One of the most anticipated days of the year by children and adults is the Boy’s and Girl’s Day, which will be held this Saturday, April 30. And although there will be many free activities that day, there are also amusement parks where you could take them for a day of family fun.
Take note; These sites will not only be available this April 30; they are open all year round, and in addition to having large spaces with mechanical or skill games, they are also suitable places for children to learn about nature, science and even ‘play at being adults’.
check these parks in CDMX for childrenwe are sure that ‘the kings of the house’ will enjoy them very much.
Las Americas Farm
Located between the limits of the Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office and the municipality of Naucalpan in the State of Mexico, Granja las Américas is a family park that, as its name indicates, is also a farm adapted for boys and girls to get to know the animal world within the city.
This site offers workshops for children with which they can learn about different processes such as the milk packaging process, how and where fruits and vegetables are obtained, among others. It also has a circuit to learn the driving rules as well as a gotcha area. Here you will spend everything but boredom.,
The amusement park par excellence in CDMX is undoubtedly Six Flags. With a wide range of rides, this park offers its visitors dozens of fun settings, games for all ages and why not? Also an area with a wide gastronomic offer.
At Six Glags, there are also constant events like parades of your favorite characters (currently in Looney Toones and Justice League) that you can’t miss.
- Location: Carr. Picacho-Ajusco Km 1.5, Jardines del Ajusco, Tlalpan, Mexico City
- Schedule: It is varied; On weekends (Friday to Sunday) the hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Price: General Admission over 1.20 meters: 749 pesos / General Admission under 1.20 meters: 499 pesos / INAPAM Admission, People with disabilities and pregnant women: 499 pesos / Under 90 cm: FREE
Formerly known as ‘The City of Children’, KidZania has two locations: Cuicuilco and Santa Fe, however Cuicuilco is the most popular. Here, children can ‘play at being adults’ because it is a park that emulates a small city (although not so small because it has more than seven thousand square meters and more than 70 activities to enjoy.
Thanks to the realism of the role-playing game, the little ones can learn different careers, work and learn about the value and management of money. Each experience is designed especially for children (especially ages 4-16), to give them self-confidence and inspire them as citizens. Here, they can practice ‘what are you going to be when you grow up?’
To the east of the city, in the Iztapalapa mayor’s office, there is an amusement park specially designed for children, in which, in addition to the typical fairground attractions (in this place there are approximately 30), there are also shows, a skill area and even a small cinema specially designed for ‘the kings of the house’.
Kataplum is a concept brought by Recócholis, which we already know for being a site where games of skill are the order of the day. In addition, there is also a party room where you can organize the birthday of your son or daughter so that, together with their guests, they can spend an unforgettable birthday.
Papalote Children’s Museum
Although this site is not exactly an amusement park, the little ones can have a great time. Commonly known as ‘El Papalote’, it is an interactive museum where, through games, experimentation, temporary and permanent exhibitions offered by the museum and immersive experiences, children can learn about science, technology and art.
One of the biggest attractions of this site is that it has the first and only giant screen of the IMAX system in Mexico City, in which different 70 mm films with digital sound are projected. If you or the children of the house like movies and experimentation (the kite opened under the motto ‘touch, play and learn’) this site is ideal for you.