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

Lights dancing to favorite seasonal songs are the draw at a popular outdoor walk-up holiday light show in Plantation Acres. Christmas Lights in the Acres allows you to walk through the lights display. Tickets are required for the impressive light show synchronized to festive tunes. The fee is $10 per vehicle. Buy tickets in advance …

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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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Volunteer Park in Plantation offers food trucks & fun

No event November 23   Food truck fare is featured at free events at Volunteer Park in Plantation.  Events are 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays, & sometimes feature live entertainment and activities.   Select fare from your favorite vendor – or mix & match. Fees apply for food and beverages served by the vendors. …

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Winter Wonderland exhibit in Plantation with free entry

Dozens of festive decorated trees and a train display are featured at a free Winter Wonderland exhibit  in Plantation.  For 2022, the display is usually open 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays November 19 – December 31, with free entry. The venue is not open: …

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Rock The Park: Free live music in Plantation

Plantation is rocking out with free Rock The Park outdoor events that include live entertainment and food vendors. Live music is usually first Fridays of November and December of 2022; and in 2023 – January, February, March and April, featuring a variety of regional bands. Food trucks are usually set up at 6 p.m., with …

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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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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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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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Free entry days and museum deals in Broward

Free entry days & discounts offer a wonderful & frugal opportunity to play tourist in your own town. Many Museums in Broward offer free-entry days or discounts for groups, senior citizens, military and members of other museums. Some venues are always free. Broward museum deals & free-entry days are perfect for a rainy day, a …

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