- The list below includes 378 free or cheap things to do in or near Irving, Texas, including 97 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Recreation Centers, Bike Paths and Arts Centers.
- From Birds Fort Trail Park to Sam Houston Trail Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Irving and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Arlington.
94% 230 votes
760 Jim Wright Freeway North, Fort Worth, TX 76108 MoreLess Info
Known for its collection of military artifacts dating to the Civil War, the Texas Civil War Museum also houses an extensive variety of domestic items, including the Judy Richey Victorian Dress Collection, with over 300 dresses and articles of children's clothing from the Victorian era.
67% 3 votes
901 East Washington, Rockwall, TX 75087 MoreLess Info
Located off of the historic downtown square of Rockwall, in Harry Myers Park is the Rockwall County Historical Foundation. The grounds feature an 1850's historic home, carriage house, pond, gazebo and renters cabin from the 1920's.
A working farm and outdoor amusement complex, Mainstay Farm features a variety of attractions and amenities. The farm offers pumpkins and Christmas trees on a seasonal basis, and has a petting zoo, bounce houses, and games.
Visitors can enjoy newly released films and stadium seating at Premiere Burleson, a 14 screen movie theater. The theater hosts birthday parties and features digital projection, D-BOX motion seating, and an arcade.
An entertainment center, Urban Air Trampoline Park provides trampoline activities including open jump, slam dunk basketball, dodgeball and fitness classes. The park also hosts weekly events, summer camps and private events like birthday parties.
96% 24 votes
1405 Wilson Creek Parkway, McKinney, TX 75069 MoreLess Info
The community-owned and locally-maintained Towne Lake Recreation Area is spread over a rather large area that includes a 22-acre lake. Amenities of the park include lit hiking and biking trails, restrooms, concession services, paddle boat rentals, a fishing pier, and nine horseshoe courts.
A 14-screen movie theater, Cinemark Movies 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.