10 Teen Approved Things to do in Toledo

Being a teenager is “hard”, “the worst”, ” brutal”, etc. to say the least!! And truth be told, raising a teenager isn’t much different than raising a toddler. And as a parent, raising a toddler, I mean, teenager, you will need to suddenly start arranging “play-dates” again & encouraging them to play/meet up with friends. The struggle will be REAL!! They will fight you tooth & nail! But do it anyway, parents!! Here are some teenager approved fun activities to do in Toledo and the surrounding area. Quick, while they aren’t looking make arrangements, parents! 😉



Teens can do it all here!! Reserve a lane for a couple games, play at the arcade, the billiards, & grab snacks!

Address: 4398 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43613

Hours: Monday-Thursday 14-11PM, Friday 4PM-1AM, Saturday 12PM-1AM, Sunday 12-11PM

Phone:  (419) 473-1257

Website: https://www.bowlero.com/

Admission: Varies depending on what kiddos would like to do


Planning your teen’s next outing is easy—skip the line and reserve your lane online!

Perfect for teenagers; enjoy the old-school fun of bowling PLUS amazing eats served laneside. It’s more quality time and less waiting in line. Start planning now! Just click line to reserve their lane, https://www.bowlero.com/reserve-a-lane?radius=25#reservealane


Enjoy state-of-the-art video games and tons of old-school classics. Their deluxe arcade features games you know and love—from popular titles like Jurassic Park Arcade, Mario Kart, and World’s Largest Pac-Man to classic pinball machines and many more. Load up your arcade card with credits, grab the controls, win prizes*, and have a blast!




Practice your trick shots or enjoy a game with friends! Their premium, cloth-covered table lets you play like a pro (even if you’re still an amateur). Visit the front desk and speak with a team member to reserve a table today. Then, grab a beverage/snack, pick up a cue, and let the game begin!

Buff City Soap 

Address: 7103 Orchard Centre Dr. Holland, OH 43528

Phone: (567) 742-7471

Website: https://www.buffcitysoap.com/about/


Hours: Open Sunday-Saturday 10AM-7PM (looking to make your own bath bombs? just drop-in, no appointment necessary)

Cost: Varies, click on website for details


Attention: Please let them know you heard about this awesome experience here, from Mom on the go in Holy Toledo, if you have never heard of it before, thank you…and happy bath bomb/soap making, loves! 😉


Northwest Ohio’s only full service hunting and shooting sports specialty store. Their ranges give you a place to practice year round. Use the indoor pistol range or indoor archery range throughout the year, in climate-controlled comfort. The outdoor 3-D range is available from March thru October.


Address: 10306 Airport Hwy, Swanton, OH 43558

Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM–7PM Saturday 10AM-6PM Closed Sundays

Phone: (419) 865-4713

Website: http://www.clelands.com/

Admission: Varies

Dave & Busters


Address: 5001 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623

Hours: Monday-Thursday and Sundays 10AM–12AM Fridays & Saturdays 10AM-2AM

Phone: (419) 481-9800

Website: https://www.daveandbusters.com/

Admission: Varies





Their Paintball & Laser Tag is where it’s at for TEENS!!

Address: 5340 Centennial Rd, Sylvania, OH 43560

Phone: (419) 517-1750

Website: https://www.funagins.com/

Cost: Varies, click on website for info



Nickel World


Address: 2545 S Reynolds Rd, Toledo, OH 43614

Hours: Open 7 days a week, 11AM–10PM

Phone: (419) 385-3297

Website: http://www.nickelworldtoledo.com/

Admission: $2.50 to enter and then however many nickels you would like…$5 is usually more than enough

Phoenix Theatres Mall of Monroe Movie Theater


100% reclining seats! And Matinees, anything showing before 6PM is only $5!Address: The Mall of Monroe 2121 N Monroe St

Phone: (734) 457-9080

Hours: Varies

Website: http://www.phoenixmovies.net/loc_frenchtown

Admission: General Admission-$8.75, Child, (11 and under) $6.00, Seniors, (60 and over) $6.00 Matinees before 6 PM $5.00

After the movie take them to….

Pete’s Garage


The restaurant is a fam favorite!! Request a table in a car…yep, you read right, a table inside a classic car! This bar & grill serves American, Italian & Mexican fare in a relaxed setting with eclectic decor.

Address: 930 N Telegraph Rd, Monroe, MI 48162

Hours: Open 7 days a week 10:30AM–2AM

Phone: (734) 243-0343

Website: http://www.petesgaragemi.com/Pages/Menu.aspx?DeptID=0

Admission: Varies


Sportway Toledo (Seasonal)


This seasonal go-kart racing facility also offers an 18-hole mini-golf course & batting cages.

Address: 5950 Angola Rd, Toledo, OH 43615

Hours: Tues-Thurs and Sundays 11AM–11PM Fri. and Sat. 11PM-12AM

Phone: (419) 867-1006

Website: http://sportwayinc.com/

Admission: Single Go-Kart $6 / 3 laps and Double Go-Kart $7 / 3 laps

Batting Cage…$1 = 1 token (15 pitches) $5 = 6 tokens (buy 5 get one free)

Mini-gold…18 Holes Adults $6 Kids – 6 & under $3

Toledo Library (West Toledo Branch Library)

What’s Up?for Teens (13-18)

Address: 1320 W. Sylvania Ave Toledo, OH 43612

Phone: (419) 259-5200

Website: http://events.toledolibrary.org/event/4081919

Come for games, leadership principles, lively discussion and laughter!

Toledo Museum of Art 


See Yayoi Kusama Fireflies on the Water & the stop off at the Cafe for a snack/meal! 

Address: 2445 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43620

Phone: (419) 255-8000 or (800) 644-6862

Website: https://www.toledomuseum.org/

Exhibition: Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929), Fireflies on the Water, 2002. Mirrors, plexiglass, lights, and water, 111 × 144 1/2 × 144 1/2 in. (281.9 × 367 × 367 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Postwar Committee and the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee and partial gift of Betsy Wittenborn Miller 2003.322. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will offer visitors more opportunities to visit its current exhibition, Yayoi Kusama: Fireflies on the Water. The popular, immersive installation will remain on view through the end of June. It was originally scheduled to close at the end of April.

For a special two-week period, March 2-March 15, visitors will be invited to purchase timed tickets for all remaining dates through the June 28 closing. After the two-week open ticketing period, the Museum will again make weekly tickets available beginning Mondays at 10 a.m. Limited tickets will be available for all dates.


VR Mobil Game Trailer


Bring the fun to YOUR HOUSE!!

Phone: 313-715-8093

Website: http://www.vrmobilegametrailer.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vrmobilegametrailerllc/


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