In addition to all of the holiday fun and family gatherings over Christmas break, you’ll probably encounter bored kids or will just need to get out of the house. Here are a few free and cheap activities for winter in Las Vegas, so plan ahead to keep those kids from complaining. Also check out a few of our other posts to entertain the kiddos:
Free places to play
Town Square Children’s Park- Give the kids a play break and tackle after Christmas shopping deals at the same time. When the sun is out, the winter daytime temps are fairly moderate.
Town Square Noon Year’s Eve– A New Year’s party just for kids featuring bounce houses, music and face painting, with a balloon drop at noon. Monday, December 31st, 10am-1pm.
Pottery Barn Kids South Rampart– Toys for kids to play with, plus story times on Tuesday and other special events through the year.
Barnes & Noble Stores– With locations in Henderson, Summerlin, and the Northwest parts of town, they usually have trains or blocks set out for kids, or they can look at books. All area stores host story times and special events, see link for details.
McDonald’s Indoor PlayPlace– Locations on S. Valle Verde Dr., S. Maryland Parkway, W. Tropicana, and N. Stephanie, these stores also offer WiFi. Grab a bite to eat off their dollar menu and let the kids burn off some energy.
Kangamoo Indoor Playground– Voted Best Indoor Playground 2017 and one of our favorites, if you are near the airport with kids from 1-10 years, it’s worth buying passes. Single visits start at $10 per child for 3 hours of open play. The best part of this amazing play area is the parent lounge-with massage chairs, coffee, free wi-fi, and much more. For a limited time, they are offering free kids crafts on Wednesdays. 1525 E Sunset Rd,Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Kinderland Indoor Play & Cafe– Located in the heart of Summerlin, starting at $12 per child (passes also available), suitable for children up to 6.
Kids Planet Indoor Playground– On Durango, just south of Flamingo, also a $10 admission to start per child, and prepaid punch cards are available also.
Kids’ Club Las Vegas– Play for children from 1 to 8 years, starting at $10 per visit per child. Located at Craig Rd. and Jones Blvd.
Fidgets Indoor Playground and Party Place– Designed for kids 6 years and under, located in the SW on Rainbow Blvd. south of I-215. Starting at $10 per child, they also offer Free coloring and Kindermusik classes.
Adventure Indoor Playground– Located at Jones and Russell, also $10 per child per visit to start.
Giggles N Tots Las Vegas– Located on East Sunset Rd, just past Green Valley Pkwy, designed for kids 7 and under, pricing starts at $12 per child.
Fun in the Snow
Lee Canyon– If you’re feeling adventurous, bundle up for a day in the snow in Lee Canyon. They offer Snow Tubing, Snowshoeing, Foxtail Winter Snowplay area for kids, Skiing and Snowboarding. Maybe not the cheapest of activities, but there’s also hiking on the mountain which is free. Always check the web page before planning your visit for mountain conditions, events calendar, etc.