Some terrific things to do with kids in South Florida are free, or offered at appealing discount prices.
A few of these activities are specifically while schools are on summer breaks, and others are regular activities.
- Free activities and programs for kids’, tweens’ and teens’ programs at Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale and the branch libraries. The website provides information on specific activities at the various branches. The array of programs includes video game activities, board games, movies, art projects and storytime.
- Free bowling in Broward for kids
- Barnes & Noble summer reading = free book for children
- Free summer activities for kids at Festival Flea Market Mall in Pompano Beach
- Free surf, skimboard and paddleboard lessons in Deerfield Beach
- Free star-gazing at Markham Park most Saturday nights
- Free Funtastic Fridays at ArtsPark in Hollywood
- Free outdoor movies at ArtsPark in Hollywood most Fridays
- Paragon Deerfield 8 offers free movies 10 a.m. most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 17 while schools are on break. Seating is first-come, first-served.
- Museums free for military, families this summer
- Register kids for free workshops at Lowe’s
- Home Depot features free workshops for kids
- Season tickets to Broward water parks
- Summer Movie Express offers $1 kid flicks at several Regal Cinemas in Broward
- Summer Movie Clubhouse at Davie, Cinemark Paradise 24 & XD offers $1 kid-friendly G and PG movies June 11 and other Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. during June and July. Even better, a package of 10 movies is $5.-for-1 deals for activities and attractions in Broward
- Discounts at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, $2 off the entry fee for adults and $1 off for kids
- Discounts for Barbie’s Dream House at Sawgrass mall in Broward
- Discount entry deals Mondays & Tuesdays at Flamingo Gardens in Davie
- Kids eat free Tuesdays at Bru’s Room & more kids’ meal deals in Broward