We all know the feeling of waiting for that direct deposit to hit. But what do you want to do when bae is set on going out the Saturday before? Don’t sweat it, get creative. We’re here to help you out with the best cheap south California date ideas under 15 dollars.\nNo, they’re not just a walk in the park. Here are the top 15 date ideas for under 15 bucks.\nThe Getty Villa Museum\nPrice: Free\nHours: Open 7 days a week except for Tuesday from 10 am to 5 pm\nAddress: 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272\nWhy You Need To Go: It’s like stepping back in time to a beautiful Roman villa. There’s amazing world-famous art inside, and it’s free to visit.\nView this post on Instagram ✨ Plan a visit to the Villa and discover ancient art from the Mediterranean world! Just like traveling back in time. ⏳⠀ ⠀ Did you know that gardens in Roman homes like this one could have been used to chat with guests?⠀ ⠀ ___________⠀ 📷 @barbieamyblog⠀ 📍 Outer Peristyle⠀ 🏷 #gettyvilla #ancientworld #gardens #thingstodoinla #socal ⠀ #losangeles #explorela #ilovela A post shared by Getty Villa (@gettyvilla) on Sep 28, 2019 at 12:47pm PDT\nWebsite\nMelrose Place Farmer’s Market\nPrice: Varies by what you purchase\nHours: Every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm\nAddress: 8400 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069\nWhy You Need To Go: This year-round adorable farmer’s market is the perfect place to take a Sunday stroll. You can buy a beautiful bouquet for your SO for less than $10.\nView this post on Instagram Strolling by A post shared by Luis Bañuelos (@luishdezba) on Apr 14, 2019 at 3:54pm PDT\nWebsite\nThe Venice Canals\nPrice: Free\nHours: Open 24 hours\nAddress: Venice, CA 90292\nWhy You Need To Go: You can take a scenic stroll through this hidden gem in LA. It’s the perfect place to spend an early morning, coffee in hand. It’s also beautiful at night with all the reflections on the water.\nView this post on Instagram True love is waiting an extra week to watch the Succession season finale together. Plz come home because I miss you. 💕 And Roman. And Greg. But not Tom. Or really even Kendall. A post shared by Jessica Sartoretto (@jay_cheese) on Oct 14, 2019 at 6:56pm PDT\nWebsite\nAnaheim Packing House\nPrice: Varies by what you order\nHours: 7 days a week 9 am to 11 pm\nLocation: 440 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805\nWhy You Need To Go: You can get dessert or coffee for under $15 at this upscale historic warehouse converted into a food court with local vendors and bars.\nView this post on Instagram cutest restaurant finds in Anaheim A post shared by HALEY PRESTWOOD (@haleyprestwood) on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:30am PDT\nWebsite\nHuntington Beach Bonfires\nPrice: Free\nHours: 7 days a week from 6 am to 10 pm\nLocation: Huntington Beach Bike Trail, Huntington Beach, CA 92648\nWhy You Need To Go: You can watch the sunset while roasting marshmallows and cooking a campfire dinner. All you need to bring are the wood, fire starters, your favorite foods and drinks, and a cozy blanket to share.\nView this post on Instagram Rn A post shared by @ melodymendozaa on Mar 24, 2015 at 7:48pm PDT\nWebsite\nConcert at the Observatory\nPrice: Varies by artist and date. But you can score some tickets for super-cheap.\nHours: Varies by concert\nLocation: 3503 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92704\nWhy You Need To Go: Up and coming artists play at this super intimate small venue in Santa Ana. The 1975 once played here for only $10.\nView this post on Instagram thanks @thisisarizonamusic for having us. good to have a little family reunion 💞 shot by @zaxavage 📸 A post shared by GLADES (@gladesmusic) on Sep 22, 2019 at 3:39pm PDT\nWebsite\nNewport Beach Balboa Peninsula\nPrice: Varies by purchase\nHours: Open 24 hours\nLocation: Balboa Island, Newport Beach, CA\nWhy You Need To Go: You can walk around this historic part of Newport Beach and explore. There are so many things to do and see. You can lounge on the beach, share a chocolate-covered banana, ride the Ferris wheel at the fun zone, and more.\nView this post on Instagram Singing & dancing our way down the boardwalk today - mostly Emily, but still. A post shared by Ashley Preston (@ashleyepreston) on Jun 17, 2019 at 1:39pm PDT\nWebsite\nCamelot Golfland\nPrice: $10.79 per person for an 18-hole golf game\nHours: Monday - Thursday 11 am to 10 pm, Friday 11 am to midnight, Saturday 9 am to midnight, Sunday 10 am to 10 pm\nLocation: 3200 E Carpenter Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806\nWhy You Need To Go: It’s the largest miniature golf course in the country.