- TripBuzz found 93 things to do with kids in or near Dekalb, Illinois, including 83 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Charles, Geneva, Cherry Valley and Elgin.
- From NIU Convocation Center to Mardi Gras Lanes, the Dekalb area offers 104 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and Theaters.
- Home to over forty natural parks and community facilities, the city of Dekalb, Illinois offers natural beauty and outdoor recreation to the residents and visitors of the area. The city features many golf courses, local parks and forest preserves throughout, as well as many museums, shops and a historic district.
401 Shepard Drive, Elgin, IL 60123 MoreLess Info
Operated and owned by family since 1965, Elgin Lanes is a modern bowling alley with many unique features. Guests can try one of the 30 bowling lanes, 6 billiard tables, join a league, or even host a birthday party.
Showcasing the performing arts for over 40 years, The Albright Theatre Company hosts productions of both famous and original plays and musicals. Many of the actors are volunteers from the local community.
The Belvidere Park District is a center for activities, recreation, and community events. It hosts events ranging from runs, dances, and triathlons to theatrical and musical presentations, and maintains athletic and playground facilities.
Focusing on presenting medieval and mythological programs to schools and school groups, Caton Enterprises Ltd offers an array of shows, including King Arthur Alive!, Medieval Knights, The Medieval Falconer, and Greek Mythology.
Situated on 40 acres of wilderness, Red Oak Nature Center offers a variety of educational experiences for children to learn about native plant and animal life in the area. In addition to trails, the park has a cave to explore.
Huntley Gymnastics Academy is a youth gymnasium that is dedicated to teaching children gymnastics in a challenging and safe environment. The gym regularly holds an open gyms and is available for birthday parties.
Surrounded by 40 forested acres, Red Oak Nature Center and features seven hiking trails that are open until sunset. Inside the free center visitors can enjoy multiple classrooms and a wildlife viewing room with turtle and fish habitats.
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1335 South River Street (Route 25), Batavia, IL 60510 MoreLess Info
An indoor and outdoor amusement park, the Funway Ultimate Entertainment Center has bumper boats, batting cages, a western mini-golf course, bowling alleys, arcade games, and laser tag facilities, among others. There are plenty of opportunities for organizing birthday parties in here.