All events are cancelled till further notice due to Covid 19 Safety! We apologize and hope to see you soon!

Upcoming Events

Possible Camp 2020
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Self-directed play in an outdoor environment using loose parts with the delicate support of play workers, trained to see your children's play needs! Due to heat we will have access to a lot of water play, mud play, shade building activities and more..
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Last Free Pop Up of the Series
Sat, May 16
Davenport Park
May 16, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Davenport Park, Dunn Rd, Merced, CA 95340, USA
One more play day for this season. Watch out for more to come! Come and Join us for play the way you remember it. Manipulating materials, a bunch of friends and supportive non judgmental adults (they probably weren't even in your memory!)
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Introductory June IDEA BOX Special
Fri, May 15
INTRO IDEA BOX
May 15, 7:00 PM PDT – May 20, 12:00 AM PDT
INTRO IDEA BOX
The first five people who place an order for one June IDEA BOX per person will receive a one-time special rate of $15! Please register here by midnight on May 20, 2020 to place your order and receive this killer price.
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Free Pop Up Play Day
Sat, Apr 25
Burbank Park
Apr 25, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Burbank Park, E Olive Ave, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Play Your way at this pop up play day. Your kids will have access to loose parts, can create using their big imaginations and interests. Dress for a mess.
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Junk Drive
Sun, Apr 05
Location is TBD
Apr 05, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location is TBD
Your unnecessary clutter is somebody else's treasure. Donate loose parts from the website list and let the kids play. Simultaneously, your kids can come and play in our Adventure Backyard for free!
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Free Pop Up Play Day @ The Rural Justice Summit
Sat, Mar 14
Merced Multicultural Arts Center
Mar 14, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
The Rural Justice Summit is an amazing event dedicated to those who develop and work in the rural areas and the justice they deserve. We will Pop Up at the Summit so your kids can be entertained while you explore the elements of this event! They could also check it out though!
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Presidents Day February Camp
Mon, Feb 17
Rossotti Ed-Zoo-Cation Center
Feb 17, 9:00 AM – Feb 21, 4:00 PM
Rossotti Ed-Zoo-Cation Center, Merced, CA 95340, USA
There is another break in school?...AHHH Sign them up for Play Adventures 'Create your Adventure'
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Downtown Date Night/Free Pop Up Play Day
Fri, Feb 14
St Paul
Feb 14, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
St Paul
This Valentines Day Play Adventures is offering you and your family a way to go out! Bring your kids to play with play adventures and you get to go out to have some wine, catch up with your loved one or see a movie.
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Pop Up Play Day
Sat, Jan 25
Moraga Park
Jan 25, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Moraga Park, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Come out to Moraga Park to let your kids lead their play experience using loose parts and trained staff
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After School Registration Begins Now
Mon, Jan 06
Play Adventures Clubhouse After School
Jan 06, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Play Adventures Clubhouse After School, 3214 Brookdale Ct, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Give your children an opportunity to lead, to be in control of their play in a safe environment with the support of trained playworkers!
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Winter Break Camp
Tue, Dec 31
Rossotti Ed-zoo-cation Building
Dec 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jan 03, 2020, 5:00 PM
Rossotti Ed-zoo-cation Building, 1045 W 25th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Self- Directed Play in an outdoor/indoor environment using loose parts with the delicate support of a playworker! Your kids will play and have so much fun!
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Thanksgiving Week Break
Mon, Nov 25
Play Adventures Clubhouse
Nov 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – Nov 27, 2019, 12:00 PM
Play Adventures Clubhouse, 3214 Brookdale Ct, Merced, CA 95340, USA
We are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Play Adventures Clubhouse on November 5th, and hope to see you during your upcoming Thanksgiving break. We will be open Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, from 9am-12noon (with a possibility of adding more hours).
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PopUpPlayDay @ the Library (1)
Tue, Nov 19
Merced County Library
Nov 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM PST
Merced County Library, 2100 O St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Inspire, Play and Explore with Play Adventures at the Merced Library. Indoors PopUpPlayDay where your kids can use the multitude of loose parts to create based on their interests and motivations!
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PopUpPlayDay @ the Library
Wed, Nov 06
Merced County Library
Nov 06, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:51 PM PST
Merced County Library, 2100 O St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Inspire, Play and Explore with Play Adventures at the Merced Library. Indoors PopUpPlayDay where your kids can use the multitude of loose parts to create based on their interests and motivations!
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Red Ribbon PopUpPlayDay
Sat, Oct 26
Applegate Park's Open Air Stage
Oct 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Applegate Park's Open Air Stage, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Come play with us while you're waiting for your face to be painted. Or just come play! We will be there with our loose parts, friendly playworkers and a smile! We will prioritize letting your kids lead their playing experience.
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Lights On AfterSchool PopUpPlayDay
Thu, Oct 24
Bob Hart Square
Oct 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bob Hart Square, 510 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Play Adventures is the perfect solution to your afterschool program. Unofficial STEAM happens constantly when kids have the time, space and opportunity to play with scientific concepts. #letthemlead
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Art Hop PopUpPlayDay
Sat, Oct 19
Bob Hart Square
Oct 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bob Hart Square, 510 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Create based on your interests and motivations using loose parts. Play Adventures will be popping up to join the hop and inspire creativity how you desire! It's about the process not the product. See you there!
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Spanish Heritage Fair PopUpPlayDay
Fri, Oct 18
Bob Hart Square
Oct 18, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bob Hart Square, 510 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Come enjoy Spanish Heritage Fair with Play Adventures and many more amazing vendors.
