- The list below includes 84 free or cheap things to do in or near Katy, Texas, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Family Fun Center and History Museums.
- From Mary Jo Peckham Park to City Of Katy Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Katy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sugar Land, Tomball, Cypress and Houston.
Gulf Coast Speedway is an outdoor racetrack featuring a variety of sprint car style races. Tournaments and amateur racing are regularly featured throughout the year, as well as charity races and competitions for kids.
The biggest public baseball complex in Pasadena is the Kipper Mease Sports Complex. Covering nearly 300 acres, the complex has multiple ball fields and a facilities pavilion with restrooms and a snack bar.
At the Space Center Houston, visitors can see the Galileo spacecraft of Star Wars fame, have lunch with an astronaut, feel like their walking in space, attend science shows, and take a tram tour of the facility. The facility was instrumental in launching men to the moon and beyond.
The 2,500-acre Armand Bayou Nature Center was founded in 1974. The center has a boardwalk that takes guests through forests and marshes, as well as live animal displays, a butterfly garden, animal platforms, and an 1800's farm site.
Featuring over 20,000 square feet of space, Jumping World is a large trampoline park offering a number of fun amenities to its visitors. These include a foam pit, two dodgeball courts, and a game room with a snack bar.
Open year round every day, the Baytown Nature Center has facilities that teaches the public about the wildlife and birds in the area. There are also opportunities available at the center for recreation and viewing of the animals in their natural habitats.
Take a look into the heart of Texas at the Butler Longhorn Museum in League City. Recounting the history of the Texas longhorn cattle, this museum also features western art exhibits and artifacts, making for a truly Texan experience.
Samano's Hobbies is a toy and hobby shop with a focus on radio controlled cars, planes, and other vehicles. The store offers an array of items that appeal to beginner hobbyists as well as to seasoned experts.