91 Things To Do With Kids


Posted: March 13, 2017

Our list of 91 things to do with kids in Worcester and Central Massachusetts will keep you busy every season of the year! 

1. Take the train ride at the EcoTarium or…

2. Discover the hidden science around Worcester at their new City Science exhibit

3. Take a young explorers class at Broad Meadow Brook

4. Pick your own blueberries at Meadowbrook Orchards and make a home-made pie to share. 

5. Make your own sundae at the Hebert Candy Mansion

6. Enjoy a free visit to the Worcester Art Museum (First Saturday morning of every month)

7. Attend at least one of the many cultural festivals in the City like stART on the Street

8. Spend the day exploring the farms at Davis Farmland

9. Indoor rock climb at Central Rock Gym

10. Put on a smiley face and learn about many Worcester firsts at the Worcester Historical Museum

11. Go bowling at Colonial Bowling Center

12. Drop in for an art class at Art Reach

13. Or check out the free exhibits at ArtsWorcester

14. Spend a summer night watching the Worcester Bravehearts play baseball

15. Enjoy an ice cream at Wooberry Frozen Yogurt

16. Ice Skating with Trax, from the Worcester Railers, at the Worcester Common Oval 

17. Rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board at Lakeview Marine, and explore Webster Lake or...

18.  Hop aboard the Indian Princess, an authentic paddle wheel riverboat, and cruise the whole lake

19. Bring the kids to eat for free at 99 Restaurant & Pub when the Red Sox win 

20. Make it an art day at C.C. Lowell Art Supply Co.

21. Visit the Canal District Farmer’s market on Saturdays 

22. Catch the latest kid flick at the Elm Draught House Cinema for affordable admission and cheap eats 

23. Eat hot dogs at the iconic George’s Coney Island

24. Go sledding on the hill at Quinsigamond Community College

25. Grab a slice of pizza at Antonio’s Pizza by the Slice before walking over to Beaver Brook Park

26. Explore the Global Village and meet the animals at Heifer Farm in Rutland

27. Take a music class at Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester

28. Attend the Annual Butterfly Festival at Broad Meadow Brook

29. Watch a show at the Hanover Theatre

30. Swap books for store credit at Annie’s Book Stop

31. Attend a free children’s program at the Worcester Public Library

32. Take a hike up to Bancroft Tower

33. Play in the splash park at Cristoforo Colombo Park

34. Take a family fitness class or sign up for a membership to the YMCA

35. Paint your own pottery or take a zentangle class at Clayground

36. Take a free wagon-ride tour and check out the country store at Whittier Farms

37. Plant succulents at a children’s class with Seed to Stem

38. Sail at Regatta Point

39. Enjoy free art at the Sprinkler Factory or...

40. Walk downtown and enjoy the wall murals 

41. Grab your favorite scoop of ice cream at the Big Dipper All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival at Elm Park

42. Learn about the music industry at Joe’s Albums

43. Grab delicious cookies at deadhorse hill or…

44. At Figs & Pigs

45. Pick up some comic books and classic games at That’s Entertainment

46. Enjoy gluten & dairy-free Italian ice and gelatis at Coco's Tropical Ice

47. Take your paint brush to the park for a little Art in the Park during the Summer at University Park

48. Spend the day visiting the animals at Southwick’s Zoo

49. Work on crafts at the Worcester Center for Crafts

50. Go for a hike and enjoy the waterfall at Cascading Falls

51. Build your own burger at Brew City Grill & Brew House 

52. Explore the trails of Hadwen Arboretum

53. Learn about life in New England in the 1830's at Old Sturbridge Village

54. Participate in a yoga class with Ivy Child International

55. Enjoy the Worcester Chamber Music Society’s Annual Family Concert

56. Build a bike with Earn-a-Bike

57. Watch the Annual Major Taylor Bike Ride

58. Learn how to ski/snowboard or going snow tubing at Ski Ward

59. Relax with classical music from the Worcester Schubertiade

60. Catch a basketball game at Holy Cross

61. Shop for matching Worcester shirts at Worcester Wares

62. Grab a dessert from Wholly Cannoli

63. Celebrate the beginning of fall by attending KidsFest and AppleFest at Wachusett Mountain

64. Bring your kids and your four-legged furbaby to the Pet Rock Festival to snuggle some really cute pups 

65. Volunteer at the Regional Environmental Council or….

66. Attend the Annual Spring Garden Festival

67. Grab a famous Table Talk Pie with ice cream on top

68. Embrace your inner scientist and attend the Annual Touch Tomorrow event at WPI

69. Compete in the Annual Valentine’s Day card competition at the Worcester Historical Museum

70. Enjoy breakfast with a kids sing & play at Birchtree Bread Company

71. Take the train into Boston from Union Station

72. Appreciate some skillful contemporary art at Cantor Art Gallery

73. Drink a smoothie on a hot day at Nu Cafe 

74. Fly a kite at Green Hill Park during the summer and check out the ponies and peacocks at Green Hill Park Farm

75. Enjoy a fishermans platter and your favorite ice cream while watching the sunset at Dresser Hill's Clambox 

76. Get dressed up and attend the Worcester Annual Fall Festival right after running the local Halloween 5k

77. Hike up Wachusett Mountain and take a selfie at the top 

78. Take a hike at Purgatory Chasm then...

79. Grab an ice cream and get lost in the a-maize-ing corn maze at West End Creamery 

80. Discover music, dance, theater and artists at The Center at Eagle Hill 

81. Take a science sprouts class at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

82. Slide into summer at Breezy Picnic Grounds Waterslides

83. Attend a children’s book reading at Barnes & Nobles

84. Watch the fireworks at Cristoforo Columbo Park on the Fourth of July

85. Ride the bike trail at the Blackstone River Greenway

86. Prefer cupcakes? Get your creative sugar rush at Sweet

87. Ring in the New Year by celebrating with First Night Worcester 

88. Play baseball at Logan Field

89. Enjoy a round of disc golf at Maple Hill Disc Golf course

90. Pick your own apples and enjoy an apple cider donut at Brookfield Orchards

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