Fans of Twelve Hours of Sebring event are eligible for an early bird deal on four-day tickets. The discount price is $80 for tickets purchased by September 22. Other fees may apply. The website states no refunds. Youngsters 12 and younger enter free with a paying adult. The event is March 14 to March 17. Sebring International […]
In Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens is offering live entertainment. Indoor music events are July 15, August 5, August 19, September 9 and September 16. Tickets are $25 each. Information is online or 863-734-1222 at the attraction, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales 33853.
Register online for Florida residents age 5 and younger to receive free entry at Sesame Street Safari of Fun in Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando. Register by June 27 for unlimited entry to December 31. Information registering online and other deals at Busch Gardens is on the website.
By Living on the Cheap Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach offers several opportunities for discounts, and free entry for some. The festival, featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities, is at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. Saturdays and Sundays in February 11 to March 27. The event is also February 20. […]
By Patti Roth Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach offers several opportunities for discounts, and free entry for some. The festival, featuring Renaissance-theme performances, artisans and activities, is at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach. Saturdays and Sundays in February 11 to March 27. The event is also February 20. The regular prices are $21 for ages 12 and […]
By LOTC Staff January 1 kicks off with First Day Hikes in state parks across the nation, including about 90 parks in Florida. Many are guided tours and introduce visitors to wildlife, trees and geology. The easy-to-moderate hikes, usually one to four miles, are suitable for families, though minimum age requirements might be in place. The routes […]
In Florida, fun variations of the New Year’s Eve ball drop in New York’s Times Square include a shoe drop, a pineapple drop, an anchor drop and others. The outdoor drops are usually free, and often include entertainment before or after, or both. Some events include early-drop festivities for youngsters. Pineapple drop on Main Street in […]
Floating festivities are popular in the Sunshine State, especially boat parades during the winter season in Florida when yachts and other watercraft are elaborately festooned with lights and decorations. Boat parades include: December 10 Sarasota Boat Parade 6 p.m. December 10 on Sarasota Bay Bonita Springs Boat Parade, December 10 Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale December […]
In Florida, we like a little snow with our sunshine. Some winter festivals include tons of snow. SnowFest in Naples 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. December 3, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, $2 entry, free for ages 3 and younger, 239-252-4180 SnowFest in St. Petersburg 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 3, North Straub Park, […]
By Patti State parks and national parks in Florida are offering free entry to the public Veterans Day, an ideal way to savor the natural beauty of the Sunshine State. The offer is valid November 11 at participating parks. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park in St. Petersburg is excluded. At the parks waiving their usual entry […]