- The list below includes 131 free or cheap things to do in or near Friendswood, Texas, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Art Gallery and Tennis.
- From Frankie Carter Randolph Park to Stevenson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Friendswood and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Houston, Pasadena, Baytown and La Porte.
Offering activities for all ages and interests, Frankie Carter Randolph Park features ball fields, nature trails, tennis and volleyball courts and playgrounds. Also in the park, visitors can find an abundance of McCarthy roses, a favorite of the park's namesake.
The newest park in the Friendswood community is Centennial Park, which has standard features like a paved jogging trail, multi-purpose fields, soccer fields, a children's playground, and picnic pavilions. The park is also home to the outdoor Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater.
Leavesley Park is a community park in Friendswood that offers an adjacent hangar for hosting large events. The event space features a kitchen and seating for 150, while the park features grassy fields, a picnic area and children's playground.
Old City Park features a variety of amenities, including picnic areas with barbecue grills, playgrounds with climbing structures and other equipment, nature trails for hiking and biking, and a large riding area that hosts horse shows.
At Bouis Tennis Academy, a tennis coach provides personalized instruction to both adults and children at any level of skill. The coach teaches the basics of tennis as well as providing tips for improving skills.
Located in the oldest house in Friendswood, the Perry House Museum was restored by the Friendswood Historical Society for visitors to enjoy. The home is furnished with period antiques provided by the Perry family descendants.