Save with these cheap winter break camps

Miami-Dade County Parks are a great deal year-round for enjoying Miami's fantastic weather and they're an even better option for inexpensive Winter Break camps. Parents have a variety of choices to keep the kids busy those two weeks. There are 22 parks in all corners of the county offering camps that include fitness, arts and crafts, … [Read More...]


Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami for $5

Some resident "animals" at Zoo Miami get a holiday sprucing up during the Zoo Lights annual event, which goes from Friday, Dec. 19, through Tuesday, Dec. 30. The attraction is closed Dec. 24 and 25. From 7-10 p.m, visitors pay just $5 to enter ($9.50 if you want hot chocolate, cookies and a carousel ride) and enjoy the 3D experience … [Read More...]

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64 gift card holiday promos & bonuses

This is the one time of the year when it pays to give gift cards because of all the bonus offers. The end dates vary for each promo, but most expire Dec. 31. In addition, some promos are available online or in-store only, while others are available either way. (For true savings, it's better to buy the gift cards in-store, rather than pay … [Read More...]


Free Homestead Trolley to national parks

Every weekend, through April, Homestead invites its residents, neighbors and visitors to explore Everglades and Biscayne National Parks and Homestead's Bayfront Park with a free guided trolley ride from Historic Downtown Homestead. The free trolley will run through April 26, 2015. The City of Homestead, recently designated as the … [Read More...]


Find Miami garage sales near you

We’ve added a new feature that should be popular with those who like to shop at yard sales, garage sales and estate sales: a map that makes it easy to find sales near you. We've partnered with the website to bring Miami on the Cheap readers an interactive map of Miami garage sales, Miami yard sales, Miami moving sales and Mi … [Read More...]

Palmetto Bay Boat Parade

Free Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade

Santa, his elves, reindeer and plenty of holiday decor and lights will be the star attraction at The Palmetto Bay Canal Association's Fifth Annual Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade and canned food drive on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Boats will travel along the canal parade route, which runs along Coral Reef Park where the parade … [Read More...]

Young Arts

Free YoungArts alumni performance

The National YoungArts Foundation is hosting an event to show off its new building and its alumni with the performance "Outside the Box" on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. This month it's the Borscht Film Festival Edition and features screenings of Borscht Film festival favorites as well as films by YoungArts alumni. They're also hosting a … [Read More...]


Free movie night in the park

Disney's latest hit Frozen is well on its way to becoming one of the classics. It's the film being featured at Movie Night in the Park at South Dade Park, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19. Pack a blanket and lawn chair, perhaps some snacks to munch on while watching Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Sven and the rest of the cast of characters on their ad … [Read More...]

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Free or cheap things to do this weekend in Miami

What can you do for fun this weekend without spending a lot of money? Here are our top picks for free and cheap things to do in Miami this weekend. We've also got a big list of free and cheap Miami Holiday events. To keep up with latest news on deals, discounts and free events in South Florida, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap … Free & Cheap This Weekend


96 free & cheap things to do in Miami this week

Here's our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Miami this week. If you’re looking for a way to entertain yourself in Miami-Dade this week without spending a lot of money, we’ve got some tips for you. We’ve got the scoop on lots of free and cheap ways to have fun. Here are some of the free events scheduled thi … See the list