- The list below includes 134 free or cheap things to do in or near Kent, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Sculpture Parks and Specialty Museums.
- From Macedonia Brook State Park to Kent Falls State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kent and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, Danbury and New Milford.
Opened in 1981, Hidden Valley is a mini-golf and entertainment complex offering a number of attractions for its guests to enjoy. In addition to an 18-hole mini-golf course, batting cages, birthday party hosting, and a patio grill are also available.
The Pete and Toshi Seeger Park memorializes their dedication to preserving the Hudson waterfront area. The park has space for community gatherings and hosts events such as the Strawberry, Corn and Pumpkin Festivals.
Most popularly known for a display by conceptual artist Walter De Maria, the Dia:Beacon art museum highlights unusual, avant garde artistry. The museum also features collections by Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Richard Serra.
As a multilevel facility, Ridgefield Library offers several study areas with couches and tables for visitors to sit at and read a book. The library hosts community events like reading groups, poetry discussions, and art receptions.
With four screens and a focus on the disabled, The Prospector Theater welcomes everyone. Amenities include closed captioning glasses with subtitles, a small theater for those with sensory issues, and prime viewing handicap seating.