Fun Entertainment Places For Kids In Houston

Experience batting cage practice at Houston’s Choo Choo’s Family Entertainment Center.

Houston always has fun and exciting places for children to get into in. Houston is known for some of its family-friendly events and entertainment centers, and it no surprise that Houston offers some of the best activities from video and arcade gaming to paintball and batting cage challenges, even at affordable prices.

Choo Choo’s Family Fun Center

Choo Choo’s is a fun, kid-friendly hangout spot located in Houston. The family center focuses on outdoor gaming and sport activities such as paintball, batting cages and a miniature golf course. Choo Choo’s is a newly renovated facility that features “state-of-the-art” batting cages and paintball equipment. Guests must make reservations in advance to play miniature golf or to use its batting cages. As of 2010, the cost for each activity varies from $14 an hour for 60 minutes batting practice to $27 per hour for the ultimate paint ball challenge. Rental baseball clubs and paintball guns and equipment are available. Choo Choo‘s also has on on-site snack bar.

Choo Choo’s Family Fun Center

14300 Wallisville Road

Houston, TX 77049

(713) 451-3010


Mountasia is a family entertainment center geared toward children 5 and up. It features two floors of arcade and video gaming, including an interactive starship battle and Dance Revolution. Children that score tickets have the opportunity to redeem them for prizes. Mountasia also features an outdoor go-kart track, bumper boats, a miniature golf course and batting cages. Although admissions and parking are free, costs for outdoor activities and arcade games do apply. It is recommended to purchase an unlimited game-and-rides package for $17.99 per person (or $21 per person for snack bar amenities). Groups of 25 or more can save $2 per person with advanced reservations.

Mountasia Houston

17190 State Highway 249

Houston, TX 77064

(281) 894-9791

AMF Bowling

AMF is Houston’s premier bowling alley not just for adults, but for children 10 and up. During special times throughout the day, the bowling alley sets up extreme bowling challenges that provides a unique twist to the regular bowling experience with a light and music show. AMF also specializes in children’s birthday parties. Its B-day Bash party package includes unlimited bowling games, bowling shoes rentals, complimentary party supplies and food and beverages.

AMF Center

Clear Lake Lanes

16743 Diana Lane

Houston, TX 77062

(281) 488-1331