- The list below includes 76 free or cheap things to do in or near Reading, Pennsylvania, including 105 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Arts Centers, Arcades and Bowling.
- From Gring's Mill Rec Area to Carsonia Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Reading and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ephrata, Lititz, Pottstown and Intercourse.
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Dope, ILL Nino, HED PE, Ultraviolent, and More Allentown / Reading MoreLess Info
Rockers deliver hard-hitting sets ranging from nu metal to a blend of punk and thrash
83% 6 votes
2083 Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610 MoreLess Info
Located on 33 acres of land, the Gring's Mill Rec Area is a park featuring a number of facilities for its guests to enjoy. An amphitheater, volleyball court, and walking trail are among the amenities at the park.
50% 2 votes
Reading, PA MoreLess Info
Carsonia Lake is a small neighborhood park that offers quiet and relaxing experiences for those who visit. Guests commonly enjoy having picnics, playing on the playground, or running around in the ample open space that the park provides.
The unusually built Pagoda in Reading is seven stories high, 28 feet wide, 50 feet long, and is the only pagoda in the world with a fireplace and a chimney. Visitors can attend special events in the building or climb to the observation deck on the top floor.
93% 58 votes
2934 N 5th St Hwy, Reading, PA 19605 MoreLess Info
Inventory is always improving and changing at the Fairgrounds Farmers Market where visitors can find everything from home grown meats and specialty candy to fine wine and fresh milk and ice cream.
100% 2 votes
3251 Pricetown Road, Reading, PA 19522 MoreLess Info
Gasser's Golf Driving Range & Miniature Golf offers soft serve and hand dipped ice cream in addition to their mini golf course and driving range. Their snack bar menu also includes hot dogs, burgers and nachos.
40% 30 votes
1109 Bern Road, Reading, PA 19610 MoreLess Info
The Works at Wyomissing is a family entertainment center (or family fun center.) Attractions include two restaurants, a go kart track, a large arcade, and 'Ballocity,' a large children's play structure.
97% 383 votes
1900 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19612 MoreLess Info
The oldest baseball stadium in the Eastern League of double A baseball is the Reading Phillies First Energy Field. It is the home of the Fightin' Phills, and was originally constructed in 1951.
94% 106 votes
201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601 MoreLess Info
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a community art and cultural resource center with teaching artists that come to the facility for a few months. The center has a glass shop, ceramics shop, wood studio, digital arts lab, photo studio lab, and a jewelry studio.
88% 170 votes
500 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611 MoreLess Info
The Reading Public Museum features over 700 paintings, 25,000 natural history specimens, 30,000 historical objects with objects being donated from around the world. The museum also has a planetarium and a 25-acre arboretum.
88% 69 votes
11 Museum Drive, Reading, PA 19605 MoreLess Info
At the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, visitors can see many vintage aircraft including a 1928 Elias EC-1 Aircoupe, a 1929 Brunner-Winkle Bird 'A', and a 1931 American Eagle Eaglet. The museum also hosts a World War II reenactment, gives rides on a World War II trainer plane, and sells vintage aircraft.