Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Tampa, Florida area.
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Art Spot at Tampa Museum of Art

Join us Saturday mornings in the Museum’s Golding-Scher Classroom for Art Spot. The free drop-in program offers children and families a chance to shar ...

120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Ballast Point Park

Popular splash park for kids. Open April to October 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | November to March 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Free: Yes
5300 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, Florida
Barnes & Noble

Join your local Barnes & Noble for fun free events! Come weekly to check out our storytelling events that are posted on our events page for our stores ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Children's Board Family Resource Centers

The philosophy of family support is part of a national movement which seeks to strengthen and empower families and communities so they can foster the ...

Free: Yes
Children's Board Free Tuesday at the Glazer Museum

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County proudly presents a Free Admission Tuesday program held on the first Tuesday of every month, between 2-7pm. ...

110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Chuck E. Cheese's Rewards Calendars

Looking for a great way to reward your kids? How about free tokens on their next visit to Chuck E. Cheese's? Print out our free rewards calendar to ge ...

City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Stay & Play

Aiming to provide teens a place to be active, safe, and healthy, select recreation centers and pools will remain open until midnight. Running May 25—A ...

multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park

Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park is located in downtown Tampa's Central Business District. The park is within walking distance of the Florida Aquarium, T ...

601 Old Water Street, Tampa, Florida
Creative Arts Theatre Company

Creative Arts Theatre is the City of Tampa's resident, professional theatre company for young audiences. A staff of 5 professional artists create and ...

Free: Yes
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park amenities include the Great Lawn with flexible perimeter seating to accommodate a wide range of programming and performan ...

600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, Florida, 33602
Discovery Pass Program

Reserve a FREE admission or tour pass to select local museums and attractions. Each pass provides one-time admission or tour to an attraction during a ...

Farmers Markets

Fun 4 Tampa Kids has created a list of farmers markets around Tampa. There is something for everyone! Some even offer free entertainment. Admission is ...

Free: Yes
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Florida License Free Fishing Days

Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a frien ...

Free Craft at Lakeshore Learning Store

Bring the kids to make a FREE craft every Saturday from 11am-3pm. Ages 3 and up. No reservation required.

Free: Yes
4501 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida, 33609
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and we want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in '16, all National Park Service sites that ...

multiple locations

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and th ...

multiple locations
Giddens Park Splash Pad

Splash pad and interactive fountain. Open April to October 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | November to March 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
5202 N 12th St., Tampa, Florida
Great Florida Birding Trail

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (GFBWT) is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. At its core is a network o ...

multiple locations
Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative

Check the library’s online calendar for details on special events, kids programs, classes and story times. Baby Time, Motion Commotion, Toddler Tim ...

Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon), West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park), New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills), Riverview/Apollo Beach/Ruskin
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Historical Monument Trail at Riverwalk

Nestled along Tampa’s Riverwalk, the Historical Monument Trail of beautiful bronze and marble busts and monuments will tell the story of many notewort ...

The Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Home Depot Kids Workshops

The Kids Workshops are FREE how-to clinics for children. The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time he ...

Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park), New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
multiple locations, Florida
IKEA Småland

Småland is our free supervised play area near the entrance. You can enjoy your shopping experience knowing your children are having a fun time. Childr ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
1103 N. 22nd Street, Tampa, Florida, 33605
Inclusive Playground: Yes
International Plaza Mall

Busch Gardens Play Area one-of-a-kind play area offers children a multi-sensory experience including several animal stars such as hippos, a baby eleph ...

Area: West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park)
2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa, Florida, 33607
Kate Jackson Splash Park

Kids especially enjoy running through the fountain, which shoots up water from the ground. Open April to October 9:00 am to 7:00 pm | November to ...

821 S Rome Ave., Tampa, FL

Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining artistic ability with delightful "treasure-hunts" in beautiful, scenic places that the whole family ca ...

multiple locations
Park Square Fountains in Lithia

Dancing fountains for kids to play in

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
Churchview Dr, Lithia, FL
Plant City ROCKS

We are painting rocks to "hide" around Plant City to spread joy and brighten people's day. Come join us! This is a community-building group meant to i ...

