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Miami-Dade Free & Cheap Events Calendar

Find things to do in Miami-Dade County that are free and cheap, including free movies, free concerts, free events and free things to do in with kids. This calendar includes things to do in Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Aventura, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Homestead, Palmetto Bay, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Miami Springs, Miami Lake, Surfside, Sunny Isles Beach, Doral, Florida City and all of Miami-Dade County. Click on the links for details. These are today’s best free and cheap events in Miami-Dade, chosen by our editors. Below that, we have a community calendar of events submitted by readers. Those events may not be free or cheap.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | CityPlace Doral

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Amphitheater in Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

School caroling competition awards show

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | 550 Biltmore Building

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Jim Gasior, piano

12:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $25.00-35.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

City of North Miami Tree Lighting

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Comedy Night at Pub 52

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Exit One Taproom

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Exit One Taproom

F9: The Fast Saga

8:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Thursday, December 8, 2022

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Women Championing Freedom

$0-12.00 | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Santa's Circus

12:30 pm to 7:30 pm | $15.99 | Jungle Island

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $25.00-35.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Friday, December 9, 2022

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Women Championing Freedom

$0-12.00 | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Brightline Holiday Marketplace

11:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Santa's Circus

12:30 pm to 7:30 pm | $15.99 | Jungle Island

Argentina vs. The Netherlands World Cup Quarterfinal

2:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

holiday market at Dania Pointe

5:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Holiday Celebration at the Park

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $25.00-35.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Fast Lane Friday

6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | $0-25.00 | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU free every Saturday

All Day | FREE | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Women Championing Freedom

$0-12.00 | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail

5:00 am to 11:30 pm | $5.00

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Sensory Friendly Saturday

9:00 am to 11:00 am | FREE | Miami Children’s Museum

Breakfast With Santa in Boynton

9:00 am to 11:30 am | $15.00-18.00 | Intracoastal Park in Boynton

Children's Holiday at North:

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade College North Campus

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Brightline Holiday Marketplace

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

PAMM free day with family activities

11:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Santa's Circus

12:30 pm to 7:30 pm | $15.99 | Jungle Island

$5 holiday movies

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | $5.00 | Regal Cinemas

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

A Christmas Carol

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Family Day free admission

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Gold Coast Railroad Museum Holiday Express

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00 | Gold Coast Railroad Museum

City of North Miami Beach Snow Fest & Holiday Parade

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | North Miami Beach City Hall

Global Frontiers

5:00 pm | FREE | Bill Cosford Cinema

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $25.00-35.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Free symphony Wallcast at SoundScape

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, December 11, 2022

What the Constitution Means to Me

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Women Championing Freedom

$0-12.00 | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail

5:00 am to 11:30 pm | $5.00

Pinecrest drive-up Farmer's Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | Pinecrest Gardens

Palmetto Bay Farmer's Market

8:30 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Coral Reef Park

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

Vizcaya weekly farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Sunday kids' art class for under 13

10:00 am to 12:00 pm | $16.00 | Museum of Graffiti

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Brightline Holiday Marketplace

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Farmer's Market at Village of Merrick Park

11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Merrick Park

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Santa's Circus

12:30 pm to 7:30 pm | $15.99 | Jungle Island

$5 holiday movies

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | $5.00 | Regal Cinemas

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum

A Christmas Carol

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Baroque Jazz Club Presents Nestor Torres and Alaima Gonzalez

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | $10.00 | Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Gold Coast Railroad Museum Holiday Express

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25.00 | Gold Coast Railroad Museum

Nights of Lights

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-20.00 | Pinecrest Gardens

Night Garden Experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $25.00-35.00 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Monday, December 12, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

A Very Merry Garden: Reindeer Round-Up at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | $11.95-24.95 | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

A Very Merry Garden

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

'Stranger Things' immersive exhibit

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Aventura Mall

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center

Nights of Lights

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $15.00-20.00 | Pinecrest Gardens

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Zoo Miami

Nightly Snowfall

7:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Comedy Night at Sandbar Sports Grill

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Sandbar Sports Grill

 

Community Calendar

These events are submitted by readers and event organizers and may not be free or cheap.

 

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