- The list below includes 105 free or cheap things to do in or near Garner, North Carolina, including 62 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Go Karts and Breweries.
- From Garner Veteran's Memorial at Lake Benson Park to White Deer Park/Garner Parks & Recreation, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Garner and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest and Apex.
Paint Nite 1885 Lake Pine Drive, Cary, NC MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
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4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 MoreLess Info
Historic Yates Mill County Park is a 174 acre wildlife refuge and an environmental research center where visitors can learn history and view educational exhibits. The park features opportunities for hiking, picnicking and limited fishing.
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2 East South St, Raleigh, NC 27601 MoreLess Info
The Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts features touring productions of plays, Broadway shows, dance and musical performances, and other events. The center also offers a selection of dining opportunities.
While there are some outdoor elements to the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, most of the vendors and events are held in climate controlled buildings for the comfort of merchandisers and shoppers. Most of the market is held in the 30,000 square foot Farmers Building.
The Marbles Kids Museum features Around Town where children learn about how a town is designed, Splash where children learn about water, Art Loft where children can be creative, Moneypalooza where children learn about money, and two outdoor play areas. Children under three can explore activities at Toddlers Hol…
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220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 MoreLess Info
Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours offers private and corporate walking tours of various locations in North Carolina, including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Winston-Salem, Wilmington, and others. Guests will sample the wares of a number of local restaurants.
Premium films for a totally immersive experience are offered at the Wells Fargo Imax Theatre. Most of the movie offerings are inspiring educational documentaries, but the theater also features Hollywood Imax blockbusters when available.
A single-screen movie theater, IMAX Theatre At Marbles displays first-run Hollywood movies along with educational documentary films. The theater offers a large IMAX screen, an IMAX 3D projector and a lobby snack bar with food and drinks.
The North Carolina Museum of History offers a display on the history of North Carolina, historical interactive exhibits, a sports hall of fame, and agricultural exhibits. In addition, the museum offers constantly changing historical exhibits.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest natural sciences museum in the southeast United States. The four-story building has a three-story movie screen, 20,000 specimens, research labs, and investigation labs.