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Best free & cheap things to do this weekend in South Florida

South Florida offers many fun activities to do during the weekend.

From Miami to Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach, and all the cities in between, we have put together this big list of the best free and cheap entertainment and activities to make the most of your Saturdays and Sundays (and Fridays, too, because, let's face it, Friday marks the unofficial start to the weekend). 

Our list of free and cheap things to do this weekend includes free concerts, free movies, things to do with kids, dining deals and discounts on more expensive entertainment. If you know of an event or deal we should include, email us at

We continuously update this post to bring you the latest information on free and cheap things to do in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, whether you want to be indoors or outdoors, seeing free concerts with friends and wandering parks and beaches solo, so be sure to keep checking back.

Before you head out, check Facebook pages or with event organizers to make sure your event is still on. Sometimes events are cancelled at the last minute, especially if the weather is bad. 

Whatever you choose, here's hoping you get to unwind from the long work week and have fun. Have a good weekend, South Florida!

Here are the best free and cheap things to do this weekend in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties:


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

Free and cheap this weekend in Miami-Dade

Free and cheap this weekend in Broward

Free and cheap this weekend in Palm Beach County

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



About Teresa

Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She became a website entrepreneur after 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood, Tamarac, Wilton Manors and Fort Pierce. She is co-owner and CEO of the parent network, Living on the Cheap.


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