- The list below includes 76 free or cheap things to do in or near Dekalb, Illinois, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and History Museums.
- From Dekalb Park District to Northern Illinois University Athletics, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dekalb and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia and Elgin.
Cinema 12 Theatre is a family-owned business. Cinema 12 Theatre shows a variety of movies throughout the course of a day. All auditoriums are equipped with Enhanced 4K Digital Projection and Datasat Sound.
Liberty Lanes is a bowling alley and sports bar that is available for private parties to rent for birthday parties or meetings. The bowling alley holds bowling leagues and also has a pro shop with bowling balls and equipment.
Nearly 13 acres in a residential setting, Hill Climb Park provides recreational opportunities for everyone. The site holds two playgrounds, athletic fields, a basketball court, walking paths, a gazebo, seating areas and a picnic area.
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200 Main Street, West Chicago, IL 60185 MoreLess Info
West Chicago City of Art Gallery offers a main showroom along with other smaller display rooms. They feature an array of works including handy works and paintings by local artists as well as photograph bookmarks.
Featuring artwork in a wide range of mediums, Gallery 200 displays ceramics, watercolors, jewelry, and more from local artists. In addition to rotating exhibits, the gallery hosts group painting events and craft classes.
Located near the shores of the lake, Waubonsie Lake Park is a popular location to enjoy a variety of recreational activities. The park features a playground, a covered shelter, and a paved trail for walking, jogging, or other activities.
Bordering the Fox River, Cornish Park houses historical markers and buildings in addition to providing recreational space. Amenities include an adjoining bike trail, walking path, playground, athletic field, fishing spots and a gazebo.
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527 Main Street, West Chicago, IL 60185 MoreLess Info
Dating back to 1917, the West Chicago Historical Society-Kruse House Museum is a fully furnished historic home with all period furnishings and a variety of exhibits about local and railroad history.
Created as a living museum, the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 155-acre park, featuring gardens, fountains, and sculptures. A perfect location for hiking or biking the trails, there is a children's garden and facilities for weddings and private parties.