Roseland Family Fun Center, Canandaigua

Top Family Fun Finger Lakes Activities On A Rainy Day

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

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. 

Dick's House of Sport Batting Cage

Imagine a community place where athletes, enthusiasts and families will gather. Practice your batting skills in the cage, climb the rock wall, practice on the outdoor field, get tips from experts and more.


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.

BONUS: Day Trips!

The Strong Museum of Play, Rochester NY
A highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Great for kids of all ages - parents will love it too!