Bloomington-Normal's Premier Amusement Park

  Grady's Family Fun Park will begin accepting applications for new staff member on February 1st. See employment page for more information 

Upcoming Important Dates:

  • February 1, 2017 – Grady's Family Fun Park will begin taking applications for new staff members for the 2017 season. See employment page for more information.
  • March 1, 2017 - Batting cages open for the season, weather permitting. Open 8:30am until dark.
  • March 2, 2017 – Interviews start for the 2017 season.
  • April 14, 2017 - Park opens weekends only. Open Fridays 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturdays 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Sundays 12:00pm - 8:00pm. Attractions open Miniature Golf, Batting Cages and Go-Karts
  • May 12, 2017 - All ride areas open. Birthday parties and group outings available. Birthday parties available weekends only until May 25, 2017.
  • May 14, 2017 - Mother's Day - Mothers Miniature Golf for Free
  • May 15, 2017 – Park is available for school and company outings. See Group Outings page for more information.
  • May 25, 2017 - Park will be open from 5:00PM - 10:00pm.
  • May 26, 2017 - Summer hours start, Sunday through Friday 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday 11:00am - 10:00pm. Daytime wristbands start for the summer
  • Memorial Day - May 29, 2017 - Hours are 12:00pm to 10:00PM - NO wristband specials.
  • May 30, 2017 - Family Night wristbands start for the Season.
  • June 18, 2017 - Father's Day - Fathers Miniature Golf for Free
  • Independence Day - July 4, 2017 - Hours are 12:00pm - 5:00pm, NO Wristband specials.
  • August 16, 2017 - National Roller Coaster Day - Tentative last day for daily operations. Last day for Daytime and Family Night Wristbands. Weekend hours start: Fall hours - Friday 5:00pm - 10:00PM, Saturday 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 8:00pm.
  • September 3, 2017 - Sunday Special hours for the Labor Day weekend - 12:00pm - 10:pm.
  • September 4, 2017 - Labor Day - Open 12:00pm - 8:00pm.
  • September 10, 2017 - Last day for Birthday parties and Group Outings - Kiddie Rides, Bumper Cars and Adult Rides.
  • September 24, 2017 - Last day for Bumper Boats.
  • October 2, 2017 - Last day for Batting Cages
  • Groups of 25 or more please contact Jeff Shoemaker at if you would like to make a reservation during the week or weekends.


    Grady's Family Fun Park has a presence on Facebook, we will be using our Facebook page to post updates about the status of the Park opening as well as information related to the need to close due to weather. Our Facebook posts will also appear on our website in the box to the right.

    Grady's Family Fun Park consists of 12 Batting Cages, 21 Go Karts, 16 Bumper Boats, 16 Bumper Cars, an 18 hole Deluxe Miniature Golf Course, a Video Arcade, and various carnival rides including Red Baron Airplane, Jumping Star, Dragon Wagon, Family Himalaya, Super Fun Slide, Western Train, Merry Go Round, Tea Cup and Motorcycle Jump.

    Children must be at least 3 years old to ride Amusement rides. Please see rules for other rides, such as Bumper Cars, Bumper Boats, Go Karts, etc.

    Adult Rides now also include Tilt-A-Whirl, Family Sizzler, Round Up and Paratrooper

    Grady's Family Fun Park is family owned and operated, if you have not had the opportunity to visit Grady's, the Grady family invites you to take a tour of our facilities and see for yourself what a clean and safe fun park we offer to the Bloomington - Normal area.

    Daily safety checks are performed on all of our rides and attractions. We follow that up with a rigorous maintenance program that keeps our rides in excellent condition and ensures optimal performance.

    Ticket Refund Policy – Grady’s policy is one of no-refunds. Tickets do not expire and can be used on your next visit. Please ask for assistance with your ticket purchase to be sure to get tickets needed during your visit. Thank you!

    Wristband Inclement Weather Policy – Within the first hour of purchase you will receive a Grady’s Family Fun Park gift card for $10.00 to be used another date. No refunds after the first hour of use.