- The list below includes 153 free or cheap things to do in or near Washington, Connecticut, including 115 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Art Gallery.
- From Averill Farm to The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Washington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Danbury, Bristol, Kent and Waterbury.
With multiple stages, Phoenix Theater features an array of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year. Community outreach and educational programs are also a priority with this theater which includes their popular theater camps.
Located on 76 acres, Burger Hill Park features open meadows and a 550-foot hilltop offering mountain views. The park can be used for walking, picnicking and birding as well as sledding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
The Norwalk location of Stew Leonard's is a fresh food superstore featuring farm produce, baked goods, dairy products and gourmet items. Stew Leonard's also offers seafood, deli meats, artisanal cheese, fresh floral arrangements and offsite event catering.
A showcase for local artists, River Winds Gallery features a variety of art pieces from paintings to contemporary crafts. Recognized as a leading gallery in Hudson Valley, aspiring artists can also take classes or participate in workshops here.
Founded in 2004, New York's Beacon Artist Union is a gallery the supports and promotes local artists, collaborative curatorial projects and the surrounding community. The space also hosts performances such as film screenings and live music.