- The list below includes 22 free or cheap things to do in or near Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, including 43 different types of inexpensive activities like Camping Site, Children's Entertainment, Movie Theaters and Other Entertainment.
- From Balsam Lake Provincial Park to Emily Provincial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kawartha Lakes and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Beaverton, Bowmanville, Buckhorn and Lakefield.
74% 81 votes
2238 Highway 48 | Kirkfield, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Balsam Lake Provincial Park offers guests the opportunity to go canoing, kayaking, paddle boating, and swimming. Guests are also able to camp at this location, which features a gift shop and boat rentals.
59% 34 votes
797 County Road 10 | RR #4, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
Emily Provincial Park features over 150 campsites that feature electrical services. Guests of this location, which features laundry rooms and water taps at the center of the campgrounds, can also enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, fishing, biking, and canoing.
Highlands Cinema offers guests the opportunity to watch both mainstream Hollywood and indie art films. The location, which also functions as the home for twenty-seven abandoned cats, sells a variety of food items, including hamburgers and grilled chicken burgers, at its concession stand.
86% 21 votes
2300 Pigeon Lake Rd, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Lakeview Arts Barn features the Globus Theatre, which hosts comedy children's shows and music performances. The location, which features dining and cocktail offerings, also hosts banquets, weddings, conferences, and dances.
88% 42 votes
85 Dunn Street, Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Kawartha Settlers' Village features twenty historic homes and buildings that capture what life was like from 1830 to 1935. The location also features education & summer camps for younger guests as well as harvest festivals and haunted events.
63% 27 votes
229 Pigeon Lake Rd, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario MoreLess Info
Open during the summer, the Lindsay Twin Drive In offers guests the opportunity to watch a variety of movies from the comfort of their car. The location also features special Dusk to Dawn shows and a snack bar.
In the hospitality industry, Iceculture has been in business for over 30 years. Tour the ice facility and learn about tools, sculpting ice, view demonstrations, enjoy a beverage in the ice lounge and slide down a 50 ft. ice slide.
100% 1 votes
80 Peace Street, Cannington, Ontario MoreLess Info
Open from May 30thto Sept. 1st, the Cannington Centennial Museum features five buildings constructed between the 1840s and the 1930s. Outside, guests can visit the location's gardens or enjoy a picnic.
100% 1 votes
1490 Regional Road 15, Beaverton, Ontario MoreLess Info
Built in 1853, the Old Stone Church National Historic Site is located near Lake Simcoe. The stone, vernacular Presbyterian church features original furnishings, fittings, plaster, wainscoting, plank floor and cemetery.
100% 1 votes
7th Line, Bridgenorth, Ontario MoreLess Info
The Miller Creek Wildlife Area is a wetland space with plenty of native animals to view. The location features side trails for traversing the wooded areas and visitors can also partake in cross-country skiing.