We are Monday - Friday from 9am-8pm.

Saturday 9am-2pm.

Sunday from 9am to 8pm. We have special hours on Sunday, March 1. We will be open from 9am to 2pm that day.

Socks are required at our facility - so make sure you bring yours! (We have them for sale if you forget)

Check out our great play area and don't forget - we serve amazing coffee (actually good!)

We're located at 282 McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove, IL

Kids between the ages of 6 months to 7 years old will have the best time at Whimsy, but older kids are welcome to check us out as well!

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More Info!

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Play @ Whimsy

Whimsy Play is all about imagination.

Imagine relaxing while out with your kids! Our space is designed to foster imaginative, active and creative play for kids ages 6 months to 7 years.

While they play, enjoy great local coffee and tea, fun snacks and our unique kitchen creations.

Our admissions pricing is simple:


The admission cost is daily - you can come and go throughout the day. 

Unlimited play monthly memberships are available, but you do NOT need to be a member to come and play at Whimsy.

Birthday Parties

Tired of going to the same parties involving something bouncy, loud or just overdone?

Celebrations @ Whimsy focus on igniting imaginations while making the birthday boy or girl’s day unforgettable.

Each of our birthday parties focuses on an activity to bring the entire group of kids together and create a lasting memory for your family. Check out our themes:

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    Minnie / Mickey Mouse

  • Color This House

    Color This

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    Royal Ball

and tons of other custom themes! Learn more and book your party



Monthly Memberships

We're so glad to see that some of our customers love coming to Whimsy every week - or even more!

Our monthly memberships don't recur automatically (so you can truly try just one month) and offer many benefits. They include the following:

  • Unlimited admission
  • 10% off food purchases
  • 10% off play camps
  • 10% off toys
  • 25% off our classes
  • 25% off our many events

Check out our big membership sale! Only $9.95 for siblings with the purchase of a full membership for one child!

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Eat + Drink

We love food! Chicken nuggets, fancy cheese plates, yummy paninis and snacks you’ll talk about.

We’re a kids indoor playground with foodie aspirations. Check out our reviews - people love the coffee and food here!

Please note: we are a completely nut-free facility and we are SafeServ allergy certified. No outside food is allowed except for birthday parties.