- The list below includes 494 free or cheap things to do in or near Wayne, New Jersey, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Pubs and Specialty Museums.
- From Packanack Lake Tennis Club to Turf-City Indoor Sports Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wayne and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx and Yonkers.
With a mission to perpetuate the 'art of American entertainment', the Lowe's Jersey Theater offers classic films and live entertainment. They also feature a Theatre Pipe Organ that can mimic virtually any form of music from show tunes to jazz.
With views of the New York cityscape, Riverview-Fisk Park provides walking paths, a playground, and benches. On Sundays, the park hosts a farmers market where visitors can purchase fresh produce from local vendors.
With its own private dock, Greenwood Lake Paddleboards provides direct access to the lake for people with paddleboards and kayaks. Each rental comes with guided training on how to use the equipment before going out on the lake.
East Rutherford's Meadowlands Racetrack hosts a variety of horse races and harness races. The facility also hosts special events, including live music performances, and features a restaurant that caters gatherings and parties.
Columbus Park is a small park located in uptown Hoboken that contains two playgrounds on the west end of its grounds. Other amenities include a half-basketball court and three individually gated, lighted tennis courts.
Founded in 2011, Barsky Gallery is a contemporary art gallery featuring works from a number of different artists from the region and beyond. The gallery is also available for rental events, such as wedding celebrations and private art exhibitions.
Rotating exhibits that concentrate on the various aspects of Hoboken history form the foundation of the Hoboken Historical Museum. Popular displays include the city's contribution to American music, the history of the Hudson River, and art galleries for local artists.
Some of the most authentic Italian gourmet food is showcased through the Mangia Hoboken! The Hoboken Food & Culture Tour. Guests will walk through the city of Hoboken and get behind-the-scene looks at several prominent eateries while tasting some of their best foods.