While the thought of putt putt seems to go hand-in-hand with summer, families around Chicagoland can still enjoy a few rounds of mini golf on even the coldest of days. These indoor mini golf spots in Chicago and the suburbs make the game so much more fun with glow-in-the-dark experiences, fun themes and more.
- Address: 1103 S. Main St., Lombard
Think you have what it takes to play the Black Knight’s Adventure Golf? This 9-hole mini golf course promises lots of twists and turns, as players navigate glow-in-the-dark holes that circle around wizard spell books, thrones, jesters and more. Pro tip: Check the website for specials.
- Address: 15611 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park
This adventure mini golf course features an entire indoor lunar landscape with alien planets, giant robots, flying saucers and space creatures that glow underneath blacklights. Golfers can amplify the already immersive experience by adding on a pair of 3D glasses for $1, which gives the effect that the ball is floating and the scenery is moving.
- Address: 2650 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan
Located inside The People’s Choice Family Fun Center, Rocky’s Fun House is a stroller-friendly indoor golf course, which seems like a rarity these days. Another glow-in-the-dark concept, this facility delights with carnival and circus-inspired decor and obstacles guarding 18 holes. Pro tip: Sink a hole in one at the final hole (guarded by a strongman bell ringer) and win a free round of golf for two.
- Address: 1302 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
Big Mini Putt Club might be known as a mini-golf bar, but parents can bring their kids before 6 p.m. The 9-hole course was designed allow you to play a round of mini golf while enjoying a drink. Shirley Temples for the kids, of course!
- Address: 1828 Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook
One of the newest indoor mini golf courses in Chicagoland gives the classic game a tech upgrade. Say goodbye to paper scorecards — their golf balls track the game with an auto-scoring system. Note: Kids are welcomed until 8 p.m. and the course is recommended for ages 7 and older.
- Address: 460 S Weber Rd, Romeoville, IL
This 9-hole course takes glow-in-the-dark mini golf to the next level. All of the course’s structures are decorated with bright art that comes to life when you pop on a pair of complimentary 3D glasses. For families looking for an entire day of fun, Scene75 also offers go-karts, an arcade, laser tag and a laser maze, indoor roller coasters and more!
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