- The list below includes 189 free or cheap things to do in or near Phoenix, Arizona, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Sports Facilities/Fields, Colleges & Universities, Art Museum and Mountains.
- From Camelback Mountain to South Mountain Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Phoenix and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tempe, Glendale, Mesa and Scottsdale.
Located at Tempe Beach Park, the Splash Playground offers one acre of water-based family-friendly fun. Activities include a frog spray ring, waterslide, dump bucket, waterfall, flower shower, and water cannons.
90% 799 votes
University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1885, Arizona State University's campus now houses more than 13,000 students. There are several points of interest in the campus, such as the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, and The Palm Walk.
75% 4 votes
6110 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301 MoreLess Info
Patrons of ten pin action will find themselves at home at Glenfair Lanes Bowling and Entertainment. There are 15 lanes available for hire for parties as well as league bowling action at all times of day and night.
Glenfair Lanes is a bowling alley that offers open play, leagues, tournaments and many specials including late night bowling. They also have pool tables, an arcade, full-service snack bar, pro shop and cocktail lounge.
86% 271 votes
6820 E 5th Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 MoreLess Info
Stand-up, Scottsdale! Comedy Club features both local and nationally known stand-up comedians. The comedy club also offers a one-page menu with snacks, sandwiches, sliders and burgers and is available to host private events and parties.
85% 160 votes
Glendale Avenue and 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ MoreLess Info
The oldest section of Glendale, Arizona is the Glendale Historic District. Its tastefully constructed buldings house charming boutiques, art galleries and fine dining establishments make this area popular with visitors and locals.
98% 2597 votes
Scottsdale, AZ MoreLess Info
Arizona Food Tours presents A Taste of Old Town Scottsdale offers its clients a culinary tour of the city, with stops in 6 restaurants, for tasting local specialties and sipping local produced wines.
92% 331 votes
7014-590 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 MoreLess Info
For premier shopping, dining and entertainment in Arizona, visit Scottsdale's Fashion Square Mall. The mall features multiple levels of high-end stores including Burberry, Tiffany and Co. and Hugo Boss.