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Free Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk with live entertainment, exhibits & vendors

Peruse works of art, watch an artist paint with his foot and shop wares from pop-up vendors during the popular Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk. The monthly event typically takes place every third Saturday of the month, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., along Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street. Admission is free. The events usually include Walking tour …

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Home design & remodeling expo in West Palm offers 2-for-1 deal

Nab a 2-for-1 deal for the Home Design & Remodeling Show in West Palm. The expo, set for May 27-30, 2022, features products and displays from vendors in the home improvement industry. Prior to the event, while the promotion is offered, purchase a pair of regular tickets online for $12. That’s $6 each!  At the …

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Shopping event: Stock up on storm supplies in Florida tax free

Florida is offering its residents an opportunity to purchase storm supplies without paying state sales tax, which is 6 percent. You’ll save at least $6 on every $100 you spend. The sales tax holiday, which is May 28 – June 10, is valid for a variety of eligible items.  Usually, specific price points are required …

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

Shop for fresh produce, enticing prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor & other items from South Florida vendors, farmers &  artisans. Farmers markets  often include extra features. Some include yoga, live entertainment or petting zoos. Vendor fairs & farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful — and frugal — outdoor family fun, solo excursions, and perhaps …

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Pompano’s Festival Marketplace offers monthly fairs, pet adoptions

Free entertainment and fun events are offered occasionally at a unique shopping venue in Pompano Beach. Festival Marketplace, at 2900 W. Sample Road, is a bit like a bazaar. It features about 250 vendors, which are primarily independent shops. The marketplace also puts on shopping and entertainment events and offers deals.  Free events at Festival …

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Live entertainment & activities offered at Dania Pointe

Some shopping and dining plazas in South Florida offer live entertainment and fun activities free of charge.  Among them is Dania Pointe in Dania Beach. Other outdoor events & activities at Dania Pointe include: Family Sundays, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., live entertainment, interactive performances and games Live entertainment, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Fridays, …

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$100 toilet rebate available for eligible Broward residents

Reducing water waste is kind to your wallet. And to the planet. As an incentive to replace old toilets with fresher versions that save water, rebates are offered to eligible Broward County residents.   The Broward Water Partnership offers rebates of $100 per toilet when replacing an older model with a more efficient, low-flow, WaterSense-rated …

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Gift ideas: South Florida has great museums, gardens & more where you can shop

Want to buy the perfect gift – all while avoiding the mall? The Miami-South Florida area has great cultural institutions and other attractions with gift shops! You’re likely to find one-of-a-kind items, handmade items and other interesting items at gift shops that aren’t necessarily at the local department store. Plus, depending on who owns and operates …

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Discounts on apparel at Salvation Army Family stores

“Tis the season for bargain-hunting! Did you know about Family Stores run by the Salvation Army? Apparel and eligible accessories are typically half-priced on Wednesdays at participating stores. And eligible merchandise, except furniture and electronics, is 25 percent off on Saturdays. Salvation Army Family Stores in Broward County are usually open from 10 a.m. to …

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Free food-distribution events & food-drive drop-off information

Organizations are offering free food distribution in South Florida for families that need help, with some sites offering drive-through pick-ups. Others offer doorstep deliveries for eligible participants.   Please return to this site. We’re adding other food giveaways and resources. Occasionally events are added. Or maybe rescheduled. If your organization is distributing food, please email …

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