- The list below includes 185 free or cheap things to do in or near Parma, Ohio, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Pubs, Movie Theaters, Parks and Bowling.
- From Good Olde Daze to Durty Nelly's Pub, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Parma and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lakewood, Cleveland, Peninsula and Medina.
A 10-screen movie theater, Cinemark 10 Aurora displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides stadium seating, arcade games, independent films and a concession area with food and drinks.
Dedicated to preserving the history of the region, Aurora Historical Society hosts a variety of exhibits displaying local artifacts. The society runs tours of the Tanner House, a house built by early settlers in the 1800s.
Officially opened to the public in 2007, the Bow Wow Beach Dog Park is situated directly on a sandy beach along the waterfront of a three acre lake. Other facilities at the nearly eight acre fenced-in park include waste deposit stations, dog washing stations, and separate areas for small dogs.
For over 36 years, the Stow Silver Springs Park and Campground has served both locals and visitors with 27 individual campsites. The site also offers amenities like picnic tables, a fire ring, adjustable grills, and electrical hookups.
Patterson Fruit Farms has been a family favorite destination for decades. With a pick-your-own farm, fresh baked goods, hay rides, and more, Patterson's is also known for providing educational tours for school children.
With a full slate of weekly events and special guest comedians, the Funny Stop Comedy Club has something for everyone. The club offers a full restaurant menu and even family-friendly events such as magic shows.
A small, tranquil nature preserve, the Rowland Nature Preserve features hiking trails, an ice skating rink, and fishing areas. The preserve also features a memorial for the victims of the September 11th attacks.