Kid-Centric

David Traylor Zoo of Emporia [favorite_button]

Visit the David Traylor Zoo and experience exotic animals and lush botanicals in a beautifully landscaped setting. See bald eagles, lemurs, prairie dogs, a mountain lion, birds, water features and… Read more

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Emporia Family Fun Center [favorite_button]

Try your hand at mini-golf and batting cages at the Emporia Family Fun Center. Open March through November.

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Emporia Public Library [favorite_button]

Meeting Capacity: 50

Stop by the library and keep the kids entertained with near daily events that include story time and crafts. In the summer, the library hosts brown bag lunch concerts. Every… Read more

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Flint Hills Lanes [favorite_button]

Enjoy an afternoon or evening of fun with family and friends at Flint Hills Lanes. They offer 24 lanes of bowling with easy automatic scoring. Book a party, join a… Read more

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Imaginarium [favorite_button]

Imaginarium is a STEM education center and makerspace providing fun learning opportunities to kids of all ages. Parents can enroll children in classes that explore robotics, LEGOs, 3D printing, engineering,… Read more

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Jones Aquatic Center [favorite_button]

Splash down the water slides, relax on lazy river and play in the zero-depth entry pool. Open daily Memorial Day to mid-August. The outdoor pool and slides can be rented… Read more

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Peter Pan Park [favorite_button]

For nearly 100 years, Peter Pan Park has been one of Emporia’s largest and most beautiful parks, with over 50 acres to explore. The park, one of several in use… Read more

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Peterson Planetarium [favorite_button]

It’s a beautiful thing when education and entertainment intermix! Discover the cosmic wonders of the universe and enjoy planet and star gazing in a climate-controlled venue any time of the… Read more

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Rollers Skating Rink [favorite_button]

Rollers Skating Rink provides a fun, safe, and supervised environment for the whole family! Great for birthday parties or spending time with the kids.

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Sertoma Miniature Train & Soden’s Grove Park [favorite_button]

The Sertoma miniature train is a favorite of children young and old. Located in Soden’s Grove Park on South Highway 99 at the Cottonwood River, the train operates from June… Read more

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Southwest Santa Fe Skateboard Park [favorite_button]

The Southwest Santa Fe Skateboard Park is a free, unsupervised park open to skateboarders and in-line skaters. This hybrid park features rails, transitions and quarterpipe.

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Sweet Granada Chocolate Cafe [favorite_button]

Desserts

The Sweet Granada is a specialty sweets shop featuring handmade chocolates, as well as other confections and gifts. At the heart of the Arts and Entertainment district and next to… Read more

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