- The list below includes 297 free or cheap things to do in or near Federal Way, Washington, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Arcades and Bowling.
- From Dash Point State Park to PowellsWood, A Northwest Garden, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Federal Way and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Seattle, Puyallup, Bremerton and Bellevue.
The Riverside Gallery features works from artist Elaine LaFlemme, an abstractist and impressionist. The gallery also offers art classes for anyone over the age of 16 and features lessons in recreating famous works, working with oils, and working with acrylics.
Featuring outdoor paintball arenas, Doodlebug Sportz provides all the equipment necessary for visitors to experience a competitive paintball game. The outdoor field has tires, walls, and other obstacles to use for a tactical advantage.
A nonprofit local theater, the Thumbnail Theater presents a variety of theatrical and musical productions, as well as open mic nights and other special events. They also offer a number of classes for aspiring performers of all ages.
Situated along the Snohomish River, the Farm at Swan's Trail offers a wide range of outdoor farm-based amusement for families. Depending on the season, the farm has apple picking, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, nine-hole putting course, and live duck races.
The Snohomish Aquatic Center is a 52,000 square foot aquatic complex featuring numerous aquatic related amenities. Attractions include a competition pool, recreation pool, warm-water pool, spray-play area, surf simulation machine, lazy river, and a water slide.
The Farm is a farm-themed outdoor amusement facility that features a variety of attractions and amenities. There is a corn maze in the shape of Washington State, a miniature golf course, wagon rides, and even live duck races.