Posts By: Sonny's Place

Safe Birthday Parties During Covid-19

As you read about safe birthday parties during covid-19, you’ll learn: The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way parents celebrate birthdays for their children.  There are safe ways to hold kids’ birthday parties while still taking necessary precautions.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses were required to close the doors to large groups, including birthday… Read more »

Winter Fun During COVID-19 at Sonny’s Place!

  It’s hard being cooped up during the winter due to the difficulty of participating in outdoor activities. Sonny’s Place is the spot for fun all year long, and it’s even true in the Connecticut wintertime when you want to spend more time indoors. Sonny’s Place has fun for the whole family, both indoors and… Read more »

The History of the Carousel or Merry-Go-Round

The merry-go-round, or carousel, is a staple at amusement parks everywhere, but where and when did this type of ride originate, and how has it changed since its origin? Learning about the history of carousels provides insight into how these rides became so popular and why you can still find them today at most amusement… Read more »

The First Go-Karts

When you take a ride on a go-kart course you are experiencing a type of family fun that has been around for decades. You may have never considered how and when go-karts were first created. The history of go-karts began back in the 1950s and has evolved into the exciting activity you know and love… Read more »

History of Amusement Parks in America

Amusement parks large and small have become a favorite family pastime, both in America and worldwide. What started out as a small, simple entertainment for families has grown into the phenomenon everyone knows and loves today. Learning more about the history of amusement parks and how it all started almost 150 years ago can help… Read more »

How to Social Distance at the Park

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, experts have learned a great deal about how this virus spreads between individuals and ways to reduce the chance of becoming infected. Although staying at home was the initial recommendation, individuals and families have now begun to venture from home for both essential and social activities… Read more »

Daycare Field Trip/Activity Day

It’s summertime, and with the summer comes to fun outdoor activities for kids, parents, and caregivers alike. If you are in the Somers, CT area and are looking for a nearby place to spend a day of summer fun, come to Sonny’s Place for an action-packed day. With fun activities for kids of all ages… Read more »

Company Team Building Day!

  Now that places of business have been opening back up, have you been looking for a safe and fun way to reconnect with your department or company team members? Sonny’s Place has long been the go-to for company gatherings and now has several outdoor activities available to enjoy for your team-building event. Renewed sanitation… Read more »

Feel the Need for Speed!

It’s no secret that Sonny’s Place is where you want to be, whether you’re an adult or a kid. The attractions are geared toward people of all ages, and it’s the perfect place to hold your event. During the wedding planning process, bachelors and bachelorettes alike choose to celebrate at Sonny’s for the variety of… Read more »

Graduation Party Anyone?

Graduation is one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life. It’s a time to be proud of one of the biggest life accomplishments so far. Completing high school is a cause for celebration, but social distancing is putting large, in-person gatherings on hold for now. In the meantime, there are ways to… Read more »

Looking For a Family-Friendly Wedding Venue?

Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting times of your life. When you are building your guest list, one of the first things to consider is whether or not you plan to include children at your wedding and reception. In the past, leaving children at home with a babysitter was the norm. For… Read more »

How to Make a Winter Birthday Party Special

Parents of kids with winter birthdays have to work extra hard to make these birthdays feel as special as the ones we celebrate in warmer months! Birthday celebrations, especially in December and January, can get easily lost amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Between school concerts, office parties and all the errand… Read more »

5 Reasons Late Night Laser Tag is a Must-Do

                      Laser tag is awesome! Seriously, what’s not to like about it? It’s fun & it’s good exercise. Laser tag gets your adrenaline flowing and lets you experience the thrill of the chase, the satisfaction of implementing a successful strategy, and the joy of victory!

8 Tips for Planning a Company Holiday Party

The holidays are upon practically upon us.   Even though it’s tempting to get lost in a pumpkin spice world and forget all about the visions of sugarplums just around the corner, there’s no time like the present to start planning your celebrations for the most wonderful time of the year.