- The list below includes 233 free or cheap things to do in or near El Cajon, California, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Go Karts.
- From The Water Conservation Garden to Wells Park Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in El Cajon and in nearby cities within 25 miles like La Mesa, La Jolla, Chula Vista and Poway.
97% 68 votes
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon, CA 92019 MoreLess Info
At the Water Conservation Garden, guests will be able to visit a butterfly pavilion, a meadow exhibit, a white garden, and an exhibit that features seven different types of turf. The location also offers self-guided visit tours, private guided tours, and special access tours.
Situated on 1.4 acres, Wells Park Dog Park offers fields of grass and gravel used for canine recreation and exercise. The park provides drinking water, benches, dog waste bags, shade trees and a separate small dog area.
Situated on 10 acres, Hilton Head County Park features a pirate-themed water play area along with basketball courts and a field suitable for baseball, soccer and football. The park provides exercise stations, a playground, picnic facilities and shaded areas.
Located on ten acres, Kennedy Park features a baseball field, a multi-use sports field and a skate park suitable for skateboards, bicycles and in-line skates. The park provides picnic areas, a playground, walking paths and shaded areas.
Guests of Taylor Guitars will be able to purchase guitars and related apparel and home items. The location, founded in 1974, has offer innovations to the field of acoustic and electric guitars, including the New Technology neck and the Expression System pickup.
Summers Past Farms is a privately owned herbal garden, gift shop and nursery. The grounds are well manicured and certified as a wildlife habitat. A Sweet Pea maze is featured and allows guests to walk amongst the blooms.
84% 100 votes
2951 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, CA 92019 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring 15 auditoriums, Edwards Rancho San Diego Stadium 15 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides stadium seating as well as a snack bar with food and drinks.
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3893 54th Street, Lions Hall, El Cajon, CA 92020 MoreLess Info
The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra normally plays big band music as a 19-piece ensemble which includes vocalists. The orchestra performs at three venues regularly and can be booked for private events.