16 of the Best Rainy-Day Activities in Birmingham

Let’s face it. No one wants to be stuck inside all day with nothing to do on a rainy afternoon. Especially if you have kids at home, and looking for ways to keep them entertained! All of the rain that comes along this time of year can be depressing. Don’t let the rain spoil your day! When the forecast calls for gloom, pour on the indoor fun instead. Turn that rainy day frown upside down with these 16 ideas for boosting your mood while you stay nice and dry.

1. Take an indoor fitness class

Indoor Fitness

You’ll thank us later!

2. Visit one of the local breweries

Avondale No Joka Mocha pour

So many breweries so little time.

3. Check out all the cool stuff at What’s on Second

What's On Second
(Source: What’s On Second Facebook)

There’s some really neat stuff here.

4. Go indoor rock climbing at High Point

Indoor Rock Climbing

Thrilling and you don’t have to be a pro to do it.

5. Test your survival skills at Locked In: The Birmingham Escape Game

Locked In: The Birmingham Escape Game

Time is ticking!

6. Have a blast at the Steel City Jump Park

Steel City Jump Park
(Source: Steel City Jump Park Facebook)

We’re ready to jump!

7. Visit the McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center
(Source: McWane Science Center)

Educational and fun!

8. Play a game of pool at The Break

Playing pool

A good ole fashioned game of pool is so fun.

9. Enjoy a relaxing massage or day at the spa

Getting massage

Go on. You deserve it!

10. Practice your aim at the gun range

things to do birmingham

Great way to relieve stress!

11. Grab a friend and go to the movies

History of Birmingham - Alabama Theatre0

Get fancy and go to the Alabama Theatre!

12. Get crafty at Hammer & Stain

Hammer & Stain

Let’s see those crafty skills.

13. Try Duckpin bowling at The Woolworth Recreation and Refreshment

     The Woolworth

It opens in August and we’re eagerly awaiting our first trip!

14. Play arcade games at Paramount

Arcade games

All bets are on!

15. Get coffee at one of the local coffee shops

Can’t go wrong with any of the coffee shops around here.

16. Enjoy the arcade games, bowling, and laser tag at Spare Time Trussville

Laser tag

TAG – You’re it!

We hope you enjoyed this list of the 16 of the Best Rainy-Day Activities in Birmingham! What are your favorite rainy day activities?

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