- The list below includes 301 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Texas, including 100 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Music Venue, Observatories & Planetariums and Dog Park.
- From River Legacy Park to Tails & Trails Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fort Worth, Dallas, Irving and Grand Prairie.
First opened in 1990, River Legacy Park has grown to 1,300-acres of beautifully maintained parkland along the Trinity River. Visitors can learn about botany, go for a stroll, bike ride, or even book facilities for a party or event.
Take a four-legged friend for some outdoor time at Tails and Trails Dog Park. Shaded areas, walking trails, water fountains and benches are available, and dogs are allowed off leashes. Open during daylight hours. Admission is free.
A spacious place where dogs can freely roam, Tails and Trails has designated spaces for both small and large dogs. For added convenience, the park is equipped with doggie water fountains and park benches for the comfort of pet owners.
Cravens Park in Arlington Texas features 86 acres of recreational space for biking, basketball, baseball, fishing and picnicking. Two tennis courts, two volleyball courts and concession stands are also featured at the site.
Since opening in 1994, the state-of-the-art, ballpark only facility, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington has been treating fans to a great venue to watch a ball game. Great sightlines and affordable concessions make this a fan friendly outing for all to enjoy.
Describing itself as a 'Texan Sized Marketplace', Trader's Village is a flea-market style collection of booths and vendors selling everything from trinkets to high end furniture. Attractions also include food, and family rides.
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100 W. Abram St., Arlington, TX 76101 MoreLess Info
Fifty free concerts are put on each year at Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Located in downtown Arlington, this open-air venue features a wide range of music genres including jazz, country, world music and more.
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621 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011 MoreLess Info
Celebrating 5,000 years of the sport of bowling, the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, is a fun-filled visit for keglers and non-keglers alike. See surprising interactive exhibits, memorabilia and more, while learning about the sports greatest heroes.
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2008 W. Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington, TX 76015 MoreLess Info
Discover 40,000 square feet of indoor fun and frolic when you visit Alley Cats Entertainment. Great for parties or a day out with the family, come and bowl, play laser tag, shoot some billiards, and play the wide selection of arcade games.