50 Fun Things To Do On The Weekends

50 Fun Things To Do On The Weekends

Weekends are the best time to simply relax and recharge for the following week. Of course weekends are a great time to get some planning and organizing in. But it’s important to make some time during the weekends to also relax and have fun. Whether you are trying to spend the weekend at home or outdoors, there are so many fun ways to spend your time on the weekends. If you aren’t sure what to do on the weekends, below I am sharing 50 fun things to do on the weekends. This compilation includes fun things you can do outside and fun things you can do straight from your house. Save this list for the next time you are feeling stuck on what you should do during the weekends to avoid boredom.

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50 Fun Things To Do On The Weekends

50 Fun Things To Do On The Weekends

Enjoy The Outdoors

Whether you are someone who likes going out or a homebody who enjoys being at home, I really recommend making time for at least one outdoor activity every weekend. There is nothing quite like being able to get dressed to go out and enjoying yourself outdoors. As someone who works from home, being able to go out on the weekends really makes a huge difference in my life and work. My favorite way to recharge for another week of working from home is to enjoy an outdoor activity/adventure.

So, here are 30 fun things you can do outside on the weekends. Some ideas are free, other’s aren’t.

But honestly, investing on your well-being and your happiness is well worth it.

30 Fun Things To Do Outside On The Weekends

  1. Go for a hike.
  2. Enjoy a long nature walk by the lake.
  3. Go to the movies with friends or family.
  4. Go to the theater to watch a show.
  5. Depending on the weather, have a picnic at the park.
  6. Go to a sporting event.
  7. Go to an amusement park.
  8. Give yourself some time to visit a farmers market.
  9. Go to a flea market with a friend.
  10. Visit a zoo near you.
  11. Visit an aquarium.
  12. Go to an indoor play center.
  13. Depending on the weather, visit and indoor or outdoor pool.
  14. Go to a bowling alley with a group of friends.
  15. If it’s your thing, go to a gun range.
  16. Go to a game arcade with a group of friends.
  17. Try an escape room.
  18. Research tourist attractions in your city and go there.
  19. Go to your favorite restaurant or fast food spot with a friend.
  20. Go to museums in your city.
  21. Treat yourself to pizza and go to the best pizza spot in your city.
  22. Depending on the weather, go to the beach.
  23. Have a barbecue with your family.
  24. Go to the mall and make a stop in the fast food court.
  25. Visit a botanical garden.
  26. Explore hot spots in your city with a friend.
  27. Visit a farm.
  28. Go to a horseback riding stable.
  29. Visit a cafe near you and have a cup of coffee.
  30. Attend a concert.

Enjoy Your Time Indoors

Even though I rather go outside during the weekends to have fun, the weather doesn’t always make it possible. If you experience bad winters like I do here in Ohio, you know what I’m talking about. That’s why I think it’s important to also have a good amount of indoor activities up your sleeve to avoid losing your mind during the weekends. I personally enjoy the outdoors but also love being home, so I don’t find it hard to have fun at home as well. Below I am sharing 20 fun things to do at home on the weekends.

Use these ideas to have fun on those days that you can’t go out or simply want to stay cozy inside.

20 Fun Things To Do At Home On The Weekends

  1. Have a movie marathon with some takeout.
  2. Try fun dance workouts on YouTube.
  3. Play board games with family/friends.
    • Scattegories
    • Monopoly
    • Pictionary
    • Apples to Apples
    • Deal or no deal card game
    • Bingo
  4. Bake something new and share your baked goodies with someone.
  5. Play card games.
  6. Have a spa day.
  7. Create a painting for your bedroom.
  8. Sing karaoke with friends.
  9. Have a movie marathon with friends.
  10. Listen to an audiobook.
  11. Create a DIY project.
  12. Write a short story.
  13. Create a poem.
  14. Go on a virtual museum tour.
  15. Try homemade face masks.
  16. Challenge yourself to clean as many rooms as you can at home.
  17. Do a complex puzzle.
  18. Take a long and interrupted nap.
  19. Watch a movie you like in a different language.
  20. Go through a Christian workbook.

Practice Self-Care On The Weekends

There’s never a wrong time to practice some self-care. In fact, a great way to spend your weekend is by indulging in creative self-care activities. So, if you want to treat yourself this weekend to some fun self-care activities, here are a couple of self-care posts that you’ll find helpful.


I hope you enjoyed this list of 50 fun things to do on the weekends. In the comments below let me know what you like to do on the weekends! Also, would you like me to create a list of productive things you can do on the weekends? If that’s something that interests you, let me know and I’ll cook up that post.

Until next time,

Gabby Abigail

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