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.
- Discounts for Florida Renaissance Festival weekends in February and March
- Free parade, entertainment & activities at Orange Blossom Festival in Davie February 25 & 26
- Italian Festival in Hollywood, free February 25
- Butterfly Festival in North Broward, free February 25
- $5 deal for comedy night in Deerfield
Free most weekends
- Open-air bandshell on Hollywood beach offers free live music
- Farmers Markets in Broward
- Free kid-friendly movies most Fridays at ArtsPark in Hollywood,
- Free Funtastic Fridays for Kids in Hollywood, most Fridays
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 Sundays
- Free entry to BaCA or Bailey Contemporary Arts gallery, 41 NE 1st St., Pompano Beach 33060, 954-284-0141, including 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, website
- 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
- 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
- Farm tours with barnyard animals at Tradewinds Park $3 (not including weekend park entry entry fees)
- Discounts for sightseeing & boat tours
- 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 (not open December 25)
- Butterfly World coupon for $3 off
- $21 & $74 deals at Kabooms indoor amusement venue in Davie, $40 and $160 value
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