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Holiday parades popping up throughout South Florida

For the winter holidays, South Florida lights up with dazzling parades. 

It’s ideal as a seasonal tradition with family and friends. Some events even feature toy drives, if you’d like to drop off  an unwrapped present. 

Below, find a roundup of holiday parades throughout South Florida – and keep checking back, as we’ll continue updating!

(Photo courtesy of Boynton Beach CRA)

Palm Beach County

Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade

The parade, led by a Zambelli traveling fireworks display, navigates up the Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach to Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The event includes a toy drive. Website

Holiday Street Parade, Boca Raton

Holiday Street Parade in Boca Raton with floats and entertainment is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, from Federal Highway and Southeast Fifth Street north to Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Website

Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade 

Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10, complete with a Santa visit and entertainment at the Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd. Unwrapped toys are accepted for a toy drive. Website

Delray Beach Holiday Parade

The Delray Beach Holiday Parade will start at 6 p.m. Dec. 11, on Atlantic Avenue, from the Atlantic Avenue bridge to Northwest Fifth Avenue. Theme: “Songs of the Season.” Website

Holiday Boat Parade, Boca Raton

Holiday Boat Parade in Boca Raton is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18, through the Intracoastal Waterway. Limited bleacher watch zone offered at Red Reef Park, 1400 N. Ocean Blvd. Website

(Photo courtesy of Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce)

Broward County

Yuletide Parade, Pompano Beach

Floats, dancers and Santa will be featured in the Yuletide Parade, which starts at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in Pompano Beach. The parade will wind through Atlantic Boulevard, from Riverside Drive to Southeast 24th Avenue. A watch area is expected to be located at Harbor Drive and Atlantic Boulevard. Website 

Candy Cane Parade, Hollywood 

Hollywood hosts its parade 7 p.m. December 4 on Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, an oceanside promenade. Lighted floats and other parade participates navigate southward from Missouri Street  to Harrison Street. Free bleacher seating is provided @ different points. No single-use plastic items like bags & bottles are permitted. Website

Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

This parade is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 10, with dozens of bedazzled boats expected to light up the Intracoastal Waterway. Route is from Lake Santa Barbara north to Sullivan Park in Deerfield Beach. Website

Winterfest Boat Parade

This one’s a biggie! The Winterfest Boat Parade is a well-loved Fort Lauderdale holiday event. This year’s edition will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 11. Expect elaborately decorated watercraft floating along the New River and Intacoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are sold for designated watch area with entertainment or activities. Or reserve seats at restaurants along the route. If you’re not watching in person, watch it on TV or livestream. Parade Watch Zone with live entertainment featuring Big City Dogs & Shane Duncan Band is at  Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade Park, 80 Las Olas Circle, Fort Lauderdale 33316.  Entry is $25 for adults and $15 for 10 and younger.

Holiday Parade, Coral Springs

Holiday Parade in Coral Springs is 7 p.m. Dec. 15 on Sample Road, between Coral Springs Drive and City Hall, 9500 W. Sample Road. You’re welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets and relax. Free parking is available at City Hall garage. Information. Website 

Miami-Dade County

Santa’s Parade of the Elves

Presented annually by the South Miami Parks & Recreation Department, this popular and festive event has been scheduled for Dec. 5.Starting at 2 p.m., you’ll find the streets flooded with floats, horses, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, dancers, horses, marching bands and more. And let’s not forget Santa and Mrs. Claus! Click here

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More Free and Cheap South Florida Holiday Events

Monday, December 6, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Paws Holiday Extravaganza

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | $40.00 | Coral Ridge Country Club

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Stranahan House Home For The Holidays event

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $50.00 | Stranahan House

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Holiday Street Parade

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Federal Highway

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Friday, December 10, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Coral Ridge Holiday Spectacular in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 am to 10:00 pm | $5.00-50.00 | Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Free Tinsel Town holiday drive-thru in Tamarac

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Sports complex

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Holiday Boat Parade

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Harbor Marina

Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Intracoastal Waterway

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Story time and photos with Santa

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Free pet photos with Santa

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | PetsMart, Multiple Locations

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Santa @ Festival marketplace 

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Coral Ridge Holiday Spectacular

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | $5.00-50.00 | Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

Christmas Near The beach

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Winterfest Boat Parade

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE | Intracoastal Waterway

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Free pet photos with Santa

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | PetsMart, Multiple Locations

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Santa @ Festival marketplace 

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Monday, December 13, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Santa on floating water sleigh

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Historic Holidays Evening Strolls at Deering Estate

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Friday, December 17, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Margate Winter Festival

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | 441 & Margate Boulevard

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Free pet photos with Santa

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | PetsMart, Multiple Locations

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Santa @ Festival marketplace 

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Holiday Boat Parade

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Intracoastal Waterway

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Free pet photos with Santa

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | PetsMart, Multiple Locations

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Santa @ Festival marketplace 

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Monday, December 20, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Stranahan House Victorian Holiday in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00-30.00 | Stranahan House

Friday, December 24, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Saturday, December 25, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Santa @ Festival marketplace 

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Kwanzaa festivities in Delray

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Spady heritage museum

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Monday, December 27, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Winter Wonderland display in Plantation

FREE | Plantation Historical Museum

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Garden of Lights at Flamingo Gardens with live entertainment

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $10.95-12.00 | Flamingo Gardens

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Christmas Lights In The Acres is dazzling display, $10 per vehicle

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $10.00 | Plantation Baptist Church

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Friday, December 31, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $13.00-18.00 | Palm Beach Zoo

Lights 4 Hope drive-through light display

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Okeeheelee Park

Ignite Your Light

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm | $24.95-38.95 | cb smith park

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $24.00-34.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Monday, January 3, 2022

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

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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 Earth911.com. Send your cheap tips to her at info@fortlauderdaleonthecheap.com.

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