Free: Yes
Port Tampa Bay Harbor Tours

Learn about Port Tampa Bay, Florida's largest and most diversified seaport, with the informative and educational harbor excursion aboard the Bay Spiri ...

Free: Yes
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Pottery Barn Kids Book Club

Join us each week for story time and become a book club member. You'll receive a book club passport at your first story time and a special gift after ...

804 South Villiage Circle, Tampa, Florida
Public Parks & Playgrounds

Fun 4 Tampa Kids has listed over 150+ public parks and playgrounds in and around Tampa, Florida. Looking for a simple adventure? Visit our directory l ...

Free: Yes
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Riverwalk Public Art

New public art installations enhance the experience of the beautiful Riverwalk. Just a short walk from Waterworks park to the Tampa Museum, visitors w ...

Free: Yes
The Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum

We display and maintain a very sizable collection of railroad memorabilia, including our best know item, a completely restored Seaboard Air line, no ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
102 North Palmer Street, Plant City, Florida, 33563
Seal Swim School Water Babies

Here at Seal Swim School we offer free water baby classes for babies up to 5 months old! Water Babies classes are designed to offer a fun and relaxed ...

Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes), New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
multiple locations, Tampa, FL
Shops at Wiregrass Mall, The

This 500 sq ft outdoor playground offers a western theme, paying homage to the Porter family; the original owners of the ranch land that the mall sits ...

Area: New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100, Wesley Chapel, Florida, 33543
Sulphur Springs Museum

The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center museum was the vision of Joseph Robinson, Norma Robinson, and Linda Hope. The Sulphur Springs Museum an ...

Area: North Tampa (Carrollwood/Odessa/Land O’ Lakes)
1101 East River Cove Street, Tampa, Florida, 33604
Tampa Bay Watch

Tampa Bay Watch recruits volunteers of all ages from community groups, scout troops, schools and others to participate in salt marsh plantings, storm ...

Free: Yes
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Tampa Rocks

Come join the new craze where you can paint and "hide" rocks or simply look for painted rocks in the Tampa area! We welcome everyone in hopes that we ...

Free: Yes
Temple Terrace Public Library

Check the library’s online calendar for details on special events, kids programs, classes and story times.

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
202 Bullard Pkwy., Temple Terrace, Florida
Water Play at Zephyr Park

WaterPlay offers kids a fun and safe way to cool off under fountain jets and falling buckets of water. This 7,000-square-foot sprayground features arc ...

Area: New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
38116 Fifth Ave, Zephyrhills, Florida, 33542
Water Works Park

There's a dog park, an extension of the Riverwalk, picnic areas and a playground with a rope climb like a ship's rigging. The centerpiece of the splas ...

Free: Yes
1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa, Florida
Westfield Brandon Mall

This indoor 1,056 sq ft indoor playground features two fun cars with steering wheels. A rainbow-shaped ramp attracts kids who like to climb and slide. ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, Florida, 33511
Westfield Citrus Park

There are two play areas at this mall. Near the food court is the large food-themed play area with a fallen soda cup, a hamburger, hot dog and ice cre ...

Area: West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park)
8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa, Florida, 33625
WestShore Plaza Mall

WestShore Plaza Mall indoor playground offers 800 sq ft of play for the kids. This Journalism themed playground also features a giant camera, a microp ...

250 WestShore Plaza, Tampa, florida, 33609
Wiregrass Ranchers Kids Club

The Wiregrass Ranchers Kids Club is a perfect way to spend the morning with your special little Rancher. The Shops at Wiregrass is happy to host live ...

Area: New Tampa (Wesley Chapel/Zephyrhills)
28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel, Florida, 33543
Ybor City Museum

Children 5 years and under are free! The Ybor City Museum Society and Ybor City Museum State Park invite you to experience the rich cultural heritage ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33605