Explore these teen friendly activities with you, your friends, and or family for any weekend or weekday in Okoboji!

Arnold’s Park Beach sand volleyball

Right on the beach, Arnold’s Park offers 5 sand volleyball courts that host league games and friendly competition! Grab everyone you can find to fill up the teams and courts!

sand volleyball

Saturday night concerts

Each Saturday night, the green space is filled with lawn chairs and picnic blankets of people waiting to hear the amazing scheduled band of the night! Arrive early to get the perfect spot!  Then end the night with Fireworks over West Lake Okoboji.

concert crowd

Recreational rentals

Okoboji offers many destinations for visitors to rent boats, kayaks, paddle boards, jet skis, and many other recreational rentals around the lakes. The following websites can link you to Extreme WatersportsMau MarineOkoboji Boat WorksOkoboji Expedition Co., Oak Hill Marina, Triggs Bay Resort, and Make-A-Wake Watersports.


Movie theaters: Great Lake Cinemagic Theatre and Milford Pioneer Theatre

Great Lakes Cinemagic has multiple screening areas and a popular selection of the newest movies! Milford Pioneer, with its newly redone theatre, highlights one of the newest movies out at the time in their screening room. Both have comfortable seating, buttery popcorn, and delicious treats!

Cinema 7 Pioneer Theatre

Drive in movie theatre

Just between the sunset and cornfields, the Drive in movie theatre is the perfect place to grab a snack and relax in the comfort of your own car! With two new movies every so often, you will want to keep coming back!

Drive In Theatre

Bowling: Corner Lanes & Pub

With its current renovations in the pub and bowling alley, they still have their delicious food and drinks as well as a fantastic new bowling area! Grab your pizza and a bowling ball and get your lane!

Restaurant bowling









Mini golf: Ranch 66, Pirate’s Cove, Treasure Village

Pirate’s Cove, Ranch 66,  and Treasure Village – You can find easy entertainment in spending an hour at our lake’s area mini golf courses. Each course holds its own unique challenges and personalities. Grab a club and hit a hole in one!

mini golf

pirates cove

treasure village

Papoos Putt Putt (indian hills)

This unique mini golf course is the real deal. With no bumpers to keep your ball in bounds, you must break out your expert skills at each challenging 18 holes of the course! Bring your own putter or borrow one of theirs!

Green Golfing Green

Disc golf (Nature Center)

What is better than being outside on a sunny Okoboji day? Nothing! Bring your frisbee and your friends to compete in the disc golf course located on the Nature Center’s grounds! Who will be the winner?!

Disc Golf

Area coffee shops: Arnolds Perk, Nektar, The Coffee Shop, and Rabab’s

Each one of these coffee shops has its own unique personality tied into the coffees and delicious treats! Make your morning coffee runs at any one of these coffee shops to start your day off right!

Arnolds Perk

Arnold Perk







Okoboji offers a significant amount of varying places for sunny days, clear waters, and sandy beaches. Click of the beach link to get more information on which ones to visit!


Creative Spirits

Paint and create with the class or group of friends as your art comes to life! By the end of the session, you will be able to bring home a new work of art!

Creative Spirits


Okoboji Summer Theatre

With new shows throughout the summer, the talented actors and amazing sets will leave you buzzing about the show! With a short intermission during the show, you can grab a water or small snack for the show. Buy your tickets online or at the door and enjoy the show!

Okoboji Summer Theatre


Right on the beach bright and early, you can come to relax in the rays of the morning sunrise, and listen to the soft waves of West Lake Okoboji! Bring your yoga mat and a friend to start the day off right!

Outdoor Yoga

Riddle Me That

Think you can escape within the hour?! With hints and clues, you and your friends need to team up in order to solve the riddle that is to get out of the locked room! Escape early enough to beat the rooms record time! Get a group together and sign up for your escape room today!

Riddle Me That