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Fun + Family Activities
Whether you’re a family of one or a family of 21, whether you’re just starting or empty nesters, whether young or old, our series, Familia, is for you. Our staff team has complied a list of their favorite things to do as a family and we wanted to share them with you!

Resources for Parents

  • WellSpring Miami | Counseling Services
  • RightNow Media
    • Step 1: Create a free RightNow Media account Click Here
    • Step 2: Here you will find Miami Vineyard’s recommendations for parenting Click Here

Date Night Ideas

  • Go shopping together at Publix
  • Grab some subs and go on a picnic or go to the beach
  • Take a walk together
  • Go eat (or take out) from a restaurant you haven’t been to before.
  • Grab some coffee together
  • Play board games or card games or video games together
  • Watch a Netflix series together
  • Go bowling or play mini-golf
  • Go shopping (either in person or online)
  • Take a drive and go to some streets you never go to
  • Volunteer and serve together (at church or somewhere else)
  • Go on a double date with some friends
  • Take a cooking class
  • Go out for ice cream
  • Build a campfire in the backyard
  • Go to a park and just swing for a while
  • Have a photoshoot: Hire a photographer to shoot some cute pics of you and your spouse
  • Go on a 5k fun run/walk
  • Go on a bike ride together
  • Visit a farmer’s market
  • Get matching tattoos 🙂
  • Take dance lessons
  • Take a pottery class at KUU Pottery
  • Visit the Wynwood Walls
  • Check out the Pérez Art Museum Miami
  • SoundScape Park
  • Buy tickets to a comedy show
  • See a play at a local theatre
  • Go to Kendall Ice Skating Arena
  • Take a painting class
  • Kayak under the moonlight at Oleta River State Park
  • Master the art of pizza making
  • Re-enact your first date together
  • Have a pillow fight
  • Order Pizza and Drive to see the sunset together
  • Get dressed up light some candles and have a fancy dinner at home
  • Go to a live music venue
  • Go fishing
  • Play laser tag or paintball together
  • volunteer at an animal shelter together
  • Visit an IKEA store, eat at the cafe, and pick a project to build together
  • Attend a sporting event
  • Test drive an expensive car (don’t buy it)
  • Order a pizza to-go and drive towards the sunset
  • Watch Hallmark movies together and try to guess the ending

Family-Friendly Activities

  • Zoo Miami 
  • Dinner at the table together
  • Picnic at the park | Miami-Dade County Park Directory
  • Beach day
  • Camping in the backyard
  • Black point marina | Bike trails, boat ramp, picnic areas
  • Palmetto Mini Golf | 18-hole miniature golf course
  • Movie night from home or with friends
  • Mobile app games (words with friends ) Highest score chooses dinner, movie, or dessert or the loser has to take on a chore.
  • Have a water balloon fight
  • Venetian Pool | A Venetian-style lagoon carved out of coral rock
  • Frost Science Museum | Open Daily
  • Play board games
  • Trampoline high
  • Bake cookies or a cake
  • Build a fort
  • Play a card game
  • Network nights | The first Wed. of each month at Miami Vineyard for Kids and Youth
  • Make home-made pizza | Tip: Publix sells pre-made dough in the bakery
  • Make ice cream sundaes
  • Go for a family walk
  • Have each kid plan a prepare dinner during the week
  • Plan a surprise fishing morning before school
  • Without telling them in advance, check the kids out of school and take them to the beach for the day
  • U pick strawberry picking together as a family.
  • Go on a bike ride together around the neighborhood
  • Watch home videos together as a family from when they were younger
  • Watch Tik-Tok videos together
  • Lay on the bed and have farting contests
  • Build indoor tents with the bed sheets
  • Designate one day of the week as a family night. No friends over, and the family has to make a decision to do something together as a family (board games, computer games, watch tv, movie, Netflix, to get ice cream, etc.)
  • Dads: let your daughters give you a make-over. Moms: play catch with your sons.
  • Have dessert for dinner
  • Drive around and look at Christmas lights together as a family. Before going home drive through Mcdonald’s for ice cream.
  • Play the game “heads up” on your phone. It’s FREE!!
  • Play hide and seek around the house. Get creative.
  • Power outage: turn off all the lights, serve rootbeer floats by flashlight/candlelight and Mom/Dad tell stories about what it was like when you were growing up.
  • Play top songs on the radio and try to guess the name of the song first
  • Watch America Says together as a family (Gameshow Network)
  • Playbox ball (all it takes is chalk and a ball)
  • Drive around and find Pokemon characters
  • Play frisbee golf
  • Mix several Kool-Aid flavors together and then come up with a new name
  • Rubber band wars
  • Make a fort in the living room and watch a movie

Resources