- The list below includes 175 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockwall, Texas, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Trampoline Parks, Shopping Districts, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Smith Park to Rockwall Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockwall and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Plano, Richardson and Garland.
At Widowmaker Trail Rides, guests can partake in guided horseback rides along scenic Lake Grapevine. Four to six people per group is the max to allow guides to provide full attention. Rides are by appointment only.
Prairie Lights is open Thanksgiving through January and features 4 million lights along a path with hundreds of displays lining and arching the roads. They also offer a Holiday Village with food, gifts, Santa and an indoor laser show.
Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Arlington Music Hall provides a unique entertainment experience. Events include theatrical performances and a variety of concerts from different musical genres at the 1,071-seat auditorium, originally constructed in 1949.
Visitors can tour a restored historical site at Old Bedford School. Two previous incarnations of the school were lost to fires in the late 1800s and it currently hosts events like live concerts and murder mystery dinner theater.
Waxahatchie's Munster Mansion is a replica mansion that commemorates the famous 1960s television comedy 'The Munsters.' The Mansion hosts periodic special events that include mansion tours, games, a pumpkin patch, and other spooky features.