The ULTIMATE Terre Haute Guide! 50 Things to Do in Terre Haute with Kids

If you’re looking for things to do in Terre Haute with kids, this guide is the ultimate resource! Click on the links to be taken to other posts on our site with more information!

(This guide was originally published in 2014 and updated in January 2019. As new fun moves into town, we’ll continue updating!)

Things to Do in Terre Haute with Kids

This post on Haute Happenings is proudly sponsored by the YMCA of the Wabash Valley.

The YMCA of the Wabash Valley (in Clay County and Vigo County) wants to help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all!

Kids are welcomed into the YMCA for child watch (while parents work out!), themed kids’ night out events in Vigo County (parents can enjoy an evening with adults while kids are having fun at the Y), holiday events, Healthy Kids’ Day, fall festival, day camp, summer camp, tutoring, sports and more!

Want to join a team? The YMCA of the Wabash Valley has youth and adult sports teams that include volleyball, basketball, and indoor soccer in Clay County, and new opportunities on the horizon in Vigo County!

Aqua Aerobics classes take place every Monday and Wednesday at RHIT from 8:30-9:30 am! This class is FREE to YMCA members only.

Outdoors in Terre Haute

Terre Haute Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Kids need to eat! These posts will help you feed the kids in Terre Haute.

Terre Haute Hidden Gems

This is one of our favorite sections of our website! Check it out when you need some inspiration for local things to do!

Toddlers and Preschoolers in Terre Haute

Have little ones? Here’s a list of our favorite toddler and preschool activities!

Events and Activities for Older Kids

Free Things to Do in Terre Haute with Kids

Like free fun? Check out this list of our favorite FREE Terre Haute activities!

Indoor Entertainment

Not every day can be sunny and 70 degrees! Use our Indoor Entertainment Guide to find fun any day or season.

Terre Haute Travel

If you love to travel, check out these great Midwest road trip ideas!

Terre Haute Gives Back

If you’ve ever wanted to give back, serve, or volunteer as a family, check out these posts for local ideas.

Fresh, Local Finds in the Wabash Valley

Want to eat fresh or shop local? Here are some ideas!

Education in Vigo County

Don’t miss the fun!

Each season, Haute Happenings publishes a seasonal calendar. Click here to see the latest seasonal calendar!

We also publish updates on the Haute Happenings facebook page each night at 8:30 p.m. EST and share the fun we’re having in and around town on instagram!

To be sure you don’t miss out, sign up for email updates and visit our facebook page often. (Unfortunately, the chances are slim that Haute Happenings updates will pop up in your facebook newsfeed if you don’t make a point to interact regularly with our page!)


The ultimate guide to things to do in Terre Haute with kids!