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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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Get buy-one-get-one free bowl at Panda Express

Finding healthy options when dining out can be a challenge. However, more restaurants are adding plant-based options to their menu. And one of the more popular dishes is Panda Express’ Beyond The Original Orange Chicken Bowl — the chain’s signature entrée made with Beyond Meat’s plant-based version of chicken. However, the dish still serves up …

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Water Taxi offers evening discounts & Holiday Lights Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Water Taxi, available on The Intracoastal Waterway, runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including evening fares and the popular Holiday Lights Tours in winter. Discounts for Holiday Lights Tours Water Taxi is offering a discount  for the popular Holiday Lights Tours in …

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Free live music at Hollywood Bandshell

The Hollywood Bandshell is a delightful venue for free live entertainment oceanside.  Salty breezes. Waves rolling ashore. Favorite local bands — and fans — rocking out. Delightful. Additionally, the bandshell is on a lovely pedestrian promenade. Entertainment is usually from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays – Sundays, featuring popular regional performers. Hollywood Bandshell entertainment includes …

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Free Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk

Peruse works of art indoors and outdoors and shop wares from pop-up vendors during the popular Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk. Live entertainment often includes music by regional bands and magic. The free event typically takes place every third Saturday of the month, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., along Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street. The events …

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Where to see rescued sea turtles (for free)

With a focus on protecting oceans and sea turtles, the Marine Environmental Education Center in Hollywood is open to the public with exhibits and a saltwater pool where you can watch rescued sea turtles swim and eat. The female turtles on site are not releasable due to injuries from boats, according to a representative of …

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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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