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Free fun & deals week days & week nights

For frugal folks who like to play, shop and dine out during the week, free activities and deals are available in Broward week days.

For these events and deals, it’s wise to phone first or refer to the venue’s website or social pages to ensure the event or deal is on the day you’d like to attend.

Mondays

Fun

Food & Drinks

  • Shooter’s Waterfront offers half-price deals 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays. Includes wine, beer & cocktails, and eligible small bites.  3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33308, website
  • Tarpon River Brewing, Mondays – Thursdays, $1 off alcohol drinks, $6 flatbreads & other deals, 280 SW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-353-3193, website
  • $5 burger deal Mondays at In The Game @ Sawgrass, read our feature, 2608 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise 33323, 954-845-8740, website
  • Whiskey Neat offers half-price deals on glasses of beer, wine & premium well spirts 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, 1035 Southeast 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316, website 
  • Casa Sensei, a waterfront Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant, half-price wine, beer & house spirits 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays @ inside bar, 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, website

Tuesdays

Fun

  • 12 p.m. Tuesdays free online yoga from Broward Library, register online
  • Trivia night @ Legends Tavern  in Deerfield, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 1391 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach 33442, 754-212-2655
  • 2-for-1 & other LauderDEALS discounts for fun, recreation & retail in Broward
  • Butterfly World coupon for  $5 off & other deals
  • Broward parks most are free on weekdays, some parks are not open during vaccinations 
  • Tuesday deals at In The Game @ Sawgrass in Sunrise include free mini bowling with meal purchase & free mini bowling with meal purchase, read our feature, 2608 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise 33323, 954-845-8740, website
  • Broward parks — county parks are free on weekdays, some parks are not open during vaccination days 
  • Free entry for Coral Springs Museum of Art, 9 a.m. to 5:30  p.m., 2855A Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs 33065, 954-340-5000,  website
  • occasional discount — Swap Shop drive-in, free for 1 person in vehicle Mondays & Tuesdays while promotion is offered, either with voucher from Swap Shop flyer or voucher from website

Food & Drinks

  • Participating Ruby Tuesday restaurants offer a free kid’s entrée with adult entrée purchased after 5 p.m. Tuesdays at participating restaurants
  • Shooter’s Waterfront offers half-price deals 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays. Includes wine, beer & cocktails, and eligible small bites.  3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33308, website
  • Tarpon River Brewing, Mondays – Thursdays, $1 off alcohol drinks, $6 flatbreads & other deals, 280 SW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-353-3193, website
  • Whiskey Neat offers half-price deals on glasses of beer, wine & premium well spirts 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, 1035 Southeast 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316, website 
  • Casa Sensei, a waterfront Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant, half-price wine, beer & house spirits 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays @ inside bar, 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, website

Photo/In The Game

Wednesdays

Fun 

Food & Drinks

  • Food Trucks usually  5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Volunteer Park in Plantation,  Read Food Truck events in Plantation
  • Shooter’s Waterfront offers half-price deals 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays. Includes wine, beer & cocktails, and eligible small bites.  3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33308, website
  • Tarpon River Brewing, Mondays – Thursdays, $1 off alcohol drinks, $6 flatbreads & other deals, 280 SW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-353-3193, website
  • Whole Enchilada @ Westfield Broward, 8000 W. Broward Boulevard, Plantation 33388, kids eat free Wednesdays with purchase of adult entree, 954-314-7095, website
  • Whiskey Neat offers half-price deals on glasses of beer, wine & premium well spirts 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, 1035 Southeast 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316, website 
  • Casa Sensei, a waterfront Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant, half-price wine, beer & house spirits 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays @ inside bar, 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, website

Thursdays

Fun

  • First Thursdays  —  Free entry 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  first Thursdays of most months at NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale, One East Las Olas Boulevard,  Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-525-5500, website — we recommend phoning or verifying online the event is occuring the day you want to attend
  • occasional, verify on website or phone  — Karaoke Nights @ Marina 84 Fort Lauderdale, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. occasional Thursdays on outside patio, free, 2440 W. State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale 33312, 954-734-2424, website
  • 2-for-1 & other LauderDEALS discounts for fun, recreation & retail in Broward
  • Butterfly World coupon for $5 off
    • Duffy’s in Plantation 7 p.m.  Thursdays , 811 S. University Drive, Plantation 33324, 954-473-0477, free
    •  Legends Tavern in Lighthouse Point, 8 p.m. Thursdays, 3128 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point 33064, 754-220-8932
    • Tarpon River Brewing 7 p.m.  Thursdays, 280 SW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-353-3193, free
    • Legends Tavern in Plantation, 8 p.m. Thursdays, 1387 S. University Drive, Plantation 33324, 954-652-1162 
    • Kavasutra Deerfield, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, 313 Southeast 15th Terrace, Deerfield Beach 33441,  free, information online
  • unlimited video game play for $12 Thursdays at In The Game @ Sawgrass in Sunrise, read our feature, 2608 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise 33323, 954-845-8740, website
  • Free live music at Hollywood Beach bandshell
  • Broward parks, county parks are free on weekdays, some parks are not open during vaccinations 
  • Free entry for Coral Springs Museum of Art, 9 a.m. to 5:30  p.m., 2855A Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs 33065, 954-340-5000,  website

