- 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.
Kelly Park is a community park filled with a large selection of recreational amenities for visitors to access. Among these amenities include a climbing structure, a playground area, a covered picnic shelter, and a 1.2-mile walking trail around the park.
Filled with indoor toys for young visitors, KIds Club Party & Fun has a cluster of themed rooms, from a princess room to a fireman room. The facility offers open play sessions and private party packages.
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1685 W Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 MoreLess Info
The Hoffman Estates Park District hosts an array of events and programs for the local community. Activities include skating, various sports leagues for children and for adults, and health and fitness programs.
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102 E Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL 60187 MoreLess Info
DuPage County Historical Museum collects and preserves the material culture documenting the county of DuPage, Illinois. The museum offers exhibits and artifacts collected by the DuPage County Historical Society since 1929 and artifacts collected by the Museum since its inception.
The Triphahn Center is a community center and ice arena that features two NHL sized ice surfaces, a fitness center, an indoor track, and a dance studio. The center is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey team.
Part of the Bloomingdale Park District, Springfield Park is within close proximity of Erickson School. Along with a shelter or pavilion, there is also a playground, basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields for added recreation.
Featuring second-run feature films, Ogden 6 Theatre has six auditoriums equipped with 4K digital projection and Datasat sound. The theater has two 3D screens, a party room, concessions with food and drinks and restroom facilities.
Public skating sessions, learn-to-skate classes, and hockey leagues are among the many services provided by the Carol Stream Ice Rink. The rink also contains a pro shop that offers a large selection of services for skaters.