- The list below includes 422 free or cheap things to do in or near Santa Clara, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Specialty Museums, Walking Trails and Bowling.
- From Santa Clara University to San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Santa Clara and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Altos and Cupertino.
The Camera 12 Cinema is a 12 theater movie multiplex that shows a combination of new Hollywood releases and classics, art house films, foreign films, and cult favorites. The theater offers a variety of promotions and special events.
A 13 acre neighborhood park, Creekside Park offers three soccer fields, a half court basketball area, two playgrounds with play structures and swings, and picnic areas. The park also has a small community room that can be rented.
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.
100% 2 votes
510 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 MoreLess Info
Highly developed programs and services in the performing and visual arts at Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana. Youth programs art classes for children aged 6 through 16 of all skill levels.
74% 77 votes
520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 MoreLess Info
San Hose Museum of Quilts and Textiles is a unique museum housing a variety of historic and contemporary textile artifacts. The permanent exhibit includes a variety of quilts, textile artworks, costumes from other world cultures and many woven and wearable artworks designed by well-known artists.
Since opening in 1959, the San Jose Flea Market, has grown from 20 vendors selling their wares to hosting more than 6,000 vendors each week. Four million visitors per year flock to the market for fresh foods, crafts, bargains, and more.