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Fun and Entertainment


The Robert T. Longway Planetarium was one of the largest and best equipped in the country. Designed by the Detroit architectural firm of Smith, Hinchman and Grylls. The planetarium was designed to catch the viewers eyes both inside and out. After assuming responsibility for the operation of Longway Planetarium, Dean Clyde E. Blocker of Flint Junior College, in keeping with the wishes of the Board of Education and the Sponsors, constantly stressed the importance of the planetarium to the educational advancement of people of all ages within the community.


The Whiting 

Each year, The Whiting Presents Broadway, music, comedy, theatre, dance and much more throughout its season. Past performances include Chris Isaak, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, STOMP, Wayne Brady, Itzhak Perlman, Martin Short, Mamma Mia, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Jeff Daniels, Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles, Sinbad, Rock of Ages, and so much more! The Whiting's 2,043 seat theater is home to the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Annual Holiday Pops and many other community graduations, recitals, and other events.


YouthQuest is a fun, engaging and experiential approach to helping students connect what they learn at school to everyday life. This approach improves students’ overall performance at school and contributes to work-ready skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking and healthy decision making. 

Flint Farmers Market

Get down to the market!

We have something for everyone, music, culinary creations, public space for rent, demonstration kitchens and more 

Flint Children's Museum

The Museum offers hands-on experiences of all types for children from ages 2 to 10. The Discovery Zone, our rotating exhibit space, changes every three months, so check back to see what’s new. Meanwhile, click one of the links below to see how some of our fun and educational exhibits work.

Lapeer Rec

The City of Lapeer Community Center is intended to serve Lapeer area residents of all ages with recreational, social, cultural, fitness and educational opportunities year round. Through its facilities and programs, the Community Center will enhance the quality of life in the community. The Community Center offers a wide-range of activities for youth, adults and seniors. The 55,000 square foot facility sits on 6.9 acres opened in 1995 and features an indoor six lane competition/leisure swimming pool with a water slide and zero entry, gymnasium with seven baskets, weight/fitness equipment (new in 2013), meeting/group fitness rooms, track, two racquetball courts, child care area, cycling studio, locker room facilities, and the Park & Recreation department administrative offices.  Outside features a spray park in the courtyard outside the pool, two basketball courts, and two sand volleyball courts. There are four ways to fun and fitness 1) Annual Passes, 2) Single Visit Passes, 3) Classes & Programs, 4) Facility Rental. The center is open seven days a week, come visit today! 

Richfield Bowl

Bowling Is America’s #1 Participation Activity with over 70 million people bowling each year. Richfield Bowl is dedicated to providing the BEST ENTERTAINMENT VALUE in Flint. Our modern bowling center has kid friendly bumper bowling lanes available too. We also have plenty of lightweight bowling balls and small shoes for kids.

Whether you’re looking just to bowl a couple games by yourself, an outing with friends and family or you want to join a bowling league, Richfield Bowl is the place to be. 

Banana Boat Ice Cream 

3721 Corunna Rd.

Bit of Earth

A hub of creativity, A Bit of Earth is an eclectic mix of whimsical, earth-friendly products.

Books, unique toys, creative play, beauty and local items will be discovered at A Bit of Earth. Look for fun classes, story-time and special events that will be happening all year long. 


Including basketball, battle beams, extreme dodgeball, air track, kids jump, ninja course, open jump, stunt fall, wall tramp, and a zipline, DEFY is an attitude and a rallying cry promoting individualism and freedom from the norm. It’s a collection of extreme air sport parks across America that are rewriting the rules of sport — giving our communities a place where they’re free to express and push themselves.

Society has tons of expectations and rules, but DEFY gives everyone a safe place to defy those constraints. We’re for fiercely independent, fearless individuals who pass on organized sports in favor of nonconforming ones that challenge them in non-traditional ways. 

Sandbox Virtual Reality Arcade

Virtual reality is the future of gaming. With a headset and a controller, you can transport yourself to a completely new virtual world. Climb to the top of Mount Everest, join R2-D2 on the surface of Tattoine, slay zombies and dragons, or serve as captain of a pirate ship. Explore the possibilities for virtual reality gaming at The Sandbox Virtual Reality Arcade.

Spymaker Escape Rooms

Dedicated to serving Flint and the surrounding areas , we strive to be your Best Michigan Escape Games and entertainment options. An escape room is a live action game starring you and your group.
Be pre-paired to enter into a fully immersive puzzle game that will test your skills, wits and abilities 

Go Karts

Thrill seekers unite and rejoice! Extreme Indoor Kart Racing is home to Michigan's largest indoor kart track (1/4 mile) featuring karts capable of speeds up to 40mph. EIKR also has an arcade, party room, junior karts, apparel, concessions and much more! 

Great Escape Gaming

Beginning in 2016, the two owners, Scott and Tyler, opened Great Escape Gaming to be the best stop for all of your gaming needs and favorite hobbies. We focus our attention on making our space a safe, friendly place for you to enjoy yourselves. Without our community, we're nothing. We're here for you! 

Disc Golf


Learn all about disc golf in Flint. Ranked as the 37th best disc golf destination in Michigan, Flint has 2 courses. Among these are 2 courses which have 18 or more holes. Flint is also home to 1 store that sells disc golf gear. Explore the surrounding area to find 116 courses, 75 leagues, and 25 stores.

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