110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ, 732-577-8200
iPlay America is one of the largest indoor playgrounds in New Jersey and is a must visit destination. It is home to 11 indoor rides, attractions, over 200 arcade games, party rooms and concession stands. Ride on the Go Karts, play Laser Tag, visit the 4D Theater or do some mini-bowling.
Rizzo's Wildlife World
1 Gold Mine Rd, Flanders, NJ, 973-586-0444
Rizzo’s mission is to bring parents, children and people of all ages together to appreciate and learn about the natural world. More than 100 animals reside at Rizzo’s. They are open to the public most days of the week. Private parties, such as birthday parties, are also available.
149 Polito Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ, 201-933-2220
Bring the family and enjoy a two hour show featuring knights, real weapons, horses and falcons. A four course dinner is included in the show. Threedifferent ticket packages are available for purchase as well as birthday party packages and group rates.
Robert Novins Planetarium
Ocean County College, 1 College Dr, Toms River, NJ, 732-255-0343
The Novins Planetarium is one of the largest planetariums in New Jersey. 3-D shows can take viewers on a trip from the smallest size scales to the edge of the universe. The planetarium projector shows a clear, large view of the night sky. Take part in one of the many children’s programs or see a show.
Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ, 673-596-6529
The Dreyfuss planetarium is kid friendly offering interactive galleries, creative play, makerspace and an explorer program. There is fun for the entire family as well with many programs such as Skywatch. Visitors will learn about constellations, travel through the Solar System, visit different galaxies and fly to the edge of the Universe.
Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest
Market St and Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 215-925-RINK
Through March 4, 2018
The Winterfest houses an Olympic-size skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, a ski lodge, a winter garden with lit holiday trees, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, a kids’ lodge with arcade games and more. Special events, food, drinks and entertainment are also featured.