- 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.
Situated in Downtown Akron, Lock 3 Park hosts many festivals, like the Hamburger Festival in the summer and Holiday Fest in the winter. The park offers ice skating and sledding in the cold months and a concert series in the warmer ones.
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Built in 1871, the Hower House is a 28-room mansion built in the Second Empire Italianate architectural style. Besides the public events which are organized in here, such as The Afternoon Tea, in here can also be organized private events, such as weddings.
First organized in 1874, the Akron Public Library is composed of 17 branch locations in addition to 21 physical public service outlets. Along with books and movies, the library holds annual events like a comicon, nature programming, and a maker fair.
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.
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.
Don Drumm Studios & Gallery is a 5,000 square foot art gallery showcasing the artwork of over 500 American artists. The gallery features collections of jewelry, glass, sculpture, ceramics, metal, and various graphics.
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.