- The list below includes 433 free or cheap things to do in or near Batavia, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Art Gallery, Arts Centers and History Museums.
- From Red Oak Nature Center to Batavia Bark Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Batavia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Chicago, Lombard, Aurora and Naperville.
Opened in 1981 to celebrate 150 years since the town was established, Riverwalk has plenty of attractions for the entire family, including a playground, a beach and grill resort, and 1,75 miles of walkway along the river.
Chasers Laser Tag is an amusement complex that offers a token-free video game arcade in addition to both open play and private sessions of laser tag. They also host parties, corporate outings, and special events.
Providing both open and league bowling, Parkside Lanes is a popular entertainment venue for families in Aurora. It features over 50 lanes and is also available for special events such as birthday or corporate parties.
Coyote Crossing Mini Golf is an 18-hole, family friend course that features rolling greens and picturesque fountains and water features. The park also offers a full service snack stand, party rentals and summer camps.