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Free Family Fun Fest at Biscayne National Park

Family Fun Fest

Family Fun Fest is a free public program at Biscayne National Park. Each month, a different aspect of the park’s diverse resources is highlighted at five hands-on activity stations around the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at the Park. The event is from 1-4 p.m.

Participants receive a passport that is stamped at each station and when all five punches are received on the passport they receive a specially designed button. There is also a special play area for toddlers.

The 2020 themes are:

  • Fables and Fairy Tales – March 8, 2020 – 1 – 4 p.m.

Some of your favorite children’s tales brought to life, with a twist! See what Snow White, Rip Van Winkle and The Fox and The Hound have been up to at Biscayne!

  • Biscayne’s Mightiest Heroes – April 5, 2020 – 1 – 4 p.m. (Note date change to FIRST Sunday!)

A woman who changes the weather? A guy who builds webs to climb? A superhero TREE? MARVEL-ous!

Participants who earn all five buttons in a season are declared “Family Fun Fest Fanatics” and earn a special award in April.

In addition to five activity stations at each event, there will also be one activity station focusing on theme-related creative play for parents with toddlers.

Biscayne National Park is located at 9700 SW 328 St., Homestead, FL 33033.

More free and cheap things to do with kids this week:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Garden tour

10:00 am | FREE | Society of the Four Arts

$9 deal for roller skating in Davie

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

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Street Stages

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Old Post Office

GOGO MOAD Art Making Workshop

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00 | IS Projects

$12 Adult Skate Night

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

Friday, February 10, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Art After Dark at Norton in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Discounted | Norton Museum of Art

Night market at Dania Pointe

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Friday Films in Palm Beach

5:30 pm | $10.00 | Society of the Four Arts

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Tunes 'n Trucks in Sunrise

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | City Park

Free movie in West Palm Beach

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Waterfront Commons

Free outdoor film in Weston

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Weston Regional Park

Free outdoor films in Hollywood

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

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Sensory Friendly Saturday

9:00 am to 11:00 am | FREE | Miami Children’s Museum

Family Art Workshop

10:00 am to 11:30 am | FREE | Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami

Free Family Fun Day

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | HistoryMiami

PAMM free day with family activities

11:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Family Fest: Rita Finds Home

12:00 pm to 3:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Free Marlins Fan Fest

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | loanDepot Park

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Family Day free admission

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Rock n' Ride in Tamarac

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Sports complex

Free GOGO MOAD Family Art Fun

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Surfside Town Hall

Canes Baseball Fan Fest

4:00 pm | FREE | Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field

Street Stages

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Old Post Office

Cultural Saturdays at Dania Ponite

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Night sky viewing with telescopes

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Fox Observatory

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Kids' Graffiti Drawing Class

10:00 am | $16.00 | Museum of Graffiti

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Family Sundays at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Dania Pointe

$12 Adult Skate Night

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

Monday, February 13, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Los Trompos art installation

All Day | FREE | Merrick Park

See all the free and cheap events this week.

 

Josie Gulliksen

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