Top Family Fun Nights



Places to have a date night for the whole family

things to do with kids in the hudson valley new york

Finding fun time between school, sports, homework, your work, and friends seem to get in the way of family bonding time. So how can we get the whole family together? By planning a family date night! This is the night for the family to go out and have some fun! Start planning yours now!

Orange County

Pat Tarsio Lanes. 173 S Plank Rd., Newburgh. 845-562-5250. 
Enjoy a high energy bowling experience for only $10 per person bowl, which includes 3 games each, shoes, a slice of pizza and soda! Plan to bowl on Wednesdays for their Way Back Wednesday and everyone bowls for just $1 per game. (soda pitcher included with parties of 4 or more).

Round1. 1 Galleria Dr., Middletown, 845-378-1100.
Grab an arcade card and play your way through tons of arcade games, ski ball, and race cars. Sing your heart out in their karaoke rooms, shoot some pool or enjoy a round or two of bowling before grabbing food and beverages.

The Castle Fun Center. 109 Brookside Ave., Chester. 845-469-2116. 
Race around in go-karts, test your skills in lazer tag and arcade, or enjoy roller skating, rock climbing, and so much more!. 

Ice Time. 21 Lakeside Rd., Newburgh. 845-567-0005. 
This indoor arena offers open skating sessions for all ages and abilities and tons of fun for the whole family. 

Quinnz Pinz. 13-19 Railroad Ave., Middletown. 845-343-8121. 
This hot spot is “not your grandparent’s bowling alley.” With plenty of lanes, arcade games, craft beer, and 13 HDTVs throughout, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


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94 Pitch & Putt. 1 Hudson Rd., Washingtonville. 845-496-6418. 
Spend time with the whole family at this 19 hole championship miniature golf course and professional batting cages. After, enjoy a cold treat all summer long.

Grasshopper Grove. 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall. 845-534-5506.
Explore nature, get dirty, and have fun in the hands-on outdoor learning space. Kids will be inspired to get closer to nature and use their imagination to get in touch with their wild side.

Fair Oaks Drive-In Theater. 365 Bloomingburg Rd., Middletown. 845-361-5686. 
Hop in the car for an old-fashioned movie and chill.

Warwick Drive-In. 5 Warwick Turnpike, Warwick. 845-986-4440. 
Grab some snacks and settle in for a movie from the comfort of your car.

Dutchess County

Hyde Park Roller Magic. 4178 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. 845-229-6666. 
Grab your traditional skates or inline blades and enjoy this open indoor arena. And check out their Throwback Adult SK8 Night and request your favorite songs from the DJ while you skate.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports. 2 Neptune Rd., Poughkeepsie. 845-206-4555. 
Jump, bounce, and flip into this insanely fun arena full of trampolines. There’s also a dodgeball court, slam dunk court, and arcade. And when you need a break, grab a snack and relax in their comfy WiFi/TV lounge. 

DC Sports. 1630 Route 9, Wappingers Falls. 845-632-6621. 
For the super sports family, enjoy volleyball in their sand courts or the indoor golf genter fitted with 5 PGA Tour Simulators. In the summer, take a swing in the newly remodeled mini golf or make a splash with bumper boats.

Hudson Valley Renegades. Dutchess Stadium, 1500 NY-9D, Wappingers Falls. 845-838-0094. 
Take the family to cheers for the Hudson Valley’s favorite minor league baseball team.

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie. 845-471-0415. 
Explore the world of STEM in this highly interactive museum. From pretend play to science experiments, enjoy tons of creative activities with the whole family.

Trevor Zoo. 282 Millbrook School Road, Millbrook. 845-677-8261. 
Open year-round, visit the zoo’s 80 exotic and indigenous species in exhibits across six acres.

Spins Bowl. 47 Taft Avenue, Poughkeepsie. 845 471-1820; 1677 Route 9, Wappingers Falls. 845-297-8110. 
With four locations in New York State, each venue offers state-of-the-art bowling, massive redemption arcade, laser tag arenas, craft beer, great burgers, salads, and favorite pizza. Visit the website for details, www.spinsbowl.com.

Hyde Park Drive-In Theater. 4114 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park. 845-229-4738. 
Catch a flick with the family and even your dog.

90 Miles off Broadway. 2572 South Road., Poughkeepsie. 845-206-9074.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry at this community theater whose “committed to providing affordable, diverse, and memorable theater experiences.”

Overlook Drive-In Theater. 126 Degarmo Road, Poughkeepsie. 845-452-3445. 
Catch a flick on the tri-state area’s largest outdoor screen. Dogs welcome!

Ulster County

Pine Ridge Dude Ranch. 30 Cherrytown Road, Kerhonkson. 845-626-7345. 
Saddle up with a horse and enjoy a scenic ride, splash around in the indoor pool with a double flume water slide, or snow tube all winter long.

Dressel Farms Ice Cream Stand. 271 State Rte. 208., New Paltz. 845-255-0693. 
Make right on the farm and Dressel’s hard ice cream flavors hit the spot. Enjoy tons of flavors as well as dairy-free and vegan options.

Accord Speedway. 299 Whitfield Road, Accord. 845-626-3478. 
Zoom over to this three-car wide dirt track to watch adrenaline inducing stock car racing.


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Sullivan County

Monticello Raceway. 204 State Rte. 17B, Monticello. 866-777-4263. 
Take your family to the racetracks and have fun watching the horses run.

Apple Pond Farm. 80 Hahn Rd., Callicoon Center. 845-482-4764.
Workshops and hands-on tours to educate your family on animals, farming, and renewable energy.

Forestburgh Playhouse. 39 Forestburgh Road, Forestburgh. 845-794-1194. 
The Playhouse offers a summer season of performances including Broadway musicals and plays, a youth theatre production, musical cabaret performances and more!

Liberty Heights Trampoline and Adventure Park. 1939 New York Highway 52, Liberty. 845-747-8080. 
Get all the wiggles out with trampoline dodgeball, basketball and open jump, laser tag, Neon Ninja Warrior Course, climbing walls, arcade, jungle gym and more.

Updated January 2020



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