How can you have fun this weekend without emptying your wallet? Here are our top picks for free and cheap things to do in Broward this weekend.
Fort Lauderdale Pride festivities include a free festival with entertainment, exhibitors and vendors at the beach in Fort Lauderdale. The festival, with a family area, a sports area, an alcohol-free area and a senior area, is 12 to 8 p.m. February 11 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park South, 1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Entertainers include Grammy-winning singer Estelle, […]
Nibble on fare from food trucks and savor entertainment as bands perform at free outdoor events in Sunrise. Tunes ‘N Trucks events are offered in winter and spring. Feel fee to supply your own portable seats or blankets. Participating food trucks set up at 6 p.m. Music is at 7 p.m. The venue is Sunrise Amphitheater, 10610 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, 954-747-4600 […]
Soak in the local art scene, watch an artist paint with his foot and browse wares from pop-up vendors at a popular ArtWalk event in South Broward. The Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk festivities are third Saturdays 6 p.m. to about 10 p.m. on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street, 954-924-2980 Entry is free. The events usually include these interesting activities, which are also free. walking […]
Parks in South Florida serve as delightful outdoor venues for events showcasing free entertainment. Musical events in Wilton Manors include Classical Concert January 24 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors 33305. Information is online or 954-390-2130, free Music at Mickel Park events 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the third Friday of […]
For frugal folks who like to play, shop and dine out during the week, free activities and deals are available in Broward. For these events and deals, it’s probably wise to phone first or browse the venue’s website to be sure the event or deal is on the day you’d like to attend. Mondays Food trucks at […]
Weston and Broward Sheriff’s Office are presenting a free Weston Winter Safety Expo with entertainment, activities for kids and a winter wonderland for photo ops. The Expo is 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. January 19 and includes food vendors, skating and vehicles on display from public safety and rescue organizations. Vehicles on display include helicopters. Information is online. The venue […]
Here are the top free events, discounts and deals for having fun while saving money in Fort Lauderdale and all of Broward this week.
For free family fun in Broward, several parks in Broward offer popular films like “Frozen” and “Zootopia.” In Margate, movies include 6 p.m. December 2 “Storks” 6:30 p.m. January 20 “Smurfs” 6:30 p.m. February 24 “Despicable Me 3” Movies are rated PG. The venue is Margate Sports Complex, 1695 Banks Road. Feel free to supply your own picnic […]
For a fun kid-friendly family activity, watch the animated film “Sing” at a park in north Broward. The event is 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. January 20 at Sable Pines Park. Refreshments are offered for purchase. Blankets and portable seats are recommended. Pets are not permitted. Venue — 5005 NW 39th Ave, Coconut Creek 33073. Information is online or 954-545-6600 […]
For budget-friendly group exercise opportunities, lots of libraries in Broward offer free Yoga, Zumba and other fitness programs. If you’re interested in attending, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the event is on that day. Yoga Broward Main Library chair yoga 12 p.m. most Mondays 100 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33301, 954-357-7444 South Regional […]
Parks and bandshells are wonderful venues for free live entertainment in South Florida. In north Broward, events include Ruby Baker Band 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. January 12 City Hall, 4800 W. Copans Road, Coconut Creek 33063 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 9 Kristen Spencer, Bandshell, 1100 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek 33063 7 p.m. to […]
Family-friendly fun showcasing artists who draw directly on the street or sidewalk is featured at a free festival. The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 13 outside Broward Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33301. Chalk murals are the main event. Other elements of the festival include music, food vendors, workshops, face painting and 3D […]