- The list below includes 567 free or cheap things to do in or near Richmond, California, including 133 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Parks, Dog Park and Maze.
- From Point Isabel Dog Park to Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richmond and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and South San Francisco.
39% 41 votes
4660 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
Castro Valley Dog Park offers pet owners the chance to unleash their dogs as they roam around a grassy, tree-surrounded area. The attraction is also attached to a regular park so dog owners can also take their pet on a stroll.
The oldest Japanese gardens in California, the Hayward Japanese Gardens are designed to be a space of tranquility and peace. Spanning over three acres, the gardens are designed in traditional Japanese style, and include a koi pond.
71% 7 votes
22380 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541 MoreLess Info
At HAHS Center for History & Culture, visitors can browse a museum dedicated to documenting the regional culture and history. The center features an exhibit that depicts the stories of local residents with artifacts and photographs.
41% 141 votes
2410 San Ramon Valley Blvd, Ste 130, San Ramon, CA 94583 MoreLess Info
Featuring music from the 70's to the present, ShBoom Night Club is a club aimed at providing entertainment for an older crowd. Music, dancing, and a buffet are a few of the attractions that bring people to the club.
93% 80 votes
Sharp Park Golf Crse & Moris Point Road, Pacifica, CA 94044 MoreLess Info
The wetland based Mori Point offers 32 acres of revived native habitat along the rugged coastline. The terrain itself is varied, and there are multiple trails ranging from a simple half-mile walk to a more challenging mile and a half hike.
A movie theater featuring 12 auditoriums, Century at Hayward displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, reserved seats and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
Offering panoramic views of the Bay Area, Junipero Serra Park features a large playground, picnic areas and hiking trails. The 108-acre park is home to several species of native trees and wildflowers as well as an abundance of wildlife.