- The list below includes 54 free or cheap things to do in or near Bessemer, Alabama, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Monuments, Inline Skating and Parks.
- From Doughboy Monument at DeBardeleben Park to Premiere Cinema, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bessemer and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Birmingham, Pelham, Hoover and Alabaster.
Rooster's Blues House is a restaurant, bar, and live music venue that hosts a variety of local, regional, and nationally touring musical acts. The restaurant serves a variety of southern food, including barbecue.
The original structure that houses the Old Tavern Museum was built by a local innkeeper in 1827. The early history of the entire county is now showcased within the museum whose tavern structure was relocated to Central Park in the 1960s.
Tuscaloosa's Hollywood 16 Theatres is a 16-theater cinema multiplex that shows first-run movies with digital video and sound. The theater features a variety of concession choices, including toppings for popcorn like ranch and jalapeno seasoning.
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614 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 MoreLess Info
Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority provides opportunities to discover Tuscaloosa County's flat lands, hills, mountains and lakes. They offer almost 2,000 acres of green space including over 35 parks, boat landings, six activity center and an 18-hole golf course.
With all auditoriums featuring surround sound and rocking chairs, Hollywood 16 Theaters provides showings of films in IMAX and 3D. The concession stand has an extended menu that offers meals in addition to the standard theater snacks.
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2710 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 MoreLess Info
Covering 15 acres and with a capacity of 7,470 people at a time, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater hosts outdoor events, such as concerts. Among its most famous guests can be mentioned Band of Horses and Willie Nelson.
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7346 Kymulga Grist Mill Rd., Childersburg, AL 35044 MoreLess Info
Kymulga Grist Mill & Covered Bridge is a tourist attraction and venue for recreation, education and events and is operated and managed by The Childersburg Historical Preservation Commission and listed on the National Register of Historical Places The mill was built in 1854 and is still in operation grinding cor…
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300 Bobby Miller Parkway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 MoreLess Info
Tuscaloosa Park & Recreation Authority offers flat lands, hills and mountains along with a range of activities including 2,000 acres of green space with over 35 parks, boat landings, six activity centers and an 18-hole award winning golf course.
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5181 DeSoto Caverns Parkway, Childersburg, AL 35044 MoreLess Info
DeSoto Caverns Family Fun Park with over 25 attractions is open year round with the exception of the water attractions and the butterfly house which closes at the end of October and reopens in April. Also offered are camping, lodging, school field trips and cave overnights.
Visitors enjoy the guided tour where they get to see the different phases of ice cream production, from manufacturing, packing, and distribution. After the tour, an ice cream treat follows at the ice cream shop in the plant.