Kids Activities in Tampa

Unlimited Trampoline Jumping for Two or Four at AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Up to 36% Off)

AirHeads Trampoline Arena

Multiple Locations

$35.90 $23

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Spend a hot or rainy day bouncing across colorful, wall-to-wall trampolines with dodgeball and basketball areas

Roller Skating Package for Two or Four, or Birthday Party for 10 at Town & Country Skateworld (Up to 46% Off)

Town & Country Skateworld

Town N County Park

$26 $15

Roller rink immerses skaters in thumping music, lights, and fog; birthday parties include pizza, soda, and party favors for each guest

$12 for $20 Worth of Batting Practice — Heaters Sports

Heaters Sports

Tampa

$20 $12

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$17 for Four Indoor Playground Visits to Jump!Zone ($38.50 value)

Jump!Zone

Tampa

$38.50 $17

Kids clamber and bound over seven giant inflatables such as pirate ships, dinosaurs, Disney princess castles, and Batman obstacle courses

Four Laser-Tag Sessions for Two or Four or Unlimited Sessions for Two at LaserStrike (Up to 55% Off)

LaserStrike

Tampa

$39 $19

Indoor laser tag arena spans 3,800 sq. ft. and features neon lights and various game formats

$19 for Two-Hour Unlimited Arcade-Game Package at GameTime (Up to $45 Value)

GameTime

Tampa

$45 $19

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Racing and shooting games alongside basketball and skee-ball machines and redemption games offering fun prizes

$140 for Fall Session Performing Arts Classes at South Tampa Center for the Arts ($240 Value)

South Tampa Center for the Arts

Palma Ceia West

$240 $140

Students ages 4–14 study acting, singing, or dancing in an encouraging, fun environment

$125 for a Manchester United Birthday Package for Up to 12 Kids at Cinco Soccer ($195 Value)

Cinco Soccer

Tampa

$195 $125

Soccer counselors get kids running around the field during 1.5 hour birthday celebrations

Memorial Museum Visit for Two or One-Year Companion or Family Membership (Up to 47% Off)

American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum

Channel District

$20 $12

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Shipboard museum showcases historic artifacts on a 455 ft. cargo vessel that survived WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War

$17 for $30 Worth of Services at JCD Productions

Jcd Productions

On Location

$30 $17

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Bounce Visit Wednesday–Friday or Saturday and Sunday for Two or Four at Hoppers Fun House (Up to 54% Off)

Hoppers Fun House

Town N Country - Tampa

$24 $12

Kids frolic inside a 7,228-square-foot facility filled with inflatable structures and padded floors, munching on hot dogs and sipping soda

Trampolining and Video Gaming Session for One, Two, or Four at Boing! Jump Center (Up to 57% Off)

BOING! Jump Center

Tampa/Brandon

$40 $20

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12,000 square feet of trampolines and a expansive arcade with prize center

$12 for $23 Worth of Music Lessons — Tampa Piano Academy

Tampa Piano Academy

On Location

$23 $12

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2014 Fun Card for Unlimited Admission Through December to SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa (26% Off)

SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa

Multiple Locations

$101.18 $75

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Unlimited admission to the park of your choice, with striking aquatic shows at SeaWorld or exotic animal exhibits and rides at Busch Gardens

$45 for Admission to Howl-O-Scream 2014 at Busch Gardens Tampa on October 2, 3, 9 or 10 (Up to $95.23 Value)

Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa

$95.23 $45

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Escape the curse of haunted houses and hundreds of creepy creatures as you zoom through Florida's top thrill rides in the dark

$149 for a One-Week Ghost Adventure Summer Camp for One Child from Historic Adventures ($299 Value)

Historic Adventures

Historic Ybor

$299 $149

Kids explore Tampa's history during camp sessions that include visits to the city's history museum and other historic landmarks

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For more than 50 years, family-owned Pin Chasers alleys have been adding perks to the bowling basics. Leagues for all skill levels, six-week lesson plans, and the immersive light shows of late-night Cyber bowling entertain families with the fundamentals. It's when the scoring systems—equipped with touchscreen consoles and customizable backgrounds—boot up or the automatic bumpers raise between turns that players might first take notice of their high-tech surroundings. As for service, the inviting staff hand out complimentary bowling shoes and socks, and will assist guests in picking out the right type of ball rather than noisily sandblasting one down to size when it doesn’t fit. The full-service cafes also manage to defy expectations by serving breakfast fare around the clock.

