- The list below includes 486 free or cheap things to do in or near Concord, California, including 132 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bowling, Arcades and Children's Play Area.
- From Newhall Community Park to Todos Santos Plaza, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Concord and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Berkeley, San Ramon and Richmond.
Markham Nature Park & Arboretum is 16 acres and features an international garden, tree walk, an arbor for special events and 2.4 miles of trails. They also have a nursery with plant sales once a week.
Hillcrest Park is a community-owned and managed public park that is noted for containing Matteo's Dream, a large, safe playground for children of all abilities. Additionally, the park has ball fields, pavilions, and picnic areas.
Play 18 holes of miniature golf in an indoor haunted graveyard filled with animatronic figures and special effects. Ghost Golf is climate controlled for comfort, and wheelchair compatible. Weekday specials and party packages are available.