Latest Articles

Things to do without kids

Things To Do Without Kids This Weekend

Are you due a date night? A mom or dad's night out? There are fun things happening for adults all over the area from Green Bay to Appleton to Oshkosh (and places nearby and worth the drive!). Find something fun to do while the kids are with the grandparents,...

Things to do this Weekend! GVK Top Picks: August 17 – 19, 2018

Looking for things to do this weekend with your family in Northeast Wisconsin? We are excited to share this round-up of free or cheap things to do this weekend in our Weekend Top Picks. For even more events and activities, check out our calendar.    This round-up of weekend events and outings...
Rainy Day Things to Do

Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Northeast Wisconsin

We have some ideas for rainy day things to do in Northeast Wisconsin for you here! Indoor Playgrounds These indoor spots are perfect for the kids to get out some energy on a rainy day! Bonus, most of them have free WiFi! Movies Take in a movie! If you're lucky and it is...
Ultimate Slides in Northeast Wisconsin

Ultimate Slides – Northeast Wisconsin

With summer winding down we have a fun challenge for you! Check out these ultimate slides for your adventure kids.   Fritse Park Neenah, Wisconsin This park is unlike any others in our area. It is built into a hill and definitely for a thrill seeker. For maximum speed make sure you are...
summer closing dates

End of Summer Closing Dates 2018

Summer is winding down and the outdoor spots are starting to shift hours or close for the season. Go Valley Kids hopes that everyone is able to squeeze in one more visit to their favorite spots before we have to say, "See you next summer." to these Northeast Wisconsin...
free summer things to do

FREE Things to Do Before the Summer Ends

When you’ve got all summer long to keep the kiddos having fun, things can get pricey. We’re here to help!  Try out all these FREE things to do (or nearly FREE) all summer long. Put them on your summer bucket list, write them on your calendar, or gather friends...
National Night Out

National Night Out

National Night Out (NNO) is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Find community events throughout Northeast Wisconsin including Appleton, Grand Chute, Greenville, Ashwaubenon and more. Many events include displays of emergency vehicles, bounce houses, and children's activities. You will also have the...
Kites Over Lake Michigan Two Rivers

Kites Over Lake Michigan

For the last 11 years thousands of people have headed to Neshotah Beach in Two Rivers to see kites of all kinds over Lake Michigan. This FREE festival has become one of the largest in the Midwest. Last year 30,000 people were expected during the two days. Show kites,...

Campfire Treats – Smores, Pudgie Pies and more

Serve something delicious at your next backyard bonfire or camping trip! Here are some of our favorites campfire treats! North Mallow Gourmet Marshmallows These yummy all-natural gourmet marshmallows are crafted in Minnesota and have no artificial ingredients or chemical preservatives. Bonus: they won’t catch on fire! Available in Vanilla Bean, Chocolate Chip...
Seymour Burger Fest and Balloon Rally

Balloon Rally, Hamburger Fest, Seymour

Every year in August, as part of Seymour's Hamburger Fest, beautiful hot air balloons ascend into the sky. It's a chance to see these really big balloons up close and personal. There is no charge for the balloon rally and ascensions on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Parking is also FREE...
Birthday Guide

Special thanks to these sponsors!

Badger Sports Park
First Impressions Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Funset Boulevard Appleton
Grand View Family Dentistry
YMCA of the Fox Cities
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System