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Free outdoor events & other fun & entertainment outside

Savor the outdoors. Especially when South Florida weather is delightful. Pick your favorites. Art fairs. Festivals. Picnics. Parades. Nature walks. Holiday festivities. Outdoor movies. Live music. Featured free outdoor events  Winter Holiday festivals & events Tunes ‘N Trucks, free event with live entertainment in Sunrise  Friday Night Sound Waves offers free live music & vendors …

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Holiday Wonderland displays & events at Las Olas Oceanside Park in Fort Lauderdale

In a delightful oceanside park, LOOP offers exciting holiday events, festivals, live entertainment, fitness programs, vendors fairs and other fun. Las Olas Oceanside Park, or LOOP, is at 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316 Events @ LOOP include Friday Night Sound Waves Friday Night Sound Waves is a seasonal program offering  free live …

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Free entry to national parks on select holidays

All 392 U.S. national parks offer free entry on certain holidays every year.  This offer includes entry at Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West.  The National Park Service also reminds us that admission to many of our national parks, including Biscayne National Park in Miami, is always free. Click here for …

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Deerfield Island re-opens, free rides weekends

Rides on a water shuttle to Deerfield Island Park in north Broward are free on weekends, weather permitting.  Deerfield Island is a natural area on the Intracoastal Waterway, accessible by boat. The free boat shuttle service usually runs from a dock at Sullivan Park, 1701 Riverview Road, Deerfield Beach 33441, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., …

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Hayrides & outdoor family fun in Broward

Regional parks in Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield, Hollywood & others offer family-fun evening events with hayrides. The fun includes roasting DIY S’mores around a fire. The price is $4 for ages 3 & older, with pre-registration and pre-payment required. Reserve Online or at your park. Entry to parks is usually free on weekdays, including Friday nights. …

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Riverwalk is ideal for waterfront walks, live entertainment & festivals

Riverwalk offers a delightful stretch along the New River in Fort Lauderdale for sightseeing, photography & romantic walks. It also serves as a scenic venue for occasional outdoor events, festivals and live entertainment. Riverwalk runs along the river from about Southwest Fifth Street east toward Federal Highway, incorporating Esplanade Park.  It’s ideal for an outdoorsy …

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Pitch in: Eco-friendly activities at waterways & parks in South Florida

  Opportunities are offered for folks who want to pitch in with protecting and improving waterways, parks and other natural areas  in South Florida. Volunteers are appreciated for events that include picking up plastic litter along shorelines and reefs and enhancing landscaping in public parks.  In addition to protecting the planet,  your effort often racks …

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