Even if you’re on a tight budget, delighting your sweetie with a fun date is doable in Broward with our ideas for free & inexpensive dates.
Lots of interesting events and activities in South Florida are free, leaving extra bucks in your wallet for a bottle of bubbly or other romantic indulgence.
Ideas for Free & Inexpensive Dates
Birds & bees
Enjoy a nature walk among shady trees, rippling streams and animated wildlife at a park. Stroll a windy path on your own, or sign up for a tour. Some are free. Others are inexpensive, $5 or less. Full moon tours are ideal for date night. Or pack a picnic. For ideas, read our posts Free boat shuttle to Deerfield Island weekends and Register for night hikes in Broward, usually $5, Free & inexpensive nature walks, or browse the Broward Parks website. In Fort Lauderdale, Riverwalk along the New River offers an urban oasis amid shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.
Watch a favorite flick
Groove to music
Whether you prefer smooth soulful sounds, perky pop tunes or sizzling rock, South Florida offers lots of free events featuring local bands in parks and amphitheaters. Distinctive venues include the Open-air bandshell right on Hollywood beach, with bands performing usually Wednesdays to Sundays. For other live entertainment, read Events with free & inexpensive live music in Broward
Immerse yourselves in art
Delight your date with an evening among artists and art enthusiasts.
Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk events, which are third Saturdays, feature such interesting facets as a free walking tour of art painted on buildings and a performance artist who paints with his foot to the rhythms of drummers. Read about it on this post ArtWalk with entertainment & artisan market in Hollywood
FAT Village Artwalk events in Fort Lauderdale are popular, and include free trolley shuttles on the route to different studios and galleries. The event is featured on our post Free Artwalk events in Fort Lauderdale. Read about other free & inexpensive Art festivals, art venues & art events
Trivia events are popular at bars and restaurants, and add a fun twist to sitting a table sipping brew and nibbling on pizza. Typically, they’re free to play for patrons of the establishment. You might even win a discount on your tab, or a free pitcher of beer. Read about trivia events in Broward on our post Trivia nights at restaurants & bars in Broward
Focus on Festivals
Plenty of festivals are free, relatively inexpensive or offered with early purchase deals or other discount opportunities. Festivals & events in Broward
Here are free and cheap things to do in Fort Lauderdale and Broward County this week: