Where to Play Indoor Mini Golf in Chicagoland

Practice your swing at these cool mini golf courses!

Putt-putt isn’t just for summer! Even on the chilliest days, you can still grab your putter and have a blast with the kids at some awesome indoor mini golf spots right here in Chicagoland.

These places really kick up the fun with glow-in-the-dark features, cool themes and more. So, don’t let the cold weather keep you cooped up — check out these fun, themed indoor mini golf courses nearby and make it a day to remember.

And don’t forget to check out these outdoor mini golf courses when they’re open for the season!

This article was recently updated on April 16, 2024 by Chicago Parent’s Audience Development Manager, Katina Beniaris. The update included researching the latest information for indoor mini golf courses, and adding photos and reviews. Questions? Please reach out to katina@chicagoparent.com.

Indoor mini golf near me

Big Mini Putt Club

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!

“Had such a memorable experience here with my family. The staff was so sweet there was a gentleman at the front who really made our time here so enjoyable I wish I knew his name!!” says Bri on Google Reviews. “He gave my son a free golf coin for our next visit for playing so well. I will be coming back here very often. Amazing vibe with amazing staff truly one of the best affordable outings I’ve experienced in Chicago.”

Enchanted Castle 

Enchanted Castle
Photo credit: Enchanted Castle

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.

Puttshack

Indoor Mini Golf
Photo credit: Puttshack

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.

Scene75

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!

“We started off with a round of mini-golf  and it was so much fun!” says Jordan Savage on Google Reviews. “The course was challenging but not too difficult for my 8-year-old to enjoy. Plus, the neon decorations were super cute and made for great photo ops!” 

Space Golf 

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.


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