The Best Rainy Day Activities in Boca Raton | Indoor Activities In Boca
There's nothing quite like a midsummer in South Florida. The incredible heat, flash storms, and humidity all make outdoor fun in Boca Raton a challenge to plan for. While we get sun almost every day, the midsummer rain showers also are a relatively consistent expectation during hurricane season. Whether just looking to stay dry, or escape the dangers of lightning - here are rainy day activities for kids and adults alike!
Visit the Boca Raton Children's Museum
This local gem is one of the best museums in Boca Raton. Founded in 1979 by the Junior League of Boca Raton, this is the first children's museum anywhere in Florida. Full of interactive exhibits, exciting presentations and educational programs, the Boca Raton Children's museum has enriched the lives of well over a million children and continues to expand its impressive legacy as the forerunning of children's museum education in our state.
Sure to ahem... light the fuse in your imagination, The Wick Theater & Costume Museum is one of the finest cultural establishments in Boca Raton - and a surefire way to enrich your rainy afternoon. Their theater delivers a slice of Broadway right at home, while the museum delivers a vibrant display of period-specific costumes, teaching history and culture through the lens of fashion to its many visitors.
In a 24/7 world where we're practically glued to our screens, a simple activity like storytime at one of our beautiful public libraries can bring so much value to a child's life. It allows them the opportunity to enjoy enthralling new worlds through the expertly read voice of the librarians and dedicated volunteers who invest so much time and effort into supporting our community.
Shopping at the Boca Town Center Mall
Unlike some other major shopping destinations in South Florida - such as The Sawgrass Mills Mall, the Boca Town Center benefits from its all-indoors construction. Whether enjoying a quick bite at the food court or perusing high fashion, The Boca Town Center Mall has everything you'd want in food, fashion, and atmosphere. Some of the very best restaurants in Boca Raton call the Town Center home, and some of the finest retail shops line this naturally lit, spacious shopping experience.
Enjoy a draft at Barrel of Monks Brewery
Tucked away just beyond Clint Moore Rd. lies one of the great up-and-coming microbreweries in America. Barrel of Monks is aptly titled for its special focus on Belgian-style beers - a nation whose clergymen were renowned for their innovations in beer and spirits. Barrel of Monks has a small taproom - dimly lit, with a few TVs and some comfortable seating areas along the bar or beyond. Barrel of Monks has some of the finest beers to be found anywhere. Their Wizard Wit is their most commonly found beer in restaurants and Publix, but to visit Barrel of Monks is to expand your horizons - and recognize that their plethora of regular, seasonal, and special edition beers worth coming back for again and again. With a cozy taproom and a taste for every palate, Barrel of Monks is a can't miss rainy day activity in Boca Raton.
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