- The list below includes 84 free or cheap things to do in or near Katy, Texas, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Family Fun Center and History Museums.
- From Mary Jo Peckham Park to City Of Katy Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Katy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sugar Land, Tomball, Cypress and Houston.
The primary concentration of the Mary Jo Peckham Park is to provide a variety of play options for children. In addition to the playground for all children, the site has fishing areas, an indoor pool, a jogging trail, a mini golf course, and a koi pond.
City of Katy Dog Park is a massive off leash dog park with several amenities for your pet to have the time of their lives. The park has large open areas, wading pools, cleaning station, water fountains, and walking trails.
Visitors at the No Label Brewing Co. can enjoy tours and tastings of the handcrafted beers at this unique brewery. Events are also regularly scheduled to give patrons an opportunity to relax, spend time with friends, and be entertained.
The climate controlled indoor shopping mall known as Katy Mills contains over 175 retailers. Focus of the stores which call the mall home tends to be high fashion and include retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue, Kenneth Cole, and Forever 21.
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema separates itself from more traditional movie houses by offering not only first-run films, but also classic and cult films curated by the staff. The cinema also features an upscale pub grill menu and full-service bar.
The Katy Heritage Museum is composed of several separate historic structures which are open to the public. There are three homes, the old post office, Humble Mess Hall, Tradition Bank Bandstand, and an old tool shed and wash house.
Many different activities are available at the Times Square Entertainment complex. The site has a bowling alley, a laser tag arena, large scale arcade, and pool in addition to a complete sports grill with a full menu.