- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Lafayette, Indiana, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Botanical Gardens and Parks.
- From Fairfield Lakes Park to Armstrong Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lafayette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville.
87% 127 votes
119 Howard Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47906 MoreLess Info
O'Bryan's Nine Irish Brothers is a family owned and operated traditional Irish pub that features a full bar and menu. The pub is also a live music venue where Irish bands perform on the weekends.
Open Door Brewery was founded by several friends who originally began with the creation of home brew beer. It is now a nano brewery operation which sells their specialty beers over the web with a tap room soon to be opened.
With 9 auditoriums showing the latest films, Wabash Landing 9 has upgraded its theaters to include digital projectors and stadium seating. The concession stand serves popcorn with 50 cent refills and sodas with free refills.
The bowling alley, Union Rack & roll, is also a billiards facility that holds weekly special events including Xtreme Bowling' and Unlimited Billiards'. The facility serves alcoholic beverages and is available for birthday parties and corporate events.
100% 7 votes
Slayter Hill, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 MoreLess Info
Slayter Center of Performing Arts is an outdoor amphitheater that offers first come, first serve seating on a sloping hillside. Musical events, lawn movies, and dances are held within the venue that can hold up to 20,000 people.
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900 John R. Wooden Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906 MoreLess Info
A sports facility, Mackey Arena is host to the Purdue University basketball programs. The facility also houses a number of classes and programs, as well as several academic and staff offices.