- The list below includes 151 free or cheap things to do in or near Lakewood, Ohio, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Parks, Bowling and Music Venue.
- From Lakewood Park to Lakewood Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lakewood and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cleveland, Peninsula, Medina and North Olmsted.
An indoor amusement center featuring bowling, an arcade, and other activities, Freeway Lanes Bowling Group hosts all manner of parties, corporate retreats, and special events. It also serves an array of refreshments.
With digital projectors, Regal Montrose Movies 12 has showings for the latest films in its auditoriums. The movie theater accepts mobile tickets and offers a self-service ticket kiosk so visitors don't have to wait in line at the ticket booth.
Located on the campus of Oberlin College, the Allen Memorial Art Museum is recognized as one of the five best university art museums in the country. With over 14,000 pieces of art in its collection, there is an impressive overview from all cultures and eras.
In 1833, a Presbyterian Minister and a missionary founded Oberlin College, a four year liberal arts college and conservatory of music. Oberlin was a key stop on the underground railroad and considered a center for abolitionist activities.
Named for famous Oberlin Chemistry professor Frank Fanning Jewett, the Jewett House dates back to the 1880s, and is an example of transitional architecture between the Italianate style and Queen Anne style. The house is open for tours.