- The list below includes 28 free or cheap things to do in or near Fairmont, West Virginia, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- From Pricketts Fort State Park to Palatine Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fairmont and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Morgantown, Clarksburg, Grafton and Philippi.
Mountain Dragon Mazery 1516 Morgantown Avenue, Fairmont, WV MoreLess Info
Guests are treated to an all-around honey-based wine package that includes tasting, tour, and meads
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I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV MoreLess Info
In the late 1700s, Captain Jacob Prickett and his family moved to the area now known as Prickett's Fort. Visitors can tour the fort, along with the 19th century Job Prickett House, Prickett Cemetery, as actors enact daily living activities.
Palatine Park was only opened to the public in the summer of 2014. During the summer months there is an automated and free children's splash park, and the park features an amphitheater with live music and entertainment on the weekends.
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1000 Cole Street Suite B, Fairmont, WV 26554 MoreLess Info
The Marion County Parks & Recreation Commission maintains numerous parks and recreational facilities. The commission maintains over 3000 acres of parks and facilities in all, including over 20 miles of rail trails.
Coal Country Miniature Golf is a recreational facility that features an 18-hole miniature golf course, batting cages, and a snack bar. The facility is available for birthday parties and has discounted tickets for children and seniors.
Dedicated to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Vietnam War, Marion County Vietnam Memorial provides a large plaque honoring their sacrifice. The plaque has a list of names and the day they were killed engraved into it.
The Pinchgut Hollow Distillery makes sweet and semisweet farm wines, and buckwheat whiskey on the land that has been in the family since before the Revolutionary War. Visitors can also eat at the restaurant and enjoy the tasting room.
The Tygart Valley Cinema is a movie theater that features discounts for senior citizens and children. The cinema always plays movies at the advertised time and features candy, drinks, popcorn, combo deals, and gift certificates.
Seth Burton Disc Golf Course is challenging disc golf course placed in a vibrant park setting. The course features dual permanent baskets and dual concrete tees. Public restrooms and drinking fountains are readily available.