Family Attractions in Fresno

Family Attractions in FresnoBring out the whole family for some fun in Fresno. This family-friendly city is packed with activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a child or a child at heart, you will have something to keep you entertained.

Fresno Chaffe Zoo
Let your wild side roam free at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Get up close and personal with the wildlife at the animal attractions, enjoy one of the magnificent performances at Ross Laird's Winged Wonders Bird Show or plan your trip around a special event, such as the popular Safari Night.

Address: 894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728 - MAP
Phone: (559) 498-5910

Rotary Storyland and Playland
Walk through a world of fairy tales come to life at Storyland & Playland, a small family amusement park. This land of Mother Goose tales and nursery rhymes features thirteen themed rides and a splash park. Take aride around the park in the miniature train or on the old-fashioned carousel. It's an attraction the whole family will love.

Address: 890 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728 - MAP
Phone: (559) 486-2124

Discovery Center
Discover the amazing world of science at the Discovery Center. This fun (and educational) children's museum offers excitement for children and adults. Find something new and exciting at every visit to this attraction. Run through the gardens and feed the tortoises some zucchini. Find your way out of the maze. Bring the whole family along for a hands-on science lesson on a Saturday afternoon.

Address: 1944 N Winery, Fresno, CA 93703 - MAP
Phone: (559) 251-5533

Oh Wow Nickel Arcade
Looking for something to do with your pocket change? Scrounge up some nickels and head over to Oh Wow! Nickel Arcade for some fun, cheap entertainment. Play old-school video arcade games for 5 cents, and new arcade games for a little more. Win tickets or prizes, or just have some good old fun beating your friends at Tekken. It's a one-of-a-kind gaming attraction.

Address: 5217 North Blackstone Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710 - MAP
Phone: (559) 432-0123

Blackbeard’s Family Entertainment Center
Find everything your heart desires in one place at Blackbeard's Family Entertainment Center. Whether you are in the mood for active fun, like paintball or laser tag, or something more relaxing, like miniature golf or batting cages, you will find a world of entertainment at this attraction. Race around the go-kart track, challenge your friends to a game of bumper boats and remember your swimsuit for a trip down the waterslides.

Address: 4055 North Chestnut Diagonal, Fresno, CA 93726 - MAP
Phone: (559) 292-9000

Downing Planetarium
Located on the California State University campus, Downing Planetarium offers the people of Fresno a chance to explore the galaxy from the comfort of a 74-seat star theater. Choose from several different shows at the 30-foot dome theater. Learn about outer space and the technology used to observe it. Gaze up at the stars in the middle of a modern star party, or learn about the history of stargazing.

Address: 5320 North Maple Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710 - MAP
Phone: (559) 278-4121