6 Things To Do in Schaumburg During Winter Break

The kids are out of school on winter break and the house is restless. Fortunately, there is always something to do in Schaumburg to get out of the house and enjoy the excitement of the season. The next time you hear the phrase “I’m bored,” try one of these activities to create a memorable winter break.

Explore A Trade Show at the Schaumburg Convention Center

There’s always an exciting tradeshow or event coming to the Schaumburg Convention Center to get lost in! Whether you’re a dog lover attending The Great American Dog Show, a camping enthusiast checking out the Greater Chicago RV Show, or you’re looking for your next getaway at the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, the whole family can get involved.

Test Your Problem-Solving Skills at an Escape Room

Both Odyssey Escape Game and Mastermind Escape Games are great options to test your problem-solving skills. Participants can reserve a themed, private room of their choice and will be given a mission to search for clues, solve puzzles, and ultimately free the group from the room. Each location offers a wide range of difficulty levels, so even first-time participants and skilled detectives will be challenged. Not only is this a great way to exercise the brain while classes are on pause, but it’s also a whole lot of fun!

Be Treated Like Royalty at Medieval Times

Everyone dreams of being a King, Queen, or Knight at some point, but what if you could experience royalty in real life? Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament puts on a thrilling show featuring heroic knights and horses battling it out to determine the victor to protect the Queen’s throne, all happening throughout a delicious 4-course feast.

Hit The “Slope” at Meineke Park

Schaumburg’s Meineke Park is home to the beloved sled hill where residents and visitors flock to ride down the slope. What makes this hill so popular? Multiple sleigh riders can go down at all different directions at once and because so many have gone down, it’s slick enough to reach exhilarating speeds! The Schaumburg Park District said it best: You’re never too old to go sledding down Meineke Park Sled Hill! Don’t forget to bring a sled or tube, bundle up and always use caution while sledding down the hill.

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing by Taking an Art Class

Want an activity where you can create both art and memories for years to come? Check out Art Fuzd, a local pottery and canvas painting studio offering an all-inclusive experience with projects available at all price points. Color Me Mine is another great option for ceramic painting with hundreds of options to choose from. After you’re finished creating your masterpiece, simply leave it with the staff to be glazed and fired, then return a few days later to pick up your new piece of art! Walk-ins or reservations are welcome at both art studios.

Game On at Belong Gaming Arena at the Streets of Woodfield

Belong Gaming Arena prides themselves on being a community that welcomes all gamers, from beginners to professional teams. Gamers can watch their favorite teams compete, play on top-spec PC’s and the latest gaming consoles, or kick back on a couch with a few friends and play video games together on the same console. If you’re feeling confident, enter a tournament and put your skills to the test. You just might come home with a prize and your name on the leaderboard!