Burlington’s first play cafe!

 An Imaginative Indoor Play Space for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers.

Chickadee Family Cafe began with one mama’s vision of a space that met the needs of both parents and kids. Tired of seeing a divide between “adult”-focused coffee shops and kid-focused indoor playgrounds, we sought to create an environment where parents and kids could both be happy. Chickadee Family Cafe combines a cozy, relaxing environment for parents to re-fuel with a good cup of coffee plus a fun play space for kids.

With a play area large enough for kids to engage in a variety of play activities, yet cozy enough for parents and caregivers to relax, enjoy a cup of coffee and a conversation, Chickadee Family Cafe provides the perfect blend of cafe culture and indoor play. 

drop-in play

Our drop-in indoor play area is ideal for ages 0-6. We have several designated play areas – a kitchen/marketplace, a workshop,  giant doll house, infant zone and a quiet reading corner. Plus a special corner that changes every month, just to ensure the littles don’t get bored! 

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Cafe

Quality food and beverages is an important component of our play cafe. We serve up delicious locally roasted coffee, loose leaf tea and a selection of healthy snacks, plus our famous babyccinos! 

events & programs

We like to keep things interesting around here! Be sure to check out our events calendar regularly for special events, parent & child programs, parenting workshops, guest storytimes and more!

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birthday parties

We love hosting kids birthday parties! Our parties can be held on weekdays after 4pm or on weekends. 

local marketplace

We are proud to carry products from some of the best local makers. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a baby shower, birthday party, or special occasion, you’re sure to find something in our shop local marketplace.

workshop room 

We host a number of workshops and special events each month. Our program room can also be rented during the day or evenings for your special events or workshops. Contact us for details.

Our Blog

5 Ways We Keep Our Play Space Clean

We know cleanliness is important to your children’s safety and your enjoyment of our indoor playground. To ensure that we’re providing you and your littles with the best experience possible,[…]

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parent and child coffee date

Parent-Child Dates Make Wonderful Memories

When I was a little girl, my dad used to take me to my swimming lessons every Thursday night. We’d drive to the pool, he’d watch my lesson from the[…]

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Kids Birthday Party Planning Lessons from My Son’s 5th Birthday Party

Approaching my son’s fifth birthday, there was no question where it was going to be held. Of course, the birthday party venue was going to be Chickadee Family Café. The[…]

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