- The list below includes 29 free or cheap things to do in or near Thibodaux, Louisiana, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Colleges & Universities, Music Venue, Children's Museums and Dog Park.
- From Nicholls State University to Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Thibodaux and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Houma, Morgan City, Vacherie and Darrow.
Founded relatively recently in 1948, Nicholls State University is a public university known for its variety of distance learning programs. The location, which features a library with 245,000 books, including 61,000 e-books, competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
Split into two separate fields, the 32,000 square foot Norman Swanner Dog Park is a favorite among local pet owners. The park features fenced in green grass areas, drinking water, walking trails and waste stations.
Offering visitors an inside glimpse of life in the bayou, E. D. White Historic Site is historic Creole building originally created in Greek Revival architecture. The site hosts field trips where visitors can learn about the history of E.D White.
211 Rue Betancourt, Thibodaux, LA 70301 MoreLess Info
Bayou Country Children's Museum provides children and adults with a fun and educational hands-on experience. The museum features an array of exhibits that teaches young visitors about the Cajun culture, food, agriculture, music and festivals.
Thibodaux Recreation Department offers a wide selection of recreational activities including Youth Baseball, TREC-UP (Program for differently-abled youth and adults), Summer Youth Camp, Tiger Shark Swim Team, Yoga, Line Dancing Classes and Men's Basketball.
The Warren J. Harang, Jr. Municipal Auditorium contains an arena area, sound system, and basketball court for local events such as Roller Derby, Basketball, dance recitals, and community meetings. It is open for indoor walking and has overnight RV parking.
An entertainment center featuring three main activities, The Ball Park offers five batting cages, an 18-hole miniature golf course and a water balloon launching station. The park includes arcade video games, concessions and a room for parties and events.