Looking to keep the kids occupied and have some fun as a family this winter? Look no further than Westfield Trumbull! With over 100 retailers to shop including Apple, Macy’s, Sephora, Michael Kors, H&M, ULTA Beauty, Old Navy, and more – you may not have realized the there’s more than just great shopping to enjoy at the mall. From one-of-a-kind experiences to private events, read on for 5 fun things to do with the kids this winter at Westfield Trumbull!
1. Interact with 300+ Animal Species at SeaQuest
Westfield Trumbull is home to New England’s only SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium, where over 1,200 animals of 300 different species call home. SeaQuest describes itself as a “petting zoo feeding experience.” Kids will certainly love exploring the many exhibits, ranging from rainforests and deserts to exotic marine life. Guests are encouraged to connect with animals to learn about their ecosystems through various hands-on activities, including hand-feeding sharks, stingrays, birds, and tropical animals. Looking for a unique experience? SeaQuest even offers private events and VIP animal interactions, including snorkeling with stingrays and hanging with a sloth! A day trip to SeaQuest is sure to be a memorable experience the whole family will enjoy.
For more information (including SeaQuest’s enhanced COVID-19 health and safety protocols) or to purchase admission tickets, visit https://trumbull.visitseaquest.com/
2. Make It a Workshop Weekend at Build-A-Bear
What’s more fun than a trip to Build-A-Bear Workshop? Kids will love getting to create their own stuffed animal, from beginning to end. Choose from various fluffy friends, including characters from Disney movies, Marvel and DC Comics, and even your child’s favorite sports team. Kids love being a part of the process of bringing their stuffed animal to life, from stuffing and sewing to dressing and naming their new friend.
To learn more about the Build-A-Bear Workshop experience, including what their team is doing to keep everyone safe, please visit https://www.buildabear.com/.
3. Let Them Burn Off Extra Energy at Kidz Klub
It can be tough to find fun indoor activities to keep the kids busy and help you get through a long winter in Connecticut! Luckily, Westfield Trumbull’s Kidz Klub is the ultimate indoor play park, where kids can burn off some energy jumping, bouncing, sliding, and climbing their way to adventure. From ball pits and slides to obstacle courses and trampolines, there are spaces for all ages to enjoy at Kidz Klub, even infants and toddlers. If you’re looking for a safe, clean space to host a small birthday party this winter, Kidz Klub can also be booked as a private event space for you and your guests to enjoy.
For more information about Kidz Klub, including their updated health and safety protocols, please visit https://www.kidzklubus.com/
4. Indulge at The Cheesecake Factory
Any family trip to Westfield Trumbull isn’t complete without a trip to The Cheesecake Factory! Known for their menu of 250+ dishes made from scratch daily (and of course their famous varieties of cheesecake!), there is something to please even the pickiest of eaters at The Cheesecake Factory. For added convenience, enjoy your meal to-go for curbside pickup or delivery through DoorDash.
For menu and hours of operation, visit The Cheesecake Factory online at https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/
5. Book a (Virtual) Private Party with LUSH
Westfield Trumbull’s LUSH store may be best known for its bath bombs, soaps, and face masks, but it is also a place where you can host your own party to make your own bathtime creations and take them home with you. While these in-person parties are currently on pause, you can still build an amazing at-home party experience with Lush’s Home Party! It’s easy: book a virtual consultation with your local Westfield Trumbull store on their website, answer a few simple questions, and your party pack will be ready for pickup from the store in no time. A LUSH Home Party is the perfect way to celebrate birthdays, kids’ parties, and any friend get-togethers (even if they’re just virtual!) this winter.
To book your own LUSH Home Party, visit https://www.lushusa.com/virtual-parties.html
Westfield Trumbull is located just off the Merritt Parkway, at exit 48. For more information, visit www.westfield.com/trumbull.