- The list below includes 90 free or cheap things to do in or near Middletown, New York, including 95 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Jazz/Blues Bars and Specialty Museums.
- From Quinnz Pinz to Brian's Backyard BBQ & Blues, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Middletown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newburgh, Beacon, Cold Spring and Warwick.
A traditional bowling center, Quinnz Pinz offers open and league bowling with shoe rental and a pro shop. The center provides a dining menu, a bar with pool tables and televisions, private event hosting and cosmic bowling.
A restaurant and live music venue, Brian's Backyard BBQ & Blues hosts performances by local acts as well as regional and nationally touring bands. It also serves a variety of southern cuisine, as well as craft beers on tap.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Loews Galleria Metroplex 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers arcade games, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.
Middletown Cinemas shows newly released movies, including 3D films, at more affordable prices. The five-screen theater features reclining seats and digital surround sound as well as accommodations for birthday parties.
The Interactive museum is a children's museum dedicated to attracting and satisfying the educational interest of children. The museum features a variety of interactive exhibits relating to science, math, and technology, with new exhibits being added on a regular basis.
Apple Ridge Orchards offers guests the opportunity to pick their own apples from over 20 different varieties. The orchard also features a pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals, a peach orchard, and a tractor pulled hay wagon.
Featuring 28 synthetic surface lanes, Pin Street at Warwick caters to both league bowlers and recreational open bowlers alike. The facility features a snack bar, lounge, and billiard area as well as a professionally staffed pro shop.
Warwick's Strazza Art Gallery features a variety of works of original art in various media, all created by local and regional artists. The gallery includes paintings and photographs, many of which are by John and Lisa Strazza, the gallery owners.