Museums free for military, families this summer

If you're in the military, you and your family can get free admission to museums across the country from Memorial Day (May 30) to Labor Day (Sept. 5) in 2016 through the Blue Star Museums program. The program is organized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense, plus more than 2,000 … [Read More...]

$5 summer dive-in movies at Grapeland Water Park

Imagine sitting in a pool and staying refreshed while watching a funny animated movie. That's the experience during Dive-In Movies, the City of Miami Parks & Recreation Department's outdoor movie night every last Friday of the month at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37 Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. The water park opens at 5:30 p.m. … [Read More...]

Free medium fries at McDonald’s on Fridays

Who doesn't love McDonald's fries? Especially, when they're piping hot and fresh. Fry fans can get FREE medium fries with any purchase on Fridays, when they download the McDonald's mobile app. The offer is valid for 24 hours on Fridays from May 20 to July 22 and, again, from September 2 to 23. (Download and registration is required.) When … [Read More...]

Free live jazz and latin funk

Get ready for a jazz filled Memorial Day Celebration. Ball & Chain will feature live music all day on Sunday, May 29, starting at 2pm with Vlade Divak, followed by a set with DJ Kenyi Succar. Suenalo will bring their Afro-latin funk to the legendary pineapple stage at 9pm. (21 and over to attend, this event is open to the public, … [Read More...]

Free movie and music at The Audubon

See "The Unseen Everglades"-- a compelling, Emmy-award-winning, 56-minute documentary-- under the Audubon oaks and stars. Within the "The Unseen Everglades" frames, you'll discover the rich history of the Florida Everglades; explore its unique habitats; and meet both its wildlife and human residents. Flowing southward for hundreds of … [Read More...]

Memorial Day ceremonies and events

Memorial Day honors the memory of men and women who gave their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. This year, Memorial Day falls on May 30.  The public is invited to these free ceremonies throughout Miami-Dade County: City of Coral Gables: 9 am May 30 at the War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Dr. … [Read More...]

Free ‘Miami is an Island’ dance party

Organizers of the 'Miami is an Island' pop-up tropical dance party announced a free Memorial Day Weekend Party with food trucks, crafts vendors and "the best Sunday vibes in Miami." Musical selection includes vintage afrobeat, salsa, cumbia, samba, & soca/calypso to the freshest new global dance music. Residents: Kumi (The Pick … [Read More...]

Free ‘Ciclovia’

Come out to Washington Avenue in Miami Beach for a stroll, skate or bike ride from 8 am to 1 pm Sunday, June 12. The street will be closed to automobiles. Free admission. #MBCiclovía will transform Washington Avenue from 5th to 16th streets into a paved park for people of all ages to stroll, cycle, skateboard, rollerblade and enjoy a … [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

113 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