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Winter holiday festivals, parades, events in Broward

Winter festivals, fun with Santa, and dazzling light displays are part of the seasonal festivities in South Florida.

Broward County offers all kinds of events to celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year. Parades, festivals, concerts, family festivals, light displays and more abound from Coral Springs to Hallandale Beach, from Hollywood to Pembroke Pines, from Plantation and Sunrise to Deerfield Beach to Pompano Beach and Fort Lauderdale.

If you're on a budget, you will find that many events are free. Some of the more expensive events offer discounts or cheaper days.

We also have big lists of free and cheap holiday events in Miami-Dade and free and cheap holiday events in Palm Beach County.

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Here is our ultimate day-by-day guide to free and cheap holiday events in Broward County in 2023.

Broward County Holiday Parades and Events in 2023

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