Kids Empire: Step Inside Kalamazoo’s Thrilling New Play Place

Kids Empire Confetti Slide

A First Look at Kids Empire

Gone are the days of searching high and low for a perfect indoor play place for the whole family.

Parents now have a fantastic destination in Southwest Michigan: Kids Empire.

Kids Empire Huggy's Mazy
Big Kids Play Space

We visited on opening day and can’t wait to share our excitement for Kalamazoo’s very first westside indoor playground. Take a look!

Kids Empire Details

5130 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009


Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM

Friday – Sunday 10 AM- 10 PM

Open everyday, holidays included.

Kids Empire Kalamazoo


For kids 12 and under

What to Expect at Kids Empire

As you step inside, you’re welcomed by smiling team members, ready to assist you with check-in.

Remove your shoes, place them in your designated bucket, and proceed to a table of your choice.

Kids Empire Birds Eye View

Now you’re ready to start exploring the expansive 15,000 sq. ft. indoor playground.

A Place for All Ages

Kids Empire has options for all ages.

Separate areas for tots and big kids make it easy for different age groups to explore and play to their heart’s content.

Kids Empire Motor Speedway
Moto Speedway

And, for an extra thrill, there’s even a Moto Speedway!

Kids get to ride motorized motorcycles for an additional fee. (There are ride-on toys for younger kids to enjoy.)

Huggy’s Maze for Big Kids

The bigger kids playground is a haven for both the young and young at heart.

Parents can join in on the fun while their kids embark on exciting adventures through towering play structures.

Kids Empire Floor to Ceiling play

Kids Empire experiences include:

  • super-fast slides
  • a soccer area
  • imaginative building with giant blocks
  • exciting spinning
  • dancing
  • challenging obstacle courses

It’s a place where kids can unleash their boundless energy and conquer new heights.

Tot Area

Kids Empire didn’t forget about the youngest explorers.

They created a special area just for infants and toddlers (guests on diapers) – ensuring they can play safely and have fun.

Kids Empire Toddler Area
Infant & Toddler Area

The tots area include exciting features like:

  • slides
  • ball pit
  • climbing structures

The littlest guests will be entertained at Kids Empire for hours.

When Hunger Strikes

No worries if you’re kids work up an appetite. You can leave, grab a bite to eat and come back. Or, visit their snack bar.

The snack bar stocks juice, pop, water, chips, pudding, cotton candy, cookies, applesauce, and other prepackaged items.

Kids Empire Snack Station

Give their snack box a try. It includes a jamwich (PB&J), chips, applesauce, drink, and five flames – which equals one moto ride!

What You Need to Know

$19.90 per child.

Your fee gets you All-Day access with re-entry

2 adults free per child

10 visit punch card available for $159

A waiver is needed for adults and children. Sign the waiver online before you go to save time.

Kids Empire Kalamazoo website

Have You Tried Kids Empire?

Leave us a comment and let us know how your visit went!