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2-for-1 discounts & other LauderDEALS for fun & recreation

Nab 2-for-1 deals & other discounts for favorite attractions, recreational rentals & activities in Fort Lauderdale and neighboring towns. LauderDEALS are valid at participating vendors and attractions, while the promotions are offered. They offer a frugal opportunity to enjoy South Florida as a tourist in your own town. Lots of LauderDEALS in Broward are valid …

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Things to do with kids this summer (free, low-cost & deals)

When kids are out of school for the summer, parents in South Florida appreciate ideas for fun things to do. Especially, if those activities are free. Inexpensive. Or offered with an enticing discount. Lots of indoor & outdoor fun and entertainment — including free fun and entertainment — is offered in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater …

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Dania After Dark: Free fest with entertainment, art & food

Dania After Dark is a popular street festival featuring art, entertainment & food vendors.  It’s usually offered second Saturdays, and entry is free. It’s ideal for weekend fun. Typically events include artist and food vendors and plenty of live music. Photo/Dania After Dark Events run from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. outside Dania Beach City …

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Farmers markets & vendor fairs feature food, vintage wares & handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties often include extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, family activities or petting zoos. That means vendor fairs and farmers markets offer opportunities for delightful, …

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Secret Woods in Dania offers free entry, free parking & nature walks

If you enjoy nature walks, Secret Woods in Dania Beach is a delightful natural area that’s easily accessible for South Florida residents.  Entry and parking are free. Embark on nature walks on your own. Or join guided nature walks. They usually are offered on the first full weekends of the month. Please phone to verify. …

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Regal Cinemas kids’ summer movies for $2

Regal Cinema is bringing back its Summer Movie Express by offering kid-friendly movies for $2 each. Here is the schedule. Participation varies with different theaters. Participating theaters do not necessarily feature all of these films. Week 2: May 31 and June 1 – Penguins of Madagascar and The LEGO Movie Week 3: June 7 and …

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Free events with live entertainment

Plenty of events in South Florida offer free live performances featuring popular regional  talent.  Some events are outdoors and include food trucks, artisan vendors and fun activities for youngsters. They are ideal for wallet-friendly dates, family excursions and solo fun. Prior to venturing out, please verify the event you’re interested in is on. Free events …

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Live entertainment & activities offered at Dania Pointe

Some shopping and dining plazas in South Florida offer live entertainment and fun activities free of charge.  Among them is Dania Pointe in Dania Beach. Other outdoor events & activities at Dania Pointe include: Family Sundays, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., live entertainment, interactive performances and games Live entertainment, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Fridays, …

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