- The list below includes 371 free or cheap things to do in or near Waukegan, Illinois, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Fishing, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Bowen Park to Ben Diamond Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Waukegan and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Evanston, Kenosha and Glenview.
The mission of Force Elite Baseball is to offer an unparalleled comprehensive developmental baseball program for players of all ages. The organization offers individual instruction, group lessons, and open workout sessions.
The Arcada Theatre is housed by a 1926 building which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and it has been staging shows since then. It has a maximum seating capacity of 900 and has hosted artists such as Joan Rivers and Kenny Rogers.
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215 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL MoreLess Info
Filled with Civil War displays, St. Charles Heritage Center is a historic building that feature a mix of rotating and permanent exhibits. Visitors can learn about the first settlers to the area and about life in the 1920s.
First built in 1926, Arcada Theatre has served as a home for live performing arts and concerts for over eight decades. Notable performers like Jerry Lewis, George Burns and Gracie Allen, and Vincent Price have taken the stage here.
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Finley Square Shopping Center, 1524 Butterfield Rd, Ste C, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
A family entertainment center, Laser Quest-Downers Grove features a two-level laser tag arena with fog, music and lighting effects. The center offers a room for private events, day camps and a concession area with pizza and drinks.
The St Charles Heritage Center is a community center that as the goal of collecting, preserving, and presenting the history of St. Charles. The museum provides educational programs, exhibits, and articles to the community.
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734 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 MoreLess Info
The Brigantine Gallery & Art Academy is a fine art gallery, as well as a hands on Paint and Play studio for those wanting to embrace their artistic side. The gallery features an array of artists, with exhibits changing regularly.
At Infinity Sport Horses, visitors can enroll in clinics and training programs to learn the basics of horse care and riding. The facility hosts monthly horse shows where visitors can watch competitive riders show off their skills.
Burgers, beers, and BBQ chicken are a few of the menu options offered at McNally's Irish Pub, a traditional Irish pub popular among local residents. Pub food and a full drink menu are what make this pub a popular one.
Covering 500 acres, the Cantigny Park welcomes entire families with playgrounds, gardens, 2 museums, a golf course, and 4 restaurants. The museums are dedicated to Robert R. McCormick and to the First Infantry Division.