- The list below includes 818 free or cheap things to do in or near Castro Valley, California, including 129 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Horseback Riding, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From Lake Chabot Regional Park to Fairmont Ridge Staging Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Castro Valley and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
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15555 E 14th St, Ste 350, San Leandro, CA 94578 MoreLess Info
A 16-screen movie theater, Century 16 Bayfair Mall displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, reserved seats and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
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BayFair Mall, 15555 E 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a variety of scares and thrills at Fear Overload Eternal Nightmare Haunted House. The haunted park features two haunted houses including one based on the famous zodiac killer.
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14808 E 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578 MoreLess Info
The Historic BAL Theatre has managed to maintain its history without becoming too modern. The seats are comfortable and the view of the stage is great so that all guests can enjoy the show.
Featuring 5 acres, Halcyon Park has plenty of opportunities to have fun with the whole family. The tot lot is perfect for small children, and the concrete volleyball court is great for getting a good workout with friends.
Situated in a residential area, Toyon Park offers visitors picnic areas and grills, as well as a playground for older children with a separate one for toddlers. The park also features marked areas for bocce ball and horseshoe pits.
The Recreation & Wellness Center at California State University has amenities like a fitness center, gymnasium with basketball courts, indoor track and multipurpose studios. Their center has free weights and cardio machines on both floors.
A 30-lane bowling center, Manor Bowl offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring. The center provides a party room for private events, a snack bar with food and drinks, a pro shop and a bar with adult beverages.
Chabot Park is a rustic park featuring 10 acres, a very large picnic area and smaller picnic areas, an amphiteater, sports fields, and hiking trails. Visitors can spend time with friends and family or quietly stroll through the beautiful surroundings.