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Free St. Patrick’s Day festival and parade in Hollywood

Free festivities in Hollywood for St. Patrick’s Day include a festival and lively parade.  The parade is on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street in downtown Hollywood. It features floats, marching bands, and NYPD Emerald Society Pipe and Drums.  Festivities in 2023 are 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. March 12, with a parade at 1 p.m., …

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Unique Valentine gift ideas at South Florida attractions

Want to buy the perfect gift all while avoiding the mall? South Florida has great cultural institutions and other attractions with amazing gift shops. Many of these destinations and venues also offer memberships as a Valentine gift. Give the one you love a year-long experience that will truly be unforgettable. You’re likely to find one-of-a-kind …

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Free & cheap Valentine’s Day fun

Whether it’s an emphasis on romance, hanging out with friends and family, or treating yourself, Valentine’s Day is a perfect occasion to do something special. South Florida offers plenty of things to do, including free and inexpensive activities, and deals. Please return to this feature as other events are added. 2023 Valentine’s Day & Weekend …

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Free Valentine’s Day weddings & vow renewals in Fort Lauderdale

Valentine’s Day weddings are especially romantic. If you and your partner want to wed on Valentine’s Day or renew your vows, a public official in Fort Lauderdale is accommodating that request. A group Valentine’s Day wedding event for 2023 is 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. February 14 in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  It’s open to a …

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Elsewhere, Native American Heritage is celebrated for a month; in Florida it’s year-round

Miccosukee Indian Village Open on Thursday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While holiday meals and family gatherings may be at the forefront of our minds this week, let’s not forget why.  According to historians, the legendary feast we now call Thanksgiving took place in 1621 and was celebrated as a time for …

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Experience more ‘Stranger Things’ this season for free

Netflix wants to feed the beast. Discover your power in an immersive Stranger Things experience filled with fan-favorite characters, iconic locations and tubular monsters. Beware, nerd: the gate to the Upside Down is opening! Hawkins Lab is back, and only the bravest guests are invited to discover the secrets within its walls. Write your story …

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Free and cheap Halloween events in South Florida

Haven’t come up with a plan for Halloween yet? Don’t worry. We got you. 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 …

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Pumpkin Patches in Broward

For decorating, eating, and vibrant photo ops, pumpkins are popular in South Florida. Pumpkin patches are featured at festivals, in parking lots, and at farms. If you’re looking for the perfect place to pluck your pumpkins, Broward offers a variety of pumpkin patch venues and events. Pumpkin Patches & Events with Pumpkins in Broward Flamingo …

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New Year’s Eve 2020: Dinner specials at Miami restaurants

Dinner to ring in the New Year? Why, of course! We’ve found several restaurants throughout Miami that are offering dinner specials on Dec. 31 to help you welcome 2021. If you’re eager to say goodbye to 2020 – and who isn’t, really? – make your plans now for some delicious eats and don’t worry about …

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Free NYE Extravaganza at Ball & Chain in Little Havana

  Ball & Chain, Calle Ocho’s hot music spot, is hosting a NYE Extravaganza party kicking off at 8 pm on Dec. 31. Free admission to hear Pepe Montes and his Conjunto at 10 pm in the main room. Other music being played there: VIP ticket holders can purchase tickets and tables to hear Tito Puente Jr. …

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