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: November 30 Jacksonville Light Boat Parade 6:30 p.m., St. Johns River December 7 December 7 Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade 6 p.m. December 7 Apollo […]
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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 free performances are offered at various venues in St. Augustine during September. Sing Out Loud music festival includes about 300 local, regional and national performers. Many events are free. Performances are in September at 11 venues. Information is online.
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 […]
Whether you’re travelling in Florida or tooling around as a tourist in your own town, it’s nice to nab deals for local attractions. Groupon offers deals for museums in Florida, with many representing 40% or 50% off regular fees. Information about each deal is on the link. $89.99 & other deals for Aquatica Orlando, 113.94 […]
Oktoberfest fest festivities are plentiful in Florida. They include October 12-13 Oktoberfest, Downtown Avalon Park. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Includes Alpine dancing, food trucks, kids’ activities, German music and beer garden. Free entry October 12 & 13 Oktoberfest Jacksonville Budweiser Brewery Experience, 111 Busch Drive, Jacksonville 32218. Entry fee for adults, free for 12 and younger. 904-232-3001 October 19 […]
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 […]
By Jessica Museums are a great form of entertainment for all ages. North Florida has a nice selection of museums, from art, to culture and history, to just plain silly entertainment–most at a reasonable cost. The post Free & cheap museum days in North Florida appeared first on Jacksonville on the Cheap.
By Jessica Summer snuck up on us ,and now we need some cheap entertainment for our children. We have the list you need. The post Free and cheap summer fun for First Coast kids appeared first on Jacksonville on the Cheap.