- The list below includes 138 free or cheap things to do in or near Davidson, North Carolina, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Parks, Movie Theaters and Dog Park.
- From Bark Park to Fisher Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Davidson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Charlotte, Cornelius and Huntersville.
Offering a big-screen experience on a small budget, Cinemark Movies 10 shows already released movies for a smaller ticket price. The theater boasts 10 screens, closed captioning and assistive listening and has 3D capability.
Martha Rivers Park is a castled themed, enclosed playground. They offer sandpits, baseball and soccer fields along with a paved walking trail that goes around the facility. The park also provides picnic shelters, shady benches and a concession stand.
Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is a 2.8 mile natural surface trail for runners, hikers and bikers. There are benches along the path where visitors can pause to enjoy the scenery including the many swamp chestnut oak trees.
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.
Built in 1961 with a 4/10 oval mile, the Carolina Speedway hosts a number of races, including SECA late model, UMP Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock 4, Renegade, and Hornet FWD. Camping, concessions, handicap access and open-house events are available.
League players and casual bowlers can roll for strikes at George Pappas Liberty Lanes. Guests can enjoy open bowl, league play, special nights and events, refreshments at the Spare Time Snackbar, and rent the lanes for private parties.
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.