Indoor Activities in Northern Nevada

Whatever season we are in, you can always find some fun inside. If you are looking for indoor activities in Northern Nevada we’ve got you covered!

Here is the ultimate list of indoor fun to keep you and your family entertained no matter what season it is!

*Hours and operations may vary from the list below due to COVID-19.  Please confirm with the business.

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Axe and Throw

Hours: Monday – Thursday 2 pm – 10 pm, Friday 2 pm – 12 am, Saturday 11 am – 12 am, Sunday 11 am – 9 pm

Activities: Head to Legends and throw some axes! Fun interactive boards! Rent a lane at Axe and throw from 1/2 hour to 2 hours.  Ages 10 and up can participate (Must be accompanied by an adult 18 and older.) Closed-toe shoes are a must!

Food: Drinks available for purchase

Cost:  Prices vary.  $20-$40

DEFY Extreme Air Sports

Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 am – 9 pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-Midnight and Sunday 9am-7pm. See website for full details and certain times have age requirements.

Activities: Indoor trampolines, zipline, foam pits, stunt fall and more

Food: Food and snacks available for purchase

Cost:  Ranges from $11- $30 depending on time and age. Socks are also required and are $3 (reusable). Use code NVMOMS for 20% off your purchase online or mention it in person.

Key & Code Escape Rooms

Hours: Vary. Confirm online.

Activities:  Kids 10 and older (kids under 15 require adult supervision). Key & Code Escape Rooms offers a wide variety of themes and challenges. Book ahead of time.

Food: No

Sparks Library

Hours:  Vary depending on activity. See calendar here

Activity:  See the schedule of events here, but the Sparks library offers weekly story time, sensory storytime Computer classes, and Stem Sessions and more

Food:  No food or drink

Cost:  Free

Spanish Springs Library

Hours:  Vary depending on activity.  See calendar here

Activity:  See the schedule of events here, but the Sparks library offers weekly story time, sensory storytime Computer classes, and Stem Sessions and more

Food:  No food or drink

Cost:  Free


Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Activity: Ferris wheel, mini bowling, small indoor play area, enjoy the fish, and so much more!

Food: Ginas Cafe and a candy store are located inside Scheels.

Cost: Prices vary depending on the activity, bowling is $2 per bowler, Ferris wheel is $1 per person, etc.

Wild Island Family Adventure

Hours: Sun-Thurs 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Activities: Something for all ages! This family adventure park includes bowling, XD Adventure theater, High Ballocity (indoor play center for kids 2-12), Lazer Maze, Indoor miniature golf (black light), arcade games, billiards, electric indoor glow kart track, and laser tag!

Food: Food/drinks available for purchase! No outdoor food allowed

Cost: Prices vary on the activity


Barnes and Noble

Hours: Hours vary

Activity: Browse book, check out their children/kids section.

Food: Cafe inside

Biggest Little Baby

Hours: Vary depending on the activity

Activity:  The Nurturing Nest has a lot to offer from the breastfeeding circle, and Toddler Time, to fitness classes.  Please check out their monthly calendar for more info.

Food: No

Cost: Vary. Many of their activities are free.


Hours: Mon-Thurs 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Fri-Sun 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Activity: Arcade, Flight Simulator, Antique Carousel, Covered Wagon Ferris Wheel, and the Rodeo Rider, plus over 200 video and redemption games, a separate party room and a snack bar. (The Motion Theater is closed)

Food: Food available for purchase

Cost: Varies on activity

Bundox Bocce

Activity: Indoor bocce, Jenga, and other fun games! Bocce is first come first serve. no reservations.

Food: Food and drinks are available for purchase.

Cost: Prices start at $20 for 2 people and go up from there. Free Bocce for families on Sundays from 12-4pm

Chuck E Cheese

Hours: Sun – Thurs 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Fri 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Activity: Arcade-style games for a variety of ages.

Food: Pizza, sandwiches, salads, and more

Cost: Prices vary

Circus Circus: Carnival Midway Games

Activity: Circus Circus is fun for everyone. They offer arcades, games, and even circus shows! The circus shows are family-friendly and fun for everyone.

Food: Yes, food is available for purchase.

Cost: Vary.

Fleischmann Planetarium

Hours:Fridays: 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. / Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Also available for field trip bookings during the week.

Activity: The Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is open to the public and provides people of all ages with access to public screenings in the Full-Dome Theater and a plethora of exhibits around the facility. The Science Store also serves as a one-stop shop for all sorts of intergalactic gadgets and gifts, perfect for space and science lovers alike.

Food: No

Cost: Vary.

Fly High

Hours: Monday: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Tuesday: 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Wednesday: 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm,Thursday: 3:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Friday – Saturday: 10:00 am to 12:00 am, Sunday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Activity: Indoor trampoline park with different areas such as a launchpad, basketball court, and more

Food: Snacks available for purchase

Cost: Ranges from $8 – $16 please see Fly High website for further details

Grand Sierra Resort Fun Quest

Hours: Sun-Thu: 10:00am–10:00pm, Fri-Sat: 10:00am–11:00pm

Activity: At Fun Quest kids get to enjoy over 125 different arcade games, laser tag, tumble town, and bumper cars! Right next to Fun Quest is also GSR bowling! On Mondays, they offer a Monday Locals Madness special that includes “buy two get one free any attraction” (excluding Holidays).

Food: There is food available for purchase just outside of Fun Quest including Round Table Pizza, Yogurt Beach, Johnny Rockets, and Port of Subs.

