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Tri-Rail offers $5 fares weekends & holidays

For a twist on the usual weekend activities, skip the traffic and save on gas. Travel via train.

On weekends and holidays, Tri-Rail railroad offers $5 all-day fares for its train routes in South Florida. Pay $5 and ride to & from wherever you want.

Tri-Rail runs 73.5 miles from Miami to West Palm Beach, stopping at stations, including:

On week days, regular one-way fares are $2.50 to $8.75 for adults, depending on the trip. Kids age 4 and younger ride for free.  Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to purchase tickets. 

On weekends and holidays, fares are $5 for adults per day, regardless of amount of travel. For eligible riders with a discount card, weekend & holiday fares are $2.50 per day. 

Other discounts are offered. For information about Tri-Rail, including routes and shuttles to and from stations, call 954-783-6030 or 800-874-7245

Feature Tri-Rail offers free shuttle, taxi & Uber rides

Free and inexpensive entertainment:

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Florida Renaissance Festival

$0-35.28 | Quiet Waters Park

Regal Best Picture Film Festival

$5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas

Best Picture Showcase, AMC Theatres

$5.00-19.49 | AMC Theatres

Plantation Farmers Market

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

Delray GreenMarket

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE

Southeast Florida Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Plantation

9:00 am to 7:00 pm | $0-25.00 | Plantation Heritage Park

Gold Coast Museum free first Saturday

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gold Coast Railroad Museum

Regal Cinemas Saturday Morning Kids Flicks for $2

10:00 am | Discounted | Regal Cinemas

Palmetto Bay Village Picnic

11:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Coral Reef Park

Sunrise comic-con

11:00 am to 6:00 pm | $104.00-20.00 | Sunrise Civic Center

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

1:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Acoustic music & open mic jam, Coconut Creek

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | North Regional Library

Youth Music Festival, Miami Gardens

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex

'A Matter of Black Lives' featuring Nicole Yarling in Fort Lauderdale

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | African American Research Library

Jazzin in Lauderhill

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | West Lark Park

Free movie night at Tea & Poets, South Miami

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tea & Poets, South Miami

Free live music in Margate

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Margate sports complex

Live Music on the Plaza

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | CityPlace Doral

Cultural Saturdays at Dania Ponite

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew revisit Talking Heads

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood ArtsPark

Trivia nights in Broward

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE

Live Music at Doral Yard

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

Free Screening of "Anatomy of a Fall"

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Bill Cosford Cinema

Discount late-night movies

9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail
Weekly on Sunday and Saturday @ 5:00 am-11:30 pm (starting October 3, 2020)
$5 all-day fares weekends on Tri-Rail
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