- The list below includes 225 free or cheap things to do in or near Pontiac, Michigan, including 77 different types of inexpensive activities like Music Venue, Pubs, Art Museum and History Museums.
- From The Realm of Darkness to The Crofoot, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Pontiac and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dearborn, Westland, Sterling Heights and Ferndale.
A nonprofit organization devoted to helping kids put good things back into the world, Kidsake/art For Good offers a variety of art lessons and programs for kids. The organization combines art and service in unique ways.
Port Huron's Knowlton Ice Museum connects visitors with an era when ice harvesting was a major Michigan industry. It offers group tours and features antique ice tools, machinery, video footage of a 1920s ice harvest, and other memorabilia.