- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Belleville, Illinois, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center, History Museums and Parks.
- From Belleville Parks & Rec to Stookey Township Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Belleville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Edwardsville, Collinsville and Fenton.
Summerstage Inc is an amateur thespian organization which began conducting theatrical performances in 1981. The group currently operates out of a seventy seat theater and presents five programs per year, including dramas, comedies and musicals.
The Sheldon Concert Hall hosts more than 350 events every year. Events include Coffee Concerts, Ballroom Concerts, educational programs, Sheldon Sessions and the Notes from Home series, as well as performances from popular artists.
The Granite City Ice Skate Rink is a wonderful way for the youth and community to unite and do something active. The rink is the home of MVCHA Granite City Warriors Hockey Team as well as many other hockey clubs.
Filled with interactive exhibits for children, Saint Louis Science Center is a three level discovery center with a planetarium and IMAX theater. These exhibits include a fossil dig site, genome science display, human senses exhibit, and more.
The Tri-City Speedway is a dirt track oval that regularly features automobile racing across a variety of classes and vehicle types, from midgets to sprint cars. The track has large seating areas, an infield, and allows camping in designated areas.