Our weekend list features free things to do and deals for fun in Broward, including Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach & Hollywood.
We include festivals, live music, free movies and discounts for popular attractions.
Our list of free things to do & deals this weekend
Noteworthy events this weekend
- Free concerts & fun in Fort Lauderdale this weekend August 18 & August 19
- Free entry for Burger & Brew Fest in Miramar August 18
- Free Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk & tour of painted buildings August 19
- Young at Art offers free family-friendly events at beach park August 19
- Free back-to-school event at urban farm in Dania August 19
- Adoption Fees waived at Broward Animal Shelter August 19
- Free back-to-school event in Fort Lauderdale this weekend
- Solar Eclipse events, activities & glasses in Broward
Friday, August 18, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Free most weekends
- Open-air bandshell on Hollywood beach offers free live music
- Bands perform Fridays at Fort Lauderdale beach March to November 10
- 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
- Pompano, free music performances some Saturdays or Sundays at Festival Marketplace, 2900 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach 33073, 954-979-4555
- 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
- Line dancing at Secret Woods in Dania Beach, $8 or $6 for seniors
- Deals for adopting a pet at animal shelters in Broward, including rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets
- LauderDEALS discounts for fun, attractions & lodging in Broward
- 12 Groupon discounts for fun & recreation
- Play trivia at restaurants & bars in Broward
- Waterparks & water playgrounds in Broward spring to September 30
- Deals for 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
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