- The list below includes 132 free or cheap things to do in or near Cornelius, North Carolina, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Comedy Clubs, Dog Park and Mini Golf.
- From Visit Lake Norman to Jetton Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cornelius and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Charlotte, Huntersville and Mooresville.
The Beaver Dam Historic Park and House was built in 1829 and renovated in the 1970s. Guests of the park enjoy the wide lawn shaded by old magnolia trees. The park and house are available for rental for special events.
71% 42 votes
16920 Birkdale Cmns Parkway, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
A 16-screen movie theater, Regal Birkdale Stadium 16 & RPX displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
25% 4 votes
16317 Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
A bowling alley and indoor entertainment facility, Northcross Lanes At the Lake offers open bowling as well as tournament and league play, and features cosmic bowling in the evenings. The facility also hosts parties.
100% 3 votes
16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
The recreational North Mecklenburg Park is a park that features mountain biking trails, two outdoor shelters, four basketball courts, four lighted baseball fields, and a grill. The park spans 98 acres and also has five picnic tables.
Situated on 24-acres of land, Blythe Landing is a leisure park that features a dockside cafe, floating piers for boat launching, a beach, and a playground. The park also is home to a number of sand volleyball courts.
Bradford Park is a major recreation and sports facility. The park covers 170 acres and features 3 soccer fields, 4 lighted softball fields, a lighted baseball field and disc golf. Bradford Park also offers picnic shelters and a playground.
Based on the idea that children learn best through play, the Discovery Place KIDS has seven areas featuring what children can do including create, move, grow, be healthy, explore, work and build, and a learning garden, plus a special town center with puppet stage. The museum often has special events.