Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Sometimes planning a day out with the family can end up spending a lot of money for just a few hours of entertainment. If you don’t feel like spending but still want a good time with your kids outside the house, here’s a list of some cool places to visit and you won’t have to spend any money.

Where:  51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday | 11am – 5pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Visit the ASU Art Museum to see cool exhibitions and collections.

The museum also offers Family Visits with family programs and exhibition-related activities led by local artists! Spend a nice family time without spending money!

Where: 9200 N Bush Hwy, Mesa, AZ 85215, USA
Hours: Friday – Sunday | 9am – 6pm

Spend a fun day of tubing at the Salt River!

You can take your own tubes and have a totally free and fun experience! Cool down, see some beautiful views of the Arizona Desert and, if you’re lucky, you might even see some wild horses!

Where: 17 South 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Hours: Weekdays | 9am – 3pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Learn about all the changes in Police work since WW II, from uniform changes to different weapons.

Kids can even be sworn in as a Police Officer in a Police uniform.

Where: 38443 N School House Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331, USA
Hours: Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm | Saturday: 10am – 4pm | Sunday: 11am – 3pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Spending some time reading together is a great family activity!

The library even hosts weekly storytime where you can read with your kids, sing, rhyme and more!

Where: 11300 N Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268, USA
Hours: Monday – Thursday | 7am – 6pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Amazing views of rock formations, animal life and desert flora is what you will find walking down the trails!

See more than twenty nine Sonoran Desert plants in this  fun experience!

Where: 200 S Center St, Bldg 1 Mesa , AZ , 85201
Hours: Information: Monday-Thursday: 7:00am – 5:30pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Visit ASU Art Museum to see cool exhibitions and collections.

The museum also offers Family Visits with family programs and exhibition-related activities led by local artists! Spend a nice family time without spending money!

Where: North 2nd Street & East Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Hours: Daily

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Explore the different shops, restaurants and entertainment at Roosevelt Row Art District.

It has numerous art venues, murals and public art to enjoy and discover!

Where: Downtown Tempe, South Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ, USA
Hours: Always open

Take a stroll down this important avenue full of stores, restaurants and entertainment.

If you have some energy left, you can hike up ‘’A Mountain’’ at the end of the avenue and see some amazing views of Phoenix. At the Tempe Town Lake you can enjoy a great biking path around the water!

Where: 64 East 1st Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm | Friday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm | Sunday: Closed

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

Books are always a great idea when it comes to children!

Childhood is the perfect time to learn and absorb knowledge. The library also hosts storytimes for children birth to age 5!

Where: 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Hours: Monday: 9am – 5pm | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am – 9pm | Friday and Saturday: 9am – 5pm | Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Free Things To Do In Phoenix With Kids

You can enjoy storytimes, reading as a family activity and many more reading-related activities to share with your children.

The library is a system of 17 libraries so you can also visit other options!