Enjoy the Art Factory Play Cafe in a NEW way!

At this time we will be offering limited open play in the mornings from 9AM-NOON Monday through Friday.
We will be adding Open Play on Saturday mornings beginning November 14th 9AM-NOON.
Open Play is limited to 12 kids total, 1 adult per child.

You may register for Open Play online HERE.
Please note, registration closes at 9am the day of, we typically do not reach max capacity, therefore please give us a call if you'd like to drop in, most likely it won't be a problem! Our phone number is: 804-716-5219

The afternoons will be reserved for Private Play Dates. You can rent the space for an hour and a half Monday through Friday. This rental includes up to 10 guests. You don't have to have the full 10, however 10 is the MAX.  Register Online for Private Play Dates

Play Cafe Special Events:
Mondays:  Open Play & Musical Storytime with Jeff Beatman 9am-12pm
Tuesdays:  Glow Dance Party & Open Play 9am-12pm
Wednesdays:  Little Explorers Preschool Program 1:30pm (The Play Cafe will be open from 12:30-3pm)
Thursdays:  Little Explorers Preschool Program 10:30am (The Play Cafe will be open from 9am-12pm) Fridays:  Storytime Yoga (COMING SOON!) 9am-12pm More info to be announced soon!

Visit our Toddler Activities page for more details and registration

These events are parent inclusive.
Please note, the play equipment is for kids 5 and under.

The Play Cafe is perfect for children ages 5 and younger. We have added multiple play structures for kids to climb, slide and explore.

While your child is playing, please enjoy one of our coffee, espresso or tea beverages available at the cafe for purchase. We will also have snacks available for purchase as well.

$8 per child during open play hours. Special event pricing may vary.


This is not a drop off, parents must remain present and responsible for their child(ren). Socks are required at all times in the play area.

We may have additional classes, music and activities scheduled.
Please check out our calendar for the most up to date schedule.

We will have waivers to sign upon arrival or you can sign it electronically below before coming to play!

Please Note: We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Please keep valuables with you or secured.


Our Play Cafe is the perfect party venue for Birthday Children 5 and younger.

During your 90 minute party, you'll have access to the play area to run, climb and slide!  Includes up to 16 children, $6 per additional child after that. All table settings - napkins, plates, forks, as well as invitations are provided. An airpot of coffee is included as well for your adult guests.

Choose a date and time from our calendar to reserve your party. Once processed you should receive a confirmation email. We will follow up the Wednesday prior to your party to confirm the final details. If you have any questions between now and then, please let us know.

There is a $100 deposit to secure the date. Your remaining balance, plus tax and 18% gratuity of the remaining balance will be due at the end of your event. Cash or Credit Card accepted, no checks, please.

Our Play Cafe Party time slots are as follows:
Saturdays 12:30-2pm, 3-4:30pm, 5:30-7pm
Sundays 10-11:30am, 12:30-2pm, 3-4:30pm
Midweek Parties: 4:30-6pm or give us a call for additional time slots