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Grown Up Play Date


  • Adults standing in front a fort in the Children's Garden. The fort has a sign that says 'No grown-ups allowed.'
  • Adults playing giant jenga
  • two couples playing children's board games
  • Couples playing children's board games
  • A couple on the stepping stones in the stream

Schedule and Location

This event has been cancelled. We'll see you in 2020!

Friday, July 26, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Children's Garden

Grab your friends and join us for a night of childhood fun in the Children’s Garden. Relive your youth as you splash in Wonder Pond, climb the playground, and explore a treehouse. Includes games and activities, one complimentary drink, samples of beer, wine, and spirits, and live music. Additional drinks and dinner available for purchase. Who says kids get to have all the fun? All kids must be 21+ to attend.


How to celebrate Summer like a kid:
  • Kick off your shoes and splash in Wonder Pond
  • Show off your strength as you move a 1-ton ball
  • Climb and slide on the roots playground
  • Crawl through a shrinking tunnel and experience kaleidoscope of plants
  • Pick up sidewalk chalk and create a masterpiece
  • Play a game of giant jenga, connect 4, kerplunk, and other nostalgic games
  • Challenge a friend to a game of hopscotch or tic-tac-toe
  • Meet the Children's Garden friendly turtle, Trixie


Fees and Admission

One drink ticket to be redeemed at the bar, live music, games, and all the fun you can handle in the 4-acre Children's Garden.

$30.00 member
$35.00 nonmember


Registration Information

This event has been cancelled. We look forward to see you in 2020. 


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