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Noelani Soto

Noelani Soto is a lifestyle and travel writer based in Miami who enjoys the hunt of finding a good deal. She also has her own travel blog, “The Traveling Chismosa.” Noelani regularly contributes to other publications such as Culture Crusaders and Swanky Retreats. Contact her at news@miamionthecheap.com.

Fairchild’s popular NightGarden to bring back the magic in November (special offer available!)

During Miami winters, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden transforms itself into The NightGarden, an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment – where things like the Wise Talking Tree, Archimedes and Flying Fairies come to life. After being canceled in 2020, this holiday tradition returns for the 2021 season, and we couldn’t be happier!  This …

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Free United First Responders Musicfest in Coconut Grove

For one special day, heroes are joining together and using the universal language of music to unite the community at the United First Responders Musicfest.  This special free event is taking place Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in beautiful Regatta Park, 3500 Pan American Drive in Coconut Grove – bringing together “musicians, who are presently active …

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U-pick farms: Where to find them in Miami & South Florida

Make a fun day out of visiting u-pick farms throughout Miami and South Florida, where you can pluck your own fruit and vegetables fresh from the plants. It’s fun, cheap and fresh. Find strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, star fruit, lychee, herbs, flowers and more. We encourage you to try the tropical fruits, such as mamey, …

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Miami restaurants offering Breast Cancer Awareness Month promotions

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, restaurants around Miami and the rest of South Florida are taking initiative and donating a portion of their proceeds to various foundations.  To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or visit our Facebook group …

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Pumpkin patch time! Find one near you – VIDEO

Pumpkin patches signal fall. It’s tradition and it’s fun. Here’s what we do know is happening this time around. Keep checking back as we continue to update this list!   Sept. 25 Through Oct 31: Pinto’s Farm Pumpkin Patch, at 14890 SW 216th St., Miami. Kids can enjoy pony rides, hayrides, and a petting zoo. …

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Seltzerland Miami festival caters to lovers of hard seltzers

In Miami, you can always count on a great festival to attend. Come November, there’s a a hard seltzer festival making its way down to South Florida to showcase more than 100 fruity flavors. Called Seltzerland Miami, it will be taking over Doral’s Costa Del Sol Golf Club on Saturday, Nov. 6, and the fun …

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Top brunch spots in Miami: Where to go for fun, food & mimosas

Weekend brunch in Miami is a must-do. It’s become more of a ritual than an occasional outing. There’s just something about a mimosa – light on the orange juice, please – that makes us forget about our Sunday Scaries. So grab your friends and check out one of these great brunch spots around Miami! Buya …

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Miami Sweet: A ‘Candy Dreamland’ opens in Aventura

A sugary escape has made its way to Aventura Mall – and it was created by the same co-founder as the popular Candytopia!  Miami Sweet is the latest immersive experience to hit our town, combining art, entertainment, and retail to deliver an unforgettable visit that ignites the imagination. Miami Sweet is open to the public …

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Tree lighting at Shops at Merrick Park to return, as holiday plans get underway in Miami

Back for its 18th year, the festive tree lighting ceremony at the Shops at Merrick Park plans to dazzle spectators with new decor, activities, and a special performance. Head to Coral Gables’ pristine destination for fine shopping and dining at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, to kick off the holiday season with what’s billed …

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Anticipating Saturday? See free & cheap things you can do in Miami

Miami is a city where you can find something to do on every corner on any day of the week.  We’ve rounded up some great activities that you can enjoy with friends and family on any given Saturday!  Make sure to bookmark this post for future reference, so you can easily check back for free …

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