and Gameplay ($31.99 Value)

Nickel City

Northbrook

$31.99 $18

Share a large pizza and pitcher of soda between turns on 100+ nickel-operated video and redemption games

$40 for Four Lessons on Piano, Guitar, Drums, or Other Instruments at JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons ($88 Value)

JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons

Multiple Locations

$88 $40

During private, 30-minute lessons, students learn the basics of singing or their choice of string, wind, or percussion instrument

Visit for Two or Four to Kohl Children's Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Kohl Children's Museum

Glenview

$22 $14

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Two-acre outdoor sculpture park and 16 other interactive exhibits teach children how to build a house, harness natural power, and make art

Two Hours of Bowling for Four or Eight with Drinks and Shoes at Liberty Lanes Bowling Center (Up to 59% Off)

Liberty Lanes Bowling Center

Carpentersville

$141.50 $59

Retro-style bowling alley; includes shoe rental and pitcher of soda or beer

Six Open-Play Sessions at Jump!Zone (Up to 42% Off). Six Locations Available.

Jump!Zone

Multiple Locations

$60 $35

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$29 for Two 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Terra Sounds ($80 Value)

Terra Sounds

Glenview

$80 $29

Students can practice instruments including guitar, piano, drums, violin, or voice or study techniques such as songwriting or improvisation

5 or 10 Drop-In Play Sessions, or a 90-Minute Firefighter Birthday Party for Up to 14 at FireZone (Up to 61% Off)

FireZone

Schaumburg

$45 $19

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Hands-on activities in a firehouse-themed activity center with real firefighters teach safety skills and fuel imaginations

Adult Painting Class for One, Two, or Four or Kids' Birthday Party at The CAKE Village (Up to 62% Off)

The CAKE Village

East Dundee

$50 $25

Artist leads adults in painting their own masterpieces; kids celebrate birthdays playing in the mini villiage and nibbling on cake

Amusement-Park Visit for Two or Four, Valid Saturday or Sunday at Santa's Village Azoosment Park (49% Off)

Santa's Village Azoosment Park

East Dundee

$39.50 $20

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Nostalgia-filled theme park delights families with fall-themed decorations, caramel apples, and costume contests

5 or 10 Bounce-House Play Passes at Pump It Up (Up to 51% Off

Pump It Up

Schaumburg

$40 $20

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Kids scramble and jump through bounce houses and coast down inflatable slides during five or 10 play sessions

Weekday or Weekend Admission for One, Two, or Four at Illinois Railway Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Illinois Railway Museum

Coral

$10 $5

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Watch restored antique train cars in operation, then check out memorabilia from the Chicagoland and national rail industries

Three Games of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 55% Off)

Glowgolf

Multiple Locations

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

Three or Six Open-Play Outings at Kids Club Party and Fun (Up to 50% Off)

Kids Club Party and Fun

Schaumburg

$30 $16

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Kids frolic in small houses, mini cars, and cushioned playhouses as parents sink into comfy couches and sip on coffee or tea

Arcade Outing with 100 Tokens and a 14-Inch Single-Topping Pizza at Kiddie Kingdom (Up to 55% Off)

Kiddie Kingdom

Niles

$33.70 $15

Entertainment facility houses platefuls of hand-tossed pizza, more than 62 arcade games, and a miniature carousal

Admission for Four Adults, or Membership for One Adult or Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Elgin History Museum

Eastside Elgin

$12 $8

Two floors of history exhibits reflecting Elgin's rich past, including a collection of Elgin Watches and Elgin Road Race memorabilia

All-Day Access Package for Up to 8 or Party Package for Up to 15 at Coral Cove Family Fun Center (Up to 63% Off)

Coral Cove Family Fun Center

South Beloit

$36 $14

Modern and classic arcade games stand alongside five inflatable bounce houses and obstacle courses for ample family fun

$19 for Two Games of Bowling with Shoes for Five at Badgerland Bowling Centers (Up to $52.50 Value)

Badgerland Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$52.50 $19

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Groups of up to five strap into shoes and bowl at any of six locations, each with an onsite restaurant

