Warm Up This Winter - Indoor Fun

December 9, 2021 - 7:24pm -- Visit Johnstown

Looking for something to do this winter and beat the cold? Below are some examples of what you can do to warm up this winter in Cambria County.

Test your aim with axe throwing at either Steel City Axe in Johnstown or AX’D UP in Ebensburg.

Steel City Axe

Come and throw your troubles away at Steel City Axe! All axe throwers must wear flat, closed-toe shoes to participate. Adults over the age of 21 are welcome to bring their own beer or wine. Throwers must be at least 8 years of age. Booking is easy, follow the link here to visit the website. Happy throwing!


AX’D UP is a perfect family activity that will provide plenty of fun for all. Did you know that you can also bring your own beer or wine? You can also bring food or order in, and there are plenty of restaurants close-by that deliver! The minimum age to participate is 8 and anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian signed waiver. Closed toe shoes are a must. Click here to book your lane now!

814 Lanes & Games

814 Lanes and Games has something fun for all ages every day of the week! With over 24 bowling lanes and an in-house eatery, you won’t strike out by visiting. Fridays and Saturdays are Rock & Bowl nights from 11 PM to 1 AM. They also have two escape rooms, an arcade, Hologate Virtual Reality platform, and laser tag. Be sure to follow their Facebook or Instagram to stay up to date on all their food specials and events, like Monday night trivia!

Community Arts Center of Cambria County

Stay inside and get your creativity flowing by attending an art class or workshop at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County. The CACCC offers a variety of classes like painting, pottery making, and stained glass, to name a few. Check out their schedule here to see what's coming up! Their schedule also includes ARTS4WELLNESS classes throughout the year, that consist of different yoga classes. Their Holly Bazaar is taking place from now until Christmas Eve, so if you are in town, be sure to stop by! Learn more here.

Johnstown Tomahawks

The Johnstown Tomahawks provide fans with an exciting, fast-paced game that will have everyone jumping up and down in their seat! The Tomahawks are a member of the North American Hockey League that consists of 29 teams from 17 states. They are currently celebrating their 10th anniversary season, so get your tickets now! Home games are played at the 1ST SUMMIT ARENA @ Cambria County War Memorial. Be sure to check out their promotional schedule here, to find out what exciting promotions are taking place.


Adults can try their luck at Skillz in Johnstown by playing PA Skills Games. Unsure of what PA Skills Games are? The skill games are very similar to a slot machine, as they look and play the same way. The games require some skill from the player and they are not just a game of chance. Try your luck at Skillz and indulge in a fun night out. Follow their Facebook to find out when their special events are!