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Father’s Day discounts & ideas for fun in Broward

Restaurants and attractions in South Florida offer deals and extra perks to treat dads for Father’s Day.

With these Dad’s Day deals in greater Fort Lauderdale, participation may vary, and restrictions and exceptions may apply.

Some deals are valid Saturday and Sunday.

Please return to this feature as other ideas and deals are added.

Flamingo Gardens with LEGO  exhibit

Free for dads Father’s Day at Flamingo Gardens in Davie with guest paying full price. Regular prices are  $21.95 for 12 and older, $15.95 for 3 to 11, free for 2 and younger. Other discount opportunities at Flamingo Gardens.

Photo/Bonnet House

Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

Free for dads with another person paying regular full price.

Oher deals &  information about Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale Discounts at Historic Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach. Photo/Broward Parks & Recreation

Broward Parks

Enjoy a picnic, Frisbee or a nature walk. For birdwatching, Broward libraries are loaning backbacks with birdwatching gear. Read Libraries in Broward loan free equipment for birdwatching

Some parks are always free with free parking.  For some Broward regional parks, the fee is $1.50 weekends and holidays for ages 6 and older. , including 

  • Secret Woods, includes a boardwalk overlooking the New River, and assorted other nature walks, 2701 W. State Road 84, Dania Beach 33312,  954-357-8884, read feature
  • Fern Forest, features several nature paths, including its elevated boardwalk into cypress/maple swamp, 201 Lyons Road South, Coconut Creek 33063, 954-357-5198, read Nature Trails & Free Entry at Fern Forest in North Broward
  • Read about others — Broward Parks’ website

Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood 954-921-3274

Free entry day is usually third Sundays. Free entry includes art exhibits and often a family-friendly hands-on art project or activity.  It’s wise to phone first & verify.

Regular entry fees are $7 for adults, $4 for kids, students & seniors, free for , free ages 3 and younger, teachers, military & members


Ride A Train

Tri-Rail offers $5 fares all day weekends & holidays

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Patti Roth

About Patti Roth

Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Send your cheap tips to her at

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