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.
In Miami, we celebrate the Fourth of July (July 4) with fireworks, and the spectaculars in the sky get grander every year. Here’s a list of free fireworks shows and events (unless otherwise stated) for America’s birthday and independence: America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Downtown Miami (305-358-7550). Festivities are from 9 […]
Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Miami this week.
Are you ready for tropical fruit trafficking season? Mango season is late this year, but it is beginning with the varieties that ripen first. The bounty of the mango tree means that the fruit is abundant during a Miami summer, and those who don’t have their own mango trees should be making friends with neighbors. […]
Zoo Miami is offering discount $10 admission to visitors during $10 Days over the July 4 weekend. That means that admission to the zoo will be $10 per person July 1-4, 2016. The price is the same for adults and children, with toddlers 2 and under free. It’s a significant discount from the regular price, which is […]
Cobb Theatres are showing free kids’ movies this summer at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and many of the theaters fill quickly with summer campers, so arrive early if you want a seat. The 2016 season runs June 14-Aug. 4. The free films will be at three Miami-Dade theaters: […]
The Miami-Dade Public Library System is planning its 2016 Summer Reading Program.The program runs June 11 through Aug. 1. And, it’s not just for children. The celebration begins Saturday, June 11, with special events at many branch libraries. Check the library calendar for free events all summer. For more information, call 305-375-BOOK.
The Gold Coast Railroad Museum offers free admission the first Saturday of most months: April 2 May 7 June 4: AMTRAK Train day July 2 August 6 Tickets to ride a train range from $5 to $12 per ticket. It’s great for any train enthusiast, Thomas the Train lover or young kids. The food is reasonably priced […]
If you’re a newcomer to South Florida, or perhaps you’ve lived her for a while but are ready to try gardening for the first time, you have a few things to learn. Gardening in South Florida is not like gardening in my hometown of Kansas City, Mo., for example. But if you want to learn […]
Family Day on Aragon is a free block party on the second Saturday of the month in Coral Gables. That also means discounted movies at the Coral Gables Art Cinema in the mornings, free admission at the Coral Gables Museum in the afternoon, and free story time and entertainment at Books & Books. The area of Aragon Avenue in front […]
HistoryMiami museum hosts a the second Saturday of every month, with free admission for all. The family fun day now is all day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum gathers and presents the history of Miami and South Florida as a cultural crossroads of the Americas. For more information, call 305-375-1492 or visit www.historymiami.org […]