KidsFest

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

March 1 – December 23 • 9am – 9pm
December 24 – February 28 • 10am – 6pm

 

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.

 

FAQ

KidsPlus Pass

Kids Plus Pass

A KidsPlus Pass is your child’s ticket to receiving VIP treatment all throughout French Lick Resort! Included in each KidsPlus 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. Click below to see all the treasures you can unlock with a KidsPlus pass.

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

Summer Space Adventures

Illustration of a rocket launching

Friday, June 1 - Saturday, August 18

 

Time to blast off for some summertime fun in 3…2…1…

Summer Space Adventures will be orbiting French Lick Springs Hotel with a range of activities every day from morning until night. Visit our Space Station Learning Lab, make your own mess-free “alien ooze” and settle in for movies under the stars at the pool. Other crafts, games and weekend pool parties are also on the agenda, with all activities supervised by our KidsFest staff.

 

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Labor Day Weekend

veranda with patriotic decorations

Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2

 

As summer winds to a close, treat yourself to an extended weekend for Labor Day at French Lick Resort. The festivities run for four days, with activities ranging from poolside cookouts to nightly live music at West Baden Springs Hotel lasting all the way through midnight. Kick back in the rocking chairs on the French Lick Springs Hotel veranda, or take a stroll and experience the pristine history at West Baden. On your weekend to unwind, this is relaxation done right. 

 

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Fall into Autumn

Fall into Autumn

Celebrate the new season at French Lick Resort and join in our special events and activities all throughout October. Spend those picture-perfect fall days outdoors with hayrides and s’mores at our stables, new trolley tours around the resort, or at a Sunset Dinner at the Pete Dye Mansion. Halloween events and daily children’s activities add to the family fun, with the warm fall foliage of southern Indiana providing the perfect backdrop.

 

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French Lick Springs Hotel Tree Lighting

Christmas tree lit up in front of French Lick Springs Hotel

Celebrate the new season at French Lick Resort and join in our special events and activities all throughout October. Spend those picture-perfect fall days outdoors with hayrides and s’mores at our stables, new trolley tours around the resort, or at a Sunset Dinner at the Pete Dye Mansion. Halloween events and daily children’s activities add to the family fun, with the warm fall foliage of southern Indiana providing the perfect backdrop.

 

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West Baden Springs Hotel Tree Lighting

Christmas lights in the West Baden Gardens

Saturday, November 17

Tree lighting at 7pm • Festivities begin at 5pm

West Baden Springs Hotel

 

This year’s 50 Days of Lights kicks off with the annual West Baden Springs Hotel tree lighting and keeps rolling all the way into 2019. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the season, including live musical performances, appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and ornament making and cookie decorating for the kids. The ambiance of this historic hotel and its 40-foot-tall tree will usher in the holidays in grand fashion.

 

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