Free things to do in Miami

Free wine tastings and samplings at The Fresh Market

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The Fresh Market specialty grocery stores in Miami Beach and Coconut Grove are hosting weekly weekend wine tastings and samplings through early February. Here’s your chance to come in and sample local items and The Fresh Market’s exclusive wines. Here are the upcoming events: Eat Local Sampling Event Saturday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 25, from 1-4 […]

Free Bonfire Under the Moonlight music event

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Making its mark on the cultural scene, the Arts + Entertainment District is the host site for a free monthly music series at CANVAS in the Downtown Miami district. The event, which begins at 7 p.m., includes complimentary ‘smores by the “campfire,” PBR beer and Ms. Cheezious food truck gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches for sale. Here’s the schedule […]

Coral Gables Farmers Market on Saturdays

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The Coral Gables Farmers Market, is back every Saturday through March 28. The Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday in front of City Hall, at the intersection of LeJeune Road and Biltmore Way. Just-picked produce, along with baked goods, gourmet specialty foods and plants, are available for sale. Other activities […]

Free Big Band concert and lecture

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As part of Miami Beach’s Centennial Celebration, the city is a free Big Band concert and lecture on Friday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. at North Shore Band Shell. The concert is part of Miami Beach’s Arts in the Parks program. The concert will be followed by a lecture by Seth Bramson. Bramson, a historian and […]

Free movies at SoundScape: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ and ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’

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The SoundScape Cinema Series screens free films on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall at the New World Center’s ExoStage, corner of 17th Street and Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. Movies usually are at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays but there are also some films on Thursday. Film schedule for 2014-2015: Wednesday, Oct. 1: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER […]

Free late-night movies at Coral Gables Art Cinema

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Night owls who also love movies will want to get in on the free late night movie screenings at the Coral Gables Art Cinema on Saturday nights in January. The showings are free but you need to get tickets in advance through the Secret Celluloid Society. Here’s the schedule: Jan. 17, at 11 p.m.: “Creepshow,” a classic horror film. […]

Free day at national parks Monday

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Entry to all 392 U.S. national parks will be free Jan. 19, in honor of Martin Luther King’s Birthday. The deal includes Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West. The National Park Service also reminds us that admission to many of our national parks, including Biscayne National Park in Miami, is […]

Free Bird Road Art Walk third Saturdays

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The Bird Road Art Walk is held the third Saturday of every month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate art, music, poetry and more during the Bird Road Art Walk. Enjoy free parking and a free shuttle service  that loops continuously throughout the district stopping at each participating artists’ studio and gallery.  Start your […]