- The list below includes 135 free or cheap things to do in or near Concord, North Carolina, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Race Tracks, Movie Theaters, Parks and Aquariums.
- From Cabarrus Park to Dorton Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Concord and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Charlotte, Cornelius, Huntersville and Mooresville.
A public gym and athletics facility, the Crews Recreation Center features basketball courts, tennis and racquetball areas, and other sports facilities. The Center hosts a variety of programs, including senior women's basketball.
A variety of nature-based fun is made available at the Charlotte Nature Museum. There are exhibits that allow close encounters with wildlife including free-flying butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion in addition to walking trails and an outdoor play area.
With 56 lanes for open bowling and 20 reserved for teams, AMF Carolina Lanes is one of the largest recreational venues in Matthews. Additional amenities include racing simulators, billiards, shuffleboard, arcade games and concessions lounge.
History buffs and automobile enthusiasts are always satisfied after a visit to the Memory Lane Museum in Mooresville, North Carolina. The museum includes antique cars, motorcycles, hot rods, bicycles, racing vehicles and plenty of other historical items.
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The Memory Lane Motorsports & Historical Automotive Museum is a location dedicated to displaying the history of automobiles in America. The museum contains over 150 exhibits that showcase the history of cars, stock car racing, and go-karts.
The Matthews Heritage Museum is located in the 1880 Massey-Clark House. As one of the oldest buildings in the area, it features galleries that take visitors back in time, and adults and children can enjoy interactive and educational activities.
Southeast Cinemas is a multiscreen theatre that shows first run movies. The theatre offers movies in 3D and features state of the art technology in picture quality and sound. Southeast provides plush seating and both traditional and nutritional concession selections.
Home to a collection of original, impressionistic art pieces, the B. Brown Gallery displays works from some of Matthews best local artists. The owner, who is the primary artist, can also turn visitors photos into paintings.