THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY AT JENKINSON’S BOARDWALK

Don’t let inclement weather rain on your day of fun at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk! Although most of our attractions are outdoors, the premier family fun destination at the Jersey Shore still has plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy on a rainy day at the boardwalk. Here are some of our top choices for what to do at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk when the sun is not out.

Visit the Jenkinson’s Aquarium

Vibrant Easter sale advertisement at Jenkinsons with discounts, Easter eggs, and cheerful spring decorations.

Open all year!

Jenkinson’s Aquarium is open year-round, rain or shine! Opening time is 10:00am daily during the summer season. With a stunning, newly renovated second level featuring larger exhibits and touch-tank experiences, the Jenkinson’s Aquarium is one attraction on the boardwalk you do not want to miss. Visit the African Penguins exhibit, see the Atlantic Sharks, and make sure to wave to our newest friend: Turbo the harbor seal. See more about the upcoming events that the Jenkinson’s Aquarium is hosting and more HERE

The Jenkinson’s Aquarium admission rates are as follows: 

  • Children Under 3: Free
  • Children 3 to 11: $12.00 (24 Credits)
  • Adults: $18.00 (36 Credits)
  • Seniors 65+: $13.00 (26 Credits)

Score and Win Big at Our Arcades!

A group of children playing various games in a vibrant game room filled with toys and colorful decorations.

Open rain or shine!

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is home to four arcades: the Jenkinson’s Pavilion Arcade, Jenkinson’s South Arcade, Frank’s Fun Center, and Jenkinson’s South Beach Arcade. All four of these arcades feature the latest and greatest virtual video games, games of chance, and your favorite classic arcade games such as skeeball and basketball hot-shot. These Arcades are open rain or shine and they all feature half-price game specials daily during “happy hour.” The specials are as follows:

  • Jenkinson’s South Arcade: 3:00pm to 5:00pm, must use an Emusement Card
  • Jenkinson’s Pavilion Arcade: 3:00pm to 5:00pm, must use a Pavilion Arcade Card
  • Frank’s Fun Center: 11:00am to 3:00pm, must use a Frank’s Play Card
  • Jenkinson’s South Beach Arcade: 2:00pm to 4:00pm, must use an Emusement Card

 

Dine at one of our Indoor Restaurants

July 9, August 6, August 27, South Beach Stage

There are multiple sit-down restaurants at the boardwalk with plenty of indoor seating. Our recommendations are the Boardwalk Bar and Grill and the Pavilion Oceanside Dining. Enjoy happy hour specials every day at the Boardwalk Bar and Grill from 11:00am to 6:00pm, including half-price House Margaritas and half-price House Pina Coladas. Don’t let rain in the forecast prevent you from enjoying some amazing food and beverages while visiting Jenkinson’s Boardwalk!

 

Visit the Fun House

Fun House located at Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Open daily at 12:00pm

The Fun House is another one of our popular indoor attractions, and it is a thrilling adventure for kids and adults alike. Find your way through a maze of mirrors, see the glowing lights and encounter twists and turns at every corner. You can’t miss its iconic clown facade while walking on the boardwalk. So, come and experience the fun for yourself! (Minimum Height 42″),

Rainy Day Activities at-a-glance

VISIT THE JENKINSON’S AQUARIUM

SCORE AND WIN BIG AT ONE OF OUR FOUR ARCADES

DINE AT ONE OF OUR INDOOR RESTAURANTS

VISIT THE FUN HOUSE