- The list below includes 679 free or cheap things to do in or near Malden, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Playgrounds and Dog Park.
- From Middlesex Fells Reservation to Fellsmere Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Malden and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
Fishing Finatics is the bait and tackle store operated by Pete Santini, the designer of a proprietary lure sold only here. In addition to offering tackle advice to anglers of all abilities, they also book regular charters as well.
Craft beer Night Shift Brewing is a small-batch brewery house. Patrons can bring their own food and partake in sampling seasonal, year-round or specialty beers that are hand-bottled and poured on draft in small pours, flights or large pour servings.
Featuring a 200 foot long ice rink, Flynn Rink offers visitors a space for classes, birthday parties, public skating, and other activities. The rink hosts local hockey leagues, with over 1000 seats available to spectators for watching games.
Opened in 2010, Possessions Gallery is a local art gallery featuring a large variety of products and creations for its customers. Paintings, jewelry, pottery, and photography are among the items on display and are available for purchase.
With the goal of preserving folk music, Folk Arts Center of New England showcases a multitude of international folk dance clubs and events for the community. The center hosts weekly events where visitors can learn how to dance.
Somerville's Legoland Discovery Center is an indoor kids' fun place that takes its theme from the popular building block toys. The center features rides, a 4D cinema, and a variety of other hands-on fun for kids.
A movie theater with IMAX, AMC Assembly Row 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides a bar with adult beverages, reserved seats, stadium seating and a concession area with food and drinks.
Visitors can cool off during Chelsea's warm summer months by taking a dip in the Vietnam Veterans Pool. The community pool features showers, restrooms and changing areas, on site lifeguards and complimentary parking.