- 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.
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401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 MoreLess Info
The Lakeside Legacy Arts Park and Sage Gallery is best known as the place where art meets history in Crystal Lake. Visitors can take in a live production or enjoy perusing the gallery's works of art.
Featuring designated public skating hours, Carlson Artic Ice Arena offers visitors a 185 foot long ice arena that hosts both youth and adult hockey programs. The arena also hosts freestyle figure skating sessions.
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118 W. Bartlett Ave., #2, Bartlett, IL 60103 MoreLess Info
Arts in Bartlett Center for the Arts is an all volunteer organization that is situated in a 1,300-sqft art facility. The facility features art classes, art shows, and temporary art exhibits.
Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve is a large protected forest area that offers a variety of activities and opportunities for visitors. In addition to nature and wildlife viewing opportunities, the preserve hosts classes and programs throughout the year.
Yesterday's - Scott's Arcade refurbishes or builds new cabinets for arcade games, including pinball machines. Customers can request upgrades, repairs, custom designed artwork, and electrical wiring for new lighting.
Founded in 1986, the J R Kortman Center For Design is a combination art gallery and store that specializes in items that showcase the principles of fine design. The facility also houses a small book and wine department.
Sapora Playword is adjacent to the Perryville Road, Loves Park. It is a beautiful place for hosting birthdays for kids. There are two separate play areas for different age groups. Activities are energetic and fun-filled.
An entertainment center, Sky High Sports, Naperville Il features trampoline activities including open jumping, dodgeball, slam dunk basketball and aerobics. The center also offers a foam pit, party and event hosting, arcade games, pool tables and a snack bar.