18 July 2023
Fun for all the family at The O2 this summer
School’s out! Luckily there’s something for everyone at The O2, from dare-devil activities and high-tech gaming screens, to shopping savings and family fun. Join the excitement at the world’s most popular live entertainment, leisure, and retail destination.
For the little ones (ages 3-8)
Longing to find a venue where your little ones can bounce from activity to activity? Well, The O2 guarantees hours of endless fun…
Oxygen Freejumping, kitted out with mega trampolines, dodgeball courts, foam pits and more, is a veritable fun-festival for little ones. Under-fives will delight at the extensive soft play area where they can improve gross and fine motor skills in the colourful ball pits, on slides and multi-level climbing frames. For kids over 5, epic ‘Neon Nights’ take place on the first Friday of every month from £14.95 each, kids can enjoy two hours of jumping to slick beats from a live DJ. Each ticket qualifies the holder for a delicious hotdog and unlimited squash and glow sticks to take home.
With Disney Pixar’s latest blockbuster Elemental having just dropped, why not treat the kids to an unrivalled cinematic experience at Cineworld at The O2. There are multiple, exciting ways to take in the latest blockbusters, including Disney and Pixars, Elemental. From extreme cinema in 4DX and the huge Superscreen, to the 270-degree wrap-around ScreenX. Cineworld Family Tickets are available for groups of four (which include up to two adults), where grown-ups pay kids’ prices - for even more savings.
For kinetic kids (ages 9 -13)
If you’re looking to entertain high octane pre-teens, check out The O2’s adrenaline-pumping activity line up.
TOCA Social is an immersive football experience paired with a modern Americana-inspired menu and bar. When your budding footballer has finished blasting in goals on one of five interactive big screens, why not settle down and watch one of the Lionesses World Cup games? For those looking to push the boat out, there are a number of private booths available to rent.
Thrill seekers will be excited to hear of London’s only indoor skydiving experience, perfect for adrenaline junkies of all ages. iFLY Indoor Skydiving’s pioneering vertical wind tunnel technology replicates the experience of freefalling, without the need for a parachute. The experience is open to children from the age of three upwards, making it the perfect activity for the whole family.
Why not try an exhilarating walk over the roof of the UK’s most popular music, leisure and entertainment venue with Up at The O2? From £35 per person, the 90-minute guided climbs give breath-taking, 360-degree views of the capital. You can choose from a range of climb types including Daytime and Twilight, or a Celebration Climb – where you can enjoy a glass of Champagne Lanson at the summit while the kids take in the views. And this Summer, The O2 will also be hosting a one-of-a-kind sky high Afternoon Tea experience where climbers can enjoy traditional afternoon tea treats on the world-famous roof on Thursday 10 August. It’s a one day only affair so book now, and before Wednesday 26 July, to avoid disappointment!
Looking for a venue to keep your teenagers entertained all day long? The O2 has you covered with incredible prices, interactive games and even a dedicated gaming room!
With Outlet Shopping at The O2, teens can hit the shops and choose from over 60 superstar brands, including adidas, Lids, Nike, Superdry and French Connection, all at up to 70% off RRP. Where better to show off your new bargains than at Selfie Factory, the UK’s first Instagram inspired funhouse that guarantees Insta-ready pictures, from £14.99 each.
Teens with a competitive spirit can choose to battle against their friends with virtual reality sports at BOOM BATTLE BAR, where games include axe throwing, shuffleboard, darts, and crazier golf. They can then head over to the newly-launched Virgin Media Gamepad, where they can raid, race, battle and play with the most powerful consoles from Xbox, all for free. For those seeking a slice of exclusivity, groups of mates who are also O2 or Virgin Media customers can register through Priority to gain VIP access to The Cave, a private gaming lounge for teens and adults alike to transplant themselves from their bedrooms to The O2 with complimentary snacks and drinks. The Cave also offers two walks in slots at 12pm and 3pm ready for all the spontaneous gamers out there, these are available on a first come first serve basis.
Over 30 bars and restaurants
The O2 is filled with plenty of family-friendly food options - there really is something for everyone. Kids will be ecstatic to visit the likes of Fridays and PizzaExpress, who do three kid’s courses (including their world famous dough balls) for £7.75 each, while adults can enjoy a taste of gourmet Argentinian delights at Gaucho, not to mention dessert heaven, Haute Dolci. If you’re on the go and need a spot of sustenance during your fun filled day, there are plenty of places to grab a quick bite too. Five Guys – with its brilliant burgers, is just one option, as well as Wasabi and Thunderbird Fried Chicken, who do kids meals with a drink from £6.25 each.
The O2 is located just 15 minutes from central London and is easily accessible by road, tube, or boat. For further travel information, please click here.