- The list below includes 301 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Texas, including 100 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Music Venue, Observatories & Planetariums and Dog Park.
- From River Legacy Park to Tails & Trails Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fort Worth, Dallas, Irving and Grand Prairie.
Mystery & Intrigue 3701 S Cooper St., Suite 127, Arlington, TX MoreLess Info
Friends work together as a team to escape a room by solving puzzles as part of a teamwork adventure
83% 41 votes
I-20 at Matlock Road & Center Street, Arlington, TX MoreLess Info
The Arlington Highlands is an outdoor mall that that offers guests access to both large chain stories and local shops. Visitors of this site, which also includes a movie theatre and a comedy club, can dine at The Melting Pot.
The University of Texas at Arlington's Planetarium offers both pre-recorded programs and live stargazing year-round. One-hour shows include guided stargazing in the theatre with a space scientist, along with a 30-minute recorded program.
79% 39 votes
700 Planetarium Place, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019 MoreLess Info
Live stargazing is on the menu at Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington. These one-hour shows are presented on a 60-foot dome screen and consist of stargazing of tonight's sky presented by a space scientist.
Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Arlington Music Hall provides a unique entertainment experience. Events include theatrical performances and a variety of concerts from different musical genres at the 1,071-seat auditorium, originally constructed in 1949.
201 West Main St, Arlington, TX 76010 MoreLess Info
Featuring a changing roster of touring exhibits, Arlington Museum of Art also features and supports local artists and seeks to be a cultural hub of the community with educational programming and special events.
5515 South Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017 MoreLess Info
Have a family fun day roller skating at Arlington Skatium. There's also an arcade with fun games and an air hockey table. Skating classes are offered, and birthday parties can be booked.
An eight-screen movie theater, Movie Tavern Green Oaks displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers 3D movies, a full service bar, party hosting and a full dining menu including pizza, pasta, burgers and salads.
Featuring 40 lanes available for play, AMF Spare Time Lanes is a bowling alley that provides visitors with a memorable and entertaining bowling experience. Amenities at the alley include an on-site pro shop as well as a lounge area.
67% 6 votes
2001 S Great SW Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75051 MoreLess Info
A 60-lane bowling facility, Forum Bowling Lanes Inc provides open and league bowling with shoe rental. The center has a snack bar with food and drinks along with arcade games and an air hockey table.