- 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.
At the Arizona Museum for Youth, children under the age of five can create art masterpieces in ArtVille and have fun crawling around, while in the ArtZone children over five explore art fundamentals with hands-on activities.
Major league baseball teams are part of the Cactus League during spring training. Teams include the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, San …
The Mesa Ampitheatre is an outdoor venue that hosts all-day festivals, concerts, and community events. The tiered lawn serves as the seating area. Chairs, blankets, coolers, and cameras comprise some of the prohibited items, but change subject to the event.
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World-class entertainers frequent the Mesa Arts Center because of its pristine acoustics, large stage and experienced staff. The Center's most popular offerings include ballets, classical music concerts, 'straight' plays and music theater productions.
Part of Shawnee Park, Shawnee Bark Park features fenced grass and dirt fields for canine recreation. The park provides drinking water, dog waste bags, picnic tables, shade trees, park benches and an agility course.
Kids and families love Makutu's Island, an indoor playground with two fun-packed levels of slides, jungle gyms, gymnastic equipment, ball pits and other amusements. The facility has excellent security, highly trained safety staff and offers all-inclusive birthday party packages.