Things to Do

  • Things to Do

Rainy Day Activities

Things to Do
Rain, drizzle and fog are commonplace in St. John's, which may dampen the spirits of tourists. Don't hole up in your hotel room in this land of cultural experiences. Head out anyway, because you can bet your bottom dollar that St. John's doesn't shut down because of a few rain drops.


The Avalon Mall Featuring over 140 stores and services. Shop trendy fashion boutiques, catch a movie in state-of-the-art cinemas or sit down, relax and enjoy a meal in the bright & spacious food court or one of the licensed restaurants.

Downtown St. John's From locally made fashion to imported goods, whatever your taste it's all downtown! Be sure to visit and browse these shops for unique items that you will not find anywhere else.

Village Shopping Centre Shop or relax and enjoy a meal at the food court.


Immerse yourself in our culture at Newfoundland and Labrador's largest public cultural space The Rooms . It's the place where it all comes together - our history, heritage and artistic expression.

Travel back in time at the Railway Coastal Museum  and experience Newfoundland’s most fascinating story!

Indoor Attractions

Suncor Energy Fluvarium Discover the secret life of a river and the watershed and ecosystems of which it is part. See how water shapes our land, our city, our history, our lives.

Geology, science, and curiosity come together in wonderful ways at the Johnson Geo Centre

Clay Cafe Hands-on art fun for everyone! A fabulous place to gather with family and friends to create, share and laugh together by creating memories and a unique one of a kind keepsake.

Enjoy a family, public or adult only swim at the Aquarena Indoor Swimming Pool. Fully equipped with toys, diving boards, tarzan ropes, kiddie slides, water slides, inflatables, water walkway, balls and much more! 

Get active and go rock climbing at Wallnuts Climbing Centre, Newfoundland's only full service commercial climbing centre!

Cineplex Movie Theatres There’s nothing better than popcorn and a movie on a rainy day! Visit Cineplex Theatres at the Avalon Mall for the best in entertainment experience.

Have a ball at the Green Belt Tennis Club superdome: 6 indoor tennis courts and 4 outdoor tennis courts.

Indulge in chocolate for a day! The Newfoundland Chocolate Company offers truffle dippings, chocolate tastings and chocolate making classes.