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South Florida Fair in West Palm features rides, robots … and discounts!

The South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach is expected to be a frollicking, activity-packed good time. Set for Jan. 13-29 at the fairgrounds at 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, this special event features rides, parades, food vendors, and exhibits.    Previous year Free entry For folks at opening festivities 11:30 a.m. January 14, …

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StoryWalk displays offered on nature paths at parks

For a free family friendly activity outdoors, StoryWalk in Boca Raton invites you to enjoy a book while strolling along a nature path. StoryWalks presented by  Boca Raton Public Library  features pages from a storybook displayed at different points as you wander along the route. StoryWalk displays include Pondhawk Natural Area, west of the Spanish …

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Touring vintage Miami’s historic buildings

Despite Miami-Dade County’s modernization, historic buildings can still be found throughout the region. Look closely and these buildings have stories to tell. Map out your route and take a drive to these points of interest. They provide a history lesson via architectural design and structure. By no means is this a comprehensive list, but we …

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Free national park pass for 4th-graders & their families

Got a 4th-grade student in the house? If so, thanks to the Every Kid Outdoors initiative, that fourth-grader – plus everyone else in the family – can get into any U.S. National Park for FREE. You simply need to download the free pass by clicking here, print it out and show it for entry at all …

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Miami Seaquarium: Discounts available for the marine park

Making your fall and winter plans? If visiting Miami Seaquarium is on the list, check out discounts offered at this popular attraction.  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. Miami Seaquarium special offers GENERAL ADMISSION ONLINE DISCOUNT  Get 20 percent off on …

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South Florida events: Your guide to fun every month in 2022

We’ve compiled a month-by-month roundup of fairs and festivals in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Keep in mind that some events may be virtual. Others may follow strict safety protocols. You’ll want to get all the details and decide which options are best for you and your family. Have fun! To keep up with …

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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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Hollywood Broadwalk is an oceanfront venue for walking, skating and entertainment

Delightful outdoor spaces are plentiful in South Florida.  For walking, biking & rollerblading, lots of folks love Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. Noteworthy features include Hollywood Beach Bandshell offering free live entertainment. Hollywood Beach Broadwalk The promenade runs along the Atlantic Ocean with the rolling surf and swaying palms on one side and shops, restaurants and inns …

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Paddleboats and other watercraft rentals in Broward parks

Parks in South Florida offer watercraft rentals for folks who adore an excursion on the water. Watercraft for rent include stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, paddleboats & others.  Prior to venturing out, phone first. Some parks require pre-payment for watercraft rentals, and occasionally rentals are not available for other reasons. Broward Parks offering boat rentals include Quiet …

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