While we may live in the Sunshine State, Jacksonville is still known for its rainy days every now and then. So, what do you do when a storm comes through and you can’t go to the beach? You explore the best rainy day activities, of course! Thankfully, not everything in this city requires the sunshine to have a good time, so here are some of our favorite rainy day activities in Jacksonville!
Rained in at Jacksonville
From axe throwing, indoor trampolines, museums, and even go-karts, there’s plenty of indoor activities to turn to when the sun just doesn’t seem to shine.
Just Smash It
What better way to spend a rainy day than inside a rage room? Just Smash It invites you and your friends to book a room where you can safely break a variety of items, big and small. Grab your tool of choice, and just have at it. If breaking things doesn’t sound fun, they also offer paint rooms and axe throwing. No matter what you’re in the mood for, this is one of the best rainy day activities in Jax!
Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events
Whoever said you couldn’t have fun on a rainy day clearly has never been to Autobahn Indoor Speedway. One of the best rainy day activities, this indoor speedway offers go-kart racing, axe throwing, and even an arcade! Race your friends on the high-speed track with karts that reach up to 50MPH and before you know it, you’ll be considered a pro (go-kart) driver!
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Is there anything more movie-like than spending a rainy day wandering through a beautiful museum? If you feel like being the main character the next time you’re rained in, head over to the Cummer Museum and explore their wide variety of artwork. With over 5,000 pieces of art spanning from 2100 B.C. to present day, you’re sure to learn something new. Guests can also enjoy free admission to the museum each Saturday, so the next time you’re looking for rainy day activities be sure to check out the Cummer!
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday-Thursday | 11:00am–4:00pm
Friday | 11:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–4:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–4:00pm
📍 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204
What is a better indoor activity than a tried-and-true trip to the movies? Operating since 1927, Sun-Ray Cinema is one of the classic rainy day activities that is always there when you need it most. And let’s be honest. Nothing beats watching a movie in a historic theater.
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
If you’re in the mood to explore all things strange and out-of-this-world, then you’re in luck! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is one of the best rainy day activities when you just can’t imagine sitting on the couch. Head down to St. Augustine and explore the museum home to all things weird and fascinating. Checkout a castle made out of matchsticks or a one-eyed sheep! No matter what, we’re sure it can be found at Ripley’s.
Who knew axes were used for more than chopping wood? Axe Champs is a premier axe throwing venue located in Murray Hill which invites you to swap your traditional darts for an axe. You’ll work with a coach to ensure you know the proper way to handle your axe, and you’ll be hitting bullseyes in no time! This is definitely one of the most thrilling rainy day activities in town!
Monday-Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Thursday | 5:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 0:00pm–0:00pm
Friday | 3:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–5:00pm
📍 1034 Edgewood Ave S., Jacksonville FL 32205
Bravoz Entertainment Center
When was the last time you used a rainy day as a reason to act like a kid again? Bravoz Entertainment Center is the perfect place to re-connect with your inner child through a variety of indoor activities including an open trampoline arena, ninja warrior course, climbing walls, laser tag, and more! Jump for joy through their open jump arena and play dodgeball, basketball, or dive into their extra large foam pit! We promise you won’t be disappointed!
Monday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Thursday | 3:00pm-900pm
Friday | 3:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm
*Due to private events, hours are subject to change
📍 14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258