- The list below includes 366 free or cheap things to do in or near Aurora, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Family Fun Center, Laser Tag, History Museums and Parks.
- From RiverEdge Park to Waubonsie Lake Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Aurora and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Chicago, Lombard, Joliet and Naperville.
Situated on 40 acres of wilderness, Red Oak Nature Center offers a variety of educational experiences for children to learn about native plant and animal life in the area. In addition to trails, the park has a cave to explore.
Specializing in contemporary art, Water Street Studios hosts 18 art exhibits each year between the main gallery and the auxiliary Kane County Chronicle gallery. The facility also offers classes of various kinds.
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The Batavia Fine Arts Centre provides education to the student of Batavia and live productions of music, theater, dance, and visual arts. The center offers multiple performance spaces including the Main Stage, an 890 seat theater.
Opened in 1981 to celebrate 150 years since the town was established, Riverwalk has plenty of attractions for the entire family, including a playground, a beach and grill resort, and 1,75 miles of walkway along the river.