The price of play can be pretty high, especially when you are looking for a way to escape your house during the cold and gross days in Chicagoland. Thankfully there are some awesome places for your kids to explore at a reduced rate. Read on to learn about discounted play in Chicagoland:
Play Spaces & Activities
Mondays are the best day to play at either Chicago or Evanston Little Beans Café because all admission is $7. You can also take advantage of playing later in the day during the week by enjoying a discounted price of $10 per admission between 5:30 and 7 p.m.
Everyone loves a good happy hour. Enjoy play from 4 p.m. to close on weekdays (don’t forget that they are open until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays) for the reduced price of only $8.
Tot Bowling takes place every week day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kids bowl for $3 with an additional $3 charge for shoe rental, and parents bowl for free!
Bring the littlest architects over to the Lego mecca to build and create during discounted Toddler Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesdays from September through January.
Eat an early dinner so you can take advantage of free admission on Thursday nights from 5-8 p.m. Our current favorite? The ice skating room!
Illinois Residents can relax in the butterfly sanctuary, learn about animals, and explore the beauty of the Midwest all day Thursday. Worried about parking? Don’t be. Here is a discount code for using Park Whiz, this mama’s best kept secret.
Looking for other free and discounted activities? Here is a list to keep handy!