Woman holding up two ice creams with mural in background at Baja Ice Cream in Fairfield, CA
Baja Ice Cream

Things to Do in Fairfield to Beat the Heat

The long, hot days of summer are here and as much as we love barbecues, camping, and water fun, triple digit temperatures have just about everyone wanting to be indoors.

Luckily, we have some attractions in Fairfield that can cool you off on a hot summer day or keep you indoors, all while still making memories with family and friends.

Allan Witt Park Aquatic Center, Fairfield CA

Allan Witt Aquatics Complex

If you have children, you know they need to be near water when temperatures hit the triple digits! The city’s Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park includes a six-lane pool, a lazy river, two giant 30-ft pool slides, and an outside shallow play area with slides, climbing structures, and water dumping toys. There is also a grass area for families to lounge and enjoy the sunshine.  Guests are welcome to bring in their own food and drink, but please no alcohol or glass.

The aquatics complex is located at 1741 West Texas Street. Summer indoor recreational swim is Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. until Labor Day!

The arcade at Dave and Buster's

Dave and Buster’s

Fairfield’s Dave and Buster’s, a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. This family-friendly destination is located at the Solano Town Center indoor shopping mall, which is also home to Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16 IMAX!

Dave and Buster’s is located at 1420 Travis Blvd in Fairfield.

Open Hours:
Sunday – Tuesday: 11:00am – Midnight
Wednesday: 11:00am – 1:00am
Thursday: 11:00am – Midnight
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 1:00am

Dessert Crepe from Baja Ice Cream in Downtown Fairfield, CA

Baja Ice Cream

Nothing will help you beat the heat like some chilled ice cream. Baja Ice Cream is your one-stop shop for mouth-watering ice cream and snacks. From milkshakes to smoothies and Mexican snacks, you’ll find some type of treat for the whole family accompanied by great service. They also make some of the best crêpes in Fairfield!

They are open from 11 a.m – 8 p.m Monday – Thursday and open 11 a.m-8:30p.m Friday- Sunday.

Jelly Belly Factory Tour, Fairfield, CA

Jelly Belly Candy Company

On the most sweltering days of summer, families can enjoy hours of fun inside Fairfield’s Jelly Belly Candy Company. The self-guided tour goes above the factory floor – and there are free samples! Come discover why USA Today readers voted the Jelly Belly Factory one of the Top 10 Tours in the United States! Walk above the factory floor, enjoy the sweet aroma of the candy being cooked that day and fun interactive exhibits. Before or after your tour, visit the Jelly Belly Cafe and enjoy a pizza or cheeseburger shaped like a jellybean.

Jelly Belly’s Visitor Center, located at 1 Jelly Belly Lane in Fairfield,  is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and self-guided factory tours are available daily 9 a.m to 4 p.m

3 people kayaking in the Suisun Marsh

Grizzly Waters Kayaking

Grizzly Waters Kayaking offers an array of activities such as kayak and paddle board rentals, basic lessons, tours, SUP yoga and team building with kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. Located on the Suisun City Waterfront District near I-80 and off of Hwy 12, Grizzzly Waters has access to the Suisun Marsh that is part of the Bay Area Water Trail and the Pacific Flyway which is visited by migrating birds from Alaska to South America. 

Things to Do in Fairfield to Beat the Heat

It’s It Ice Cream Outlet

A San Francisco experience since 1928, It’s It Ice Cream has an outlet in Suisun City! Enjoy their popular flavors like good sundaes, biscuits and cheesecake, cookie dough and more!

Go cart rider at Nitro Racing in Fairfield, CA

Nitro City Racing

Nitro City Racing is the ultimate destination for adrenaline-fueled excitement and family-friendly fun! The premier kart racing facility offers high-speed thrills on our state-of-the-art track, while the arcade boasts classic and modern games for all ages.

Get competitive with the all new axe throwing and refuel at their full-service café. Stay tuned for the grand opening of their black light mini golf course coming soon along with new karts!

Jumpity Bumpity

Jumpity Bumpity is an ocean-themed, indoor recreation center for children. The Fairfield location includes a three-level soft padded play area for children 12 years and under as well as a three-lane Ninja Warrior course for all ages.

They are located at 250 Travis Blvd in Fairfield, and are open daily. Please click the link to their website for their hours and scheduled activities.

Scandia Family Fun Center

Scandia has an impressive indoor arcade and play area in addition to their popular outdoor attractions like mini-golf, Water Bugs Bumper Boats, and Lil’ Indy Raceway. Scandia’s grand arcade has over 200 games to choose from, from the classics to the cutting edge of video technology, plus pinball and a huge selection of prize redemption games. The ClubHouse for Kids features over three levels of climable, slideable and jumpable playspace.  Scandia’s lasertag course is also indoors. Keep your cool as you team up with up to 25 other plays to battle in a futuristic space station.

Scandia, located at 4300 Central Place, is open Sunday-Thursday, 10 am to 11 pm and Friday-Saturday, 10 am to 12 am.

Things to Do in Fairfield to Beat the Heat

Fairfield Splash Pads

With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees, these splash pads in Fairfield provide the perfect opportunity for a fun and refreshing family outing with your children.

  1. Aquatics Complex at Allen Witt Park – 1741 West Texas Street
  2. Gary Falati Park – 5100 Falati Lane
  3. Mankas Neighborhood Park – 2800 Owens Street