Don’t drive drunk, AAA’s free ‘Tow To Go’ in Florida

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By Patti The free Tow To Go program, a partnership of AAA and Bud Light, works to keep drunk drivers off the road on holidays. It’s a good reminder to think before you go out and designate a driver who’ll stay sober. Tow To Go, which is offered various holidays in Florida such as Labor […]

Live music & street performers featured at free GeckoFest in Gulfport


Fun and entertainment are free at a lively event in Gulfport in the Tampa Bay area. GeckoFest is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. September 5 on Beach Boulevard. In addition to a roster of musicians, the event includes acrobats, break dancers, fire performers and other street performers. Food vendors and activities for kids are part of the festivities. […]

Fort Lauderdale, Kissimmee, Amelia Island & other Florida vacation deals

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Vacation discounts in Fort Lauderdale, Kissimmee and Amelia Island are among lodging deals  in Florida and around the world.  Some of the discounts offered by Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo are 40 percent to 50 percent off, or more. These are among the freshest deals, with links for information and purchases. Fort Lauderdale, from […]

10 free and cheap things to do around St. Petersburg


Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days a […]

Florida vacation deals, including Islamorada, Daytona Beach, Fort Walton Beach & others

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For travelers interested in vacationing in Florida,  hotels and resorts in Islamorada are included in the deals are offered by Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo. Some of discounts are 40 percent to 50 percent off, or more. These are among the freshest deals, with links for information and purchases. Islamorada, from $153 for Chesapeake Beach […]

Free for pets at participating Red Roof Inn hotels

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If you’re vacationing with a furry friend, participating Red Roof Inn hotels permit pets to stay for free. The hotels allow one well-behaved pet, with no extra fee. Most Red Roof Inn hotels, including hotels in Florida, are pet friendly. Some rules apply, such as leashing the dog when walking around the property, and not […]

Weekly Sunset Drum Circle

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By Alexxis Whether you enjoy making music, dancing, or just listening, be a part of the Sunset Drum Circle, every Sunday, an hour before sunset till 10 p.m., on Treasure Island Beach. Hand drums, percussion instruments, violins, tubas, and all sacred instruments of the earth are welcomed. If you don’t have an instrument, a few […]

Free weekly events for kids at The Dali Museum

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By Alexxis The Dali Museum offers two free weekly events for children. Storytime for Families is held on Thursdays, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The event features selected books from The Dali Museum library and store. Every Saturday, from 11:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dillydally with Dali is an event that allows children to […]

Free monthly event at Glazer Children’s Museum

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By Alexxis On the first Tuesday of each month, at Glazer Children’s Museum, The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County presents a Free Admission Tuesday program for children and adults. This family fun event is held between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and aligns with the Children’s Board’s mission to promote the well-being of children and […]

$1 baseball tickets on Tuesdays at Threshers Ballpark

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By Alexxis Take your friends or family out to the ball game to watch the Clearwater Threshers play on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field. General admission, hot dogs, 12oz draft beers, 16oz soft drinks, popcorn, peanuts, ice cream sandwiches and more are all just a dollar. The ball park is located at […]