Free Activities

Free Activities in Greater Palm Springs

Traveling on a budget? Have fun for free—or nearly free—in Greater Palm Springs. From hiking trails to quirky museums, the oasis is packed with budget-friendly things to do.

Street fairs offer weekly free fun, while many museums offer their exhibits for free, too. The natural beauty of Greater Palm Springs is free to explore at nature preserves and parks, while many hiking trails also offer outdoor adventure for free.

Find more fun and free activities in Greater Palm Springs below.

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  • Adams Park

Equipped with a playground, interactive water feature, a large field area, picnic tables and a large walking path.

  • Bagdouma Park

A great place to watch the kids swing and slide, picnic with the family, play a sport on one of the many athletic fields or rent out for a fun event. There is also the Community Pool, a…

  • Blixseth Mountain Park

This park features native desert landscaping, walking paths, and benches for observing the desert and mountain vistas offering visitors the opportunity for quiet solitude and closeness to…

  • Cabazon Cultural Museum

Visit the museum to learn about the history of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians in the Desert.

  • Cahuilla Park

Playground equipment, water play, basketball courts, shaded area with tables, barbecue areas, and softball fields. Available for special events, parties and other activities.

  • Cancer Survivors Park

The Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park is located on the southeast side of City Hall at Frank Sinatra Drive and Highway 111. This beautiful one-acre park features a pyramid…

  • COD Alumni Street Fair
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  • COD Alumni Street Fair

The Street Fair is located on the College of the Desert campus and is a great place to find holiday, birthday and anniversary gifts. With almost 300 vendors present each weekend, the Street…

  • COD Alumni Street Fair
  • COD Alumni Street Fair
  • COD Alumni Street Fair
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  • COD Alumni Street Fair

Hundreds of items for sale including clothing, accessories, outdoor and patio items, art, furniture, pottery, acrylic, jewelry, cosmetics, luggage, footwear, leather goods, home decor, health…

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  • COD Alumni Street Fair

Open-air farmer's market and shopping at its best. Bargains galore. A great way to start your day.

  • Cove Oasis

Available for event rentals, picnic tables, walking path.

  • Desert Pride Park

Picnic tables, playground, public art, and a walking path.

  • Dominguez Park

Playground equipment, water play, shaded area wtih tables, barbecue areas, walking paths, and basketball court. Available for special events, parties and other activities.

  • Dr. Carreon Park

Playground equipment, water play, shaded area wtih tables, barbecue areas. Available for special events, parties and other activities.

  • Eisenhower Park

Family park with picnic tables and a playground.