Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Action City

Action City, attached to the Metropolis Resort, is a 55,000 square foot family fun center featuring popular arcade games and fun attractions. Action City has the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, laser tag, a climbing wall, batting…

2402 Lorch Ave.
Eau Claire
 (715) 852-6000

Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard

Visitors to our orchard and tasting room can enjoy complimentary wine tasting during regular business hours, sample gourmet foods or peruse the gift shop. The patio provides seating to enjoy wine by the glass or bottle, while enjoying one of…

19947 Cty Hwy J
Chippewa Falls
 (715) 720-1663

Beaver Creek Reserve

Enjoy a multitude of flora and fauna on more than 400 acres of diverse habitat. Beaver Creek Reserve offers a butterfly house, citizen science center, obstacle course, field research station, and much more.

S1 County Highway K
Fall Creek
 (715) 877-2212

Bullfrog Fish Farm

Open casually year-round, Bullfrog Fish Farm's hours are Friday-Sunday noon to 6pm. Visit the fish farm and catch your own fish (no license required) and watch as it is netted, cleaned, and iced. If fishing isn't your style, you can also pick…

N1321 Bullfrog Rd.
 (715) 664-8775

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic half mile minature steam- and gasoline-powered train ride located in Eau Claire's Carson Park, presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. Opens May 30th, and runs on Sundays throughout the summer from noon until…

Carson Park, Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire m
 (715) 831-0900

Chaos Water Park

Looking for some family fun? Visit Chaos, the Valley's only indoor waterpark which features multiple slides, an activity pool, hot tub, lily pads, lazy river, and kiddie area. Visit online for admission and seasonal hours.

5150 Fairview Dr.
Eau Claire
 (715) 852-6000

Club MTC Makerspace

Club MTC is a community workshop for hobbyists, crafters, inventors, educators, and tinkerers of all ages. We provide you with the tools and technology necessary to build, hack, fix, or create just about anything you can conceive. Become a…

128 W River St.
Chippewa Falls
 (715) 438-2040

Crystal Cave

Knowledgeable guides will lead you on a one-hour tour through a maze of well-lighted passages where glistening cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, and rippling flowstone can be seen hanging from the ceiling or covering the…

W965 State Road 29
Spring Valley
 (715) 778-4414

Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Enjoy this outdoor, interactive, free exhibit of sculptures displayed nearly year-round, twenty-four hours a day. The sculptures are owned by the artists who created them and are loaned to Eau Claire’s exhibit for 48-50 weeks. Each May a…

Along Water St., North Barstow St., Phoenix Park, and the Mayo Clinic Health Systems campus in downtown
Eau Claire
 (715) 829-8188, (715) 552-3801

Wise Nature Center at Beaver Creek Reserve

The Wise Nature Center is your starting point for exploring the Beaver Creek Reserve. Stop in, pay trail fees, rent equipment, grab a map, and check out the animal exhibits, observation deck, butterfly garden, nature store, plus occasional…

S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek
 (715) 877-2212