- The list below includes 989 free or cheap things to do in or near Orange, California, including 134 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, National & State Parks and Skate Parks.
- From Irvine Regional Park to Santiago Oaks Regional Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Orange and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Cerritos, Lakewood and Long Beach.
A 30-screen movie theater, AMC Orange 30 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers IMAX and ETX auditoriums, stadium seating, a party room and a snack bar with food and drinks.
60% 169 votes
2800 N Main St, Ste 999, Santa Ana, CA 92705 MoreLess Info
A movie theater multiplex, Picture Show at MainPlace shows primarily first run Hollywood movies in full digital video and surround sound. The theater offers dollar hot dogs and a variety of other concessions.
88% 16 votes
510 E Memory Ln, Santa Ana, CA 92705 MoreLess Info
A fun and educational place for children, the Santiago Creek Wildlife & Watershed Center, Santiago Park Nature features a nature center with informative exhibits about local ecology and cultural history, as well as a play area with giant slides.
The Discovery Science Center plays with all of your senses. Adults and children alike enjoy this interactive and educational museum that allows visitors to experience an 'earthquake', lie on a bed of nails and play virtual sports.
Filled with interactive science exhibits and experiments, Discovery Cube offers children a chance to learn about ecology, biology, astronomy, physics, and more. The museum features a 4D theater that shows educational films.
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2002 N. Main St. at 20th St., Santa Ana, CA MoreLess Info
Touted as Orange County's finest cultural museum, the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art has a lot to offer both tourists and locals. The museum offers exhibits ranging from Chinese history to art from the Pacific Islands, as well as early Californian artifacts, art and sculptures.
Founded in 1936, the Bowers Museum is a historical museum dedicated to celebrating international cultures through art. Exhibits at the museum include ancient Terra Cotta Warriors, artifacts from lost civilizations, and artwork.
Constructed in 1981, the Crystal Cathedral is a 2,736-seat reflective glass building that operates as the principal place of worship of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries. The location's Hazel Wright Memorial organ is one of the largest musical instruments in the world.
66% 150 votes
2001 South Manchester Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802 MoreLess Info
Southern California Gray Line is part of a company called Coach USA which provides motorcoach services such as tours, airport shuttles, commuter transportation, motorcoach charters and more. Reasonable prices, well-maintained vehicles and skilled staff.