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Indoor Family Fun in Wichita

If the weather outside is frightful or rainy or you just feel like being inside, Wichita offers amazing indoor family fun for all ages. Stay warm, dry and engaged at many of our local attractions, museums, and other entertainment options.

All Star Adventures

All Star Adventures/Sports

Perfect for a rainy day, All Star Adventures and All Star Sports offers both indoor and outdoor fun. Inside, everyone can tap into their inner kid and play tons of arcade games to win tokens to exchange for awesome prizes! At All Star Sports, guests have a choice of more than 60 arcade games and a 14,000-square-foot arcade space. With options like a rock climbing wall and laser tag, get active and run off your energy at this unique attraction. All Star Adventures offers more than 85 arcade games for all ages and Bowlingo, similar to bowling without the special shoes! Both locations are open seven days a week.

Celebrating after a strike at The Alley Bowling


Whether you’re in east or west Wichita, spend some time on the lanes. Bowlero (WichitaNorthridge and Northrock) has dozens of lanes at their bowling complexes.

A man surfs on a surfing simulator at Blast Off Bay Water Park

Blast Off Bay

Bring the whole family or make it a date at the largest indoor water park just minutes outside of Wichita city limits. Blast Off Bay features a fun sci-fi theme, variety of slides, surf machine, kid's area and a swim-up bar.

A close-up shot of the front of the B-29 showing some detail and the Doc logo on the side

B-29 Doc Hangar & Education Center

See an incredible piece of history at the B-29 Doc Hangar & Education Center. Doc is one of only two air-worthy B-29 Superfortress aircraft left in the world. Learn about its history in World War II and the mysterious way in which it was found, abandoned in a desert. Check Doc’s website to see when Doc will be stored in its hangar or where you can see it fly during air shows around the country. The hangar is only open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Climbers on the wall at Bliss Climbing Complete

Bliss Climbing and Fitness Complex

Do you have adventure-seekers in your family? Scale a 38-foot climbing wall at Bliss Climbing and Fitness and put your agility to the test. With auto-belay the whole family can enjoy this safe, fun, challenging activity together and see who can reach the top first! There is also a 15-foot bouldering wall for you to try at this state of the art indoor facility. Bliss is open seven days a week.

Wichita Ice Center

Wichita Ice Center

From figure skating to ice hockey, the  Wichita Ice Center  offers lessons, events and open skate sessions for all skill levels.

Pickle Ball Courts at Chicken N Pickle

Chicken N Pickle

What’s better than food, family and fun? Chicken N Pickle offers all three with both indoor and outdoor experiences. This unique entertainment complex offers six indoor pickle ball courts, four shuffleboard courts, two bocce ball courts and a game room with table tennis, air hockey and table shuffleboard. It has a full menu of chicken-related items for an all around good time. Chicken N Pickle is open seven days a week.

A man prepares to throw an ax at a target at Blade and Timber in Wichita

Axe to Grind or Blade & Timber

Ax throwing is a perfect activity for friends and family, and Wichita has spots that hit the mark:  Axe to Grind  and  Blade & Timber . Before you go, it’s a good idea to do online research to be aware of any age restrictions that may exist.

Play Games at Dave and Buster's

Dave and Buster's

Eat, drink and play at Wichita’s Dave and Buster's! This state of the art entertainment facility brings together delicious food and drink plus tons of new and exclusive arcade games, game competitions and prizes! Guests can also play billiards or challenge friends to interactive games like the Men In Black International VR Game and other virtual reality favorites. In the Million Dollar Midway, families will have exposure to more than 200 of the biggest, newest and most fun arcade games and be able to pay for more playing time right from their phones. Dave & Busters is open seven days a week.

View of Exploration Place across the water

Museums in Wichita

Wichita offers about 20 museums for families to immerse themselves in cultures, learn about distant countries or take a trip to space. Visitors will find endless opportunities at art museums, history museums and the uniquely Wichita Museums on the River. At other local museums, you can come face-to-face with one of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex in the country at Museum of World Treasures open daily, or experience the history of flight in Wichita at the Kansas Aviation Museum, closed Mondays.

Let's Go Build  is your one-stop-shop for everything LEGO® brand in Wichita. For culturally diverse card and board games, toys, figurines, collectibles and more, head to  Pink Elephant Games and Cafe. And be sure to check out more ideas for extreme fun indoors when trying to beat the heat or cold outdoors in the Heart of the Country. 


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