- The list below includes 711 free or cheap things to do in or near Irvine, California, including 135 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Children's Museums and Bowling.
- From Bill Barber Community Park to Woodbridge Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Irvine and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Cerritos, Lakewood and Long Beach.
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Visitors celebrate 4th of July snacking on BBQ dishes such as brisket and ribs while kids take in the petting zoo and craft corner
Adults and kids love K1 Speed Irvine, an indoor go-karting track in Irvine, California. All karts have remote control and remote shutoff features for increased safety. The track's most popular offering is the 'Arrive and Drive' race, a 14-lap race with up to 12 drivers.
Not only does Pretend City Children's Museum contain an Imagination Playground, the site also offers interactive amphitheater, art studio, and bank and ATM exhibits. The location, which sells souvenirs in its gift shop, also hosts birthday parties.
A 14-screen movie theater, AMC Tustin 14 at The District displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers a bar with adult beverages, theater rentals for private events and a concession area with food and drinks.