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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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PAMM offers free Second Saturdays with activities for all

The Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) offers fun for the family during its “Free Second Saturdays.” Visitors can enjoy free admission all day, as well as an art-making workshop, on the second Saturday of the month. The themes change each month, so be sure to visit the website for current details. This month: January 14, …

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Free South Florida museum entry for Bank of America card holders

Bank of America customers can visit museums free of charge on the first full weekend of the month through the Museums On Us program. Just show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a photo ID on Saturday or Sunday, and you will get free admission to more than 225 …

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Boynton hosts outdoor events with live music, food vendors & fun

Food trucks. Activities for kids. Live music. “First Friday at 5” events in Boynton Beach are free. The fun and entertainment are at  Boynton Beach Amphitheater, 120 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach 33435. Events 2023 include January 6 Wonderama described as high energy performing hits  Free parking is available off Boynton Beach Boulevard at Seacrest …

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Libraries loan electronics, robotics & binoculars for free

Walk into a library and walk out with a digital tablet. Or a robot. Or a Frisbee. Participating libraries in South Florida loan items like electronic devices, robotic devices and bird watching gear. Use your library account number. Obtaining a library account is free for eligible residents.  Broward libraries loan  Digital tablets for ages 18 …

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Manatee Lagoon in Riviera Beach offers exhibits & webcam & it’s free

Interactive educational exhibits, solar trees and opportunities for selfies are featured at a waterfront attraction in Riviera Beach. Entry to Manatee Lagoon is free. Parking is free. Manatees occasionally hang out in the warm water discharge from the FPL power facility, especially in winter, and the venue includes a deck for watching them, and webcams …

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Student discounts to the arts in Miami (including parents)

One of the best deals around in Miami is through an organization called Culture Shock Miami. Through Culture Shock, students 13 to 22 (and their guardians) can get discount tickets to numerous cultural performances in Miami for only $5 each. See all the discounts offered by Culture Shock Miami here. Here is a shortlist: $5 …

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Play South Florida tourist: Cheap audio driving and walking tours

South Floridians and snowbirds, listen up. There’s a fun driving tour you can take around Miami and it’s under $10. The Haunted Miami tour is available to download on the Tripvia app for just $7.99 and has over 15 stops throughout the city. This makes for a great autumn/winter activity if you’re looking to stay …

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‘Story Trail’ at Tamarac’s Waters Edge Park features storybook pages

Enhance a walk in the park with a story along the way. Waters Edge Park in Tamarac features a Story Trail. Story trails, also referred to as story walks, are outdoor exhibits featuring pages from a storybook displayed along a path. It’s a free activity for families with kids – and a great way to …

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Miami Beach Botanical Garden is now free

Have you visited the Miami Beach Botanical Garden lately?  This 3-acre tropical oasis sits in the heart of Miami Beach, at 2000 Convention Center Drive, and is brimming with beauty. It’s open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays, except some holidays, and admission is free! (Previously entry cost $5 …

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