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Things to do this week in South Florida, including free and inexpensive fun & deals

If you’re looking for a way to entertain yourself, your family and your friends in South Florida without spending a lot of money, we’ve got some tips for you. We’ve got the scoop on lots of free and cheap ways to have fun.

Some events and deals may require prior registration, so plan early. We add information regularly, and you can always find a complete list on our Calendar page. If you know of a free or cheap event you think we should add, email us at news@miamionthecheap.com.

Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in South Florida.  Have an excellent week!

 

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Here are free and cheap things to do in the Miami-South Florida area this week:

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

Discount Tuesdays at AMC Theatres

Discounted | AMC Theatres

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | CityPlace Doral

Food truck gathering at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Poetry Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

$8 roller skating in Davie

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Discounted | Galaxy Skateway Davie

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Free SoundScape Cinema movie

8:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

WAYUP STAYUP live music

FREE | Freehold Miami

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Wellington Food Trucks & Live Entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free Third Thursdays in Surfside

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | 95 St. and Collins Ave.

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Culture Crawl

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Friday, January 21, 2022

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show

$12.00-15.00 | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society Show

Discounted | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Lakewood Market

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Family-friendly fun at Weston Winter Safety Expo

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Tequesta Trace Park

Winter Safety Expo

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Tequesta Trace Park

Free live music at Gulfstream Park Village

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Sounds of Little Haiti

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show

$12.00-15.00 | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society Show

Discounted | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Upper Eastside farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Yellow Green Farmers market reopening

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Yellow Green Farmers Market

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Free Fine Arts Festival

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Pinecrest Gardens

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Free Power Yoga class from YO BK

11:00 am | FREE | Oasis Wynwood

Hollywood Pride event

1:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Hollywood

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free live music at Gulfstream Park Village

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live Music Saturdays at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show

$12.00-15.00 | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Gospel Jam Session

FREE | North Beach Bandshell

Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society Show

Discounted | Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Pinecrest drive-up Farmer's Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | Pinecrest Gardens

Outdoor Yoga at Flamingo Gardens in Davie

8:30 am to 10:00 am | $15.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Palmetto Bay Farmer's Market

8:30 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Coral Reef Park

Vizcaya weekly farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Veterans Park

Lincoln Road Mall market

9:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Lincoln Road

Car Show in Coconut Creek

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Coconut Creek Community Center

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Free Fine Arts Festival

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Pinecrest Gardens

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

Farmer's Market at Village of Merrick Park

11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Merrick Park

Free acoustic music jam

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Secret Woods Nature Center

Celebrate The Arts event in Weston

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Weston Town Center

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Monday, January 24, 2022

Free spay/neuter services for Miami-Dade pets

FREE | Robbie’s Feed & Supplies

South Florida Fair

Discounted | South Florida Fairgrounds

StoryWalk displays on nature paths

FREE | Pondhawk Natural Area

Farmer's market at Arsht Center

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Looking for more ways to have fun on the cheap? Check out these resources:

Do you know about something free and fun to do that we missed? Email us at news@miamionthecheap.com or patti@fortlauderdaleonthecheap.com.

More Events This week

These events are submitted by readers, venues and event organizers and are not necessarily free or cheap.

 

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