Free & Cheap Things to Do in Champaign, IL

  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
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Brixx Champaign Il 2043 South Neil Street, Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
0.4 Miles
93% 71 votes
Libraries 200 W. Green St., Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
The Champaign Public Library has been reopened as of 2008, now being not only a place from where you can borrow a book, but also a place where friends can gather.
1.2 Miles
94% 36 votes
Parks 1401 Grandview Dr., Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
Jogging, walking the dog, playing garden sports, going for a picnic, these are just a couple of things that can be done in Hesse Park's 26,9 acres.
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100% 6 votes
Parks Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Centennial Park Champaign offers numerous areas for sports, including tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer and swimming. There are numerous walking paths, a playground, picnic areas, outdoor grills, and a hill for sledding in the winter months. Food and drink are available at seasonal concession stands.
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80% 20 votes
Parks 400 W. University, Champaign, IL 61821 MoreLess Info
The West Side Park located in Champaign-Urbana is an exotic location for children's games in a large playground area. There are many iconic statues and tributes placed around its lush park area and walking paths.
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100% 1 votes
Parks Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
The renowned Douglas Park is known for its two gymnasiums, grand ballroom, and their tennis courts. The park also has a kitchen, football stadium, outdoor pool, and even an artificial turf soccer field!
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100% 1 votes
Parks Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Located near Parkland College, Dodds Park is a 110-acre park with 7 baseball fields and 12 soccer fields on its grounds. The park is known for its 'Tribute to Olympic Athletes Monument', where 41 Champaign County athletes are commemorated.
2.5 Miles
86% 7 votes
Lake 2702 W. Springfield Ave, Champaign, IL 21739 MoreLess Info
Kaufman Lake is a popular spot for relaxation and water adventure in Champaign. The lake offers a surrounding trail for biking and hiking, as well as skiing, kayaking and canoeing on the lakes glassy waters.
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Parks Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
Zahnd Park is a 20 acre park that features two little league baseball fields and a football field. It also offers a playground and amenities such as picnic tables, water fountains, and restrooms.
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100% 4 votes
Mini Golf 815 Dennison Drive, Champaign, IL 61821 MoreLess Info
Putt Zone Fun Center has two 18 hole mini golf courses, five batting cages with pitching machines, two trampoline basketball units and a robot boxing attraction. Their covered pavilion area provides seating for up to 100.
0.1 Miles
98% 56 votes
Movie Theaters 126 West Church Street, Champaign, IL 61820 MoreLess Info
Opened for the first time in 1913, the Art Theater is an independent theatre meant for true moviegoers. It can be rented for special events, such as private movie screening, corporate meetings and even weddings.
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