It’s been said that play is the highest form of research. We agree, because we believe so strongly in the value of play, we created The Wishing Tree Play Cafe —a uniquely clean and beautifully designed indoor play space, café and party destination where kids can be active, imaginative and creative, and grownups can stay sane.

Pre-buy your passes before you arrive to save extra time for play! Bringing a friend? Make sure they create a KidCheck account here to handle the waiver. And be sure to read Coco’s wishes for positive play and check out the café menu. Looking for an easy gift for a new mom, grandparent or sitter? Buy a Wishing Tree Play Cafe gift card! We look forward to seeing you!

Good News! Summer is here! We’ve added some amazing programs for you and your littles. Check out Summer Camp Themes, Princess on the Patio,  Snapology, FFTC Bookhounds Book Club and much more! Grandparents, stop in Mondays for free drip coffee at 9:30 a.m. Thanks to your overwhelming support, we’re bursting at the seams! So, we’re adding additional cafe space & group seating with toys within reach so you can enjoy time to sip and dine while they explore! We are also hiring a few additional team members, if you think you’d be a great addition to our awesome team, apply now!

And More Good News! We will offer complimentary classes! You spoke, we listened. With our expanded space, everyone can have more fun! We’ll offer weekly music, art, Princesses, Show-n-Tell, storytime, parent workshops and more included with your paid admission!

Reminder: Everyone is required to remove shoes before entering the play space. Gripper socks are required in the play space. $2 socks are available for purchase for those who forget.

Wishing Tree Play Cafe
1011 Meadowlands Dr Suite 2
White Bear Township, MN


Summer Hours:
Open Monday-Thursday: 9am-2pm,
Friday: 9am-7:30pm,
Saturday/Sunday: 8:30am-1pm
Closed July 1-4th for 4th of July
Join us for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Take a well-deserved break while your kiddos play!

Organic coffee and espresso, crepes, salads, panini’s, organic fresh kid fare!

The Wishing Tree Play Cafe Talks Summer Programming Line up on Fox 9 Morning The Buzz
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