- The list below includes 67 free or cheap things to do in or near Modesto, California, including 62 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Parks and Family Fun Center.
- From Yosemite National Park to Graceada Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Modesto and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Turlock, Oakdale, Manteca and Tracy.
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During two-hour classes, participants can enjoy beverages and socialize while painting along experienced art instructors
Yosemite National Park is nearly 1,200 square miles of waterfalls, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias and vast wilderness. It is also home to diverse wildlife like foxes, bobcats, bats, mule deer and black bears.
The City of Modesto's Graceada Park offers a variety of attractions and amenities, including basketball courts, soccer, baseball, and softball fields, volleyball courts, tennis courts, and water play areas. The park also has picnic areas and playgrounds.
Home to just over 200,000 residents, the City of Modesto is a town filled with fun and entertaining attractions to visit. Visitors commonly enjoy shopping, seeing the city parks, or visiting a historical site within the city.
The McHenry Mansion is the only original Victorian home left in the area. Guided tours take visitors through the home to learn more about the original owner as well as the authentic items and furniture that decorate the interior.
Offering hundreds of performances each year, Gallo Center for the Arts is home to the 1250-seat Mary Stuart Rogers Theater and the 44-seat Foster Family Theater. Each of these proscenium theaters boasts an orchestra pit, scene docks, modern audio systems, lighting control and stunning drapery.
The refurbished State Theater hosts classic and contemporary films for movie buffs of all ages. A newly installed, 22-speaker Dolby surround-sound system enhances digital film screenings for a high-quality viewing experience.
Located within a historic 1912 library, the McHenry Museum is a museum that displays the history of the local area. The museum is filled with numerous artifacts, exhibits, and artwork that tell the story of past years in the area.