Austin’s Park n Pizza – 16231 IH-35, Pflugerville; Open June until school starts 10am-11pm Monday-Saturdays and 11am-10pm on Sundays
Austin’s Park has two 18-hole miniature golf courses which wind around water features and other obstacles. You have to be 40″ or taller to play mini-golf and the price is $6/person for 18 holes.
Daybreak Golf Park – 5971 Hi-Line; Open 10am-sundown, weather permitting
Daybreak Golf Park has an 18-hole miniature golf course on theshores of Lake Travis. Not only are there stone obstacles to putt through, but there are also a variety of water features to maneuver as well. The cost is $6/person for the first game and $4/person for the second game.
Hill Country Golf & Guitar – 15506 West Highway 71; Open 10am-9pm Sundays-Tuesdays, 10am-10pm Wednesdays-Thursdays and 10am-11pm on Fridays-Saturdays
Hill Country Golf & Guitar is a restaurant where you can play golf and listen to live music. There is one 18-hole course open (named The Fender Course) and one in the works (named The Gibson Course). Rates are $3.75 for 4 and under, $6.75 for 5 and older and $3.75 for each additional round, per person.
Kiddie Acres - 4800 W. Howard Ln.; Open April-October Tuesdays-Fridays, 10am-6pm, Saturdays 10am-7pm and Sundays noon until 6pm
Kiddie Acres is a small, old fashioned amusement park which is a hit with younger kids. In addition to other rides, there is an 18 hole golf course which is 3 tickets to play (the cost per ticket varies, depending on how many your purchase) or is $5/child for 12 and under and $6/over 12. The group rate for 12 or more is $3.75 a person, per game.
Magic Greens – 235 Sports Park Rd. (corner of RR 12), Dripping Springs; 11am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays
Magic Greens is a 18-hole miniature golf facility nestled among many oak trees with an emphasis on native landscaping to include native grasses and wildflowers. The water features include two waterfalls, three ponds and two streams resembling the mountain streams of the southwest. You can also play bocce and washers for an additional cost. The cost for golf is $6/person.
Main Event – 13301 N. Hwy 183; Open Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9am-2am; Tuesdays-Thursdays and Sundays from 9am-midnight
Main Event has an 18-hole glow-in-the-dark, flourescent mini-golf course. The cost is $6/person.
Peter Pan Golf – 1207 Barton Springs Rd.; Open Mondays-Thursdays 9am-midnight, Fridays-Saturdays 9am-1am and Sundays 10am-11pm (may close in bad weather)
Peter Pan has been an Austin institution since 1948. There are two 18-hole courses and the statues have recently been refurbished and repainted. The courses can get crowded and it can get pretty hot during the summer, so go early to avoid wait times. Note that only cash and checks are accepted. You can bring a cooler, but no glass.
Top Golf – 2700 Esperanza Crossing; Mondays-Thursdays and Sundays 9am-midnight, Fridays 9am-2am, Saturdays 8am-2am
Although there is a decidedly bar-like atmosphere at Top Golf, it’s perfectly legit to bring kids, and in fact there are plenty there, playing with parents. This is not a golf course, but is a driving range (pictured above). You can request kids’ clubs. To play, you will need to pay a one-time, $5 fee to receive a member playing card (the junior card for kids 12 and younger gets them access to special events, a free birthday menu item and free club rentals). After you pay for your card, you rent a bay and the cost is by the hour and varies, depending on the time of day and day of the week. Prices start at $20/hour.
Twisted Root Burger Company – 7211 Burnet Rd.; Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm
Twisted Root is very new restaurant, although there was a downtown Austin location a while back. This time, the restaurant has a 9-hole golf course. You can either pay $4.99 for one ticket to play, buy a bucket of beer to get 4 tickets or buy a milkshake, which gets you one ticket.