- The list below includes 317 free or cheap things to do in or near Richardson, Texas, including 94 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Playgrounds.
- From Crowley Park to Cottonwood Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richardson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Plano, Frisco and Irving.
Mo's To Go 4251 East Renner Road, Richardson, TX MoreLess Info
At this family operated business, chefs prepare food-to-go from different cuisines that can be enjoyed during almost any occasions
Frisco Commons Park is a 63 acre park featuring a large performing amphitheater. Visitors will also find a grand pavilion, a stocked pond, a nature garden, a playground (the largest in Frisco,) a spray pad, and a walking trail.
The hands-on Sci-Tech Discovery Center is an interactive learning experience for children. The Discover Center offer varying programs and exhibits throughout the year including a Ham Radio club and story time for pre-schoolers.
Main Event Entertainment houses numerous indoor games including billiards, multi-level laser tag, mini golf, karaoke, and bowling. Food is served at the cafe or enjoy happy hour specials at the bar. Summer camps, specials, and meeting rooms are also available.
A 12-screen movie theater, Cinemark 12 Rockwall displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade game machines, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Opened in 2013, Hope Park is a large, fenced children's playground facility with areas for both toddlers and older children. The park includes slides, swings, various play structures, a nearby splash pad and sheltered picnic areas.
Operated by the city and open to the public, the Aquatic & Recreation Center is a fitness location offering many exercise services and facilities for use. These include five pools, an indoor track, and basketball courts, among many others.
Several types of recreation are provided at Andy Brown Park. Visitors can enjoy multiple long trails for walking or running, two ponds, several baseball diamonds, picnic tables, and a large open space that is frequently utilized as a soccer field.
The small cinema that is known as the Cinemark Movies 8 features eight screens of second run Hollywood films, independent movies, and art house options. The price for these showings are much cheaper than the first run films at larger cineplexes.
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2850 Shoreline Trail, Suite 230, Rockwall, TX 75032 MoreLess Info
For those looking to add entertainment to their own backyard can visit Jumpy Joey Trampoline Company. The company sells and installs above ground and in-ground trampolines of all sizes, for fun or fitness purposes.