Roseland Family Fun Center, Canandaigua

Top 10 Family Fun Finger Lakes Activities On A Rainy Day

Prefer to spend the day inside? Here are our top 10 favorite indoor things to do to keep you and your family entertained.


Take on your friends and family in a game of golf where everything glows or challenge them in the laser maze. The neon colors and fun undersea theme will be sure to bring smiles to everyone’s face.

Bark Longhouse at Seneca Art & Culture Center Model

Native American culture is alive and thriving in the Finger Lakes, and the descendants of the early Seneca people are eager to share their history of Seneca and Haudenosaunee contributions to art, culture, and society. A fun and educational experience for all ages.

Outside of Regal Cinemas

Is there anything better than cozying up to watch a good movie on a rainy day? When you've shopped 'til you dropped at Eastview Mall, cross the street to catch the latest movies out in theaters with reclining seats.


Take your pick from activities that will entice kids of all ages. Compete in an exciting game of laser tag with your friends, take aim and laugh your way through a bumper car ride, or hit the lanes for a bowling game of ten pin. 

#5. The Artful Fairy


Get crafty in this DIY shop that will truly bring the magic alive for you and your family. Choose from a variety of designs and extras to create your own one-of-a-kind fairy garden right in the studio.

Inside at the Red Jacket Orchards Farm Store

A family-fun twist on popular tastings in the region would be a scrumptious and nutritious juice tasting. Take the kids and try their 11 assorted flavors including strawberry apple and dark cherry stomp. YUM!


ArtSmart Educational Theater at the Smith Opera House brings in shows targeted toward youth audiences. These live performances are intended to educate while they entertain - and it is fun for the whole family.


For kids, and those who are kids at heart. The Unique Toy Shop is a chance to dream and imagine, because you won’t find video games. This is a traditional toy store that features the best of educational toys offering innovative and fun ways to entice the minds of children, helping them to discover, learn, create, and play.

Exterior view of Cobblestone Arts Center

Bring the whole family down to Cobblestone Arts Center! With classes for kids and adults alike in music, dance, theater and visual arts, Cobblestone will have everyone moving.

Tray of chocolates at Sweet Expressions

What kid doesn't like a trip to a candy store? Satisfy your inner Willy Wonka at Canandaigua's premier candy store.  While Sweet Expressions specializes in fine chocolates, there are also the fun candies that will keep your child's mouthwatering as they pick out their own special goodies.