- The list below includes 174 free or cheap things to do in or near Glendale, Arizona, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and Farms & Ranches.
- From Sahuaro Ranch Park to Thunderbird Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glendale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale and Peoria.
Paint Nite 1361 N Alma School Rd., Chandler, AZ MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
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16046 N Arrowhead Fountains Ctr Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382 MoreLess Info
With digital projectors and surround sound, visitors can see the latest movies in IMAX and 3D at Harkins Arrowhead Fountains 18. Visitors can purchase a souvenir cup that gives them discounted rates on soda year round.
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10250 W McDowell Road, Avondale, AZ 85323 MoreLess Info
A movie multiplex with 18 theaters, Harkins Gateway Pavilions 18 shows newly released movies with digital video and sound. The theater hosts a variety of programs, including a kids' play center, a loyalty program, and several film festivals.
Sun Dial Recreation Center is a large recreation center featuring an exercise pool (with available automated chair-lift for those with special needs.) The center also houses the Sun City Mineral Museum, and is host to various concerts and special events.
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10801 W Oakmont Drive, Sun City, AZ 85351 MoreLess Info
Featuring searchable collections of memorabilia including personal histories, print ads, archival photographs, and other items, the Sun Cities Area Historical Society sponsors the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum. The collections span 50 years of local history.
Aiming to present the heritage of the Native Indians from all around America, with a special interest on the history of the local Natives, the Heard Museum has a collection of over 40,000 artifacts and 34,000 books.
Visitors of the Bell Recreation Center will have the opportunity to go swimming in both lap and walking pools. The location also offers shuffleboard, racquetball, tennis, table tennis, and mini-golf activities for guests to enjoy.