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Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) is a South Florida tradition. This free arts and music festival typically takes place on the third Friday of each month on Calle Ocho (Southwest Eighth Street), in the heart of Little Havana, between 13th and 22nd avenues. The next one is on Friday, June 21, 2024. Every month, enjoy music …

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Shop for fresh produce, prepared foods, vintage treasures, art, decor and other items from South Florida vendors, farmers and artisans at the many farmers’ markets and vendor fairs in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The South Florida farmers markets and vendor fairs often include opportunities for extra fun and entertainment like yoga, live music, …

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Have you always wanted to visit Miami’s historic gem Vizcaya Museum & Gardens? Vizcaya’s European-inspired gardens are reminiscent of those created in 17th and 18th-century Italy and France with the overall landscape design conceived as a series of rooms. The main house’s central area is the courtyard, which was originally open to the sky. It …

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Yes, there really are free transportation options in and around Miami. Miami-Dade County’s public transportation may still need much improvement, but several options are free.  UPDATE: MetroConnect now provides free ride-share service around Miami-Dade County that easily connects you to Metrobus, Metrorail and takes you where you need around town. More details can be found here. …

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Movie lovers on a budget know that the best time to see a movie is during the day, with up to 30% off evening prices for shows before 4 p.m. every day! Not only is the theater less crowded (especially on weekdays), but it’s the best opportunity to take advantage of savings at the box …

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Despite Miami-Dade County’s modernization, historic buildings can still be found throughout the region. Look closely and these buildings have stories to tell. Map out your route and take a drive to these points of interest. They provide a history lesson via architectural design and structure. By no means is this a comprehensive list, but we …

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