- The list below includes 413 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbia, Maryland, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Lake, Parks and Bowling.
- From Centennial Park to Lake Kittamaqundi, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Washington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
Spanning 298-acres of land, Blandair Regional Park is a recreational park that features a playground, a pond, and several multipurpose sports fields. The fields have bleachers and there is parking available in the park.
Robinson Nature Center offers a range of interactive exhibits and educational programs about local wildlife and ecosystems. The center also contains a multi-purpose auditorium, a digital planetarium and many other attractions.
Columbia SportsPark is a facility designed to provide fun and entertainment to those who visit. Activities at the SportsPark include an 18-hole mini golf course, 10 batting cages, a playground, and two 600 foot pavilions.
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Guests of the Merriweather Post Pavilion will have the opportunity to watch musical performances from artists like Bastille and The Afghan Wings. This site, which features a Music Pinball Arcade and a large kitchen, has played host to artists like Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin.