- The list below includes 413 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbia, Maryland, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Lake, Parks and Bowling.
- From Centennial Park to Lake Kittamaqundi, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Washington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
100% 3 votes
9133 Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD 21045 MoreLess Info
Play N' Learn's Playground Superstores is a playset shopping center and playground area. Try-before-you-buy swing sets and jungle gyms are prominently featured, along with special group parties, trampolines and arcade games.
75% 16 votes
7175 Oakland Mills Rd., Columbia, MD 21046 MoreLess Info
Focused exclusively on trampoline-related activities, Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park provides free jump, a foam pit, slam dunk basketball and dodgeball. Also available are fitness classes and a special toddler time for younger visitors.
A movie theater featuring an IMAX auditorium, AMC Columbia 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, theater rentals, self-service ticketing and a concession area with food and drinks.
44% 48 votes
9161 Commerce Center Drive, Columbia, MD 21046 MoreLess Info
A 14-screen movie theater, UA Snowden Square Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room, mobile ticketing and a concession area with food and drinks.
Owned and managed by the local community, the Columbia Ice Rink provides visitors with daily open skating sessions. The rink is also used for skating instruction, and features a pro shop and refreshment bar as well.
With 32 lanes of bowling available, the Brunswick Columbia Lanes seeks to provide fun and entertainment to those who visit. Amenities at Brunswick Columbia Lanes include a snack bar, pro shop, and billiards.
Covering 93 acres, Cedar Lake Park is a quality sports complex and recreation area. It includes two lighted turf fields, four lighted ball diamonds, bocce courts, tennis courts, playground equipment, and outdoor fitness equipment.
Long Gate Playground is a playground location that offers a number of fun and entertaining facilities to those who visit. A large play structure, a rock climbing wall, tennis courts, and baseball fields are among the amenities available.