- 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.
As a renovated 1940s theater, The Cary Downtown Theater offers visitors a 7,000 square foot venue to watch a variety of professional and amateur theatrical performances. Throughout the year, visitors can attend dance recitals, comedy, film showings, and more.
Herb Young Community Center provides opportunities for patrons to engage in their community through fitness classes, recreation activities, camps, athletic programs and other events. The community center is also available for rent for private events.
At the Triangle Town Center, visitors will be able to shop at stores such as Barnes & Noble, Macy's, American Eagle Outfitters, and New York & Company. Guests can also dine at California Pizza Kitchen and Chili's Grill & Bar.
A two-screen movie theater and restaurant, Raleighwood Cinema Grill displays second-run movies along with other events like Monday Night Football and the Academy Awards. The theater offers digital projection, party hosting and a full dining menu.
An indoor sports facility, Dream Sports Center offers leagues in basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and hockey. The facility also features training, summer camps and accommodations for birthday parties and kids' programs.
Encompassing 160 acres, Apex Community Park hosts a variety of outdoor interests. Grounds accommodate several athletic courts and sports fields, nature trails, playground, dock and 50 acre lake for water activities including fishing.
Fuque-Varina's Aviator Brewery produces 16 beers. It also manufactures Crazy Sauce, an award-winning hot sauce sold by the bottle and served at the brewery's two restaurants. Aviator Brewery frequently participates in regional beer brewery contests and is usually recognized as being among the top three competit…