August is National Family FUN Month!
August is National Family FUN Month and with 31 glorious days to celebrate and there is plenty of fantastic family FUN left to enjoy this summer. After looking over list after list of great ideas for brilliant concepts to make this the BEST National Family FUN Month EVER we put together a Top Ten list filled with fabulous suggestions for activities the whole family will adore doing together!
TOP TEN THINGS TO DO DURING NATIONAL FAMILY FUN MONTH
- Visit an amusement park.
- Go to the movies.
- Walk along a boardwalk and indulge in delicious boardwalk favorite fare like pizza, pretzels, churros and cotton candy.
- Go to an arcade and play video games.
- Go to a LIVE concert or event.
- Go for Sunday Brunch.
- Play a game of Laser Tag.
- Get the whole family together to go out for dinner.
- Go climbing.
- Go to a Go Kart track.
Let’s break down the list point by point and provide some examples of how you can do all of the above and truly have the BEST National Family Fun Month EVER!
Visit an amusement park.
Amusement parks are always a great bet for families and during National Family Fun Month, there are lots of great reasons to celebrate at iPlay America! Because no matter what the weather is like outside, iPlay America is COOL when it’s HOT and HOT when it’s COOL! iPlay America is New Jersey’s best place to GET INSIDE THE FUN! iPlay America features a spectacular array of more than 250 exciting video and skills games, thrilling attractions like Cosmic Battle 2-Level Laser Tag, a 4D Theater thrill ride, the Pine Belt Speedway indoor Go Karts, Bumper Cars, Skyscraper, Boardwalk, the Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey! iPlay America also has great attractions for younger children, terrific concerts, celebrity Meet & Greets and amazing events. And best of all, it’s ALWAYS FREE to enter! It’s YOUR Ultimate Everyday Getaway!
Go to the movies.
Fans of the silver screen can take watching a movie to the next level when they experience the fun of iPlay America’s amazing 4D Theater. Every ticket is a passport to FOUR dimensions of thrills! Take a seat in the multi-sensory 4D Theater thrill ride and get transported to a whole new world of excitement and adventure! Whether you are pursuing time criminals throughout history in the action-packed film Time Chasers or riding the icy slopes in a high powered rocket in Glacier Race, you’ll be on the edge of your seat with non-stop sensory action!
Sunday, August 27 at noon, families can enjoy seeing The Secret Life of Pets, the second in iPlay America’s new series of FREE monthly Movie Matinees. Upcoming showings include The LEGO Batman Movie, Hotel Transylvania 2, and Rock Dog! Download your FREE tickets NOW! iPlayamerica.com/movie
iPlay America gives families great FREE movies and MORE! For just $15 guests can purchase a Ride Pass + Priority Admission. Included in this ticket are an Unlimited Ride Pass, priority admission, and guaranteed seating to the FREE movie.
Like to enjoy yummy candy with your movies? iPlay America is home to one of the LARGEST candy stores in New Jersey and a trip to visit Broadway Sweets before the film will make certain your sweet tooth is satisfied all the way to the end credits!
Walk along a boardwalk and indulge in delicious boardwalk favorite fare like pizza, pretzels, churros and cotton candy.
iPlay America is New Jersey’s original indoor Boardwalk and from the moment you enter the park, you’ll be swept away by the detail and delicious aromas of classic boardwalk treats. We’ve brought authentic Jersey Shore style snacks inland!
Pop in to Sonny’s anytime for a hot dog, cheesesteak, fries, funnel cake, or traditional zeppole! We’ve even got fried Oreos to top off our great selection of boardwalk favorites.
Perfect fare for the boardwalk scene: Cotton Candy, Pretzels, Churros Bites, Nachos, and Slushies…that’s what you get at Boardwalk Bites conveniently located inside iPlay America.
