Festivals are plentiful in Florida, often offering opportunities for wallet-friendly family-friendly fun, dates and solo outings. Many outdoor festivals in the Sunshine State are free, or relatively inexpensive. Events include Pride festivals, Art festivals, Spring festivals & others. North Florida June 1 Wellborn Blueberry Festival June 1-15 Watermelon Festival, Monticello June 8 Jax Veg Fest, Riverside […]
National parks and state parks in Florida are an ideal way to savor the natural beauty of the Sunshine State. Fees vary. Some are free or relatively inexpensive. Information about Florida State Parks is on the website. Information about national parks in Florida is featured online, National parks in Florida In Florida, some national parks require […]
Dozens of venues in Florida are participating in a national program that offers free entry to personnel on active duty in the U.S. armed forces and their families. The Blue Star Museums program for military, which includes members of National Guard and Reserve, is offered in May until Labor Day. The program is organized by the […]
Relish the sights of Florida from the waterways, and snag a discount for scenic boat tours. Information about each deal from Groupon is on the link. North Florida $105 for Family Kayak Tours in Amelia Island, $180 value $131 for Pontoon Tour in St. Augustine, $240 value South Florida $16 & other deals for Fiesta Cruises , $34 value $16 […]
Every Tuesday night, at 7 p.m., between April and October, the Bands on the Beach concert series hosts free performances from local artists. The concerts take place at the Gulfside Pavilion located at Casino Beach Boulevard, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Visit and tour the National Naval Aviation Museum, the world’s largest museum for Naval Aviation, for free. The museum in Pensacola is open daily, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, and there is so much to see and do. Take a guided tour with retired military volunteers and learn about naval aviation from those who have the most experience. If you want […]
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditoriums and attractions offer discounts for purchasing tickets online for its museums in Florida, and some offer discounts for combo packages to multiple attractions. Here are the current deals: Orlando: Get $3 off adult tickets and $2 off children’s tickets when you purchase line. Buy Orlando tickets here. St. Augustine: Save […]
Florida offers several free fishing days every year, when anglers of all ages are allowed to fish on public bodies of water without a license. There are separate days for freshwater and saltwater fishing. You can learn more about Florida fishing rules here. Here is the schedule of Florida free fishing days: License-free freshwater days […]
Active-duty military personnel and their dependents can get the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for free (an $80 value). The pass will grant them access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. (via Living on the Cheap).
Hands-on activities are among the highlights of the free “Second Saturday Family Programs.” “Fly Me To The Moon” is the theme for the activities and exhibit tour 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 14 at The Museum of Florida History, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee. For info, phone 850-245-6400.