- The list below includes 70 free or cheap things to do in or near Fayetteville, Arkansas, including 53 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment, Sports Museums and Lake.
- From Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens to Wilson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fayetteville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and Siloam Springs.
A discount movie theater, Sunset Cinema displays second-run movies in nine auditoriums using digital projection. The theater offers a birthday party room, arcade games, curved screens and a concession area with food and drinks.
Murphy Memorial Dog Park is a Humane Society sponsored off-leash dog park. It offers dog toys and a bathtub for after-play washing, and has separate areas for small and large dogs, as well as a training yard.
Featuring a small creek, Horsebarn Park can be used for picnics and basketball and offers visitors a playground, rain garden and walking trails. It also has restroom facilities and exercise, bike repair and doggie stations.
Many permanent exhibits compose the heart of the Rogers Historical Museum, which focuses on the history of the city itself and famous inhabitants. There is also an exhibit revolving around the Benton County Crime Stories.
An art gallery that features an array of fine art and crafts, Poor Richard's Art is maintained and operated by volunteer artists. It features works in jewelry, glass, pottery, fiber, paintings, and furniture, among other artistic media.
A 12-screen movie theater, Rogers Towne Cinema displays first-run feature films with Dolby Digital sound. The theater offers stadium seating, self-service ticketing, arcade games, rocking chairs and a concession area with food and drinks.