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Free and cheap Labor Day fun in Miami

The long Labor Day Weekend usually signals the end of summer so we've rounded up some ideas on how to make the most of those three days:

Coral Gables Gallery Night

  • Visit Deering Estate. There's a special $5 admission on Labor Day Weekend. Click here for all the details.
  • Spend the day two-wheeling through some of Miami's many bike trails, there are plenty to choose from in Miami. Click here to find one that's convenient for you.
  • Stroll through Downtown Coral Gables and do some gallery hopping during Gables Gallery Night, one of Miami's longest running monthly events. Click here for all the details.
  • Visit Fairchild Tropical Garden and take advantage of their discounted admission all weekend long. Click here for details.

  • Listen to live music at the quaint boutique The Betsy Hotel and while there, stroll and enjoy their impressive photography and art on display. Click here for details.
  • Break out your Bank of America card, show it at one of six museums around Miami for free admission thanks to the Museums on Us Program. Click here for details.
  • Head to the beach, after all it is Miami and we've got some amazing ones. Get there early to grab a good spot.

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About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at

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