- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Shelby, North Carolina, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Family Fun Center, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- From Webbley to Challenger 3 Miniature Golf, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Shelby and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gastonia and Gaffney.
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100% 1 votes
170 S Street, Gastonia, NC 28052 MoreLess Info
Providing art education and discovery to this generation's youth, The Art Station is a community driven establishment. Events include Paint Your Pet, art camps, candle making, stencilling, and soap making.
100% 3 votes
1515 Neal Hawkins Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 MoreLess Info
Martha Rivers Park is a castled themed, enclosed playground. They offer sandpits, baseball and soccer fields along with a paved walking trail that goes around the facility. The park also provides picnic shelters, shady benches and a concession stand.
88% 133 votes
Gastonia, NC MoreLess Info
The Schiele Museum of Natural History is divided up into seven halls including the North Carolina Natural History, North American Habitats, North American Wildlife, Earth and Man, and American Indian. The museum also has temporary exhibits and an outside gallery.
81% 42 votes
1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054 MoreLess Info
Focusing on the natural wonders of the world, The Schiele Museum of Natural History focuses on various species of flora, fauna, minerals and fossils. The museum features full-size lifelike dioramas that help bring the historical features to life.
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2600 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056 MoreLess Info
An indoor and outdoor amusement facility, Adventure Landing features a variety of amenities and entertainment options. The facility has go-karts, mini golf, batting cages, and a video game arcade with a variety of games.
- 5 votes
3778 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054 MoreLess Info
A 14-screen movie theater, Regal Franklin Square Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
100% 3 votes
6355 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28052 MoreLess Info
Built in 1961 with a 4/10 oval mile, the Carolina Speedway hosts a number of races, including SECA late model, UMP Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock 4, Renegade, and Hornet FWD. Camping, concessions, handicap access and open-house events are available.
6325 W Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Purple Planet 3-D Mini Golf features entertainment like it's never been seen before with glow in the dark courses for a wacky 18 holes. It also features 3 pool tables, TV, and a game room.
100% 7 votes
620 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Gaston County Travel & Tourism offers visitors a variety of attractions to enhance their trip including museums, botanical gardens, extreme sports, hiking, dining and entertainment parks, art and history with each town showcasing their own unique attractions.
82% 55 votes
115 North Main Street, Belmont, NC MoreLess Info
The quaint Belmont Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Known for its Craftsman-style architecture, the District is a lovely destination for an afternoon stroll. It also offers excellent shopping and dining.