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With more than 30 years of experience in illustrating, art teaching, and graphic design, Art 'N Oddities owner Meri Berghauer breathes life into art with unique classes and gallery showings. In the two-hour goblet-painting class, students adorn flasks and flutes with streaks and swirls of color, adding a festive elegance to even the most mysterious, smoke-emitting beverages. Students in the Mirror, Mirror class spend 2.5 hours crafting all-natural mosaics from magazine pictures, photographs, specialty paper, and discarded eviction notices, and then affixing them to a 10-inch square mirror and frame. Or gather inspiration from four consecutive weekly two-hour drawing classes in which students scrawl a variety of lines, 2D and 3D shapes, and objects in perspective using proportion and texture.

5833 W Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee,
WI
US

Flashing lights and an orchestra of electronic beeps fill Blazzin Lazers' indoor arena, where warriors young and old plunge into battle against others who were friends mere minutes before. Amid a realistic military base and barrels oozing with faux-neon toxic waste, players flex their fingers around laser-gun triggers, dodge enemy blasts, and scan barcodes with superhuman speed as computerized vests keep track of scores. The laser-tag facility also hosts parties, offering packages for larger groups and a party room where groups can lower heart rates as they unwrap birthday presents and enjoy cake or food brought from home. Housed inside the space of a former haunted house, Blazzin Lazers also hosts haunted laser tage in October.

5121 W Howard Ave
Milwaukee,
WI
US

SpongeBob's house is shaking, rattling, and rolling to a soundtrack of giggles. At Bounce Realm, kids bound about in large inflatables such as SpongeBob's abode, as well as a Cars moonwalk and a giant air-filled obstacle course. This inflatable world inflates imaginations and excites kids into bouts of exercise as they run, jump, and climb. In between leaps and bounds inside safe and clean bounce houses, kids sprint between arcade games and air-hockey battles. Parents can tote sock-clad little ones into this plush world for open-bounce sessions or private parties. Those shindigs can get extra festive with visits from favorite characters, such Dora the Explorer and Spider-Man. SpongeBob himself might even stop by to see what all the excitement is about.

4595 S 27th St
Milwaukee,
WI
US

Bigger isn?t always better, and that's especially true at Koz?s Mini Bowl. As you might guess from the name, everything here is just a bit smaller, from the bowling balls to the little man who cleans up the pins. Practically the only thing that hasn't been scaled down is the sense of competition; the goal is still to get as many strikes and spares as possible. As players palm miniature bowling balls and toss them down four lanes, a jukebox fills the alley with classic tunes and a bartender fills pitchers to the brim with beer.

2078 S 7th St
Milwaukee,
WI
US

After decades of winning the admiration of stock-car racing fans with his aggressive driving strategy and off-track charisma, Rusty Wallace now gives others the chance to experience the rush of racing. He joined forces with Sodikart to roll out the Rusty Wallace Kart Experience, pairing kart with driver at some of the country's most celebrated racetracks. Racers can hop in a custom RT8 (or its kid-friendly counterpart, the LR4) and hit the gas, tearing up everything from the versatile road courses and speedy main track of the Atlanta Motor Speedway to the challenging lava pits of the Milwaukee Mile.

But this go-karting business has a big brother?the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. It's a high-speed trip into the pro-racing trade, with breathtaking ride-alongs and racing experiences in stock cars. Guests buckle up and sit shotgun alongside professional drivers as they fly down straightaways and around curves. They can even get behind the wheel themselves, finally feeling what it's like to be a professional driver.

7722 W Greenfield Ave.
West Allis,
WI
US

HauntFest packs two terrifying stories of adrenaline-fueled fun inside a heated house fraught with this year’s Hollywood-themed phantoms. With a VIP pass, visitors can forgo lines and waiting rooms, skipping straight ahead toward 20,000 square feet of bloodied zombies, ghoulish skeletons, and curious medical students. Although the actors adhere to a strict no-touch policy, the festival's motion-based attraction, The Last Ride, jostles bodies and spirits with a startling simulation of being buried alive. Monsters roam HauntFest’s grounds, and DJs spin live tunes to fend off fiends with the demon-destroying power of the treble clef.

1200 South 84th Street
Milwaukee,
WI
US