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.
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.
Whether you’re into bowling or go-karts, The Alley Indoor Entertainment is an all-in-one family fun hot-spot. With 32 lanes and late night cosmic bowling, challenge the kids to a few frames or try to win more tickets in the arcade. Get a group together and explore Escapology, the on-site escape room with five different scenarios. The Alley is open seven days a week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spend the afternoon in a competitive game of laser tag at one of Wichita’s most popular laser tag arcades, Laser Quest. For as low as $8.50 a game, players can go head-to-head with their friends and family in this immersive experience to earn free games, achievements and badges. Laser Quest is closed on Mondays.
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.
An interesting concept introducing a fusion of coffee and board games, Sente: Games & Refreshments brings families together around the table to have fun and challenge each other. With snacks and warm drinks, Sente is a great option for indoor family fun during the colder months. The coffee shop has more than 200 games (and counting!), with card games and board games for all ages.
Stay in shape and get some air at Urban Air Trampoline Park’s six trampoline activity areas. From foam pits to a slam dunk court, bounce and flip to your heart’s desire. Enjoy an indoor ropes course and area devoted to the little ones. The facility is open seven days a week.
Whether you’re a fan of hockey, ice-skating or just want to watch dad fall down a bunch, head out to Wichita Ice Center for lessons and rink time at this unique indoor facility. The center rents skates and allows open public skating at an affordable price. It also offers a family skate package, including admission and skate rentals for four people. Wichita Ice Center has two sheets of ice, an Olympic-size rink and an NHL-certified rink. The facility is open to the public for a few hours every Wednesday through Friday as well as special evening hours on the weekends. The facility is closed to the public on Mondays.
For the sports-minded family, Wichita Sports Forum offers indoor soccer fields, sand volleyball and basketball courts and eight batting cages all open to the public when not in use by teams. Bounce your way through Aviate, a huge indoor trampoline park right inside the Sports Forum. The facility is open seven days a week.