- The list below includes 376 free or cheap things to do in or near San Jose, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Comedy Clubs and Movie Theaters.
- From Municipal Rose Garden to Los Gatos Creek Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Jose and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palo Alto, Los Altos, Cupertino and Fremont.
84% 38 votes
Stevens Creek Blvd, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA 95014 MoreLess Info
De Anza College's Fujitsu Planetarium is the largest of its kind west of the Rocky Mountains. It offers a variety of shows, programs, and special events, ranging from educational programs for children to laser shows and holiday events.
Situated on 10 acres, Cardoza Park features courts and fields for baseball, volleyball, football and horseshoes. It also has a playground, outdoor amphitheater, jogging track, open areas and picnic facilities including tables and grills.
Sunnyvale Community Center is a unique complex that features general recreation like gym programs and an indoor sports complex. The site also features a creative arts center and a performing arts center with a 200 seat theater.
Extensive sport fields, courts and recreation amenities can be found at Fair Oaks Park. The lush, grassy park is a popular destination for picnics and parties. The park features sand volleyball, a playground, basketball courts and a water play area.
76% 17 votes
570 East Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 MoreLess Info
Those passing through Sunnyvale will want to pay a visit to the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum. A beautiful work of architecture, the museum highlights the areas history and features early Californian home goods and artifacts.
78% 49 votes
999 E Caribbean Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94088 MoreLess Info
Featuring 105 acres of wetlands, City of Sunnyvale's Baylands Park has over 70 developed acres with grass meadows, an amphitheater and picnic sites with water, grills and tables. It offers a discovery playground with fossil dig area and walking trails.