- The list below includes 826 free or cheap things to do in or near Hayward, California, including 130 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Aquariums and Playgrounds.
- From Hayward Japanese Gardens to Garin & Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hayward and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
The Five Canyons Park contains several loop trails for those who wish to go hiking and biking. Those who wish to go wildlife viewing or are seeking photo opportunities may also enjoy the site's scenic area.
20% 133 votes
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.
41% 58 votes
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.
86% 338 votes
17930 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
Those who wish to go fishing may enjoy the trout, catfish, bass, and crappie catches at Lake Chabot Regional Park. Visitors can also rent canoes and boats and purchase 'bait and tackle' at Marina Cafe.
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.
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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.