Launch Trampoline Park — Launch Trampoline Park offers families and the community an alternative entertainment space with over 25 trampolines for everything from birthday parties and fundraisers, to fitness classes and Parent’s Night Out.  Families and individuals can jump for an hour for $14, an hour and a half for $19, or two hours for $23, and can be purchased on site or at The space offers cubbies and lockers to customers for rent during their jump time, and jumping is available to all age levels. The full service snack bar offers drinks and concessions-style food, and jumpers can bring their own snacks, as well. Launch Trampoline Park is located at 24 Walden Drive in Arden

Asheville Pinball Museum — Grab the kids and come play a wide array of pinball machines spanning from the 1950's to the 21st Century. For just $15 admission, $12 for kids, come play over 80 pinball machines and classic video games without quarters or tokens. The museum, located at 1 Battle Square in Asheville, is closed on Tuesdays but open from 2-9 p.m. other days. Only 80 players are allowed in at a time, but there is a waiting list once maximum occupancy is reached. They do not take reservations. Call 776-5671 or visit

Asheville's Fun Depot — Asheville’s Fun Depot is a mostly indoor family entertainment center that features a variety of attractions and activities as well as a full menu of delicious food items. With over 65,000 square feet of indoor fun, Asheville’s Fun Depot is the ideal place to spend quality time with your friends and family regardless of the weather. Attractions and activities include: outdoor and indoor go-carts, 18-hole indoor mini-golf course, laser tag, bumper cars, a climbing wall, playgrounds and inflatables, mini-bowling, X-rider 4D Theater, arcade games, Aeroball, Lazer Frenzy, Atomic Rush, and so much more. Attractions range in price and start at $4 for individual activities - or a $39 all day pass is currently available for purchase. See more details online at

Asheville Museum of Science — The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is Western North Carolina’s home for experiential science learning, discovery, and exploration.  AMOS strives to spark the imagination and foster lifelong curiosity. They have plenty of science to come and explore including our brand new Colburn Hall of Minerals, the STEM lab, our interactive panorama screen, the AMOS Mars Rover, our Teratophoneus dinosaur skeleton and fossil dig, Southern Appalachian Forest, Terrabox elevation simulator, Toddler Nest, Hurricane Simulator, fun temporary exhibits, and more. It recently installed a new French Broad River water table. Come splash with them and learn how human actions affect the health of our local river ecosystem. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. Visit


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