Huntington Fun for Kids

From June to July, take part in summer fun for children of all ages! Explore the outdoors, learn from the past, and get your fill of thrills and chills all throughout Huntington. 


Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District

Join the GHPRD Recreation Team on a Summer Junior Naturalist Parks Expedition! Each Monday from 1 to 3 pm, the GHPRD Recreation Team will be a different park hosting a variety of kids naturalist activities.

June 11 Altizer Park Pine Cone Bird Feeders
June 18 Ritter Park Scavenger Hunt
June 25 Harveytown Park Tree Cookie Art
July 2 April Dawn Park Camping 101
July 9 Westmoreland Park Hoola Hoops
July 16 McClelland Park Yard Games
July 23 Rotary Park Disc Golf
July 30 Ritter Park

Puppet Show Finale


Camden Park

Jump into fun this summer at Camden Park’s Children’s Festival!  Tuesdays noon until 4pm. Rides, games and summer fun including our Petting Zoo, live music on the Midway Stage, Face Painting or Balloon Artistry plus a special rate just for kids 48” and under!


Heritage Farm Museum & Village

Soak up the summer sun with good farm fun at West Virginia’s first Smithsonian Affiliate!  Join us at Heritage Farm every Wednesday in June and July for our Petting Zoo, Children's Activity Museum, Six Simple Machines Discovery Zone playground, MakerSpace, Artisan Center and award-winning museums.  Open to all ages from 10 am - 3 pm for the special day price of $5/person. For more information, please visit or call 304-522-1244.


Huntington Museum of Art

Beat the heat and move your feet! Join us at the Huntington Museum of Art at 10 am every Thursday in June and July at the Butterfly Garden for a guided tour on our scenic nature trails. In the event of rain, participants are welcome to venture inside the Museum for an indoor nature activity. The cost is free and no pre-registration is necessary. Remember to wear outdoor and hiking appropriate clothing and shoes.



On Fridays, we invite you to explore Huntington and Cabell County on your own. Here are a few suggestions for you:

  • Colonial Lanes
  • Youth programs at the Cabell County Public Library
  • Pump Up the Fun (Barboursville)
  • Pottery Place
  • Beech Fork State Park
  • Skateland (Altizer)
  • Splash parks (Barboursville Park and Milton’s April Dawn Park)

For more information, contact the CVB at (304) 525-7333 or the Contact Us page.