Friendly employees and full bars span each of Pin Chasers' three locations, but other amenities differ. Visitors can aim cues at Veterans' four billiards tables, stretch their thumbs at East Pasco's arcade, or try to count all of Midtown's 50 lanes without first extracting their fingers from their bowling balls.

5555 W Hillsborough Ave.
Tampa,
FL
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Before coming to America in 1970, young Armando Gort would wander the countryside of Cuba to watch the horses and dream of the day when he would finally own his own horse ranch. After coming to the states and finding his footing, his dream became a reality in 1994. Today, at HorsePower for Kids, Armando lets children with similar dreams or a simple love for horses join him in his fascination for the majestic animal. He also organizes riding and educational programs specifically for inner-city kids and at-risk children. This all takes place on a farm surrounded by Old Tampa Bay wilderness, where children from all walks of life can ride ponies and horses during trail rides and lessons. Alpacas, hogs, lemurs, and baby deer, also call the ranch home, occasionally making themselves available for petting and or high-hooves.

8005 Race Track Rd
Tampa,
FL
US

Since its construction in 1944, the 455-foot SS American Victory has weathered quite a few storms, including World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. From those storms, the steamship developed a rich history filled with stories that echo throughout its three-level cargo holds, hospital, flying bridge, mess halls, crew cabins, and lifeboats. Located in downtown Tampa, behind The Florida Aquarium, the cargo vessel now serves as a museum with exhibits showcasing rare artifacts including photographs, uniforms, medals, documents, and naval gear. Guests on the shipboard museum may take in the history at their own pace with self-guided tours, or book a guided tour led by knowledgeable docents able to walk backward as smoothly as Michael Jackson.

705 Channelside Dr
Tampa,
FL
US

Splitsville appeases appetites for flavorful fusion cuisine while satisfying fun glands with ample bowling and dancing opportunities. Among racks of vibrant, multicolored bowling balls and one of the world's largest pins, bowl over taste buds with an eclectic menu of contemporary cuisine. Sample a fresh selection from the sea with an array of artful sushi favorites, including california, volcano, and spicy-tuna tempura rolls ($7–$13). Those who wish to exercise their landlubbing legs can stay dry with saucy pizza delights ($9–$12). Educate tongues with one of Splitsville's specialty pies, such as the Island Club or Big Fat Greek, or build your own with an adequate supply of dough blocks, cheese cement, and pepperoni nails. To fully satisfy cravings for fancy fare, sink incisors into a signature plate, featuring the mahi-mahi tuna with voodoo shrimp to enchant molars and the chicken pinot grigio to intoxicate tonsils ($8–$19). While exploring the culinary possibilities, sip from a selection of specialty cocktails served in fishbowl-style stemware, in case you want to replenish the goldfish residing in your pocket that were pawned off the neighbor's kids.

615 Channelside Dr
Tampa,
FL
US

Face off in rousing matches of beam-blasting and firm handshaking. With today's Groupon, $9 gets you three 15-minute light-slinging, laser-tag showdowns at Q-Zar, an $18 value. Serve and volley laser bolts across a darkened, fog-filled court in a tense match to see who is master of the laser and has the firmest handshake.Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

7807 N Dl
Tampa,
FL
US

Lauded by Creative Loafing for its "multi-sensory approach to historical storytelling," the Tampa Bay History Center uses its 60,000-square-foot space to display immersive exhibits on 12,000 years of Tampa history. Historically-curious visitors can browse the center's interactive exhibits, including the story theater, which tells the dramatic story of Chief Coacoochee during the Second Seminole War. Browse through artifacts from Florida’s cigar trade, including a replica of a 1920s cigar store, an ideal exhibit to take any uncles that believe they've switched bodies with Groucho Marx. A new temporary exhibit, Blue and Gray in Tampa Bay: The Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast opens January 10, 2011, joining exhibits on cattle ranching, European exploration, and the civil rights movement.

801 Saint Pete Times Forum Dr
Tampa,
FL
US