- The list below includes 566 free or cheap things to do in or near Skokie, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and National & State Parks.
- From Sports Park Driving Range & Adventure Golf to Exploritorium, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Skokie and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Oak Park, Evanston and Lombard.
84% 256 votes
1715 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
Featuring a combined 18 screens, Evanston Century 12 & Cinearts 6 display first-run Hollywood movies and independent films. The theaters provide stadium seating, arcade games, a lobby cafe and an in-theater bar with adult beverages.
Located near downtown Evanston, the Celtic Knot Public House serves traditional pub fare and a wide selection of imported and craft beers, wines and spirits. The pub also hosts regular live music and monthly storytelling events.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.
7411 Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL 60714 MoreLess Info
Kiddie Kingdom is a kid-centric arcade with a restaurant offering numerous dishes from shrimp appetizers and Italian beef sandwiches to pasta and pizza. Players can collect game tickets for prizes. Party packages and catering are also available.
A 32-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Niles offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center provides arcade games, a snack bar, a pro shop, pool tables, television screens and a lounge.
30% 10 votes
Northwestern Campus, 2705 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 MoreLess Info
The seating capacity for the multi-use Welsh Ryan Arena is just over 8,100. The sports facility is home to the Northwestern University volleyball, basketball, and wrestling teams and is actually located on the university campus.