- The list below includes 122 free or cheap things to do in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Canoeing, Botanical Gardens, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From University of Michigan to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ann Arbor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Westland, Canton, Howell and Livonia.
Paint and Pour Ann Arbor MoreLess Info
Enjoy night of art and fun as Paint and Pour artist helps to recreate the night’s painting with provided materials and canvas or wine glass
Located in the quaint downtown, Northville First Friday Art Walk is a Friday night event that features the paintings and crafts of local artists. The event occurs on a monthly basis and includes refreshments such as wine.
37550 Cherry Hill Road, Westland, MI 48185 MoreLess Info
Established in 1976, Skateland West is a popular roller skating rink among local residents and visitors alike. The rink includes several amenities for its guests, including public skating, learn-to-skate lessons, and birthday party hosting.
Formed in 1963, the Northville Historical Society works to preserve, celebrate, and raise awareness of local and regional history and culture. The Society manages Mill Race Village, a historic attraction that recreates a 19th century village.
Situated just behind the Westland City Hall, Concrete Jungle Skate Park is a city owned and operated park which is free to the general public. The obstacle course and skate features cater to skateboarders and inline skaters.
Located along five acres of land, Tattan Park is a relatively standard outdoor recreational facility. The park features several play structures, a picnic area with barbeque grills, a pavilion for gatherings, and dedicated on-site parking.
AirTime Trampoline is an extensive indoor trampoline amusement center for individuals of all ages. Open jump sessions are held throughout the week, and there is even a trampoline basketball court and foam cube pit.
Within the Town N Country Lanes bowling alley, there are 40 individual lanes of traditional ten pin bowling. Most of the business hours cater to open bowling with the option of bumper bowling, but leagues can be accommodated as well.
Rotary Park offers a range of recreational activities including nature trails, tennis courts and playgrounds. Community members can also reserve the picnic facilities at Rotary Park to hold their family reunions, birthday parties and other events.