Food & Drinks

  • Shooter’s Waterfront offers half-price deals 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays. Includes wine, beer & cocktails, and eligible small bites.  3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33308, website
  • Tarpon River Brewing, Mondays – Thursdays, $1 off alcohol drinks, $6 flatbreads & other deals, 280 SW Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-353-3193, website
  • Whiskey Neat offers half-price deals on glasses of beer, wine & premium well spirts 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, 1035 Southeast 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316, website 
  • Casa Sensei, a waterfront Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant, half-price wine, beer & house spirits 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays @ inside bar, 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, website

Fridays

Fun

Food & Drinks

  • Shooter’s Waterfront offers half-price deals 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays. Includes wine, beer & cocktails, and eligible small bites.  3033 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33308, website
  • Whiskey Neat offers half-price deals on glasses of beer, wine & premium well spirts 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, 1035 Southeast 17th Street Fort Lauderdale 33316, website
  • Casa Sensei, a waterfront Pan-Asian, Latin-Fusion restaurant, half-price wine, beer & house spirits 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays @ inside bar, 1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, website

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See all the free and cheap events this week:

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Discount Tuesdays at AMC Theatres

Discounted | AMC Theatres

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Market Tuesdays at CityPlace Doral

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

Food truck gathering at Haulover Park

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Food Trucks Tuesdays

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Poetry Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Food Trucks In Volunteer Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Volunteer Park Plantation

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

$8 roller skating in Davie

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Discounted | Galaxy Skateway Davie

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Grand Opening of Painting in Excess Exhibition

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free SoundScape Cinema movie

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

Live Music Wednesdays

9:00 pm | FREE | Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Thursday, May 19, 2022

WAYUP STAYUP live music

FREE | Freehold Miami

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Food trucks and free concerts

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Live entertainment & food vendors in Wellington

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Amphitheater

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free Third Thursdays in Surfside

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | 95 St. and Collins Ave.

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Culture Crawl

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Live music at Doral Yard

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

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Friday, May 20, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Friday Flicks event in Boynton

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | centennial Park

Artisan Farmer's Market

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

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

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free entertainment at Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free event featuring Boynton Beach Gold Coast Band

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Beach Amphitheater

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Sounds of Little Haiti

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, May 21, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Upper Eastside farmer's market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

BSO Shred a Thon paper shredding & prescription disposal for Broward residents

10:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | BSO Cooper City District Office

Entry is free for Touch A Truck in Pompano

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Pompano Community Park

Touch A Truck in Pompano

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Pompano Community Park

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Festival Marketplace

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Free Power Yoga class from YO BK

11:00 am | FREE | Oasis Wynwood

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Deerfield Ocean Brews & Blues Fest

3:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Deerfield beach parking lot

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk.

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Live music in Delray

7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Old School Square Pavilion

Live Music Saturdays at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

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

Sunday, May 22, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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

Vizcaya weekly farmer's market

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

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Veterans Park

Yellow Green Farmers market reopening

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Yellow Green Farmers Market

Lincoln Road Mall market

9:00 am to 6:00 pm | FREE | Lincoln Road

Free Water Shuttle Weekends

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Deerfield Island Park

Sawgrass Farmer's & Artisan's market

10:00 am to 8:00 pm | FREE | Sawgrass Mills

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Farmer's Market at Village of Merrick Park

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

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Free acoustic music jam

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Secret Woods Nature Center

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm | The Betsy Hotel

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

$12 Adult Skate Night

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $12.00 | Xtreme Action Park

Miami Short Film Fest at Deering Estate

7:00 pm | $20.00 | Deering Estate

Monday, May 23, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Veza Sur Carnaval “305 Day" celebration

12:00 pm | FREE | Veza Sur Brewing Co.

Farmer's market at Arsht Center

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Brickell City Centre

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Free group bike ride in Fort Lauderdale

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Tarpon River Brewing

Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

See our full Calendar of Events

 

Patti Roth

About Patti Roth

Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com. Send your cheap tips to her at info@fortlauderdaleonthecheap.com.

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