There's So Much For Kids to do here!
There's So Much For Kids to do here!
An Interactive Voyage for all ages.
Putt-Putt (train ride up to both courses), Go-Karts, Bumper-Boats, and more.
WaterSlides, Kiddie Area, & Games.
The Barnyard is a family owned and operated hands-on agritourism business located in Newport, North Carolina. We specialize in farm animal education for children and adults. Our petting farm is one of a kind where you can interact with friendly farm animals while learning at the same time!
Driving Range and Golf Lessons (Individual & Group). Located in Newport.
This town park has something for everyone! If you don't skate, it's still fun to watch. Putt-putt is free for ages 6 and under. Only $5 for older kiddos and adults. Restrooms and concessions available.
Indoor – Art classroom, exercise classroom (aerobics, tai chi, yoga, zumba), fitness rooms (cardio & weight machines), gymnasium, and meeting rooms.
Outdoor – basketball court, football/multi-purpose field with lights, picnic shelter, fishing pier, and playground.
The Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities, programs and services for both residents & visitors alike. Folks of all ages are certain to find an activity for their enjoyment.
Inshore Charter Fishing | Cruises |Shark Fishing. Family friendly. You can even bring the family dog! Call Captain Luis for more information: 252-646-9730.
Sailing fun for the whole family! daily sailing excursions departing historic Beaufort for up to 38 passengers on a 45-foot catamaran with cushioned seating, plenty of shade and large clean restrooms on board. AM Dolphin Watch, Cape Lookout Cruise, Sunset Sail, and MoonLight Cruises Available!
Rent a golf cart. Located 1.5 miles from the Beaufort waterfront. Pickup and Delivery Available.
Sea and Play is a space where kids are encouraged to explore! The hands-on opportunities, geared toward a wide range of ages, promote and encourage interactive play for everyone. We are offering various activities and events throughout the summer, as well as customizable birthday parties.
Indoor Laser Tag for ages 12+. Located on Atlantic Beach.
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With a playground, splashpad, skate park, and basketball court, this town park has something for everyone!
If you don't skate, it's still fun to watch. Putt-putt is free for ages 6 and under (up to 4 children free with a paying adult). Only $5 for older kiddos and adults. Restrooms and concessions available.
Swinson Park is considered an inclusion playground with easy access and play areas for children with physical challenges. It even has a swing designed to accommodate a wheelchair.
This park offers two playgrounds, adult and youth athletic fields, lighted tennis courts, basketball courts, a large covered picnic shelter and restrooms.
Lovingly referred to by many local kids as the "Pirate Ship Park." This park is located in downtown Morehead just blocks from the waterfront. This magical park is complete with a working ship's wheel. A covered gazebo, picnic tables, and restrooms available. The Train Depot is also located here.
Ocean Oaks Park on Coast Guard Road in Emerald Isle was recently revamped thanks to help from the Starke Family Foundation and the Town of Emerald Isle. Check it out!
My favorite part about this park is that it is located on the water. Bring your water shoes and explore! Watch out for oyster shells. This park also offers two covered bench swings, a covered picnic table, and two grills in addition to the playground. The only drawback is that restrooms are not available.
This family-friendly park in Newport has something for kids and adults of all ages. Tennis courts, soccer fields, restrooms, and scheduled activities are available in addition to the playground.
Shevans Park is a wooden castle-like park located in downtown Morehead just blocks from the water. Tennis courts, bathrooms, and two covered picnic areas are available. This playground is scheduled to be renovated soon. If you have questions or want to provide input, contact the Morehead City Parks & Recreation Department.
This park is located in Morehead City. In addition to the playground, this park offers soccer fields, a walking track, grilling areas, and basketball courts. Big Rock Stadium, home of the Morehead Marlins, is also located in this sports complex.
Natural park area accessible by kayak, paddle board, or boat. Floating dock, restrooms, and a nature walk trail available. Located directly across from the downtown Morehead City waterfront.
The Rachel Carson Reserve and Carrot Island are located just across from the Beaufort waterfront and are accessible the same way. You can find wild horses here!
Popular birthday party destinations on the Crystal Coast!
Obstacle courses are always fun! Parties here are easy for the parents and all kids in attendance are sure to sleep well that night!
Did you know you an even plan a slumber party?! You can. It’s true!
Celebrate your next birthday at The Barnyard OR they can bring The Barnyard animals to you!
Paint & Design (no wine) for the kiddos! 😉
Again - easy party and tired kids!
A studio where kids can make things Salty, Fresh, & Green.
Fun in the Sun! Make sure to remind everyone to wear their bathing suits.
An interactive adventure. The birthday pirate gets to hoist the colors and lead the search for pirate treasure.
A space where kids are encouraged to explore! The hands-on opportunities, geared toward a wide range of ages, promote and encourage interactive play for everyone. We are offering various activities and events throughout the summer, as well as customizable birthday parties to make that special
What’s more fun tan laser tag. But, you must be 12+ to play.
Bowling, food, and games!
Have the Kona Ice Truck stop by Your next event!
Morehead has several fabulous parks to choose from. Some of them have picnic areas that may be reserved for parties!
Don’t forget about all of the neighborhood clubhouses and pools in the area that may be an option (sometimes FREE!) if you are a resident or have a good friend willing to reserve it for you! If you know someone who works on base, they may have access to cool inflatables!
I love a backyard party and/or barbecue! We have always done this for Carter’s Birthday, but this year we are still displaced from our home thanks to Hurricane Florence. This year, we had his party at Crystal Coast Gymnastics where he takes Ninja Class. It was super easy and he now plans to wear his birthday medal every day!