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New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: Free and cheap things to do in South Florida

From extravagant holiday bashes to intimate gatherings, New Year's Eve can take many twists and turns. While it is known to be on the pricier side, it is possible to celebrate on the cheap. Here are some free and cheap ways to spend New Year's Eve.

Many of the holiday lights displays and light shows are still open for New Year's Eve and New Year's weekend. There also are fireworks shows, free concerts and family-friend celebrations throughout the weekend.

Here are the free and cheap New Year's Eve and New Year's Day events in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, plus a few splurges:

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Miami Seaquarium Senior Deal

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Miami Seaquarium

Please return to this feature to read about other events as they're added. Happy New Year!

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More Free and Cheap South Florida Holiday Events

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Jungle Island Luminosa deals

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Jungle Island

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Wolfson Market & Movie, Miami

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

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