Children playing in the fountain at Summer on Screen in Wembley Park

Things to do in Wembley for families

It can be hard to find fun and free things to do with the whole family in London.

Thankfully, Wembley Park is perfect for families, offering family-friendly dining, unique activities, and free events and entertainment. In addition, it's a well-connected, traffic-free oasis with great transport links and plenty of baby-change facilities throughout the area, with something buzzy and fun always happening.

Things to do in Wembley for kids

Here are some of our favourite family activities at Wembley Park.

Kids love playing at Wembley Park, especially in multiple playgrounds and play parks dotted around the area. Head to Union Park and you'll find our newest all-weather playpark with a wooden train and plenty of swings. Union Park is also home to another playpark, with adventurous jungle jims, climbing ropes and roundabouts. If it's a dry day, Elvin Gardens has a small but incredibly fun playground with climbing frames and shapes.

Enter a secret world where magic and memory can heal in Punchdrunk Enrichment's new family theatre production, Enitan's Game. Tucked away off a busy road in Wembley Park is a special place. Warm and welcoming, it’s a home for many when you are far from your own.

Inside you’ll find Enitan and Ged, two friends who collect objects and stories. One such item is a game made by Enitan’s grandfather when she first arrived in the UK. As a young girl, they played it together whenever she felt sad or homesick. It made her feel stronger and helped her grow. Now Enitan’s grandfather has gone and she needs your familie's help to play again. Together you’ll enter a secret world where magic and memory can heal.

An immersive theatre show for 6-11-year-olds from Punchdrunk Enrichment in their brand new venue. Enitan’s Game celebrates the power of shared stories, loss and community.

Designed to provide something for the whole family, Fresh Arts provides a wide range of arts and education programs for all ages. In a convenient location with friendly staff and activity leaders with arts and education classes for children and adults, Fresh Arts offers something for everyone.

Why not enroll your child in one of their classes or take part in a community workshop?

Fresh Arts are running holiday camps this summer for children aged 5 - 11 years! Fresh Arts are Ofsted Registered, accept childcare vouchers and are running their camp for FREE to HAF eligible children! Why not enrol your little one and let them have the summer of their lives!

Week 1: 29th July - 2nd August (9.00 am - 3.00 pm)

Week 2: 5th August - 9th August (9.00 am - 3.00 pm)

Week 3: 12th August - 16th August (9.00 am - 3.00 pm)

Head to BOXPARK Wembley for free arts and crafts sessions at the Kids' Table. From origami to bracelet making, colouring, drawing and more, entertain the little ones as you enjoy some delicious food. Check our What's On listings for the next dates.

Eating out with kids can be a challenge. While some little ones are adventurous eaters, others have very definite ideas about they will and won't eat. Thankfully, Wembley Park has a wide array of restaurants that kids of all ages enjoy. The London Designer Outlet is home to all of your family's high street favourites, including Pizza Express, Frankie & Benny's, Nando's, TGI Friday's, and Wagamama.

Haute Dolci serves decadent desserts in a luxury setting. They even fly their award-winning gelato in from Italy – that's dedication to deliciousness. Pasta Remoli's build-your-own pasta dish menu suits the whole family, allowing you to create your perfect plate of pasta, even welcoming a smaller portion size for the kids.

Coming during the half term break? Pasta Remoli have a kid's eat-free offer from Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June with every adult meal that is purchased. T&C's apply, please see in-store for details.

In search of some culture for your little ones? Wembley Park's free Art Trail allows you to learn about art and discover new artists alongside your kids. Walk throughout Wembley Park and admire all the vibrant pieces, from digital installations to colourful street art. Our free public art trail has an emphasis on art you can interact with (all ages welcome), so includes fascinating and playful pieces such as the Shadow Wall, designed by world famous Jason Bruges Studio, a light-based installation that mimics your movements. Dance, play and pose in front of the digital piece and watch your 'digital shadow' come to life. Kids are fascinated by our public art – and don't be surprised if your jaw drops right alongside theirs. You can find out more about the Wembley Park Art Trail here.

Slightly older kids (and parents of course) will love some wild and wonderful play opportunities around Wembley Park. Together, you can play music-themed crazy golf at Pop Golf or immerse yourselves in a virtual reality wonderland at meetspaceVR.

Whether it's relaxing in Elvin Gardens or running around in Union Park, Wembley Park's diverse collection of outdoor spaces are ideal for picnics, sipping a coffee, or just letting your kids blow off some steam. Discover the great Wembley Park outdoors here.

An age-old classic, everyone loves a trip to the cinema - and Cineworld Wembley takes it to a whole new level with their 4DX experience. Cineworld Wembley Park is one of the first cinemas in the country to offer 4DX, which adds stimulating effects to your movie. Water, scent, strobe lights, and wind help the story and characters leap off the screen. Your kids will absolutely love it.

Take your little ones on a VIP tour of Wembley Stadium for a day out they will never forget. Football fans or not, kids love soaking up the history of the world-famous stadium and following in the footsteps of football legends and music superstars. Find out more here.

Feeling like a sweet treat? London Designer Outlet is home to a Lindt Outlet where you can buy delicious Swiss chocolate for up to 70% off regular retail prices. Shop for chocolate bars, truffles, and their legendary 'pick & mix' selection, the largest in London.

There's So Much for Families in Wembley Park

Your family will love spending the day at Wembley Park, eating delicious food, playing fun games, and watching world-class entertainment. You won't struggle to find things to do this summer – we have your family covered.

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