- The list below includes 174 free or cheap things to do in or near Glendale, Arizona, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and Farms & Ranches.
- From Sahuaro Ranch Park to Thunderbird Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glendale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale and Peoria.
79% 112 votes
7700 W. Arrowhead Tn. Ctr., 1079, Glendale, AZ 85308 MoreLess Info
Featuring reserved stadium seating and digital projection, AMC Arrowhead 14 is a movie theater showing the latest Hollywood released films to its guests. Other theater amenities include comfortable plush recliners and Real-D 3-D films.
A nine-screen drive-in movie theater, West Wind Glendale 9 Drive-In displays first-run feature films using digital projection. Each screen typically shows a double feature and the theater offers a snack bar with food and drinks.
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5600 West Union Hills Drive, Glendale, AZ 58308 MoreLess Info
At Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, visitors can take advantage of amenities like a fitness gym, rock climbing wall, and pool. The pool has an extensive water playground with fountains, a zero entry wading area, and inflatables.
75% 4 votes
6110 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301 MoreLess Info
Patrons of ten pin action will find themselves at home at Glenfair Lanes Bowling and Entertainment. There are 15 lanes available for hire for parties as well as league bowling action at all times of day and night.
A movie theater with 20 auditoriums, AMC Westgate 20 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.
Great Skate is a local roller skating rink that provides memorable and entertaining events and attractions for visitors to enjoy. Birthday parties, skating lessons, a cafe, and a game arcade are among the events and amenities at the rink.
Tolmachoff Farms is a unique four generation family farm operated farm. They grow a large variety of produce and strive to provide fresh produce straight from the field to a patrons table and also offer special events and activities.
Glenfair Lanes is a bowling alley that offers open play, leagues, tournaments and many specials including late night bowling. They also have pool tables, an arcade, full-service snack bar, pro shop and cocktail lounge.
Featuring a lake, Pioneer Community Park can be used for fishing, picnics, canine recreation, baseball, walking and open field sports like soccer. The park provides a children's playground, a splash pad, restroom facilities, a dog park and open fields.