Photo by Scott Schmitt
Photo by Scott Schmitt

Free in March: 25 Things To Do in LA that Don't Cost a Thing

Spring may not have sprung quite yet, but it promises to at any moment. So get ready, because when the temps start to rise, there's loads of free fun to be had. Whether you’re looking for a parade of Leprechauns or a dance party, Los Angeles has got it going on. With migrating whales and incoming swallows, you aren’t going to have any trouble keeping the family busy all month long; and if you want to do it all on a budget, we've got your back with the 25 free outings below!


Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of Stars #1000
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Your local polling place
your town, CA

UCLA Planetarium
405 Hilgard Room MS 8224
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Stratford School
1200 North Cahuenga
Los Angeles, 90038

Dana Point
Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Redondo Pier
100 Fishermans Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd Promenade Terrace
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Huntington Central Park
18000 Goldenwest St,
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

San Buenaventura Mission
211 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001

Caltech's Beckman Mall
332 S. Michigan Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

Pier and Hermosa
Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803

Los Angeles Ballet
11755 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

24 Hour Coin Laundry
7926 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90044

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91107

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

Mission San Juan Capistrano
31414 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693

Santa Monica Airport
2800 to 3100 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Marine Emporium Landing Farmers' Market
3350 S. Harbor Blvd.
Oxnard, CA 93035

Topanga Library
122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Heritage Square Museum Self Guided Walking Tours
Heritage Square Museum - 11:00 AM Pick
CatCafe Lounge
Catcafe Lounge - 12:00 PM Pick
Marina del Rey WaterBus
various boarding locations, including Burton Chace Park - 1:00 PM Pick
Cinema Pop-Up Drive-In
Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park - 8:30 PM Pick
Plays In The House Teen Edition
website - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides