- The list below includes 204 free or cheap things to do in or near Scottsdale, Arizona, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Malls, Movie Theaters, National & State Parks and Baseball Fields.
- From McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park to Pinnacle Peak Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Scottsdale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe and Glendale.
96% 96 votes
Wild Horse Pass Blvd. and Maricopa Road, Chandler, AZ MoreLess Info
The Koli Equestrian Center offers group and private horse trail rides on experienced horses. The company also offers 45-minute carriage rides, and hay wagon rides, along with hosting birthday parties.
75% 4 votes
6110 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301 MoreLess Info
Patrons of ten pin action will find themselves at home at Glenfair Lanes Bowling and Entertainment. There are 15 lanes available for hire for parties as well as league bowling action at all times of day and night.
Glenfair Lanes is a bowling alley that offers open play, leagues, tournaments and many specials including late night bowling. They also have pool tables, an arcade, full-service snack bar, pro shop and cocktail lounge.
55% 51 votes
6950 E Superstition Springs Blvd, Mesa, AZ 85209 MoreLess Info
Harkins Superstition Springs can play many movies on their 25 screens, sometimes 20 or more films, with some having over 30 showtimes a day including 3d showings. They feature an expanded snack bar with popcorn and soda specials.
With 62,000 square feet the Tumbleweed Recreation Center offers up a wide array of physical activities and exercises. It includes a full fitness center, gym and indoor track, and has various classes and events for all ages.
The flagship of Glendale's park network, Sahuaro Ranch Park is a recreational destination and an important historical venue. It has a large picnic zone with charcoal grills, several playgrounds and majestic peacocks that roam the grounds.