- The list below includes 75 free or cheap things to do in or near South Bend, Indiana, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Art Museum and Playgrounds.
- From University of Notre Dame to Howard Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in South Bend and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth and Goshen.
More than just a bowling alley, Lakeshore Lanes provides fun activities for the entire family. Along with bowling, the alley also offers karaoke on Sundays, weekly poker tournaments and a concession stand for added convenience.
The St Joe Kickers Sport Club is an indoor and outdoor soccer facility that hosts a variety of soccer leagues for youth and adult players. The facility also hosts a variety of special events, many non-soccer related.
With over half a dozen boat options, Captain Hook's Sport Fishing offers near guarantees of catching success. There are many types of fish to catch in Lake Michigan, including trout, salmon, and perch among many others.
Box Factory For The Arts is a multi-use space that is dedicated to promoting the local arts in St. Joseph. Visitors can enjoy the works throughout the gallery, take a class or watch a live performance on the centers stage.
Featuring 32 lanes, City Lanes Bowling Center offers open bowling with shoe rental and tournaments. The center provides a pro shop with balls, accessories and services, a restaurant and bar, pool tables and arcade games.
Designed to appeal to kids of all ages, from toddlers to teenagers, the Curious Kids' Museum offers a wide variety of educational and entertaining activities pertaining to science, nature, and technology. The museum offers programs for kids and families year-round.