Five Kid-Friendly Alternatives To The Super Bowl In Sacramento

January 24, 2014 5:00 AM

(credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

(credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

(credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Sunday is an exciting day for football lovers, as they anticipate who wins the game. As football fans get an early start preparing to entertain guests in the comfort of their home, non-football fans look for other exciting ways to be entertained, which includes parents who search for ways to entertain the kids. If you are a football fan with kids or a non-fan, check out Sacramento’s fun alternative activities on Super Bowl Sunday.

Country Club Lanes And Lazer X
2600 Watt Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 483-5105

Perhaps you are a parent who likes to enjoy the Super Bowl away from home, at a location where the kids can have fun too. Hire a babysitter to watch the kids and enjoy what Country Club Lanes has to offer for you and the family. While the adults watch the Super Bowl in the bar and lounge, the kiddos will be occupied with bowling, laser tag and play in the arcades. Contact Country Club Lanes and see what it offers the family on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Jump Sky High
11327 Folsom Blvd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
(916) 853-5867

Some kids seem to never stop moving, bouncing from one room to the next. Their energy is well beyond sitting down and watching the Super Bowl. Parents, here is the answer if you’re looking for an activity for active kids. Find a reliable adult who is not really interested in watching the Super Bowl and send the group to Jump Sky High. The kids will bounce from trampoline walls to floors in a safe environment. And don’t forget to check out the snack bar because the kids will quickly work up an appetite.

Wacky Tacky
7351 Galilee Road #160
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 783-3355

Are you a Super Bowl fan, preparing a get together, but have no activities planned for the kids? Plan a Wacky Tacky outing for the kids, a fun and play arena created just for the kids. They will have fun on the inflatable slide, ball pits and much more at this play land. The kid-friendly arena offers coupons and party packages for up to 15 kids. Hire a sitter and send the kids to have a Wacky Tacky time while the adults watch the Super Bowl with no distraction.

Laser Craze
Blue Oaks Town Center
6694 Lonetree Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 259-2729

Take a team of kids to Laser Craze to play the fast-paced and most advanced laser games in this fun-filled, high-action arena. Listen to the action music while laser tagging through rooms, hiding and seeking cover to avoid getting hit. As darkness falls and glowing pathways open, the kids will have an exhilarating experience. Drop, duck and hide from the opposing team.

Davis Paintball
24998 County Road 102
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-7700

Have a group of kiddos 10 years and older that just don’t have any interest in watching the football game? Gather up a group and go to David Paintball field. No experience is needed. The strategy of the game is taught by a friendly staff who teaches safety rules of the game. These 40 acres and nine fields are waiting for your group to explore the fun. Contact Davis Paintball and make reservations today to reserve a spot on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Stephanie Reed, a freelance writer in the Sacramento area, covers family and parenting issues for She works and volunteers for local agencies and organizations promoting healthy family living. Her work can be found at