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10 Indoor Activities for Cold and Rainy Days

10 Indoor Activities for Cold and Rainy Days

As we move into the winter months, some may wonder what indoor activities Williamson County has to offer when the weather outside starts looking frightful. Luckily, there are plenty of options for warm, indoor fun! This article will let you in on all the fun local spots including escape games, bowling alleys, art galleries and more! 

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Brentwood Skate Center

402 Wilson Pike Circle 

The Brentwood Skate Center offers fun weekly events! 

Tuesdays: After School Skate (open to the public) from 4:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Wednesdays: Reserved for private events

Thursdays: Retro Skate Night from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays: Fast-paced skating from 7 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.

Sundays: Family Day (caters to beginner skaters) from 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.

1st Sunday of every month: Adult Night (18+) from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m.

This roller rink also has a snack bar, arcade games, DJs, and fun light effects. Try out a new hobby or hone your skills at the Brentwood Skate Center! 


Extreme Escape Games 

1735 Galleria Blvd STE 1015

Hours: Mon. 10:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. | Tues.- Thurs. 10:30 a.m.- 8 p.m. | 

Fri. 10:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Sat. 11:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. | Sun. 12:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. 

Extreme Escape Games is taking escape rooms to the next level. With the largest escape game facility in Tennessee, you and your team will have plenty of space to explore, discover, and immerse yourselves in the game! Extreme Escape Games offers a variety of rooms to choose from, so you are sure to find the perfect fit for your group! From zombie-themed escapades to magical heists, these escape rooms all share the same goal: escape in 60 minutes. 


The Factory at Franklin

230 Franklin Rd

Hours: Mon.- Sun. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. 

The Factory at Franklin is a well-known hub for beloved local businesses as well as a historic landmark. This shopping and entertainment complex has been around for nearly a century! What was once a stove manufacturing plant is now a home for local stores, restaurants and countless live performances. The Factory has proven to be a staple in the Franklin community, and it is the perfect place to spend cold or rainy days!


Franklin Family Entertainment Center

1200 Lakeview Dr

Hours: Sun.- Mon. 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. | Tues.- Thurs. 10 a.m.- 11 p.m. | 

Fri.- Sat. 10 a.m.- 12 a.m.

The Franklin Family Entertainment Center has 24 bowling lanes, 6 lanes of mini-bowling, an arcade, 3 billiard tables, and a full-service bar and grill. All of their bowling lanes offer bumpers controlled by their new scoring system for inexperienced players. The Franklin Family Entertainment Center is the perfect place for a night of indoor fun with family and friends! 


The Franklin Theatre 

419 Main St

Box Office Hours: Tues.- Sun. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Established in 1937, The Franklin Theatre has been entertaining this city for nearly a century! The theatre showcases all kinds of art and entertainment including movies, plays, live music, and more! You can find multiple events happening at the Franklin Theatre every week. There’s nothing better than watching a world-class performance at the theatre on a rainy day! 


Gallery 202

202 2nd Ave S

Hours: Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

This art gallery is located in downtown Franklin amidst the art and antiques district. Gallery 202 showcases art pieces from local, regional, and national artists. This unique art gallery is located inside a building built in 1821 and offers a wide variety of art including paintings, pottery, glass, jewelry, sculptures, and antiques! Gallery 202’s mission is to support art as well as artists. Next time you’re looking for something to do on a cold and rainy day, check out this eclectic art gallery located in a historic house! 


Civil War Tour

Gray Line Tennessee’s Civil War Tour in Franklin includes visits to the Carter House, the Carnton Plantation, and the Lotz House Museum. With informed guides to narrate your journey through Franklin’s past and a heated coach to ride in, this experience will keep you warm and leave you more knowledgeable. Whether you’re a history buff or just looking to pass time, this tour is for you!


The Monkey’s Treehouse 

91 Seaboard Ln STE 103

Hours: Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. | Sat. 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

When it’s too cold to go to the park, you can take your child to this indoor playground. The Monkey’s Treehouse provides children with enrichment and fun! With open play on a large indoor playground and a number of explorative play classes to choose from, children are entertained and engaged for hours while parents are able to work or run errands. 


Third Coast Clay

Hours: Mon.- Thurs. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. | Fri.- Sat. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. | Sun. 1 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Located in The Factory at Franklin, this local business is open 7 days a week and offers a fun outlet for you to get creative! Third Coast Clay provides you with all the supplies you need including firing your finished work. Hand-painted pottery works as the best gift for a loved one or yourself. Spend a rainy day painting pottery and honing your artistic skills with Third Coast Clay! 


Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park

1735 Galleria Blvd STE 2

Hours: Sun.- Wed. 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. | Thurs. 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. | 

Fri. 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., 4 p.m.- 9 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park in Cool Springs offers countless indoor games and activities for the whole family! From dodgeball and climbing walls to obstacle courses and battle beams, this adventure park has it all! With numerous attractions and activities as well as a cafe, you and your family can have an entire day of fun at Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park! 


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