Top Rainy Day Activities In Houston

April 26, 2014 8:00 AM

Houston has countless activities for people of all ages to enjoy no matter what weather Mother Nature decides to bring.

When it rains, it pours, especially in Texas. Our weather is very erratic and our seasons tend to mimic each other quite a bit. Needless to say, it could rain on any given day and being cooped up in the house only makes it worse. Thankfully, Houston has countless activities for people of all ages to enjoy no matter what weather Mother Nature decides to bring.
Comedy Sportz Houston
901 Town & Country Blvd.
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 868-1444

If you love to have a good time and laugh, then Comedy Sportz in Houston is the place to be. This comedy club has been around for over 23 years and is still running strong. It is best known throughout the city for its clean, audience-interactive improv shows presented every weekend. Houston’s longest running comedy show is a great place to spend the afternoon or evening, with shows specifically for children, family shows as well as late-night adult shows. Drinks and light snacks only add to the fun experience and as they say, laughter is the best medicine.

kid bowling Top Rainy Day Activities In Houston

A night out bowling. (Credit, Melissa Moreno)

Armadilla Lanes
10055 Fuqua St.
Houston, TX 77089
(713) 944-7100

Bowling is a fantastic family activity and perfect for those rainy days. Armadilla Lanes offers activity for kids and adults alike and throws a bit of exercise into the mix as you bowl. From bumper bowling for kids to awesome snacks, this place is full of excitement. On Music ‘N Bowl night, it features music and spectacular lighting while you bowl. Day or night bowling at Armadilla Lanes is sure to be a blast.

Dairy Ashford Roller Rink
1820 S. Dairy Ashford Road
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 493-5651

Roller skating has been a family favorite activity for many years and it is still as popular today as it was decades ago. At Dairy Ashford Roller Rink, families can be assured of a clean, safe and fun atmosphere. For over 37 years, this family-owned roller skating rink has catered to children and adults with a large, smooth wood skating floor, superior sound system, electrifying light system and music that includes over 3,000 song selections. Good wholesome fun is on the menu at Dairy Ashford Roller Rink.

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The Health Museum
1515 Hermann Drive
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 521-1515

Learning doesn’t need to only happen in school, it can happen anywhere. The Health Museum offers an interactive science learning center and is committed to excellence in interactive health and science educational experiences for the entire family. This museum is perfect for a day out and will assist in satisfying the wonder and curiosity about health, medical science and the human body. The museum takes great measures to not only help children and adults understand their bodies, but to also take proactive measures to be healthy and live longer. The interactive exhibits make learning fun and interesting.

Ice At The Galleria
5015 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 621-1500

The Houston Galleria Mall is the host to an amazing ice skating rink. Ice at the Galleria is set beneath a stunning glass atrium at this well-known Houston mall and it has recently been named one of the top 10 ice skating rinks in the United States by Olympian Evan Lysacek. There are countless activities available on ice in addition to merely having fun on a rainy afternoon with friends and family. Since this ice skating rink is located in a large mall, when your feet need a break from the ice, you can take a stroll through this dynamic retail domain.

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Melissa Moreno is a freelance writer covering all things Houston. Her work can be found on

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