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Looking for things to do with kids? Families play and learn together at The Children’s Playhouse - rain or shine!.  This High Country destination is located in Boone and close to Blowing Rock, Jefferson, Banner Elk, Wilkesboro, and Mountain City. It offers flexible hours for open creative indoor/outdoor play as well as great classes for kidsand adults.

Come enjoy our Vet Clinic exhibit, Arts & Crafts studio, Meadow Room, What's Cookin' Kitchen, indoor Romp and Stomp with bouldering wall and more.High Country United Way

We are a High Country United Way Agency.

We are 501c.3 nonprofit--click here to make a donation.

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Click here for directions to The Children's Playhouse, hours, and fees. Click here for our calendar of special programs.


July is Tie Dye Month!

10 to 5 pm, Tuesdays-Saturdays for the month of July

Make the ultimate summer souvenir at The Children’s Playhouse in the month of July. We mtie dyeake it easy by stocking everything you need. Take home your special t-shirt home & leave the mess here! We will have adult & children’s sizes on h&. Cost: $8 per shirt, plus admission. Bring your own shirt & dye it for $5.

Extended Saturday Hours in June and July

We are open 10-5 Tuesday through Saturday in June and July. Starting in August, we will be open 10-5 Tuesdays through Fridays and 10-3 on Saturdays. We are always closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Share the Gift of Play with a Family in Need

Did you know that The Children's Playhouse gives away over 25% of its memberships to low income families and agencies serving children with special needs? Help local families enjoy educational play and loving time together for a whole year. Donations to The Children's Playhouse, a 501c.3 nonprofit, are tax-deductible. Click here to give.

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We offer over 50 programs a years, most of them free! Sign up for our free email newsletter to get timely reminders. Click here to sign up.

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Did You Know?

That you can deduct a large part of your Playhouse membership? According to IRS Publication 526 (2009) Charitable Contributions, $75 of your membership contribution may be deducted to the extent allowed by law. Why not join or renew today?

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