From ice cream shops to water parks to go-karts, Festival Country is home to activities that kids love. Find the fun at one of these kid-approved places.
Freedom Springs is the home of slides, a lazy river, a lap pool, concessions, shelter houses, cabanas and great events like Adult Nights.
Enjoy arcade games and a virtual reality experience.
Build your own frozen yogurt bowls and find candy and stuffed animals in the candy shop.
The mall offers more than 150 indoor and outdoor shops as well as exciting dining options.
The two-story space is a year-round indoor play zone for children, with a Luckey Climber three-dimensional climbing sculpture, a musical garden, and STEAM-focused activity centers that incorporate educational themes, art, science and music.
This classic walk-up ice cream stand was named the best soft serve in Indiana. Across the street is the newly renovated Old City Park, so it would make the perfect stop during a summer play date.
This U-pick flower farm is open Friday through Sunday from June 1 to Sept. 30 every year and is a great spot to pick your own flower bouquet and have a relaxing picnic in a beautiful setting. They also offer pre-cut flowers and bouquets.
Enjoy the movie experience with luxurious recliners, reserved seating, enhanced menu, full bar and the RPX large-format experience.
The splash pad offers a variety of water features to keep kids engaged on summer days.
Kids and adults can walk in and paint their own pottery or create their own fused glass project.
Named the best theater in Indiana, this award-winning historic theater showcases favorite movies from a variety of decades as well as live events.
Experience six lanes of mini bowling, a 10-pin bowling game that uses smaller balls.
Taste the delicious Hershey’s ice cream, and for added fun, order through the walk-up window.
There are eight fully digital theaters and the area’s only drive-in movie theater. Spend your summer nights watching a movie under the stars, or catch a movie inside year-round.
This flower farm is known for its lavender fields and U-pick flowers in the summer, as well as pumpkin patches in the fall. They also have chickens and peacocks to visit.
Enjoy an Olympic-sized pool with a diving well, a 190-foot water slide, a zero-depth pool with a play structure, water basketball and a concession stand.
They offer lessons, private parties and general skating opportunities.
This family-friendly bowling facility also has a restaurant and special discounts on Wednesdays.
Find throwback candy and ice cream at a Top 10 Candy Shop in Indiana.
Explore exhibits tracing the local history from its geological beginnings to the pioneer days to the foot-tapping 1950s. Admission is free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Find toys for kids of all ages and shop for little ones in their new baby boutique. Enjoy play events and storytime on select days.
This indoor adventure park features attractions like sky rider, warrior obstacle course, climbing walls, warrior battle beam, trampolines, ropes course, tubes obstacle course, slam dunk zone, dodgeball courts and drop zone.
Stop by to see a giant 11-foot apple, slide down an indoor slide, drive a go-kart, take a photo in the photo booth and more. Kids also love solving the puzzle to win prizes like stickers and temporary tattoos.
Let the kids explore a world of books in this cozy independent book store.
The Apple Works has fun for the entire family from early spring to late fall. Come visit to find spring flowers, summer vegetables and fall apples. Activities and special events for the kids are held regularly, including the famous pick-your-own pumpkin patch. See their website for specific events.
This park is home to Hoosier Horse Park and six community groups that have their home base in the park, including Johnson County Antique Machinery Club, Columbus Model Railroad Club, Radio Controlled Flyer Club, Indiana Live Steamers and Nineveh Senior Center.
Enjoy 11 acres of fun, including go- karts, mini golf, bumper boats and an arcade.
This iconic venue offers weekend go-kart competitions, open practices for those who have their own kart, rental karts, private track rental for events, driver coaching and more.
Enjoy canoe, kayak and raft trips down the beautiful Driftwood River.
Enjoy swimming, slides and more at this aquatic center.
Features 85 stores where customers can enjoy savings of 25 to 65 percent every day.
Enjoy a popcorn bar and more than 400 flavors to choose from.
Throughout Festival Country, visit dozens of parks and walk along more than 35 miles of trails. Greenwood is home to the Play Pocket Trail, where you’ll find four separate playgrounds along the trail, each with its own theme. There are bee, tree, butterfly and firefighter play pockets that offer a fun interactive stop along your walk. Find more information about trails and parks here.