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Maplewood Mall is open seven days a week and has a large play area for children next to a full-size Merry Go Round that even adults can ride. This mall has an Amusing Rides kiosk, like the one at Rosedale Center pictured below.
Maplewood KidX Club
The KidX club offers both paid and free activities for kids throughout the year, including special holiday events like egg hunts, trick-or-treating and a stocking stroll. Many of the activities require membership to the club and many require pre-registration. Pre-register for events on Eventbrite.
Maplewood Mall Play Area
Nicki from MinneMama Adventures rates this mall's play area as her top pick. You can read why here. Keep an eye open for the soon-to-be-built Madison's Place Inclusive Playground. Maplewood Mall and the Madison Claire Foundation are partnering to create an indoor inclusive play area (like the outdoor one in Woodbury). The are currently in the fundraising stage.
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