Important Update

 Important Update: French Lick Resort has temporarily suspended all hotel and casino operations due to the COVID-19 virus. Hotel reservations can be made for stays beginning May 1,2020 online or by calling 888-936-9360. The golf courses remain open. Read our FAQs.


Family Fun Daily!


Whether it’s crafts, video games, movies or board games, KidsFest is the go-to hangout for kids! Our activities department provides a range of exciting and interactive events and activities to give children a fun-filled experience during your stay at French Lick Resort.


All activities are supervised by our trained activities attendants, and to offer a variety of experiences for all our guests, we switch up the lineup of activities and events with the changing of the seasons. For more information about KidsFest activities, stop by the KidsFest information station located in the French Lick Springs Hotel indoor pool.



KidsFest Information


Hours of Operation:

Because of the state-mandated stay-at-home order, all events and activities at the French Lick Resort have been canceled through April 6. We will continue to evaluate the situation and make amenities available when it is safe for our associates and guests.

March 1 - December 22

Daily • 11am - 7pm

Session 1: 11am - 2:30pm
Session 2: 3:30pm - 7pm


December 23-31 • Closed


Come and be part of the KidsFest crew! KidsFest is for children of all ages, and our drop-off services for kids age 6-12 are open to overnight guests of French Lick and West Baden Springs Hotels as well as the French Lick Villas. Ready to join the fun? Learn more about KidsFest in our FAQs section listed below.



KidsPlus Pass

A KidsPlus Pass is your child’s ticket to receiving VIP treatment throughout French Lick Resort! Included in each pass are six hours of fun and activities per day at KidsFest plus other amenities like bowling, food and FootGolf. A KidsPlus Pass is $65 and can be purchased at the KidsFest Lodge and the KidsFest information station located in the French Lick Springs Hotel indoor pool. 


KidsPlus passes include:

• Up to 2 free drop-off sessions per day at KidsFest. 
   Drop-offs for ages 6-12 only; reservations can be made by calling (812) 936-5553
• 1 premium craft band
• Unlimited 1-hour bowling sessions at Pluto’s Alley, shoe rental included
   Monday-Thursday: all-day access
   Friday-Sunday: 2pm-5pm (all other times based on availability)

• 1 slice of pizza and 1 fountain drink from Pluto’s Alley
• 1 small ice cream from The French Lick Mercantile Co.
• 1 round of FootGolf at Valley Links Golf Course. 
   Spring, summer and fall only. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Golf cart fee not included.
• 1 youth admission to the French Lick/West Baden Museum. 
   Open Tuesday-Saturday • 10am-4pm

Easter Weekend

The words Easter Weekend with a bunny on a yellow background with Easter eggs

Easter Scavenger Hunt 

Friday-Sunday, April 10-12 • 11am - 7pm

Grab your Easter clue sheet from KidsFest to get started. Go on a journey through the French Lick Springs Hotel to find all our hidden eggs. Once completed, return your clue sheet to KidsFest to claim your goodie bag!


Easter Bunny Brunch Visit 

Sunday, April 12 • 9am - 11am

Stop by the Grand Colonnade Restaurant to visit and take pictures with the Easter Bunny! Snap a picture of your whole family.

Sportstastic Summer

The words Sportstastic Summer with baseball bats, a basketball and a golf ball on a tee

May 29 - August 9


Sand Volleyball
Daily • 9am – 7pm

Volleyball Pit (Near The Valley Links Course Driving Range)
Volleyballs available at The Valley Links Golf Shop


Bike & Surrey Rentals
Daily • 11am – 7pm

KidsFest Lodge

KidsFest Drop-In Activities
Daily • 11am – 7pm

KidsFest Lodge
Play video games, watch movies, make a bracelet, play a board game, color, paint and so much more!


KidsFest Premium Crafts
Daily • 11am – 7pm

KidsFest Lodge • $5 - $10

Sand art, ceramics painting, canvas art, picture frame decorating and stuffed buddy building.


Sports Specialty Crafts
Daily • 11am – 7pm 

KidsFest Lodge
Come on over to see what sports-related craft we have to offer!

Sports Scavenger Hunt
Daily • 11am – 7pm

KidsFest Lodge
Grab your clue sheet from the KidsFest Lodge and take a journey around the resort in search hidden sports treasures! Bring your completed clue sheet back to KidsFest to claim your prize!


Basketball Shooting Contest
Daily • 4pm – 5pm

KidsFest Lodge
Our daily basketball games will test your skills at free throws and a friendly game of H-O-R-S-E! Do you have what it takes to be the champion?


Family Tie Dye Frenzy  
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays •Noon – 2pm 

KidsFest Lodge • $5
Come tie-dye your very own bandana and compare with your friends!


Poolside S’mores

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays ● 7-8pm

French Lick Springs Hotel Outdoor Pool

Summer is not complete without S’mores!


Dive-In Movie
Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays • Dusk

French Lick Outdoor Pool
Head to the Kidsfest Lodge or the KidsFest Information Station, located in the French Lick indoor pool, for the list of featured movies! Movie will not be shown Saturday, July 4, because of the fireworks show.


DJ Pool Party
Fridays: 1pm – 5pm • Saturdays: 11am – 5pm
French Lick Springs Hotel Outdoor Pool
Join us for rockin’ jams, fun games and a chance to win free prizes! 

Enjoy pool games from 1pm-5pm.


Fourth of July Weekend 
Holiday Bounce House Bonanza

Windsor Ballroom • Event Center

Saturday, July 4 • 11am – 8pm

Sunday, July 5 • 11am – 4pm