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60th annual Pompano Beach Holiday Boat Parade

Sixty years of magic on the water. Relish a favorite dazzling winter season tradition in South Florida with Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point/Deerfield Beach  Holiday Boat Parade on the Intracoastal Waterway. Entry is free for participating boats and entry is free at various watch areas. In holiday boat parades, yachts, sailboats and other watercraft are decorated to …

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Winter holiday festivals, parades in Broward

Winter festivals, fun with Santa, and dazzling light displays are part of the seasonal festivities in South Florida. Many events are free. Some are inexpensive, or offered with deals & discounts. Please return to this feature as other events are added. 2022 Holiday Displays in Broward Symphony In Lights, free November 12-December 31 Symphony in …

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Holiday parades in South Florida

For the winter holidays, South Florida lights up with oodles of dazzling parades. Holiday boat parades and street parades are a delightful seasonal tradition with family and friends. Some events feature toy drives, if you’d like to drop off  an unwrapped present.  Holiday parades for 2022 Please return to this feature as other parades in …

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Farmers markets, vendor fairs: Food, vintage wares and handmade goods

Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans. Farmers markets and vendor fairs in Broward, Miami-Dade and greater Palm Beach often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting or petting zoos. Usually entry is …

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Free water shuttles to Deerfield Island park

Deerfield Island is a natural area on the Intracoastal Waterway in north Broward that’s accessible by boat. You can ride free on a water shuttle to Deerfield Island Natural Area, weather permitting, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  The free boat shuttle service usually runs from a dock at Sullivan Park, 1701 Riverview Road, Deerfield Beach, …

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Pumpkin Patches in Broward

For decorating, eating, and vibrant photo ops, pumpkins are popular in South Florida. Pumpkin patches are featured at festivals, in parking lots, and at farms. If you’re looking for the perfect place to pluck your pumpkins, Broward offers a variety of pumpkin patch venues and events. Pumpkin Patches & Events with Pumpkins in Broward Flamingo …

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Broward Sheriff’s Office offers free shredding & prescription disposal

Free paper shredding and safe prescription disposal are offered by Broward Sheriff’s Office exclusively for Broward residents. Shred-A-Thon events are intended to avoid identity theft by shredding personal papers with private information.  The events also accept old unused prescription medications for safe disposal.  In fact, incentives are offered for turning in prescriptions. The reward is …

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Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield offers food truck events

Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield is enhancing its amenities with food trucks. Food trucks set up at the park 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  third Thursdays, and entry is free.  It’s a good idea to phone the park the day you want to attend to ensure the event is on.  Quiet Waters Park is at …

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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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Woofing Waters Dog Park in Deerfield includes wet fun

Woofing Waters Dog Park within Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield offers water-spritzing features for playful pooches. Entry fees for Quiet Waters Park fees on weekends and holidays are $1.50 per person for ages 6 and older Entry fees for Woofing Waters Dog Park $5 per day for up to 3 dogs in a family, or …

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