May 17, 2019

20 fun ways to spend a rainy day in San Antonio

With the wet weather we've been having lately, it's been tough to make plans. Don't fret, though. We rounded up 20 fun, indoor activities that can keep you entertained while you wait out the rain.
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Be a kid at heart at Diversions Game Room
9900 San Pedro Ave, (210) 341-2561, facebook.com/diversionsgameroom
If the idea of spending the entire day at an arcade appeals to you, consider Diversions your top pick for some rainy day fun. Opening in the late morning and closing at 2 a.m. daily, you can literally spend hours having all sorts of fun with the dozens of video and prize games. And it’s pretty cheap to play too as games are all $1 or less.
Photo via Instagram / cellothegreat
Be a kid at heart at Diversions Game Room
9900 San Pedro Ave, (210) 341-2561, facebook.com/diversionsgameroom
If the idea of spending the entire day at an arcade appeals to you, consider Diversions your top pick for some rainy day fun. Opening in the late morning and closing at 2 a.m. daily, you can literally spend hours having all sorts of fun with the dozens of video and prize games. And it’s pretty cheap to play too as games are all $1 or less.
Photo via Instagram / cellothegreat
Get creative at Clay Casa
502 Embassy Oaks #107, (210) 402-6656, claycasa.com
Whether you’re obsessed with custom-made pottery or are just looking for something to do, paying a visit to Clay Casa is a solid way to spend a rainy afternoon. Choose from already-made pieces as well as your colors to create a piece of art that is all your own.
Photo via Instagram / bella_0975
Get creative at Clay Casa
502 Embassy Oaks #107, (210) 402-6656, claycasa.com
Whether you’re obsessed with custom-made pottery or are just looking for something to do, paying a visit to Clay Casa is a solid way to spend a rainy afternoon. Choose from already-made pieces as well as your colors to create a piece of art that is all your own.
Photo via Instagram / bella_0975
Get funky at the Rollercade
223 Recoleta Road, (210) 826-6361, therollercade.com
Treat you and your camp to a major throwback at this skating rink that’s been open since 1959. This neon-lit rink is complete with roller disco lighting channeling the ‘70s aesthetic, plus arcade games and a snack bar. So go on with your bad self and show off your moves.
Photo via Instagram / lovethehk
Get funky at the Rollercade
223 Recoleta Road, (210) 826-6361, therollercade.com
Treat you and your camp to a major throwback at this skating rink that’s been open since 1959. This neon-lit rink is complete with roller disco lighting channeling the ‘70s aesthetic, plus arcade games and a snack bar. So go on with your bad self and show off your moves.
Photo via Instagram / lovethehk
Kick back at Alamo Drafthouse
Multiple locations, drafthouse.com
The Austin-based movie chain has everything you need: movies, food and lots of booze. Once you post up in these comfy seats and write your snacks down on the order card you’ll completely forget that the weather may be dreary.
Photo courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse
Kick back at Alamo Drafthouse
Multiple locations, drafthouse.com
The Austin-based movie chain has everything you need: movies, food and lots of booze. Once you post up in these comfy seats and write your snacks down on the order card you’ll completely forget that the weather may be dreary.
Photo courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse
Use your creative eye at Corazones On Fire
1024 Donaldson Ave, corazonesonfire.com
Check out the website to check the schedule and book your spot for this Latinx-inspired, art-filled experience. Think of it as a puro, culture-conscious version of Painting with a Twist, except now you’ll be “painting with a cultural edge.”
Photo via Instagram / r_ul_c_den_
Use your creative eye at Corazones On Fire
1024 Donaldson Ave, corazonesonfire.com
Check out the website to check the schedule and book your spot for this Latinx-inspired, art-filled experience. Think of it as a puro, culture-conscious version of Painting with a Twist, except now you’ll be “painting with a cultural edge.”
Photo via Instagram / r_ul_c_den_
Get in some chuckles at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
618 Northwest Loop 410, (210) 541-8805, lolsanantonio.com
If the rain puts you in a funk, consider stopping by Laugh Out Loud for some hearty belly laughs. With a calendar full of well-known and rising comics alike, this local comedy club will surely deliver a memorable night full of laughs and some booze too.
Photo via Instagram / margaritamomny
Get in some chuckles at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
618 Northwest Loop 410, (210) 541-8805, lolsanantonio.com
If the rain puts you in a funk, consider stopping by Laugh Out Loud for some hearty belly laughs. With a calendar full of well-known and rising comics alike, this local comedy club will surely deliver a memorable night full of laughs and some booze too.
Photo via Instagram / margaritamomny
Knock down some pins at Bowlero
13307 San Pedro Ave, (210) 496-3811, bowlero.com
If thunderstorms keep you awake, consider a late-night rendezvous to Bowlero. On top of playing a few games of bowling, you can also take advantage of the solid lineup of drinks, tasty bar food as well as arcade games and billiards.
Photo via Instagram / richard1975
Knock down some pins at Bowlero
13307 San Pedro Ave, (210) 496-3811, bowlero.com
If thunderstorms keep you awake, consider a late-night rendezvous to Bowlero. On top of playing a few games of bowling, you can also take advantage of the solid lineup of drinks, tasty bar food as well as arcade games and billiards.
Photo via Instagram / richard1975
Try your hand at axe-throwing
758 Isom Road, (210) 693-6900, stumpyshh.com
Engage in the challenging activity of axe-throwing on the next rainy day. While there’s a growing number of options to choose from in San Antonio, you’re likely to have a testosterone-filled blast at Stumpy’s Hatchet House. Here you’ll be able to get boozy (it’s BYOB), throw some axes and of course stay dry.
Photo via Instagram / stumpyssat
Try your hand at axe-throwing
758 Isom Road, (210) 693-6900, stumpyshh.com
Engage in the challenging activity of axe-throwing on the next rainy day. While there’s a growing number of options to choose from in San Antonio, you’re likely to have a testosterone-filled blast at Stumpy’s Hatchet House. Here you’ll be able to get boozy (it’s BYOB), throw some axes and of course stay dry.
Photo via Instagram / stumpyssat
Have all sorts of fun at Main Event Entertainment
Multiple locations, mainevent.com
Bowling. Laser tag. Mini golf. Gravity ropes. Arcade games. Billiards. Food. A full bar. Yes, Main Event has it all and yes, you will be entertained for hours.
Photo via Instagram / mr_fashionable_real_estate
Have all sorts of fun at Main Event Entertainment
Multiple locations, mainevent.com
Bowling. Laser tag. Mini golf. Gravity ropes. Arcade games. Billiards. Food. A full bar. Yes, Main Event has it all and yes, you will be entertained for hours.
Photo via Instagram / mr_fashionable_real_estate
Practice your aim at Cosmic Mayhem Black Light Mini Golf
903 E Bitters Road, Suite 310, (210) 437-1072, cosmicmayhem.com
Head to Cosmic Mayhem to cause some mayhem while you wait out the rain. No, not really, but you can get in a few rounds of mini golf in this blacklight course. You can also enjoy drinks at the space-themed beer and wine bar between rounds.
Photo via Instagram / amberrosehernandez
Practice your aim at Cosmic Mayhem Black Light Mini Golf
903 E Bitters Road, Suite 310, (210) 437-1072, cosmicmayhem.com
Head to Cosmic Mayhem to cause some mayhem while you wait out the rain. No, not really, but you can get in a few rounds of mini golf in this blacklight course. You can also enjoy drinks at the space-themed beer and wine bar between rounds.
Photo via Instagram / amberrosehernandez