20 Things to Do Instead of Drinking Alcohol

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Although alcohol can be fun and enjoyed on occasion, it is often greatly abused by the population. Roughly 16 million people suffer from alcohol abuse! Since it is April, try to pay closer attention to how much alcohol you are actually consuming each week. Here are 20 things you can do instead of drink alcohol!


  1. Go to a movie

  2. Go for a long walk

  3. Grab coffee with a friend

  4. Read a book

  5. Play a board game with your kids

  6. Learn to play an instrument

  7. Repaint a room in your house

  8. Clean out your closets and drawers

  9. Visit the Humane Society

  10. Ride a bike

  11. Go for a run

  12. Sign up for a new workout class

  13. Plan your dream vacation

  14. Visit your local library

  15. Pick up an old hobby

  16. Pick out a new recipe to try

  17. Walk around the mall but leave your wallet at home!

  18. Bring your kids to the park

  19. Make a meal for a friend

  20. Spend the day in a new town