The Jersey Shore experience is not complete without this favorite food staple…. A slice of boardwalk pizza. At Rob’s Pizza, our Boardwalk style pizzeria you get all the tastes of “Jersey Shore Pizza” indoors. Choose from Cheese, Pepperoni, White Pizza, or “The Works” and other great options hot and fresh from the oven to you.
Go to an arcade and play video games.
The City of iPlay America is not your average arcade or amusement park. From the second you walk into iPlay America’s one-of-a-kind, massive arcade space, you enter a world of extraordinary fun like nowhere else! The Boardwalk Arcade features more than 250 classic arcade and exciting new video games, redemption games and the largest number of crane games in New Jersey. Whether you’re bidding on Deal or No Deal, racing the latest Ferrari on-screen or Ghostbusting, the arcade is as fun for adults as it is for kids. Accumulate iTickets on your Game Card and redeem them for awesome prizes immediately or save them for next time and get something really big. In the City of iPlay America, your iTickets NEVER EXPIRE!
Go to a LIVE concert or event.
iPlay America has a huge line up of fantastic events in August and though every family has different tastes in entertainment, there is something happening at the Event Center or Warehouse 100 that will delight. August is a HOT month and the only thing HOTTER is our fantastic roster of excellent events that include Meet & Greets, LIVE sporting events, AWESOME dance and a FREE rap concert!
Social media star JC Caylen will be LIVE at iPlay America on Sunday, August 6, for a fun-filled Meet & Greet and Q&A session. JC Caylen is a well-known YouTuber with 500,000 plus YouTube subscribers and 17 million plus views. You can find him on channels called O2L (our2ndlife), lifewithjc, and jccaylen. Caylen is known for his beanies, snapbacks and winning smile. This talented, young and funny performer will bring all his enthusiasm and charisma to share and dazzle the iPlay America audience!
iPlay America presents indie-rap phenomenon Bryce Vine in a LIVE FREE concert on Wednesday, August 9. Vine exudes the honesty of an east coaster and the laissez-faire vibes of a So-Cal native who grew up just minutes from the beach. Bryce has developed a sound that is a keen blend of laid back, in-the-cut hip-hop with anthemic choruses.
Bryce has performed and toured with acts such as Hoodie Allen, Gnash, Big Sean, Time Flies, Superduper Kyle, G-Eazy, Ludacris, Sage The Gemini, Andy Grammer, Mike Stud, Karmin and more. Bryce’s EPs Lazy Fair and Night Circus feature fan favorites like Sour Patch Kids, Guilty Pleasure, Nowhere Man and Los Angeles.
A VIP ticket includes a pre show backstage meet & greet with Bryce Vine, a $10 iPlay America game card and an exclusive event poster.
House of Hardcore
iPlay America welcomes Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore wrestling to Warehouse 100 on Friday, August 11. This is it! This is the big event that wrestling fans have been waiting for! See your favorite wrestlers LIVE in action at iPlay America. Legends will be putting it all on the line! Get your tickets now to see Tommy Dreamer, Bully Ray, Jake Hager, WWE Hall of Famers – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, Bobby Fish, Bull James, The Squad, Rhett Titus, MVP, The Sandman and more! This is going to be a POWERFUL night of WRESTLING, so get your tickets NOW!
World of Dance LIVE
World of Dance is the biggest celebration of urban dance and music culture on the globe. Their celebrated international dance competitions feature amateurs and industry icons alike. Saturday, August 12, World of Dance Live comes to iPlay America’s Warehouse 100. Fueled by the excitement surrounding NBC’s new television series based on the touring competition starring Jennifer Lopez, World of Dance is reaching greater audiences and bringing together the planet’s most talented and passionate performers, whose growing community celebrates dance culture in all of its creative forms. This event is for dance lovers of all ages.
