Guide: These 21 South Austin businesses offer indoor activities for kids and adults


Summer heat keeping you inside? Enjoy indoor activities at these local businesses without breaking a sweat. This list is not comprehensive.

Arts and craft studios

Glaze pottery, paint a wooden sign or create a variety of art projects at a local studio.

1. The Art Garage

11190 Circle Drive, Ste. 202, Austin. 512-852-9900.

2. Austin Craft Lounge

12919 Nutty Brown Road, Austin. 512-961-6101.

3. Board & Brush

333 Hwy. 290, Ste. 401,
Dripping Springs. 512-643-3800.

4. Café Monet

4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin.

5. Painting with a Twist

A. 9600 I-35, Ste. 600, Austin. 512-710-7928.

B. 6705 Hwy. 290, Ste. 501, Austin. 512-892-7928.


Host a birthday party, sign up for a summer league or rent a lane for an hourly rate.

6.  Westgate Lanes

2701 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin. 512-441-2695.

Adventure centers
and arcades

Climb a rock wall, drive bumper cars, compete in a game of laser tag or play arcade-style games.

7. Blazer Tag Adventure Center

1701 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin. 512-462-0202.

8. Chuck E. Cheese’s

9811 S. I-35, Austin.

9. Epic Fun

7101 W. Hwy. 71, Austin.

10. Pinballz Kingdom

15201 S. I-35, Buda.

Indoor playscapes

Younger children can participate in activities centered on physical movement and social engagement.

11. Almost Grown Play Cafe

18901 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs. 512-761-4622.

12. Gymboree Play & Music

4220 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 150, Austin. 512-444-9626.

13. My Gym

5307 W. Hwy. 290, Austin.

Movie houses

Watch a summer blockbuster with food and beverage service throughout the film.

14. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin. 512-861-7060.

15. Moviehouse & Eatery

7415 Southwest Parkway, Bldg. 7, Austin. 512-572-0770.

16. Sky Cinemas

13201 Hwy. 290, Austin.

Trampoline parks
and inflatables

Bounce, play dodgeball, participate in fitness classes and more at an indoor jumping space.

17. Altitude Trampoline Park

6800 West Gate Blvd., Austin. 512-814-0090.

18. Hoppin’ House

4040 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin.

19. iPlay Austin

8816 Cullen Lane, Austin.

20. Jump Wild

295 Frog Pond Lane, Dripping Springs. 512-858-2500.

21. Loco-Motion Inflatable Play

9811 Vikki Terrace, Austin.

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Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Jackson Buchanan is the Senior Reporter for Southwest Austin. She covers local transportation, development, education, healthcare and Travis County Commissioners Court. She has a bachelor's and master's degree from The University of Texas and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since May 2018.
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