- 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.
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4866 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Paintball Explosion Retail Store is a paintball supply shop that features an array of guns, paintballs, gear, apparel, and accessories. The staff is very knowledgeable about the sport, as most are referees.
Designed by Jens Jensen and planted in 1917, Northwestern's Shakespeare Garden is a little known secluded formal garden in the midst of campus that highlights plants mentioned in Shakespeare's works. Other features include a sundial, statues, and a fountain.
Situated on nearly two acres, Sequoya Park features a basketball court along with a large grass field suitable for sports and recreational activities. The park also offers a children's playground, park benches, a paved walking path and shade trees.
The McGaw YMCA's amenities include exercise studios, Pilates studio, Racquetball courts, Treadmills, stair climbers, free weights, free wifi, gymnasium, two indoor pools, locker rooms and saunas. Instructional classes, summer camps, and public assistance programs and memberships are available.
Located near downtown Evanston, the Celtic Knot Public House serves traditional pub fare and a wide selection of imported and craft beers, wines and spirits. The pub also hosts regular live music and monthly storytelling events.
Skokie's Lockwood Park features an array of attractions, including tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field, playgrounds with climbing structures, swings, slides, and other equipment, and picnic areas with a barbecue pit.
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Northwestern University, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 MoreLess Info
At Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, visitors can see a wide variety of performances, from live orchestra music to stand up comedy from nationally recognized comedians. The concert hall also hosts student performances from the Northwestern University's school of music.