Sarasota - Manatee

Rainy Day Places

This page lists places in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area which are great to visit on rainy days. Also good for days when it's too hot or cold to be outdoors.
Kids Sarasota and Bradenton: Rainy Day Places - Fun 4 SRQ Kids
AMF Bowling

The ultimate bowling experience—with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities for every level of bowler. From bumpers and lightweight balls for the ki ...

Area: North Sarasota, Venice/Nokomis
Multiple Locations
Art Center Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota offers creative opportunities that are affordable and accessible to the entire community with curated and juried exhibitions, clas ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Sarasota
707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236
ArtCenter Manatee

The mission of ArtCenter Manatee is to provide a welcoming, professional environment, educate novice and experienced artists of all ages, provide gall ...

Area: West Bradenton
209 9th St West, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Artful Giraffe, The

The Artful Giraffe is an art and gift gallery located in the Historic Downtown Village of Sarasota. Behind the gallery is a Paint-Your-Own-Pottery stu ...

Area: North Sarasota
1861 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, Florida, 34236
Arts A Blaze

Arts A Blaze offers fun for all ages! Go in and create in the warm and inviting atmosphere. An artist or a first timer with no artistic background, o ...

Area: Lakewood Ranch
8111 Lakewood Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, Florida, 34202
Astro Skate Family Fun Center

Astro is Bradenton's skate and fun center offering roller skating, inline skating, speed skating, and roller derby. They also offer skate lessons and ...

Area: West Bradenton
3611 3rd St W, Bradenton, Florida, 32822
Bounce Down Under

Bounce Down Under is Sarasota’s largest Aussie themed indoor inflatable party and play center. We offer 11,000 sq ft of clean, safe, air conditioned, ...

Area: North Sarasota
935 N Beneva Rd, Sarasota, Florida, 34232
Chuck E. Cheese's

Chuck E. Cheese’s is the ultimate place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid and parents can enjoy every moment. Watch your kids have a blast at the best place fo ...

Area: West Bradenton
905 44th Ave. West, Bradenton, Florida, 34207
Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex

This 115,000 square foot "igloo-like" complex is a state-of-the-art facility on the Florida Gulf Coast offering recreational and entertainment activit ...

Type of Skating: Ice Skating
Area: North Manatee
5309 29th Street East, Ellenton, Florida, 34222
Escape Countdown Sarasota

Escape Countdown Sarasota is a fully immersive entertainment experience. You and your team will be locked in an interactive room with its own unique t ...

Area: South Sarasota
6525 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34231
Evie's Family Golf Center Arcade

On a rainy day, or just for fun, come check out our arcade! With one pool table, two Air Hockey Tables and 15 games, the arcade is also great entertai ...

Area: North Sarasota
4735 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL
Florida Maritime Museum, The

Take a voyage in time and tradition. Our port of call is somewhere in the past, but the Fish in front of the Best Betharbor is a modern museum facilit ...

Free: Yes
Area: West Bradenton
4415 119th Street West, Cortez, Florida, 34215
Historic Venice Train Depot

The Historic Venice Train Depot, built in 1927 and renovated in 2002-2003, was central to the founding and development of Venice, Florida. Volunteer d ...

Free: Yes
Area: Venice/Nokomis
303 Legacy Trail, Venice, FL, 34285
Jumpin Fun Sports

Jumpin Fun is a spectacular 26,000 square foot indoor trampoline park that serves the greater Sarasota and Bradenton areas. Supplying fun for the enti ...

Area: Lakewood Ranch
7321 Trade Court, Sarasota, Florida, 34240
Knot Awl Beads

Knot Awl Beads is a full service bead shop and is your source for everything bead related. Featuring Swarovski® crystals, semi-precious gemstones, pea ...

Area: Lakewood Ranch
8111 Lakewood Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202
Livingston's Amusement Center

Livingston's is Sarasota's most inviting entertainment experience. With over 50,000 sq-feet of state-of-the-art fun including laser tag, indoor go kar ...

Area: South Sarasota
5947 Clark Center Avenue, Sarasota, Florida, 34238
Mall at University Town Center Play Area, The

The Mall at UTC offers an indoor play area that is sponsored by the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. The children's play area offers over-sized native s ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Sarasota
140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, Florida, 34243
Manatee County Agricultural Museum

At the Manatee County Agricultural Museum you will explore five rooms featuring the county's primary commodities: Livestock, Vegetables, Citrus, Horti ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Manatee
1015 6th Street West, Palmetto, Florida, 34221
Mote Marine Laboratory

Explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits that showcase the world-renowned research ...

Area: Barrier Islands
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, Florida, 34236
Painting Pottery

Are you looking for a great way to spend some time with the kids and family? Want to try out a new activity to relax your mind and ease some stress? W ...

Area: West Bradenton
1011 Carlton Arms Blvd, Bradenton, Florida, 34208
Powel Crosley Estate and Museum

The purpose of the Powel Crosley Museum is to provide an educational environment in which current and future business leaders might learn and develop ...

Area: North Sarasota
8374 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Ringling, The

The Ringling is the perfect place for a day filled with family fun! Visit the Museum of art with a family guidebook. Explore the circus museum, includ ...

Area: North Sarasota
5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34243
Sarasota Classic Car Museum

Sarasota Classic Car Museum is recognized as the second oldest continuously operating antique car museum in the Nation! As you stroll through the mus ...

Area: North Sarasota
5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida, 34243
Sarasota Lanes

Sarasota Lanes is a family owned and operated bowling center. We offer 36 quality lanes with state of the art technology for family, friends, and leag ...

Area: North Sarasota
2250 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL, 34237
Saturn 5 Family Entertainment Center- Arcade

We are a Family Entertainment Center in Desoto Square Mall, Bradenton, FL. Saturn 5 Family Entertainment Center features a full arcade, LaZer Runner L ...

Area: West Bradenton
303 West 301 Blvd Suite 613, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. We’re the inventors of “fun fitness” and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. We ...

Area: North Sarasota
6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, Florida, 34240
South Florida Museum

Come experience Florida's largest natural and cultural history Museum! Take a ride through space and see Florida manatees all at the South Florida Mus ...

Area: West Bradenton
201 10th St. W, Bradenton, Florida, 34205
Venice Art Center

The mission of the Venice Art Center is to provide cultural resources to the community and to encourage the knowledge and appreciation of visual art i ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
390 Nokomis Ave. South, Venice, FL, 34285
Venice Museum and Archives

The mission of the Venice Museum and Archives (VMA) is to collect and preserve historical and archaeological material relating to Venice and the commu ...

Free: Yes
Area: Venice/Nokomis
351 Nassau Street South, Venice, FL, 34285
Westfield Sarasota Square PlaySpace

Head to Westfield PlaySpace, and let your little ones have fun while you keep a close eye on the action. Kids can climb and explore the bright, colorf ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Sarasota
8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida, 34238