Family Fun

Family Fun

From mini-bowling to a driving range entertainment venue to enjoying a picnic on the farm, your schedule is packed full of activities fun for the whole family.

Gilbert Historical Museum

1.5 hours – Located in the heart of Gilbert, the Heritage District, the Gilbert Historical Museum was built in 1913 and was once Gilbert’s only elementary school. The entire family will enjoy seeing how the past meets the new west. Imagine back in the day when Gilbert was known as the Hay Shipping Capital of the World. Now, open your eyes and see the present neon signs and how they integrate with the historical buildings throughout this area. The Gilbert Historical Museum has also recently adopted a new multi-generational program that makes learning about the past or learning a new skill even more fun with experts in the field. Programs range from storytelling, history and science cafés, gardening, and art workshops. Beginning in September, these programs will be available for everyone to enjoy. Visit for times and event details.

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FatCats Entertainment

FatCats Entertainment offers something for everyone. Offering a 20-lane bowling alley and a recline-n-dine theater, plus a Pizini restaurant, FatCats appeals to pretty much any age group. With movies, pizza, and recliners ready and waiting for you, they have the best seat in town. Visit for more information.

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FlipSide Entertainment

FlipSide Entertainment offers 28 mini bowling lanes, an arcade, bumper cars, laser maze, and laser tag arena for fun for all ages. Plan to spend some family time and play a little. Visit for more information.

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Freestone Railroad

Ride the rails on the miniature railroad. Catch a ‘desert wave’ on the waterless Wave Runner. Pick your favorite pony from dozens on the beautiful antique carousel. Finish up with a ride on the mini Ferris Wheel, the perfect spot to look back on a day of fun! There’s even fun food, at family-friendly prices.

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Mother Nature’s Farm

Visit and feed the farmyard animals, take a hay ride, or run through Alexander’s Adventure Maze. When you get hungry, visit Maneau’s Munchies or grab some cotton candy. Seasonally you will experience a pumpkin patch, snow days, and other farm festivals.

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Topgolf Gilbert

Topgolf Gilbert brings many questions to mind. Is it a game? Is it golf? Is it a place to relax and enjoy a meal and drinks? You decide. We think Topgolf Gilbert is easily all of these things and more. You will have fun in your own bay, hitting electronically monitored balls and swinging to hit targets to get the maximum number of points and bragging rights with your friends. Visit for more information.

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The Water Tower Plaza

The Water Tower Plaza is the perfect place to enjoy with your family. Let your kids cool off in the splash pad, enjoy a picnic lunch, or peruse one of the weekly events.

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Main Event Entertainment

Coming Soon! When you want to let your fun out with family and friends, Main Event is the place to head for fun. With state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, more than 100 games topped with handcrafted food and a full bar under one roof, Main Event is THE destination for fun.

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Voted Top Family Friendly Restaurants

Voted Top 15 Best Kid Themed Restaurants in Phoenix!
These Gilbert restaurants made the cut of unique dining experiences for the whole family in the Phoenix metro area. Read descriptions of each restaurant and check out the full Top 15 list.

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