- 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.
A family fun center, Mountasia has rides, arcades, laser tag, batting cages, and rock climbing available. Discounts on 2-hour, 3-hour and all-day unlimited rides are available for groups of 15 or more who make reservations in advance.
An eight-screen discount movie theater, Cinemark Movies 8 displays second-run films using digital projection, RealD 3D and High Frame Rate 3D. The theater provides arcade game machines along with a concession area serving food and beverages.
Hobby enthusiasts can find hours of fun in Mason's Hobby Lobby. The hobby shop offers many DIY project kits for all ages such as model car, planes and ships. As well as a full selection of scrapbooking and floral crafts.
18% 17 votes
8851 Blvd 26, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 MoreLess Info
An entertainment center, Mountasia Family Fun Center features a laser tag arena, a miniature golf course, bumper boats, go-karts and a climbing wall. The center provides a menu with drinks and oven-baked foods, party hosting and batting cages.
Featuring a Cinemark XD auditorium, Cinemark 12 Mansfield and XD displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, self-service ticketing, arcade games, a party room and a concession area.
A movie theater with 14 screens, AMC Irving Mall 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers reclining chairs, stadium seating, reserved seats, theater rentals for private events and a snack bar.
73% 15 votes
8851 Ice House Drive, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 MoreLess Info
Home to the Texas Brahmas, the NYTEX Sports Centre also has a public ice skating facility. Skaters can take lessons onsite at the NYTEX Skating Academy, take part in one of the hockey programs, or join the summer camp.
100% 4 votes
6400 Glenview Drive, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 MoreLess Info
The 14 acre Linda Spurlock Park is a neighborhood park that features picnic areas and a one acre pond. Amenities at the park include playgrounds, a baseball/softball field, a nature trail, and public art.