Free things to Do in Wisconsin Dells: View of bluffs surrounding the Wisconsin River

A Wisconsin Dells vacation doesn’t have to be expensive; save money this summer with a budget-friendly getaway with Sand County Vacation Rentals. The waterpark capital of the world is surrounded by beautiful nature, where you can enjoy an abundance of free things to do in Wisconsin Dells. Spend a day hiking through state parks, paddling the Wisconsin River, and enjoying free live music downtown. Plan an affordable vacation in the Dells today!

Discover Free Things to Do in Wisconsin Dells

Stroll Through Downtown Wisconsin Dells

Exploring downtown Wisconsin Dells is a great way to kick off your summer vacation.

Riverwalk: This ¼ mile-paved path offers a free and easily accessible walking area in town, offering scenic views of the Wisconsin River and bluffs. The Riverwalk also features an open-air art gallery, benches, and game tables.

Bavarian Village: Located at the corner of Broadway, you can walk past the charming Bavarian buildings and stop to marvel at the Glockenspiel.

Downtown Dells Farmers’ Market: This free community market is held every Sunday throughout the summer and is a great place to explore and pick out a fun treat!

Enjoy Free Live Music

Many of our bars and restaurants have free live music events throughout the year, including: 

Grateful Shed: This is a fantastic place to hang out for an afternoon with food trucks, drinks, games, and live music. They offer free music every weekend and trivia during the week!

Mamas Garage: Stop at Mama’s Garage all summer to catch live music and DJs at the outdoor patios. 

Fawn Creek Winery: This Wisconsin Dells winery offers free live music from late fall through early spring on an award-winning stage.

Free Outdoor Attractions Nearby

If you already have a state park admission sticker, you can discover an abundance of free things to do near Wisconsin Dells at the state parks and nature preserves nearby. 

Devil’s Lake State Park

Rocky Arbor State Park

Mirror Lake State Park

Dells of the Wisconsin River

Affordable Wisconsin Dells Vacation Rentals

After discovering free things to do in Wisconsin Dells, return to your affordable vacation rental with Sand County. Our collection of cottages, condos, and vacation homes is sure to fit your individual needs at prices you can afford. Make sure to browse our specials to save on your lodging this summer!