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Boynton Beach Boat Parade offers free spectator area

For your holiday entertainment, Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade is a free event. Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade is 6:30 p.m. December 9, with a watch area and festivities at Boynton Harbor Marina. Other watch areas include water front parks and restaurants. Information is on the parade webpage. Watch areas include these and others: Intracoastal …

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Free Family Day on Aragon in Coral Gables

Coral Gables Museum welcomes you to “Family Day on Aragon” on the second Saturday of each month, with free admission, live music and special activities. Their Artist-In-Residence for the season will offer special programming during each Family Day event. Schedule of Events 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Hands-on activities for children & families in the …

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60th annual Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

Sixty years of magic on the water. Relish a favorite dazzling winter season tradition in South Florida with Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point/Deerfield Beach  Holiday Boat Parade on the Intracoastal Waterway. Entry is free for participating boats and entry is free at various watch areas. In holiday boat parades, yachts, sailboats and other watercraft are decorated to …

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Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale

Popular and festive, the  Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade features elaborately decorated water crafts floating in formation on The New River & Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale. The event in 2022 is at 6:30 p.m. on December 10  featuring a prime outdoor watch area in Fort Lauderdale with  live entertainment and a jolly vibe. …

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Where to see holiday lights in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach

Turn on holiday music in the car and take a drive to a fairyland of outdoor light displays throughout South Florida. You can see Christmas lights in Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach counties – and, in some cases, you won’t even have to leave your car. We’re lucky that we have a nice mix of …

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Join in on the Audubon Society’s annual bird count

Grab your binoculars For the past 122 years, teams of enthusiastic birders have joined together every December across North America to participate in the Christmas Bird Count (CBC). Coordinated in the U.S. by National Audubon Society, the CBC is the nation’s longest-running bird-related community science project. This early-winter bird census spans three weeks, from December …

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Winter holiday festivals, parades in Broward

Winter festivals, fun with Santa, and dazzling light displays are part of the seasonal festivities in South Florida. Many events are free. Some are inexpensive, or offered with deals & discounts. Please return to this feature as other events are added. 2022 Holiday Displays in Broward Symphony In Lights, free November 12-December 31 Symphony in …

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Winter holidays festivals, parades in Palm Beach

Festive events, DIY workshops and exciting holiday displays are featured in parks, shopping plazas and other public places. Plenty of events are free. Some are relatively inexpensive, or offer discount opportunities. Happy Holidays! 2022 events in greater Palm Beach Please return to this feature as other events are added. November 12-December 31 The Square in …

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Free outdoor floating films in Fort Lauderdale

Watch free floating films outdoors on a riverfront in Fort Lauderdale. Films are shown in Brion Park on a  screen floating in New River. The park is at  333 Tarpon Drive, Fort Lauderdale.  Entry is free and an RSVP is requested.  Popcorn and other refreshments are available for purchase.  Movies include November 19 “The Princess …

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Free birdwatching equipment on loan from libraries

For fun, free outdoor excursions, lots of people delight in watching & identifying birds on nature walks in local parks.  If you’re interested in birdwatching, Broward Library & Broward Parks department offer resources.  Broward Library is loaning out backpacks with equipment for birdwatching. Parks naturalist Sierra Taliaferro offers some information on the activity. “All birds …

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Winter Wonderland exhibit in Plantation with free entry

Dozens of festive decorated trees and a train display are featured at a free Winter Wonderland exhibit  in Plantation.  For 2022, the display is usually open 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays November 19 – December 31, with free entry. The venue is not open: …

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