- The list below includes 185 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Charles, Missouri, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Historic Sites and Hiking Trails.
- From Jaycee Park to Weldon Springs Clark Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Charles and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Florissant, St. Peters and Ballwin.
A movie theater with 14 auditoriums, Arnold 14 Cine displays first-run feature films. The theater provides stadium seating, 3D movies, video and redemption games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
On the campus of Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Ralph Korte Stadium is the venue for at home soccer competitions. Also equipped with an oval track, it is also used for track meets and other outdoor events.
Whether for betting on the horses which are running on the local track or for betting on races from all around the country, the Fairmount Park is worth the while for any horseracing enthusiast. There are 4 restaurants inside the clubhouse and a barbeque area outdoors.
56% 16 votes
9301 Collinsville Road, Collinsville, IL 62234 MoreLess Info
At Fairmount Park Race Track the main attraction is watching and betting on the horse races, but visitors can also enjoy the bars and buffet. Bets go as low as $2 and there are daily drink specials and live music.
92% 137 votes
442 South De Mazenod Drive, Belleville, IL 62223 MoreLess Info
The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows is one of the largest outdoor shrines in America. Over 1 million people visit each year this site and the 200 acres garden in which it is placed.
A family entertainment center, Gateway Fun Park provides bumper boats and cars, miniature golf, batting cages and go-karts with a separate track for children. The park offers a snack bar as well as a selection of over 80 arcade games.
Originally opened in 1965, Rock Roll-O-Rena Roller Rink features a hard maple skating surface along with skate rentals and a skate shop. The facility offers private event hosting, arcade games, popular music and a concession stand.
63% 68 votes
2477 S. State Rt 157, Edwardsville, IL MoreLess Info
Featuring boutique bowling lanes, Edison's Entertainment Complex offers a bowling alley, bar, buffet, arcade, laser tag, and more. There are large widescreen TVs that play sports games above the bowling lanes.