We are open 9am to 8pm for drop-in play every day.

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 8 years.

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

Our admissions pricing is simple:


Unlimited play monthly memberships are available

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 can’t wait to make Whimsy a community.

Our introductory memberships give you unlimited access to our play space, a 10% discount on toys and café items and two free classes per month.

Memberships make a great gift too. Oh, and they’re 25% off during our opening week!

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siblings monthly

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.