Legendary fight promoter Lou Neglia and Dead Serious MMA have joined forces to bring Ring of Combat 25 to iPlay America on Saturday, August 26. Dead Serious MMA is an organization that is on the move and making an impact in the mixed martial arts fight community. Dead Serious is taking their fighters to the next level and helping them to achieve their goals! Dead Serious is a feeder program for Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat which is the number one promotion in the USA for sending fighters to the UFC! Make your reservations NOW to experience all the excitement, action and thrills you can only find in the Ring of Combat!
Go for Sunday Brunch.
Weekends are better when you brunch! At iPlay America, the iBrunch is available both Saturday and Sunday giving you two chances every week to enjoy all that yummy brunch deliciousness. And every Sunday, when you purchase a regular price iRide, iRide Plus or Power Play Pass, you receive a complimentary Create Your Own Omelet at game Time Bar and Grill during iBrunch! That’s a whole lot of FUN and FREE eggs on us! Check out the full iBrunch menu NOW.
Play a game of Laser Tag.
Looking for a Laser Tag adventure the whole family will love? The City of iPlay America is New Jersey’s best place to GET INSIDE THE FUN! Step into a new galaxy and experience ALL the thrills and excitement of our awesome 6,500 square foot Cosmic Battle 2-Level Laser Tag! Suit up and get ready to compete with as many as 35 players. Tag your opponents and their stationary targets. It’s fierce multi-level FUN! After your game, check your scores and see how you stacked up against your team and the competition. iPlay America takes Laser Tag to the next level!
Get the whole family together to go out for dinner.
Thinking about getting the whole family together for a big dinner out and having some real fun? Every Tuesday from 5 PM to 8 PM, is $10 TUESDAY at iPlay America’s Game Time Bar & Grill! The $10 TUESDAY special offers guests UNLIMITED hand-tossed Italian Pizza, Pasta Vodka or Pasta Pomodoro, mixed green salad with grape tomatoes, English cucumbers, dried cranberries with a choice of balsamic or ranch dressing. Adults can feast for just $10 and kids under twelve can dine for only $5!
The BEST place for great food, drink and excitement is iPlay America’s Game Time Bar & Grill! Enjoy delicious appetizers and meals while you catch UFC fights, NFL touchdowns, NBA dunks and NHL slap shots on one of our many large flat screens! The contemporary American menu features an impressive selection of specialty salads, burgers, sandwiches, fresh pizzas and gourmet classics. Plus, Game Time Bar & Grill features exciting events every day of the week! Monday Night Raw viewing parties, World Tavern Poker, pool leagues, Prime Rib, Trivia, Karaoke Nights and a delicious iBrunch every weekend. Game Time Bar & Grill is an inviting restaurant featuring table-service on the patio for families and a full-service sports bar for guests 21+. Every Saturday night Game Time Bar & Grill features live music or televised UFC Fights.
Take summer fun to new heights when you visit iPlay America’s new Sky Trail® High Ropes Course and Sky Tykes Kidz Rope Course featuring several courses and obstacles to test your skills like the rope bridges, zig-zag beams, cargo nets, walk-across beams, vertical rope ladders, and more. It’s the largest indoor ropes course in New Jersey! What are you waiting for? Take FUN to its vertical limit this August during National Family Fun Month at iPlay America!
Go to a Go Kart track.
Put the pedal to the metal and get your race on at iPlay America year-round! Take a spin around the Pine Belt Speedway and race your friends and family in a thrilling Go Kart track showdown. Maximize your Go Kart racing skills on our master banked turns and blazin’ straight-away! Excitement lives on at iPlay America’s thrilling indoor go kart track! Enjoy all the fun at iPlay America with an iRide Plus Pass package that includes UNLIMITED Pine Belt Speedway Go Karts, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, Jump Around, Happy Swing, Dizzy Dragon, Skyscraper, Kite Flyer and MORE! Whatever the weather – you can RACE indoors at iPlay America anytime.
And there you have it! Ten great reasons to spend National Family Fun Month having the time of your life at iPlay America! It’s your Ultimate Everyday Getaway!