\nView this post on Instagram You’ve always got me smiling like this 😁 when i’m with you (and even when we’re apart) ♥️ #seeyousoon A post shared by Kristi Fukushima (@kristixox) on Aug 27, 2018 at 4:37pm PDT\nWebsite\nExplore Downtown Disney\nPrice: Free\nHours: 7 days a week from 7 am to 2 am\nLocation: 1580 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802\nWhy You Need To Go: It’s super romantic at night. You can watch the fireworks go off at 9 pm and explore all the hidden shops. There are some affordable sweet treats you can share too.\nView this post on Instagram The cutest! Absolute cutest ☺️♥️🙌🏼🎉. Yayy love all the Halloween 🎃 fall decor 🧡. Makes my heart oh so happy 😄🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗. A post shared by Sabrina Lizette 🧡🖤🧡 (@sabrinalizette_) on Sep 4, 2019 at 8:10am PDT\nWebsite\nShakespeare In the Park\nPrice: Free (donations are optional)\nHours: Coming May through August 2020\nLocation: 3191 Casitas Ave Ste 130, Los Angeles, CA 90039\nWhy You Need To Go: You can watch classic and beloved Shakespeare plays outdoors with your SO.\nView this post on Instagram From #TwelfthNight director David Melville: "Inspired by my stack of old records and the golden age of romantic, screwball comedy, this season's TWELFTH NIGHT aspires to connect with the fleeting, joyful and terrifying feeling of falling in love." Join us for the theater event of the summer! #ShakespeareSetFree 📷: @grettelcortesphotography A post shared by Independent Shakespeare Co. (@indyshakes) on Jul 6, 2019 at 12:56pm PDT\nWebsite\nHuntington Library Botanical Gardens\nPrice: Free on the first Thursday of every month. It requires an online reservation and tickets sell out quickly.\nHours: Open from 10 am to 5 pm every day, except on Tuesday.\nLocation: 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108\nWhy You Need To Go: This serene botanical garden stretches 120 acres and includes 16 gorgeous themed gardens.\nView this post on Instagram Zen moment in the Chinese gardens at the Huntington this afternoon 🌿 #dayoff #huntingtonlibrary #chinesegardens A post shared by Greta Pechter (@glasswingfloral) on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:23pm PDT\nWebsite\nGriffith Park Observatory\nPrice: Free\nHours: Tuesday - Friday from 12 pm to 10 pm, Saturday - Sunday 10 am to 10 pm\nLocation: 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027\nWhy You Need To Go: It’s not only a great place to hike around, but it also offers spectacular views of LA day and night. There are free science exhibits that offer amazing planetary and light shows, and it’s only $7 a person. You will need advance tickets for the show.\nView this post on Instagram LA lovers The area near Griffiths Observatory is quite the spot to take in the romantic views of LA. @samsungau #withGalaxy A post shared by Photos By Raffy (@photosbyraffy) on Jul 19, 2019 at 10:41pm PDT\nWebsite\nEcho Park Lake Swan Boats\nPrice: Hourly pricing is $11 per adult\nHours: Monday - Friday 9 am to 10 pm, Saturday - Sunday 9 am to 11 pm\nLocation: 751 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026\nWhy You Need To Go: You can take an LED-lit giant swan pedal boat out on Echo Park Lake to view the city lights. It's beautiful by day too.\nView this post on Instagram Switching up our scene a bit! We’re excited to announce that our next meet up with be pedal boating and picnicking at Echo Lake!! Bring friends, food, and refreshing drinks to soak up some summer sun before it’s gone ☀️ August 3rd 1pm-3pm (PS. 18yrs +) A post shared by JDRF YLC - Los Angeles (@ylcla) on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:38pm PDT\nWebsite\nExplore Tidepools at Treasure Island Beach\nPrice: Free\nHours: The best time to go is in the early morning.\nLocation: Wesley Dr, Laguna Beach, CA 92651\nWhy You Need To Go: If you’re in the mood to go to the beach and want to see some sea creatures up close, this is the perfect date. Plus, it’s free.\nView this post on Instagram Beach vibes 🏝 A post shared by @ judr0w on Jan 3, 2019 at 2:22pm PST\nWebsite\nThe Noguchi Garden\nPrice: Free\nHours: 8 am to midnight seven days a week\nLocation: 611 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626\nWhy You Need To Go: This hidden sculpture garden by the South Coast Plaza is so beautiful. Think garden art, hidden benches, trees, and a small river. It’s the perfect place to stop and have a picnic.\nView this post on Instagram Sur ma route ✨ #NoguchiGarden #SoCal #Architure #Trigonometry #Pyramid #Desert #Landscape #BlackM A post shared by DiANi (@diani_burgos) on Aug 24, 2019 at 11:12am PDT\nWebsite\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.