10 Things To Do In Manila On Rainy Days With Family and Friends
The rainy season is back! Finally, after getting roasted under the summer sun you can sit back, relax, and lounge in the cool breeze in your favorite sweater while sipping hot chocolate. But just because it’s raining doesn’t mean that fun has to stay at home. There are many things to do in Manila on rainy days! Here are 10 activities you should check out:
1The Bike Playground
If you’re a bike enthusiast—or even just someone who enjoys sports—then you’d be thrilled to know that there’s finally a place in Manila where you can jump on your bikes and enjoy an indoor pump track. The Bike Playground is the Philippines’ First Signature Pump Park where kids and adults can pedal through an outdoor dirt track and an indoor pump track, which was specially designed by Velosolutions.
Breakout Philippines is the country’s premier escape room game. With four branches and a total of 17 rooms to choose from (so far), you and your barkada can challenge your wits and skills by getting locked up and having only 45 minutes to solve your way out. Will you break out or will you be trapped forever? This is for those seeking daring things to do in Manila on rainy days!
Every Filipino is a singer! Monkey Mic is the country’s First Modern Industrial Gastropub KTV. Aside from tapping into your inner Mariah Carey, you can choose from a variety of food like Double Cheese Baked Mussels and Mushroom Carbonara to satisfy your comfort food cravings.
Located at Blk 3 Lot 8 Congressional Ave. Ext., Brgy. Pasong Tamo, Quezon City
Open from 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
0926-1674166 (Globe)/ 0908-4708464 (Smart)
4Game Over PH
Game Over PH is a gaming bar and restaurant that welcomes not only those who are good at board games but also those who those who geek over consoles and arcades. This is the only gaming restaurant where you’ll people playing NBA 2K on the couch with a craft beer in hand. Also, watch out for acoustic nights and other events! Game Over PH always announces what’s up on their Facebook page for things to do in Manila on rainy days.
Game Over PH
Located at 31 Xavierville Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City
Open from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday; 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday:
0933 028 5298
5Staple and Perk Café
Staple and Perk is a 24-hour café, which is perfect for those who love spending the sweater weather slow and steady. Either by reading a good book or sipping coffee with a friend or two. Staple and Perk is also home to many artists and performers. Stay tuned to their Facebook page for upcoming events this rainy season!
6The Mind Museum
The Mind Museum is one of a kind! It’s interactive, engaging, and kid-friendly. This is perfect for those who always find themselves touching exhibits in museums when there’s a clear sign above it that says “Do Not Touch.” The Mind Museum focuses on science if you’re looking for geeky things to do in Manila on rainy days. Aside from permanent exhibits, there are monthly educational events that families and barkadas can join.
7Climb Central Manila
The search is over! Manila finally has a spacious, accessible, and family-friendly wall-climbing gym! In fact, Climb Central Manila is the Biggest Indoor Climbing Gym in the city. Watch out for promos! Climb Central Manila just extended their Summer Holiday Promo to June 30. If you come in as a group of five or more adults (18+), day passes will only cost PHP 300/head instead of PHP 400. *There’s a Php 200 one-time registration fee for first-timers.
Ninja Academy is the first indoor Parkour Facility in the Philippines. This one of a kind gym also offers martial arts tricking, calisthenics, functional and obstacle training, and—would you believe it—parkour workshops for kids and teens! Ninja Academy just transferred to Circulo Verde this month, June 2017. It’s branch in Pasig City closed last June 13. Ninja Academy is currently pre-selling memberships for PHP 1750/month, now that’s affordable! But hurry! Only the first 99 sign-ups can take advantage of the pre-selling rate.
9Sip & Gogh
Sip & Gogh is the first paint-and-sip studio in the country. Those who know how to paint and those who would like to learn how to paint are welcome! In each class, there will be an instructor to guide and help you tap into your creative side. This is a great activity for both families and barkadas. Register online and choose a class for a taste of artsy things to do in Manila on rainy days!
Sip & Gogh
Located at Ayala Heights
Other branches at Eastwood, Kapitolyo, Alabang, Atelier, Century Mall
10Lazer Maxx (Laser Tag Arena)
Laser tag will never get old! Lazer Maxx has been around since 2009 but their arenas just keep getting bigger and better. In fact, the Greenhills branch just finished renovating! Are you ready to battle it out and show which laser tag team is truly boss?! If you are, then gather your troops—the maximum number of players is 24.
Located Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan
Other branch at Eton Centris, Quezon Avenue
Open from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays; 10:00 am – 10:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday (Greenhills); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mondays to Sundays (Centris)
This rainy season, we challenge you to complete every single activity enumerated in this list! Manila is home to so many fun and unique activities, guys! Step up and try these things to do in Manila on rainy days for the best rainy season yet!