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Opened in 1965, Rostraver Ice Garden, a 5,000-seat multi-purpose ice arena, has been home to multiple hockey teams, like the Steel City Warriors of the Federal Hockey League. So for the average skater, its professional facilities are more than enough. The main attraction is obviously the rink, which hosts open skating and seasonal hockey games. But visitors unaccustomed to skating needn't worry—a pro shop supplies rental equipment, and skating classes guide beginners through the basics. Then, after a day on the rink, tired guests can refuel with a burger and a beer while overlooking the arena at Murph’s Pub.
For their son's first birthday party, husband-and-wife duo Ryan and Megan rented a bounce house. When they saw the complete delight on the faces of the young guests, they decided to go all in, and opened Planet Bounce Pittsburgh. The outer-space-themed play zone fills 6,000 square feet with four massive bounce houses, including an enormous obstacle course with climbing walls and slides. The rest of the space is dedicated to kids running wild, refueling at the cafe, and celebrating birthday get-togethers in private party rooms. Designed as a safe space where kids can play and make friends, making sure littler kids are never in danger of getting bullied or learning geometry from high-schoolers before they're ready. Older patrons are always welcomed when helping the younger guests.
In theory, a family could visit Fun Fore All once a week for two months and always find something new to do. During one visit, they might play one of the 60+ available arcade games; during the next, they might wander around the four-story jungle gym Ballocity or use a round of bumper boats to decide who has to pay that month's yacht insurance. Fun Fore All offers both seasonal and year-round activities. One of the most exciting and newest attraction is the XD Dark Ride. It is designed to entertain the whole family and includes riding, running, flying, and falling through different worlds. XD Dark Ride is a 3D experience and a game at the same time; participants can blaster to score points and compete in getting the highest note. The year-round attractions include an arcade, Ballocity—a three-story play area outfitted with 30-plus interactive features, including a four-story slide and guests can stay properly fueled for all this action, too, thanks to a snack bar stocked with sandwiches, pizza, wings, and wraps.
All Access Passes or Birthday Party at Altimate Air Trampoline Park
North Versailles, PA
Altimate Air Trampoline Park features over 15,000 square feet of indoor family entertainment including thousands of feet of trampolines, Altimate Air Dodge Ball, an Altimate Jump Bag, an Altimate Air Slam Ball area, and an Altimate junior bounce house for small children. There are also Bounce Boards available for rental for you to enjoy while at the park. Altimate Air welcomes all ages and physical abilities and will be glad to work with individuals or groups of any size. The latest safety technology was used during construction and all areas meet national safety standards. Altimate Air Jump Bag The Altimate Jump Bag is one of our most popular features at the park! Take the plunge for the Altimate adrenaline rush! Not a fan of heights? No problem! We offer a shorter platform and a trampoline that is level with the jump bag for you to enjoy. Must be at least 44 inches to participate. All the latest safety technology was used during the construction and installation of the Jump Bag. The Altimate Indoor Climbing Wall The Altimate Climbing Wall is 25 feet high and features a state of the art auto-belay system. In addition to the main climbing wall, the Face Off Race Wall is available for those that enjoy competition. The Face Off wall is 20 feet high and is transparent, so you can see your friends on the other side, as you race to the top! You must have tennis shoes that have laces to participate and be at least 8 years of age. Up to four participants are able to compete at any given time. Ninja Course The Altimate Ninja Obstacle Course features 13 different obstacles with varying degrees of difficulty. You must have tennis shoes that have laces to participate and be at least 10 years of age and at least 54 inches. The obstacles can be set to beginner, intermediate and advanced levels and can be used for fun, for training purposes, or by the hardcore athlete. Competitions can also be held to see who can complete the course in the fastest time. Birthday Party includes: Guest of honor plus a minimum of 10 friends One hour of jump, Ninja Course and Climbing Wall with 45 minutes in private party room Personal party attendant All party supplies Party room set up and clean up Altimate jump socks for all jumpers Electronic and paper invitations available Altimate air t-shirt for the guest of honor One free pass per guest of honor for future visit
