- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Newark, Ohio, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Specialty Museums, Historic Sites and Bowling.
- From Dawes Arboretum to Horns Hill Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newark and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Zanesville, Reynoldsburg, Gahanna and Lancaster.
Established in 1971, the Sulsberger John D Stadium is an athletic stadium that hosts many Ohio High School Athletics post-season event as well as graduations. The stadium also hosts a number of marching band competitions and community events.
The sweet shop and small diner called Tom's Ice Cream Bowl has been serving people in Zanesville for over 50 years. Primary products sold at the shop are their homemade ice cream, fresh roasted nuts, and old fashioned candy.
The Zanesville Y Bridge, the fifth of its kind, was constructed in 1984 and features a Y-shape architecture. While previous versions of the bridge provided views of the convergence of the Muskingum and Licking Rivers, the current bridge instead provides a tunnel-like effect.
O'Toole's Reynoldsburg is an Irish pub that also features live entertainment on the weekends. The pub holds a number of daily specials including a pool tournament every Monday, free pool every Tuesday, and free jukebox nights on Thursdays.
A fun, outdoor recreational space, Hannah Park provides for an array of sports and activities. This includes walking trails as well as tennis, basketball and baseball facilities. A fishing pond and picnic space is also available.
90% 30 votes
126 Muskingum Ave. Suite E, Zanesville, OH 43701 MoreLess Info
Visitors at the Weasel Boy Brewing Company are able to enjoy both food and a variety of their specialty hand crafted beers. They can also view the taproom and attend entertainment events on Saturdays.
100% 1 votes
1399 Lancaster Avenue, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 MoreLess Info
Formed in 1975, the Reynoldsburg Truro Historical Society is a group dedicated to promoting and preserving the local history. The society operates a museum that is filled with artifacts and exhibits relevant to the history of the city.
100% 60 votes
110 South 6th Street, Zanesville, OH MoreLess Info
The Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery features thousands of square feet of gallery space that contains Cottrill's works. Cottrill, is a Zanesville native that founded the Four Star Pizza franchise, dedicated his life to sculpturing in 1990.