Nov 162012

posterLots of readers already entered our drawing for free tickets for the film “The Nutcracker.”

All entries are due November 26  by 5 p.m.

The free movie tickets are for December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Aventura.

The 3D film features a performance of “The Nutcracker” by Mariinsky Ballet Theatre.

The drawing awards five winners a pair of tickets.

To be eligible for the drawing, you need to subscribe to our newsletters.

To subscribe to Fort Lauderdale on The Cheap or Miami on The Cheap newsletters, type your email address in the subscribe section on the right side of the web page. 

To enter the drawing, send an email to [email protected] with your name and phone number.

Please put Nutcracker Movie Drawing in the subject line.

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May 152012

funOur new sister site, Living on the Cheap, is celebrating its grand opening today with some great giveaways. You may want to drop by not just for our savvy consumer advice, but to enter to win some cool prizes, including $50 in Groupon credits and a $25 Target gift card. Deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 17.

Living on the Cheap is the smart new national website created by the editors of all the On the Cheap sites around the country, who are pooling their collective wisdom to give you the best advice on how to live well without feeling deprived.

We’ll continue to share all the local deals with you here, but you’ll want to subscribe to our free daily newsletter at Living on the Cheap to hear about how to save money on everything from cruises to car repairs. Today, we’ve got a story on what it’s really like to be a mystery shopper. Plus, you’ll want to share Living on the Cheap with your friends who aren’t lucky enough to live in a city with a local On the Cheap site.

Apr 182012

piratesWe’re got some movie tickets to give away to the new animated film “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” the latest movie by the creators of “Chicken Run.” Since we still have some passes left, we’re extending this offer another day, through midnight Wednesday, April 18.

We’ve got a limited number of passes our readers (and one guest each) to see the film.

The screening will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the AMC Aventura, at Aventura Mall in North Dade. The screening will include a pirate lookalike contest for kids.

Here’s how to get a free movie pass:

We’ll draw 50 winners from those who respond by midnight Wednesday, April 18. The winners will get a unique code to download a free pass from Each pass will admit two people.

The pass does not guarantee seating, so be sure to arrive early to ensure you get in. You will have to register at GoFobo to receive the pass.

Here’s a brief plot synopsis: Hugh Grant is the pirate captain, an enthusiastic but somewhat inept terror of the High Seas. His dream is to beat out his rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) for the Pirate Of The Year Award. Of course, he and his band of misfits run into plenty of adventure along the way. The film is rated PG.

Sep 202011

disney-on-ice-celebrate-mickey-minnieCongratulations to Diana Maldonado of Miami, the winner of four tickets to Disney on Ice at the American Airlines Arena.

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic brings more than 60 Disney characters to life, including Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Disney Princesses, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio, Mulan, Timon, Pumbaa, Stitch, Nemo, the Incredibles and more.

The show runs Sept. 20-25 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

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Jul 052011

Cirque DreamsWe’ve got a great giveaway: four tickets to the Saturday, July 9, Florida Marlins game, featuring Super Saturday entertainment by Cirque Dreams.

The Florida Marlins baseball game is against the Houston Astros and it begins at 7:10 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium.

Special guest David Cassidy, who starred in “The Partridge Family,” will meet and take photos with fans before the game.

After the show, there is a free performance of Cirque Dreams, which combines the European cirque-style of performance artistry with American circus arts and Broadway theatrics.

To win the four free tickets, here’s what you need to do:

Here’s how to enter:

Entrants must be 18 or older. One entry per household. The winner must be a resident of South Florida. One winner will be chosen via a random number generator from all valid entries.

Mar 222011

disney-on-ice-celebrateCongratulations to the winners of our drawing for four-packs of tickets to Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate.

The winners were John Berlin of Hollywood and Ayesha Payami of Miami.

The show runs March 24-27 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and March 30-April 3 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

If you didn’t win, check out these discounts we found on “Disney On Ice” tickets.

Sep 162010

DisneyCrew Congratulations to the winners of the Disney on Ice tickets: Kathia Dash and Renea L. Moss. They’ll be taking friends or family to this month’s shows in Miami and Sunrise.

Thanks for all who entered. Keep reading for news of our next giveaway.

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Mar 182010

disneyoniceWe’re giving away two sets of four tickets to Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy, coming March 25-28 to BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and March 31-April 4 to American Airlines Arena in Miami.

We’re giving away one four-pack for each venue: four tickets for the 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, show in Sunrise and four tickets for the 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, show in Miami.

To enter, subscribe to our daily feed from Miami FL on the Cheap, Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap or Palm Beach on the Cheap and send an email with your name and snail mail address to [email protected]. If you’re already a subscriber, just send us an email to enter. Be sure to provide the email address under which you subscribed. ENTRIES WITHOUT SNAIL MAIL ADDRESSES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Put DISNEY ON ICE SUNRISE or DISNEY ON ICE MIAMI in the subject line.

Deadline to enter is midnight Eastern time Monday, March 22, and the drawing will be conducted and winners will be notified March 23. Winners will pick up their tickets at WILL CALL at the venue.

Contestants must be 18 or older. One entry per household. Winners must be residents of South Florida.

Don’t forget that you can also buy tickets for 50 percent off.

Oct 272009

blondelegallyLegally Blonde The Musical is coming to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 10-22 as part of the Broadway Across America series. We’ve got a chance for you to win free tickets to the opening night performance at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Legally Blonde follows sorority star Elle Woods, an underestimated blonde who doesn’t take “no” for an answer and enrolls at Harvard Law School (with chihuahua).

To enter the contest, subscribe to our daily email updates and then send us an email at [email protected] to tell us you have subscribed. Your email should include your name, snail mail address (to mail the tickets if you win) and the email address you use to subscribe to one of the South Florida on the Cheap sites: Miami Fl on the Cheap, Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, Palm Beach on the Cheap, Florida Keys on the Cheap or Florida on the Cheap. We’ll be giving away two sets of two tickets each. Winners must live in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach or Monroe county.

Deadline for entries is Monday, Nov. 2, at midnight. The winners will be chosen Tuesday, Nov. 3, using a random number generator. One entry per household. Entries without snail mail addresses will be discarded.

Sep 142009

Aladdin2Congratulations to our winners of Disney on Ice tickets: Laureen Reyes of Miami and Kari Esquivel of Royal Palm Beach. We also welcome our new subscribers.

If you didn’t win tickets to Disney on Ice presents Princess Classics Sept. 17-20 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and Sept. 23-27 at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami., we have a few deals:

* Get 50 percent off tickets to the Miami show through TravelZoo. Click here, choose your tickets in the box that says “Advance or Promotion Ticket Selection,” and enter promo code TZOO. Deal applies to tickets with a regular price of $18 to $30, bringing them down to $9 to $15, plus fees.

* Get $5 off through the South Florida Make A Wish Foundation, which has a special deal for $5 off With this deal, $1 of your purchase goes to the South Florida Make A Wish Foundation. To get the deal, good for every performance except opening night, enter the promo code WISH where is says “Advance or Promotion Ticket Selection.” You might have to try different priced tickets to get the promotion, but it is good on a limited number of tickets at every price point in both Miami and Sunrise.

* The promo code MOM will get you a discount on tickets listed in the “MC Central” promo code box. We got $10 off a $50 ticket for a Thursday performance with this one. You may need to try some different combinations of days and prices. This promo should be good for both venues.

If you hear of other good promo codes, let us know.

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