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Santa’s Parade of the Elves scheduled for a comeback

Looks like Santa’s Parade of the Elves in South Miami is returning this year! Presented annually by the South Miami Parks & Recreation Department, this popular and festive event has been scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 5. 2021.  Once picked as “Best Small-Town Parade” by the Miami New Times, the event along Sunset Drive has become …

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Craft Shows, Vendor Markets & Artisan Fairs

Slip into your shopping shoes. South Florida offers a variety of unique, quirky and interesting venues that provide enticing,  shopping excursions. It’s an excellent opportunity to support local vendors. Featured events November 13-14 Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Boulevard, Plantation 33323, craft fair, free entry & free parking  Interesting Shopping Venues ArtServe gift shop features …

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Pompano holiday boat parade is a favorite holiday event

Relish a favorite dazzling winter season tradition in South Florida with Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade on the Intracoastal Waterway In holiday boat parades, yachts, sailboats and other watercraft are decorated to impress. Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade is 7 p.m. to about 9 p.m. December 10 on the Intracoastal …

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How (and where) to recycle your Christmas tree in Miami

Ready to take down your beautiful Christmas tree? Don’t fret: If you don’t know what to do with the once-festive fir, now that the holiday is over, we’ve got some answers for you. Miami-Dade County’s Department of Solid Waste Management offers some pretty specific options, so please read the instructions carefully.  To keep up with …

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Free & cheap holiday events in Miami and South Florida

All our favorite holiday events are coming back for 2021 in South Florida. The spirit of the season can be found in plenty of places around Miami, Broward and Palm Beach. We’re doing our best to list as many free and cheap events and displays as we can find! To keep up with latest news, …

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Photo Ops in South Florida

If you enjoy interesting opportunities for snapping selfies and family photos , we’re delighted to share some ideas in South Florida. When in public, please follow social distancing protocols. Please wear masks. Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale read our feature Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale offers scenic setting for walks & outdoor recreation   Please return to …

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Holiday bazaars & craft fairs where you can find unique gifts

Christmas shopping at big-box stores is fine, but real unique finds are what’s great about holiday bazaars and craft fairs. Besides finding the perfect gift, you’re supporting local and small businesses. Here is what we’ve found so far. Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Talents Unleased Christmas Bazaar Indoor/Outdoor event, socially-distanced guidelines to be …

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Dezerland Park drive-in theater featuring movies, comedy shows and sporting events

North Miami’s Dezerland Park outdoor area has transformed into a drive-in theater and it’s been a big hit. They’ve shown hit movies, comedy shows, even Miami Heat games. The venue is located 14401 NE 19th Ave., North Miami. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also …

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