Friends, coworkers, or family members look no further. Escape The Room Pittsburgh presents challenges, team-building opportunities, and entertainment with their seven escape rooms. Each room is tailored to a specific theme and guests are given 60 minutes to solve clues and "escape" the simulation. Room choices include: The Newsroom: The group here, whether entirely a team on its own or paired with other participants, works for a news station and they have to find the best story to air. They must work in front of an audience and avoid humiliation by finding the best story best work yet. Accommodates up to 12 players at a time. The Agency: In this game, guests have one hour to complete a mission as a team of spies. The spies work for a specific agency and they must complete the challenge presented by their supervisors or else their time as spies is up. Accommodates up to 10 players at a time. The Dig: This game for a team of excavators of the depths of the Earth leaves them in the dark both literally and figuratively to solve a mystery while making their way back to the surface in less than 60 minutes. Accommodates for up to 8 players at a time. The Apartment: Stopping for a social call in a seemingly cozy apartment is the beginning for a mystery to be unsolved with the use of hidden clues. The guests have up to 60 minutes to get to freedom. Accommodates for up to 8 players at a time.
FREE GUITAR When You Sign Up for Lessons at Music & Arts During Open House Weekend!
Jan. 25th - 27th
Over 170 Nationwide Locations!
Flat Fee - January feature.
What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Did you know that one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to learn a new skill? That’s where Music & Arts comes in! Whether it’s your child, or even you, Music & Arts, the Nation’s premier music lesson provider and music retailer has you covered! In fact, their lesson studios are opening the doors, January 25-27th for you to come in and take a tour of the facilities, participate in a free guitar class, meet with our university-trained, background-checked instructors and even get a FREE Fender or Laurel Canyon guitar or uke!* Click HERE to find the Music & Arts location nearest you Choose from open mic performances or free beginner guitar lessons. Schedule a free appointment with one of Music & Arts' talented professional lesson instructors. This could be the beginning of your lifelong relationship with music. FRIDAY, January 25th Take the Stage Open Mic Night 6-8 p.m. TAKE THE STAGE now! Come hear your local favorite artists or get up there and rock your resolution! SATURDAY, January 26 FREE Guitar Classes at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Start your journey here with basic guitar classes led by a professional lesson instructor. Music & Arts will help you take the first step of the new year! ALL WEEKEND FREE consultations with one of Music & Arts highly qualified lesson instructors. Plus! FREE tours of The Lesson Studio. Music & Arts’ lessons are customized by hand-selected expert instructors to fit any skill level, age, or genre of music- in a safe and family friendly environment. Come check them out for yourself, for FREE, during their nationwide Open House event!
Heritage Hills Golf Resort’s AvalancheXpress Day Pass for UNLIMITED Snow Tubing, Ice Skating & Hot Chocolate
If Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate this winter, you can still guarantee your kids a frosty blast with winter snow tubing and ice skating fun at AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, PA! AvalancheXpress at Heritage Hills Golf Resort is the mid-Atlantic's winter wonderland! It's just one hour from Baltimore, 90 minutes from Washington, DC, two hours from Philadelphia, three hours from New York, and 3.5 hours from Pittsburgh, offering TONS of FUN for both the young and young at heart! With this snow-tastic CertifiKID deal, save up to 27% on a weekday or weekend pass for UNLIMITED Snow Tubing, Ice Skating and Hot Chocolate Bar! It does not get much better than that! AvalancheXpress features up to ten lanes of snow tubing fun, and two powered rope-lines to tow tubers hilltop. There is lighting for night tubing and fire pits to warm you as you enjoy a custom-created hot chocolate just for you! The outdoor ice skating rink overlooks the grounds at Heritage Hills. It’s the perfect complement to a day of snow tubing. Master your figure eights after a thrilling day of tubing! Want to stay and play overnight? Check out this OVERNIGHT snow tubing and ice skating package from Heritage Hills Resort - Click HERE!
