Most Davie schools will have a two-week winter break toward the end of December. You can make this time together a memorable one if you take advantage of all the kid-friendly things to do in Davie, Florida.
You may think that you’ll need to travel to Fort Lauderdale, but you don’t even need to leave Davie to find great family fun! Here are some examples.
Laser Jump is located at 6555 Nova Drive in Davie. You can visit the location on a walk-in basis and find a wonderland for kids. Make sure your kids are wearing socks – no shoes are allowed in the jump areas. Little ones love the toddler area, older kids can climb on the play structures, jump all over the giant inflatables and play laser tag. Check out the Facebook reviews; it’s a great family activity.
Children of all ages will enjoy trying to figure out how to get the ball down the lane and keep it out of the gutters. You don’t have to be an expert to have fun bowling. Sparez Bowling is located at 5325 South University Drive in Davie.
This year, they’re offering a School Holiday Pass, for two free games every day of the winter break. Ask for more information as there are some restrictions.
Broward College Observatory
Take your kids to see the night sky like they’ve never seen it before. The Broward College Observatory telescopes are located just outside the Buehler Planetarium at the college. When the weather is clear, you can see planets and the moon in amazing detail. Use of the telescopes is free dudring evening observation hours.
The Buehler Planetarium is undergoing a renovation to make your next experience there even more wondrous. It is scheduled to reopen in January of 2017.
Marando Ranch at Davie
If you’re familiar with Marando Farm in Fort Lauderdale, you already know how much fun visiting the Marando Ranch at Davie can be. The Marando family opened the Davie location in October, 2016 as a second location run by the Marando family. The new ranch is located at the site of the former Batten’s Farmer’s Market and Davie Agri-Tourism Center at 5151 Southwest 64th Avenue in Davie.
The Ranch hosts a farmer’s market, pony rides, a petting zoo, and you can pick your own eggs produced by the farm’s free-range chickens.
Young At Art (YAA) Museum
Visit YAA at 751 SW 121st Ave in Davie. If you want to capture the entire family’s imagination, the YAA is the place to be. YAA is a 55,000 square foot facility just full of amazing exhibits that let you and your kids participate in fun and educational activities. Here are just a few examples:
- ArtScapes – A place where art is presented based on your child’s point of view. There are interactive exhibits where you can create self-portraits in the style of famous artists, study graffiti as an art form in a New York subway setting and more.
- CultureScapes – This gives you a new understanding of the world in an exhibit full of art that explores different cultures and traditions.
- GreenScapes – Let your childrens’ imaginations take off while they build sculptures, marionettes and even musical instruments from natural materials.
Living in Davie, Florida gives you and your family everything you could want: great schools, lots of family-oriented activities and beautiful surroundings.
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