Free events and deals on activities and entertainment offer budget-friendly things to do for the weekend in Broward. That includes free music performances, free movies and discounts for popular attractions. To keep up with latest news on deals, discounts and free events in South Florida, sign up for the daily Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter. These are free events and deals for the weekend in Broward.
- Woodstock Arts & Crafts Festival December 3 and 4
- First weekend of the month, South Florida museums free with Bank of America account December 3 & 4
- Free Jazz Brunch events in Fort Lauderdale December 4
- Free Classic Car Shows in Hollywood December 4
- Festive holiday events in Broward, many free
Free most weekends
- Free kid-friendly movies most Fridays at ArtsPark in Hollywood (no movie December 23 and December 30)
- Free Funtastic Fridays for Kids In Hollywood, most Fridays
- Symphony of Lights, free
- Christmas in the Acres light display, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. to December 30, (except December 25), Plantation Baptist Church, 11700 NW 28th Court, Plantation 33323, 954 473-2424, free
- Free photos with Santa & fun Bass Pro Shops
- Free live music performances in Hollywood most Saturdays
- Plantation Historical Museum always free entry Saturdays
- Free boat shuttle to Deerfield Island weekends
Free live music performances at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach most Saturdays and SundaysThese events on break during Symphony of Lights
- Open-air bandshell on Hollywood beach offers free music performances, including weekends
- Free guided nature walks at Fern Forest park in north Broward
- Free entry to ArtServe art gallery in Fort Lauderdale, most Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Stream movies, TV & audiobooks free with Broward Library card
- Farmers Markets in Broward
- Free access to 3D printer and other high-tech design equipment at Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale most Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Free star-gazing at Markham Park
- Free digital music & more with library card
- Broward Library branches offer free music, magic shows, movies & games
- Online map of garage sales in South Florida
- Free surf, skimboard and paddleboard lessons
- Free home improvement workshops at Home Depot, varied weekends
- Free routes on water & land trolleys
Low-cost events & deals
- Tri-Rail in South Florida offers $5 all-day fares on weekends
- Outdoor ice skating at rink on Las Olas, $13
- Fantasy of Lights drive-through display $15 per vehicle, or $12 per vehicle with discount
- Deals for adopting a pet at animal shelters in Broward, including rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets
- LauderDEALS discounts for fun, attractions & lodging in Broward
- Deals for ice skating, trampoline park, kart fun & other activities in South Florida
- Deals for same-day theater tickets
- Evening discounts on Water Taxi in Broward
- Participating restaurants offer deals with tickets from Broward theaters
- Discounts for entry to Flamingo Gardens in Broward
- Butterfly World coupon for $3 off
- $21 & $74 deals at Kabooms indoor amusement venue in Davie, $40 and $160 value
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