Cost: Varies on activity


Hours: Vary. Based on class/open gym schedule.

Activities: Offer play-based classes for ages 0-5. This is a membership-based on specific class schedules.  They do offer an “Open Gym” throughout the week that is open to the public for ages 0-6. Find open gym times here

Food: Not available

Cost:  Vary depending on the membership package.

National Automobile Museum 

Hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Activities: For the car lover in the family! The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah’s Car Collection) has been recognized as “One of America’s Top Ten Automobile Museums.” Almost every day, the Museum’s 157-seat Theatre offers daily presentations included with your admission.

Food: No

Cost: Vary. Memberships also available

Need for Speed

Hours: Mon – Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri and Sat 11:00am-11:00pm,Sun 10:00am-9:00pm

Activity: Indoor go karts

Food: No food

Cost: For 12 laps, youth: $15 non members / $20 for members, adults: $18 non members / $23 members

Reno Axe

Hours: Vary.  Call to confirm

Activities:  Head down and throw some axes! Rent a lane at Reno Axe by the hour.  They also are available to host team-building and special events.  Ages 10 and up can participate (Must be accompanied by an adult 18 and older.) Closed-toe shoes are a must!

Food: Drinks available for purchase, small food menu hosted by Liberty Exchange.

Cost:  $25 per person / per hour.

Roller Kingdom

Hours: Vary. Check hours here

Activities: Enjoy family-friendly roller skating!  Rent skates or bring your own!

Food: Yes, available to purchase

Cost:  Vary

South 40

Hours: Sun-Thursday 11am-pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-Close

Activities: Enjoy a family-friendly environment activities including include arcade, bowling, bar and grill

Food: Yes, available to purchase

Cost:  Vary

Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum

Hours: Tues: 10:00am-5:00pm, Wed 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Thurs-Sat: 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm. Open on select Mondays (check online for Monday openings. On Wednesday they open at 9:00 am for toddler Wednesdays (5 and under).

Activity: Exhibits, events, classes and programs, and a toddler room.

Food: No

Cost: $10 – children (ages 1-17), $12 – adults, $10 – seniors (ages 65+), Free – Under age 1.  Wednesday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm admission is $5.00 for everyone. Memberships are also available for purchase.

Urban Air

Hours: Vary. See Urban Air website for details

Activity: Indoor trampoline park and adventure, they also have toddler time Jumparoo.

Food: Urban Air Cafe (snacks), Urban Air bar/adult lounge

Cost: Price ranges from $13.99- $24.99 depending on activity, parent pass is $5.99, Urban air socks are also $2.50 (there socks are required)

Washoe County Library

Hours: Vary depending on location and activity

Activity: Reno has multiple library locations!  See the schedule of events, but each location offers weekly storytime, sensory storytime, computer classes, Stem Sessions and more.

Food: No food or drinks

Cost: Free

Wonder and Unwind

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm

Activities: Developmentally rich environment for your children to build their skills in all areas of child development in an age-appropriate, supervised, unstructured play area. While they play and grow, you can either engage in your child’s play, or you can simply take a breather and relax in our parent lounge.

Food: Coffee, tea, and small plates available for purchase

Cost:  Prices vary.  Both day passes and membership options are available

Carson City

Carson City Library

Hours: Vary depending on activity. See schedule

Activity: Storytime, family storytime, coding, lego club and more

Food: No food

Cost: Free

Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada – Currently CLOSED

Activity: Play-based learned experience. Check the schedule for weekly art projects, storytime, S.T.E.M room, and more

Food: No food available

Cost: 2-13 years $4.00, 14 and up $6.00, memberships also available

Nevada State Museum

Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 8:30 am-4:30pm, Coin Press will be operating Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00am-3:00pm.

Activity: The Nevada State Museum engages diverse audiences in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. Learn what makes Nevada special.

Cost: $10 adults, free for children 17 and under and museum members.

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Monday.

Activity:The Nevada State Railroad Museum is a cultural resource dedicated to educating visitors and the community about Nevada railroad history. The Nevada State Railroad Museum preserves the railroad heritage of Nevada, including locomotives and cars of the famous Virginia & Truckee Railroad and other railroads of the Silver State.

Cost: $8 Adults, Free for Children 17 & under. Memberships available


Douglas County Library 

Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays 10:00 am – 7:00 pm | Thursdays & Fridays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm | Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Activity: Enjoy the library and all its activities including storytime and more!

Food: No

Cost: Free


Humboldt County Library 

Hours:Monday: 9am-6pm, Tuesday – Wednesday: 9am-7pm, Thursday – Friday: 9am-6pm, Saturday: 9am-3pm, Sunday: CLOSED

Activity: Enjoy the library and all its activities including storytime and more!

Food: No

Cost: Free

Okie Dokie Bounce Houses

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 pm -7:00 pm and Wednesday 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Activity: Open bounce houses

Food: Not listed

Cost: $5.00 per person

Family Fun Indoors

So many options when it comes to enjoying some family time indoors or out!  Did we miss your favorite indoor activity? Leave us a comment below.


Kacey Queen is a co-founder of Nevada Moms

Kacey received her bachelor's in Psychology while cheering for the University of Oregon. They moved to Reno in 2014 and have loved it ever since. She is a dedicated homeschooling mother to her three children.

She serves on the hospital board for Northern Nevada Health Systems and is passionate about her community.

Kacey loves exploring with her family and finding family-friendly events and activities! A few of her favorite things include family adventures, traveling, working out, coffee, and dessert!