- The list below includes 568 free or cheap things to do in or near Clifton, New Jersey, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Parks and Aquariums.
- From Nash Park to Main Memorial Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Clifton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
Playing the latest releases, AMC Clifton Commons 16 offers movies in IMAX, RealD 3D, and digital projection. It shows a mix of blockbuster and independent films. It also has individual kiosks where tickets can be purchased with a touch screen.
A 16-lane bowling center, Van Houten Lanes offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and a pro shop. The center provides synthetic lanes, televisions, a pool table and a dining menu that includes pizza, calzones and craft beer.
Hosting a variety of local sports programs, Clifton Community Recreation Center provides fields and other equipment to promote fitness. The center hosts classes for soccer, karate, sewing, bowling and more.