Not sure what to do with the kids for the weekend? Or maybe you have some family visiting, and you are not sure what fun and family friendly activities are available in our area? Finding quality and affordable family entertainment can be challenging, even more so depending on the season! In order to make this less challenging, we have compiled a list of local places that are great for family entertainment:
1. Stanton Lanes
One of the best bowling spots of the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton area is Stanton Lanes, which is located on Stanton Street in Wilkes-Barre. Their venue offers more than just bowling, including: party space, food and a full bar. They offer daily deals and events, which helps to keep Stanton Lanes in any family budget. Some of these include: 3-2-1 bowl, $2 Tuesdays, Saturday and Sunday Family Special, and Dollar Sunday’s. Stanton Lanes works to keep their venue family friendly by keeping it clean and welcoming!
2. Revolution Ice Centre
Keeping an active lifestyle is very important, which makes the Revolution Ice Centre an excellent space for family fun. When not being used for sporting events, such as hockey, they offer various public skates for people to partake in. These public skates typically take place on Saturdays and Sundays. Public skates are great for families because they offer affordable rates and rentals, and have plenty of room so everyone can join. Check out the Revolution Ice Centre to bring some more fun to your weekend!
When looking for family entertainment, keep in mind Skateaway, which is one of the best roller skating rinks in our area! Located on Blackman Street, in Wilkes-Barre, they offer all different types of skates and events. Some of these events include: Sunday Open Skate, Sunday Matinee, Mom + Tots Wednesdays, Wacky Wednesday, Saturday Tiny Tot Skate and Saturday Night Top 40. Skateaway hosts birthdays, private parties, and also, late night skates, making any event a memorable one.
4. Movies 14
R/C Movies 14 is located in Downtown Wilkes-Barre and is a great spot for family entertainment! They offer all of the most new and popular movies, in both traditional and D-BOX viewing options. Movies 14’s D-BOX lets people experience movies in a way which is more realistic and fun, giving them a more sensual experience of whatever movie they may see. Along with movie entertainment, Movies 14 also offers both a snack bar and an arcade, making your movie experience truly fulfilling. Definitely keep Movies 14 in mind for your family entertainment!
5. Adventure Zone
Maybe you are looking for family entertainment that requires more physical activity? One way to tire out your children would be by taking them to Adventure Zone! Adventure Zone, located in Scranton, and is a place that is full of fun for any family. They have several bouncy houses, an obstacle course, and a gigantic inflatable slide! Combining all of their activities with their food and drinks, makes Adventure Zone an excellent place to spend any day with your family.
Sometimes the best way to stay entertained is through wall-to-wall aerial action! Sky Zone, located in Pittston, is known as one of the most fun entertainment venues in our area. Their facility features all sorts of activities: freestyle jump, skyslam, ultimate dodgeball and also, a foam zone. Looking to run through an entire room, lined with trampolines? Or maybe you are looking to play a much more bouncy version of basketball? If so, look no farther than Sky Zone! They offer a variety of entertainment options for any family.
7. Great Wolf Lodge
Finding the perfect place for family entertainment can be pretty challenging, especially if it is during the colder months of the year. If you are looking for some fun and wet entertainment, check out the Great Wolf Lodge, which is located in the Pocono Mountains. They offer amusement park entertainment year round with their indoor water park and resort! Great Wolf Lodge has dozens of various water slides for you and your family to enjoy, as well other types of pools and spas! Not only that, but they offer a theater, arcade, a rope course and a fitness center. Great Wolf Lodge is a great place for amp up any family entertainment!