Indy with Kids

Where to Find Arcade Games and Pinball Around Indianapolis

My kids have eagle eyes for finding arcades. They can spot a pinball machine or arcade game anywhere and love trying them out. Do you or your kids also love an arcade? Central Indiana has tons of options for young and old. You can find anything from retro arcades to the newest and latest games available. We have rounded up a list of all the city has to offer.
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White Bounce House Indy

The White Bounce House Indy is a small, family-owned and run business that all started when owners Tammy and Chris wanted a white bounce house for their wedding back in 2017 but their search came up short. Fast forward five years and two kids later and still no white bounces...
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Once Upon a Party

Once Upon A Party has been entertaining central Indiana since 2011! Specializing in professional face painting, balloon twisting, glitter tattoos, and over-the-top balloon decor, we bring the FUN! We use the highest quality materials and our artists are friendly professionals that love working with kids. Whether you are entertaining 10...

7 Things to do this Weekend with Kids | September 30-October 2, 2022

It’s October and we’re putting out our Halloween decorations and getting our pumpkins ready. But Fall also means it’s festival season!. We have some great ideas all across Central Indiana this week. Penguins in Fortville and a festival in Avon! Bundle up and watch a movie under the stars with our friends at Greenwood Parks & Rec on Friday night. Plenty of fall fun for the entire family.

Williams Park & Blast Off Playground

Williams Park is a popular destination for families for good reason. The largest park in Brownsburg covers 77 acres and boasts many sought-after amenities. Entertain the your kids all day with 2 playgrounds, a splash pad, shelters, trails, basketball courts, a veterans’ memorial, 2 large restroom facilities, and expansive grass space. Brownsburg also hosts many community events here. If you haven’t already, this is a park worth checking out!


SMC and the Automation Factory: Building the Future. In celebration of National Manufacturing Day, SMC will be opening its doors to the community on October 8th from 10-2 for a free, LEGO-themed event hosted by the company’s Women in STEM program. Ever wondered what’s in that huge building at...

25 Birthday Parties You Can Throw in Your Own Backyard

Is your child lucky enough to have a late spring, summer, or early fall birthday? Take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy the special day outdoors. Hosting a birthday party in your own backyard gives you the flexibility to invite as many people as you want, for as long as you want. You also have the freedom to use all your creativity when coming up with themes and activities. Here are some unique ideas to turn your backyard into party central for a birthday party your child will never forget!

Indy Fuel Hockey Offers Action-Packed Experiences for Families

Looking for an exciting, family-friendly night out? The Indianapolis Fuel is Indy’s own hockey team and home games are a blast for the whole family. Your kids will love heading to Indiana Farmers Coliseum for an action-packed evening of fun. Keep reading to learn how the Indy Fuel creates amazing and memorable hockey experiences for families.

Indianapolis Date Nights | 10 Ideas for October 2022

What could be more romantic than snuggling up with your sweetie in the crisp, cool fall air? Enjoy all the sights, sounds, and smells of fall with our list of 10 date nights for October. Looking for more date night ideas? Check out this list of 100 dates you can plan with your partner throughout the year.

Lark Ranch Pumpkin Patch and More | Fall Family Fun on the Farm

Open every weekend from September 24 – October 29, 2022. Plus, look for special weekdays too!. If fall fun on the farm is what you’re looking for, Lark Ranch is a great place to visit. Located in Greenfield, Indiana, just a short drive from Indianapolis, you’ll find a whole day of fun waiting for you. Grab your pumpkins from the Lark Ranch pumpkin patch and then have a blast with all of the fun activities.

The Ultimate List of Indianapolis Area Fall Festivals and Events

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. There’s something about the crisp coolness in the air and all the festivities that come with it. Autumn foliage, apple orchards, pumpkin patches, craft fairs, and Halloween events bring me so much joy. Join in the fall fun with this ultimate list of all the amazing events happening in and around Indianapolis this season. Whether you love harvest festivals, free museum days, town events, or spooky celebrations for Halloween, you’re bound to find a fabulous fall experience perfect for your family.

Free Holiday World Season Pass for Pre-K Kids

New in 2023, Holiday World will launch its first-ever FREE Pre-K Season Pass, a pass for four- and five-year-old children to visit Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari all season. Children ages 3 and under already qualify for free admission at Holiday World, but this new Pre-K Pass gets kids...

Find Your Favorite Fall Treats Around Indy | Cider, Donuts, Pie, and More

The leaves are changing, the air is becoming crisp, and we are dreaming of fall days spent at the farm. One of the best things about fall and the change of season is the amazing fall treats you will find around Indianapolis. Freshly made apple cider, donuts, and pumpkin spice lattes are calling your name. You know what tasty treats you are craving, but where can you find them? We’ve done the work for you and assembled the 10 best places around Indy where you can find your favorite fall treats. It’s time to grab your kids or your date and venture forth in search of all the flavors of autumn!

21 Birthday Party Ideas for Art Lovers

Do you have a need for beauty and color? Maybe you love nothing more than spending a day creating with paints, clay, or glass. If you are an art lover or creative spirit looking for unique birthday party ideas for adults, look no further! Great birthday parties don’t have to be just for kids. If you are an art fan, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a special birthday party at one of our favorite artsy locations around Indy.

Young’s Creek Park

Franklin’s newest feature, Young’s Creek Park, offers everything you could want in a park experience. Originally planned as a solution to the city’s flooding problems, Franklin went above and beyond in its design to include something for everyone. Within this 15-acre greenspace, you’ll find a splash pad, playground, pickleball courts, walking trail, vendor areas, an amphitheater and more! This is a destination you don’t want to miss!