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Beetle Juice Beetle Juice Beetle Juice PopUpPlayDay
Fri, Oct 04
Youth Sports Complx
Oct 04, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Youth Sports Complx, Merced, CA 95341, USA
Merced Parks and Rec hosts Movies in the Park series yearly. Don't miss this Oct 4 when Play Adventures will pop up for a unique playing opportunity using loose parts and supported by playworkers before and during some of the movie!
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Shakespearfest
Sat, Sep 21
Applegate Park's Open Air Stage
Sep 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Applegate Park's Open Air Stage, Merced, CA 95340, USA
The show must go on! While you watch the show, your kids can come play with Play Adventures for free. You'll be able to see them from your seats while you watch the show and they play -maybe they will dress up and act out a scene -who knows what they will be inspired to do!
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Day For Kids
Sat, Sep 21
Boys & Girls Club of Merced
Sep 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Boys & Girls Club of Merced, 615 W 15th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Play Adventures is lucky to be a part of this wonderful community event. Loose Parts like cardboard, cloth, rope and duct tape.
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Play Day Fundraiser
Fri, Jun 21
435 W Main St
Jun 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
435 W Main St , 435 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Local Merced businesses Play Adventures, Little Oven Pizza, J&R Tacos and Coffee Bandits are collaborating to bring you an amazing evening of Play, Food, and Merriment! Special thanks to Merced Youth Connect!!
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Pop Up Play Day Final Event
Sat, Jun 01
McNamara Park
Jun 01, 2019, 3:00 PM
McNamara Park, 1040 Canal St, Merced, CA 95341, USA
This is your last chance to come and play your way in this remarkable series of self-directed child's play and loose parts. Stay in Touch and see whats coming up next for Play adventures!
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Pop Up Play Day Applegate 2
Sat, May 18
Applegate Park
May 18, 2019, 7:00 PM
Applegate Park, 1045 W 25th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
This Pop Up Play Day will be something special! Don't Miss this fabulous opportunity! Details to come!
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Pop Up Play Days (Tues and Thurs weekly) Fahrens Park
Tue, Apr 30
Fahrens Park
Apr 30, 2019, 3:00 PM – Jun 06, 2019, 7:00 PM
Fahrens Park, Merced, CA 95348, USA
This is a unique opportunity to experience self directed play using loose parts with the delicate supervision of a trained playworker. Every Tuesday and Thursday WEEKLY for the next 6 weeks we will be at Farhens park. All ages welcome! ITS FREE!
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Pop Up Play Day Applegate Park
Sat, Apr 13
Applegate Park
Apr 13, 2019, 3:00 PM
Applegate Park, 1045 W 25th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Pop Up Play Day is a place for children to create, explore and discover. This free, public event brings together kids in a space stocked with loose parts and staffed by playworkers. The focus is on child-directed play. This event may get messy so dress for a mess!
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Pop Up Play Day Rahilly Park
Sat, Mar 16
Rahilly Park
Mar 16, 2019, 3:00 PM
Rahilly Park, 3400 Parsons Ave, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Pop Up Play Day is a place for children to create, explore and discover. This free, public event brings together kids in a space stocked with loose parts and staffed by playworkers. The focus is on child-directed play. This event may get messy so dress for a mess
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Presidents Day Camp
Tue, Feb 19
Applegate Park
Feb 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – Feb 22, 2019, 5:00 PM
Applegate Park, 1045 W 25th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Applegate Park Zoo & Play Adventures are partnering to give your child a unique camp experience! Feb 19th – 22nd 9am – 5pm $115 full program/ $40 one day drop-in Ages 4-12 (Flexible) Half day options available. Early drop off and late pick up available.
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Pop Up Play Day Stephen Leonard
Sat, Feb 09
Stephen Leanard Park
Feb 09, 2019, 3:00 PM
Stephen Leanard Park, 640 T St, Merced, CA 95341, USA
A pop up is a space and time dedicated to child-directed play. They will have the opportunity to take advantage of an array of 'loose parts' for their playing interests. Playworkers will support their play and you (adults) can take a step back and watch while they lead, create, build and explore.
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Pop Up Play Day & Cultural Experience
Sat, Feb 09
Stephen Leanard Park
Feb 09, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Stephen Leanard Park, 640 T St, Merced, CA 95341, USA
Enjoy a FREE, cultural, learning experience and day of play at Stephen Leonard Park. This is a reoccurring event happening also on Feb 9th and Feb 23rd!
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Pop Up Play Day & Cultural experience
Sat, Feb 02
Stephen Leanard Park
Feb 02, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Stephen Leanard Park, 640 T St, Merced, CA 95341, USA
Enjoy a FREE, cultural, learning experience and day of play at Stephen Leonard Park. This is a reoccurring event happening also on Feb 9th and Feb 23rd!
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Pop Up Play Day Jumanji
Fri, Oct 19
Applegate Park
Oct 19, 2018, 6:00 PM
Applegate Park, 1045 W 25th St, Merced, CA 95340, USA
Before and during the movie come play your way with Play Adventures. Your children will have access to loose parts to play their way with the unique support of the playworker.
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Pop Up Play Day Hocus Pocus
Fri, Oct 05
Youth Sports Complx
Oct 05, 2018, 6:00 PM
Youth Sports Complx, Merced, CA 95341, USA
Before and during the movie let your child play their way with loose parts or materials that can be used for playing. A playworker will support their play without directing or influencing it.
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Pop Up Play Day + Presentation and Discussion
Thu, Oct 04
Catheys Valley
Oct 04, 2018, 10:25 PM
Catheys Valley, Catheys Valley, CA 95306, USA
Play Discover and learn about play adventures movement!
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