- The list below includes 192 free or cheap things to do in or near Tempe, Arizona, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Aquariums, Parks and Malls.
- From Arizona State University to Tempe Beach Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tempe and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale and Scottsdale.
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5000 Arizona Mills Cir, Ste 145, Tempe, AZ 85282 MoreLess Info
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium is a large aquatic life facility featuring a variety of freshwater and saltwater species. In addition to sharks, octopi, and other exotic animals the aquarium also offers regularly scheduled educational programs as well.
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5000 S Arizona Mills Cir, Tempe, AZ 85281 MoreLess Info
A 26-screen movie theater, Arizona Mills 25 w/ IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, self-service ticketing, 3D movies, an IMAX auditorium and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Papago Park contains an archery range, 1.7 mile exercise course, fishing lagoons, orienteering course, Oakland A's minor league ball field, 8,000 seat spring training facility for the Oakland A's, four softball diamonds, the Desert Botanical Garden, Hall of Flame, Papago Golf Course. The park also houses the Ph…
Home to the Oakland A's, the Phoenix Municipal Stadium is a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors during Spring Training season. The stadium is conveniently located near hotels that offer shuttles to the stadium for visitors.
Those interested in finding more about the desert flora can visit the Desert Botanical Garden. It covers 140 acres, and has more than 50,000 plants in display. There are events and exhibitions organized in here all around the year.
Home to the Chicago Cubs, Sloan Park is a baseball stadium used during Major League Baseball spring training and for minor league baseball. The park provides capacity for 15,000 as well as bleacher and lawn seating, concessions and restroom facilities.
Riverview Park is a large park featuring the Cubs Spring Training Facility, Cubs Park. The park also offers a large playground (with a 50 foot tall climbing tower and a display fountain,) a spray ground, and shaded picnic areas.
Home to the San Francisco Giants, the Scottsdale Stadium is popular during Spring Training season. The stadium is conveniently located in old town Scottsdale, in close proximity to bars, nightclubs and shops.