Five forms of frugal fun for five bucks or less... in Santa Cruz, CA
$5. 00 Enjoy two delicious authentic Mexican tacos and a beer.
El Palomar Unique Mexican Cuisine http://elpalomarcilantros.com/
Taco Tuesdays 5-9pm $1.50 tacos, $2.oo drafts
$4.75 Swim some laps, splash around, and take a ride down the giant water slide.
Simpkins Swim Center http://www.scparks.com/simpkins_home.html
All day pass any day of the week $4.75 (adult)
$3.75 Hit the boardwalk and ride "The Big Dipper" roller coaster and four other rides.
Santa Cruz Boardwalk http://www.beachboardwalk.com/
Mondays and Tuesdays 75 cents a ride after 5pm
$2.00 Practice your Latin moves at the Salsa Dance Party.
Palomar Ballroom http://www.palomarballroom.com/
Mondays 9:30-11 $2
$1.00 Stay home and curl up with a good DVD.
Cedar Street Video 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz
Tuesday and Wednesday $1.00 rentals