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Best free and cheap things to do in Broward

Free & cheap Halloween events in South Florida

Halloween festivities are back in person for 2022! Ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls … read on to find our most current list of kid (and some adult) events. NOTE: We are constantly updating this list, so scroll down and check back often!   HALLOWEEN 2022 IN MIAMI & SOUTH FLORIDA Sept. 15-Oct. 30, 2022 Spooky …

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South Florida pumpkin patches, fall festivities

In sunny South Florida, residents enjoy picking their favorite pumpkins at sites set up as “pumpkin patches” in parking lots, fields & at festivals. Whether you’re whipping up a pie, decorating your orange orb with a funny face, or enhancing your your Autumn decor, pumpkins & pumpkin patches are plentiful. To verify supply, it’s wise …

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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting or petting zoos. In addition to shopping for flavorful …

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Butterfly World: 2-for-1, $5 off & other discounts

Nab a discount for  enchanting Butterfly World in North Broward.  The popular walk-through attraction, which is at Tradewinds Park,  features free-flight aviaries with tropical foliage and thousands of butterflies and birds from different parts of the world. Regular prices are $32.50 for guests age12 and older, $22.50 for children age 3-11 and free for age …

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Where to see rescued sea turtles (for free)

With a focus on protecting oceans and sea turtles, the Marine Environmental Education Center in Hollywood is open to the public with exhibits and a saltwater pool where you can watch rescued sea turtles swim and eat. The female turtles on site are not releasable due to injuries from boats, according to a representative of …

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Discount: A family-friendly, comedic retelling of The Last Supper

The Fulfillment Theatre Company (FTC) brings a theatrical, comedic retelling of the preparation supper of Jesus Christ. The show, IN THE UPPER ROOM, will be performed at the historic Vinnette Carroll Theater at Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.  Use the promo code MOTC15 to get a $20 ticket (regular …

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Free entry days and museum deals in Broward

Free entry days & discounts offer a wonderful & frugal opportunity to play tourist in your own town. Many Museums in Broward offer free-entry days or discounts for groups, senior citizens, military and members of other museums. Some venues are always free. Broward museum deals & free-entry days are perfect for a rainy day, a …

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Ideas for free and cheap dates in Broward

If you appreciate frugal fun, delighting your sweetie with a lovely inexpensive or free date is doable in Fort Lauderdale and the rest of Broward County. Plenty of exciting events and interesting activities are free. Others are relatively inexpensive. With extra dollars in your wallet, splurge on sparkling wine, a fancy dessert, or other romantic …

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Kids eat free & other kids’ deals at restaurants in South Florida

Restaurants in South Florida offer  family-friendly deals, including free food for kids. Often, free-kid’s-meal deals require purchase of at least one adult entrée. With these deals, participation at individual restaurants may vary and restrictions and exceptions may apply. Because vendors sometimes switch out their promotions, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the deal is …

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