- The list below includes 168 free or cheap things to do in or near Mesa, Arizona, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Music Venue, Farms & Ranches and Parks.
- From Usery Mountain Regional Park to Riverview Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mesa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tempe, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Chandler.
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13649 N. Litchfield Road, Surprise, AZ 85379 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with 14 auditoriums, Surprise IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, D-BOX motion seating and a snack bar with food and drinks.
The Digiplex Surprise IMAX is a fully digital movie theater that offers anywhere between 10 and 15 different first-run Hollywood movies. When it is available, the theater also shows movies in IMAX and 3-D.
63% 257 votes
3901 West Pioneer Road, Phoenix, AZ 85086 MoreLess Info
Found within northern Phoenix, the Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum puts a historical 1800s village on display in the height of its time period. Guides dressed in period costume help guests by leading them through the site and telling them about the history and personal stories of the living museum.
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Off of Estrella Parkway, Montecito division of Estrella, Goodyear, AZ 85338 MoreLess Info
A community facility, Bougainvillea Park is equipped with lots of open space for running and jumping. The park also includes a playground, picnic area and multi-purpose trail for walking or bicycling.
Paul Mason Sports Complex features four adult-sized lighted softball diamonds, scoreboards, a concession stand and restrooms. The facility also has fencing to accommodate conversion for little league, pony league, fast pitch and other softball variants.
Surprise Community Park is a public park that provides many amenities and hosts community events regularly. Amenities include a fishing lake, a beach volleyball court, a playground, tennis and basketball courts, as well as an enclosed dog park.