- The list below includes 276 free or cheap things to do in or near Edgewater, Maryland, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Marinas, Parks, Science Museums and Historic Buildings.
- From Mayo Beach Park to South River Colony Conservancy, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Edgewater and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Annapolis, Laurel and Glen Burnie.
Housing the work of a local photographer, Solomon's Gallery displays photos that depict the region's varied landscapes, wildlife, and more. In addition to photography prints, the gallery offers coffee mugs and canvas prints featuring the photos.
Located within Watkins Park, Mount Airy Dog Park provides a fenced canine recreation area with open grass fields. The park has separate areas for smaller dogs, waste receptacles, and a walking trail leading around the park.
Ox Hill Battlefield Park is a historical park, as it was the setting for the only major Civil War battle of Fairfax County. Kiosks throughout the park teach visitors the history as they stroll through this peaceful area.
Featuring 12 lanes, Mt Airy Bowling Lanes offers duckpin bowling for individuals, leagues and private events. The center provides a full-service snack bar with food, drinks and adult beverages as well as glow bowling events.
A 10-screen movie theater, Regal Fairfax Towne Center 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers reclining chairs, reserved seating, self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.