- The list below includes 163 free or cheap things to do in or near Peoria, Arizona, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Laser Tag, Movie Theaters, Parks and Paddleboarding.
- From Rio Vista Community Park to Pioneer Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Peoria and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale and Scottsdale.
A large and varied art gallery located in downtown Carefree, the Wild Holly Gallery features the original works of artists from all over the United States. The gallery features 95 artists' works, ranging from paintings and sculptures to kinetic art.
Featuring works from Bulgarian artist Michael Stoyanov, the Arbanassi Fine Art Gallery is filled with a variety of different artworks on display. Stoyanov's work is unique for his use of scenery and careful brushstrokes.
Specializing in glass artwork, Desert Glasshopper Studio hosts exhibits and art shows for glass-blown sculptures, jewelry, furniture, and more. The studio also offers glass based workshops where visitors can learn sandblasting techniques.
A 40-lane bowling center, Brunswick Kyrene Lanes offers open and league bowling along with party and event hosting. The center provides a pro shop, arcade games, billiard tables, a lounge and a snack bar.
Consisting of six outdoor, multi-use fields, Earl Edgar Recreational Facility hosts youth baseball leagues and softball games at its facility. There is a walking track that circles the 23-acres of fields that visitors can jog on.
At the Arizona Museum for Youth, children under the age of five can create art masterpieces in ArtVille and have fun crawling around, while in the ArtZone children over five explore art fundamentals with hands-on activities.