• Welcome to The Children’s Playhouse!

    We’ve been providing educational fun for kids and friendly support for parents since 2002

    Located at 400 Tracy Circle, The Children’s Playhouse is open year round for hands-on play for kids from birth to age 8 and their favorite grown-ups.

    For your safety and to avoid crowding, we require play reservations at this time.  If you have difficulty with the form or if you want to come at a different time than the slots offered, please call 828-263-0011 and we can help you. Click here for information on hours, fees, and directions 

  • Save the Date: BuildFest Returns April 1, 2023

    BuildFest 2023 will be held from 9-2 pm at Watauga High School. The 8th Playhouse BuildFest will be held on Saturday April 1 at Watauga High School and will feature more than 70 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities for kids aged 2-12 including a giant Cardboard City, an Amazing Physics Show and more. Click here for more information.

    For fastest entry and help us avoid crowding, please use the QR code or the button below to preregister for BuildFest. Admission is free.

  • Signup for the Playhouse Newsletter!

    Never miss another program! This signup adds you to our mailing list which comes out 2-4 times per month. You can opt out at any time. 


    • Plan Your Visit

      Find out our hours of operation, special events, and take a virtual tour of the facility!

    • Become A Member

      Keep the fun going all year round with a playhouse membership. Membership includes all members of your family and will pay for itself in just a few visits!

    • Upcoming Events

      There is always something interesting and exciting going on at The Playhouse. Find out more here about upcoming events.

    • Donate

      Help the Children’s Playhouse survive and thrive! All donations are tax-deductible.

    PHP Code Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com