Half-price tickets to Miami International Piano Festival

The Miami International Piano Festival's Discovery Series brings new artists and musical prodigies from around the world to South Florida to perform May 12-15 at the art deco-designed historic Colony Theatre in Miami Beach. Among this year's handpicked recitalists are 15-year-old Mayuki Miyashita and a trio of Italian pianists, who'll … [Read More...]

Free and discounted theater tickets for this weekend

On occasion, Goldstar offers comp tickets to select shows. This weekend, May 5-8, they are offering free or discounted tickets to four showings of A Special Day at the Colony Theatre in Miami Beach. Prices vary according to seats from $20-$0, plus a service fee. The regular price is $39 plus a service fee. To get the deals, you must … [Read More...]

Mother’s Day deals and freebies

We keep pulling deals and freebies around town for Mother's Day so check back often: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. 2 for 1 admission all month long. MOTHER exhibit May 6-8 is a group show featuring work by contemporary Miami artists honoring motherhood. Guests can see video art documenting mothers of soldiers in … [Read More...]

Free Military Appreciation Day and more in Homestead

May is Military Appreciation Month and Seminole Theatre is teaming up with The Combat Hippies on a couple of different offerings in Homestead: May 7: Military Appreciation Day  Downtown Homestead will host military displays, an obstacle course competition, and an all-day party with live music and food trucks guaranteed to be fun for … [Read More...]

Free Cuban guitar building demo

It's not often that you get to see someone build a guitar. The public is invited for this free and unique event. Watch as instrument maker Leandro Rojas builds a Cuban tres. For two days -- May 7 and 8 -- this master musician and craftsman will fabricate the traditional Cuban guitar and discuss its significance to the island's … [Read More...]

Free concert on Miami Beach

Every first Friday of the month, the City of Miami Beach offers "Friday Night Live," a series of free concerts at the Normandy Fountain on Normandy Drive at 71st Street. The concerts usually run from 6 to 9 pm. May 6: Cuban sensation Oriente will be live. Also, student rock band The Bulldogs will have a special … [Read More...]

National Public Gardens Day free entry and discount

National Public Gardens Day is Friday, May 6. If your mother likes gardens, taking her to see one might be a great Mother's Day Gift. To visit most of the gardens, you'll need to sign up in advance. In and near Miami-Dade County, three gardens are participating, including one that is usually open only by appointment: Fairchild … [Read More...]

Alhambra Orchestra free concert

The Alhambra Orchestra will present a concert titled "Slavonic Serenade," on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m., at Coral Gables Congregational Church. The concert is free and conducted by Timothy Shade. This presentation showcases master melodist Antonin Dvorak, who put some of his loveliest lines into his music for small ensembles.  The … [Read More...]

Free Fit Kids Day in Pinecrest

Get the kids away from the TV and off and head to Fit Kids Day Color Run and Obstacle Course on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124th St. in Pinecrest. The event is part of the Pinecrest Parks & Recreation Department's obesity awareness campaign. Tailored specifically to introduce kids to … [Read More...]

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Free or cheap things to do this weekend in Miami

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

120 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 … See the list