I SCREAM, You SCREAM, We All SCREAM for ICE CREAM! Welcome to the Turkey Hill Experience! Located between York and Lancaster, PA - a great day trip for all of us in the DC Metro and Baltimore areas - the 26,000 square foot Turkey Hill Experience is a true shrine to ice cream. Brought to you by Turkey Hill (the same folks who churn ice cream and brew iced tea), the Turkey Hill Experience gives visitors a peek at the 80-year-old Lancaster County ice cream maker and the unique heritage and culture of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Immerse yourself in Turkey Hill as you walk through the super fun, child-friendly, interactive exhibits that bring Turkey Hill’s story to life. Become a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker. Milk a mechanical cow. "Drive" a milk truck. Create your own virtual ice cream flavor and packaging and then record your own Turkey Hill commercial... and even take a “tea personality” test. Oh - did we forget to mention that all Turkey Hill Experience visitors receive UNLIMITED FREE ICE CREAM SAMPLES?! You’ll be having ice cream dreams…more reason to stay overnight and visit again the next day! Check out these OVERNIGHT deals at nearby Eden Resort or Fulton Steamboat Inn.
NEW American Girl Live! at Byham Theater
Select Performances Feb. 9th-10th
third party sales link Theater will pay us 30% for all sales.
Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical performance! Grab your favorite American Girl® doll and this exciting CertifiKID offer to see American Girl Live at Pittsburgh Cultural Trusts's Byham Theater on these select dates and times: Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. American Girl Live is a premiere stage production, featuring original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along with your favorite American Girl characters as they travel to sleepaway camp for an exciting summer away from home. Watch as bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life. Listen as iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join them all as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship. Click HERE and use promo code "CERTIFIKID" to purchase your discounted seats!
The Gazillion Bubble Show at New World Stages
Select Dates Through February 24th
New York, NY
sales are going through telecharge and they will be sending us the checks for the 80/20 split
After twenty years as a Master of Bubbles, in 2007 Fan Yang brought his unique brand of bubble artistry to the Big Apple and has since wowed bubble lovers of all ages. The Gazillion Bubble Show is truly is a family affair for Fan: his wife Ana, son Deni, daughter Melody, and brother Jano all can be found on stage in New York and around the world performing their bubble magic. Audiences are delighted with an unbubblievable experience, awashed with a bubble tide, and some even find themselves INSIDE a bubble. Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW AND PLAN AN UNFORGETTABLE FAMILY WEEKEND IN NEW YORK CITY! The Gazillion Bubble show's appeal extends well beyond the stage, including appearances on "The Oprah Winfrey Show", "The Dave Letterman Show", "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly", The Ellen Degeneres Show", "Fox and Friends", "The View", "CBS Sunday Morning", "The Today Show", FOX, NBC, ABC, CW11 as well as television stations all around the world. "It is simply UNBUBBLIEVABLE!" The Gazillion Bubble Show...."It will BLOW your mind!!!"
New York City Sightseeing Cruises with Choice of Add-on Attractions from CitySights NY
New York, NY
The CitySightseeing Skyline Cruise offers stunning views of famous attractions like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Greenwich Village, and more. Enjoy the weather and concessions while taking in amazing sights from the outdoor decks. The Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise with Ripley’s admission package from CitySights NY combines the pleasure of sightseeing with the excitement of discovering interesting and bizarre artifacts from around the world. Once on board, tour goers get unparalleled views of famous attractions like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Greenwich Village, and more. With 4 convenient hop-off stops in various locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, customers can get up-close and personal with some of NYCs unique neighborhoods. Pier 11 provides access to South Street Seaport and Battery Park. Hop off in DUMBO, Brooklyn for fantastic views from the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Hop off at Pier 78 to explore exciting Times Square and the Theater District. Once in Times Square, check out Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. Enjoy two whole floors full of outlandish artifacts and interactive displays.