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Things to do with kids this summer (free, low-cost & deals)

When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, if those activities are free. Inexpensive. Or offered with an enticing discount. Lots of indoor & outdoor fun and entertainment — including free fun and entertainment — is offered in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater …

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Libraries loan vouchers for free entry to Florida State Parks

Florida State Parks and public libraries in South Florida offer an opportunity for free entry to almost all state parks in the Florida. Usual entry for Florida state parks varies, but typically is about $5-$10 per vehicle. Real Florida Reader Program offers library patrons free vouchers during summer on loan. The voucher offers entry for …

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July Fourth fireworks, parades & fun in South Florida

Patriotic festivities for July Fourth in South Florida include fireworks, parades, pool parties, water slides, food vendors and live entertainment. Concerts,  are planned for July 4, 2022, in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Lots of Fourth of July events are free to attend. Usually July 4th events are July 4, with occasional exceptions. July …

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Pride Parades, Festivals & Exhibits

Festive Pride parades, street fairs and displays offer fun on land in South Florida — and in the water. Lots of Pride events and displays for Pride Month in June are free, or are relatively inexpensive. Occasionally you’ll save some dough if you purchase tickets prior to the event. Plenty of LGBTQ Pride events and …

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Tri-Rail offers $5 fares on weekends

For a twist on the usual weekend activities, skip the traffic. Travel via train. On weekends and holidays, Tri-Rail offers $5 all-day fares for its train routes in South Florida.  Pay $5 and ride to & from wherever you want. Tri-Rail runs from Miami to West Palm Beach, stopping at stations, including: Delray Beach Boca …

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Like music? You’ll love our new Music in South Florida site

As Miami on the Cheap readers, you know we do our best to round up all the free and cheap concerts and other entertainment in Miami-Dade County. But I’m willing to pay for good music, too, especially because the musicians who give the concerts need to get paid. But when I looked for concerts of …

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