Looking for a little fun in the sun? How about a game of laser tag? Perhaps a trip to the skate park is more your style? Poplar Bluff has a wide variety of options to keep you and your entire family entertained.
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2801 Cheshire Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO | Phone: (573) 727-9322
Hydro Adventures features a wet and dry side that the ENTIRE family is sure to love!
The wet side is full of attractions that are one of a kind in the Poplar Bluff area. The newest water attraction, Twisted 6, has six super soaking, plummeting ways to slide down! Poseidon’s Pipeline is a three-slide complex that twists and turns right into a pool at the bottom! Grab a tube and ride the waves of Crashing Waves Bay. Looking for something more relaxing? Lay back and float the gentle currents of the Easy river. Splish Splash Bay is perfect for the kids with a shallow bottom that offers endless adventures of slides, soaking, and splashing!
The dry side at Hydro offers just as much fun, if not MORE! Single and double go karts fly around the track! A challenging 18-hole mini golf course will have you hitting and hoping for a hole in one. A NEW 55-foot Galaxy coaster will give you that extreme thrill every amusement lover craves. The Scrambler, Hydro Maiden, and Tip n Twirl are three separate rides that will spin and twist you in all different directions. The Poplar Hopper will shoot you up and down right into the sky. A smaller tiger coaster offers the kids their own thrill along with the Truck Stop ride that will drive them around and bring out their inner truck driver.
The MEGA ARCADE is new and improved and features ROUTE 66 MINI BOWLING which is all is all the fun of normal bowling but half the size.
LASER TAG has landed at Hydro Adventures. Get your team together and see if you have what it takes to beat the other team in this fast paced, high energy attraction.
21 Drive In Van Buren
MO-34, Van Buren, MO 63965 | (573) 945-2121
21 Drive-In is a drive-in movie theater located 8 miles east of Van Buren, Missouri. Gates open at 7pm. Double feature on Friday and Saturday. Includes playground and concession areas. ***CASH ONLY***
AMC Classic Poplar Bluff 8
3525 S. Westwood Blvd, Poplar Bluff, MO | (573) 776-7612
Get exactly what you love about the classic movie theatre experience! AMC Classic brings you the best of times at affordable prices, offering you the same great atmospher with a few new and fantastic additions. Offering RealD 3D Movie experiences.
Xtreme Family Fun
525 Ashcroft Road, Poplar Bluff, MO | (573) 714-8229
Enjoy laser tag, bounce houses, and Toddler Town! Birthday parties, group pricing, gift certificates, and church discounts available.
Poplar Bluff Skate Park
332 S. Morgan Street, Poplar Bluff, MO
Located in the historic Downtown Poplar Bluff.
Pizza Inn of Poplar Bluff is a great place to bring the family. In addition to a dine-in pizza buffet, families can enjoy the many activities in their arcade section. Check them out of Facebook for more information!
Kiwanis Bacon Memorial Park
Located between the 1300 block of West Pershing and the 1400 block of West Harper Streets, just east of Highway 67 and the Poplar Bluff Middle School.
Make reservations for the large pavilions by calling (573) 785-3338.
Kiwanis Bacon Memorial Park has many features. There are several pieces of playground equipment, a walking trail, basketball court, softball field, and a recently added frisbee golf course. A large field area is used for practices such as football and soccer.
Located along the Southern border of Southeast Missouri’s Wappapello Lake, The Camp at Lake Wappapello is set on 160 acres of wilderness and is designed to let you enjoy the comfort of your own home while still giving you easy access to campground amenities and proximity to all kinds of exciting outdoor destinations. During the summer, you can expect the concert venue to be full with both great local talent and out of town acts. Sit back and enjoy the shows under their covered venue with drink and bar stations placed around the area to provide a quick drink without missing a beat.
Historic Rodgers Theatre*
204 N. Broadway Street, Poplar Bluff, MO | (573) 718-2045
Did you know that for the price of a medium popcorn and a medium soda at the movie theater, one could buy a bottle of soda and 9 boxes of popcorn at the Rodgers Theatre? We make an effort to make your date night at the Rodgers affordable. We know our patrons appreciate that! Offering a variety of live entertainment options.
Black River Coliseum*
301 South 5th Street, Poplar Bluff, MO | Phone: (573) 686-8001
The Margaret Harwell Art Museum is an active and vital cultural resource for southeastern Missouri. As one of only five city art museums in Missouri, it offers a comprehensive program of traveling exhibits, art classes, educational programs for children and a growing permanent collection of works by contemporary Missouri artists.
Poplar Bluff Public Library*
318 North Main Street, Poplar Bluff, MO | Phone: (573) 686-8639
Storytime Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
Walk ins welcome
National Gaming Day–Nov. 12
Board games and Wii game all day, free popcorn.
The library download station provides free charging for almost any PC and handheld device.
Dunlap Pumpkin Farm*
10 Highway AA, Poplar Bluff, Missouri | (573) 712-4205
Visit Dunlap Pumpkin Farm for a huge variety of pumpkins, gourds, straw, mums, and corn stalks. Children’s activities also available. Create fun fall memories with the whole family! Open annually September and October. Find out more by visiting their Facebook page or calling the number listed above.
Smids Mini Golf
8816 Hwy T, Wappapello, MO | (573) 429-3614
Smids Mini Golf is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They also have a huge yard sale in their big building every weekend. Bring the whole family for a fun day out!
The Bootheel Youth Museum in Malden, Missouri offers children exciting, inventive (and educational) fun! Where else can you stand inside a bubble, “freeze” your shadow on a wall, write a check at the bank, or make music on sewer pipes? These are just a few of the experiences you’ll enjoy at the BYM.
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