- The list below includes 128 free or cheap things to do in or near Kent, Ohio, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Billiards/Pool Halls, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Al Lease Park to Kent City Parks & Recreation, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kent and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canton, Akron, Peninsula and Cuyahoga Falls.
Paint Nite 1954 Bucholzer Blvd., Akron, OH MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
Named in honor of a local baseball coach, Al Lease Park is important to the residents of Kent County. Along with walking trails, it features a lake for fishing and many activities for youth including baseball, soccer and basketball facilities.
Kent City Parks & Recreation manages the park, building facilities, and recreation programs for the City of Kent. Programs offers include summer programs, babysitting training, fun runs, art events, and triathlons.
Featuring eight galleries of ever-changing exhibitions, the Kent State University Museum, is known for displaying important collections of fashion and decorative art. With a collection of over 20,000 objects, don't pass up an opportunity to visit.
A modern bowling center in Kent, Bill White's Twin Star Lanes is equipped with large screen televisions, a game room, bar/grille and automatic scoring capabilities. Bowling leagues and special activities such as cosmic bowling is also available.
Showing the latest movie releases, University Plaza Theater is part of the Golden Star Theater brand. Also known as Kent Plaza Theater, it is equipped with comfortable, stadium style seating and concessions with carrying trays for added convenience.
As a recreational program offered by Kent State University, Crooked River Adventures has a variety of tours from kayaking, to tubing, to biking. The paddling trips take place on the Cuyahoga River and provide scenic views of the surrounding region.
Larry's Riding Stables Inc is owned and operated as the largest boarding and instructional facility in the same location for over 45 years. It is home to 200 horses, some which are used for lessons, leasing purposes, camps and parties.
Officially opened to the public in 2007, the Bow Wow Beach Dog Park is situated directly on a sandy beach along the waterfront of a three acre lake. Other facilities at the nearly eight acre fenced-in park include waste deposit stations, dog washing stations, and separate areas for small dogs.