Free Things To Do in San Diego

Free Things To Do

Here's your source for free things to do in San Diego. You can find free events and search by date. There's also a map and directory of attractions and activities so you can easily find free things to do near you. Some museums are free year-round and others offer free museum days. This resource of free things to do in San Diego is updated daily, with new free events and activities added frequently.

An easy way to find free things to do is to visit our San Diego Events Calendar and select Free from the drop down menu. 

Browse through all of the upcoming free events and attractions in San Diego and have fun without spending a dime!

Free Things To Do in San Diego

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1095 Barona Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040
(619) 443-7003
How much: Free
Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of cultural heritage for the Barona Band of Mission Indians.
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
How much: Admission is Free, however a Suggested Donation of $5 Adults, $3 Seniors would be appreciated.
Come explore the history of beautiful Coronado Island, California at the Coronado Historical Association and Museum of History & Art.
Coronado Museum of History and Art
1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92039
400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA
200 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA
321 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
Grape Day Park is where Escondido has played and celebrated since 1886.
4695 Nebo Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941
How much: Free
The La Mesa Depot Museum is La Mesa, California’s oldest building in its original form and is the sole surviving San Diego and Cuyamaca Railway Station in existence.
La Mesa Depot
30239 S. State Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
At Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie we are working to restore 19,000 acres of prairie. We are located about 1 hour from Chicago along historic US Route 66.
U. S. National Forest Service
400 B Street, Encinitas, CA
13094 Civic Center Dr, Poway, CA 92064

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