- The list below includes 549 free or cheap things to do in or near Wilmette, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Skating Rinks, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Gillson Park to Roemer Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wilmette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
Centennial Tennis Courts of Wilmette offer visitors a great location for sports play when visiting. Non-members may reserve one of the eight indoor court spaces twenty-four hours in advanced and have access to the locker rooms and pro shop.
Centennial Ice Rink has a main rink and a studio rink where visitors can skate or play hockey or broomball, and where all equipment and the rinks can be rented. It has a concession stand with snacks and refreshments.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.
The Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center, features workshops, dance and exercise programs, gymnastics and sports gyms, and an auditorium. With 94,000 square feet and room for special events, it also serves as the base for several community programs.
85% 33 votes
2600 Central Park Ave, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian honors the American Indian tradition from the past with their collection of artifacts and exhibits from different parts of the country; an interactive experience for kids. It symbolizes social, cultural and religious integrity.
34% 29 votes
145 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
The movie theater, Loews Theatres Gardens 1-6, is a cinema that features amenities including wheelchair accessibility, listening devices, stadium seating, and digital projection. The theater has ticket kiosks and offers mobile movie tickets.
33% 6 votes
175 Old Orch Shoppng Ctr, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
A six-screen movie theater, Regal Gardens Stadium 1-6 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers mobile and self-service ticketing, stadium seating and a concession area with food and drinks.
30% 10 votes
Northwestern Campus, 2705 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
The seating capacity for the multi-use Welsh Ryan Arena is just over 8,100. The sports facility is home to the Northwestern University volleyball, basketball, and wrestling teams and is actually located on the university campus.