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 […]
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National parks and state parks in Florida are an ideal way to savor the natural beauty of the Sunshine State. Some are free or relatively inexpensive. In Florida, some national parks require an entry fee, and some national parks are always free. These are the fee-free days at U.S. National Parks for 2021: January 18: Birthday of […]
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville offers discounts and free days. Other free days at the Cumner Museum and Gardens: Free admission for all the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission for all, except for ticketed events, the third Saturday of each month, 11 a.m. to 4 […]
Bank of America’s Museums On Us program offers free entry the first full weekend of each month to participating museums in Florida, and elsewhere, with eligible Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card. These are just some of the participating museums. It’s a good idea to phone ahead, especially on a holiday […]
Earth Day is an international event focusing on the protecting the planet. In Florida, Earth Day festivals in April are in various towns, often featuring exhibits, vendors and entertainment. Some are free. Earth Day festivals in Florida include Earth Day Festival in Sunrise March 28 , free entry St. Pete Earth Day April 4, Historic […]
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Check out our popular and diverse options for an affordable outing on the First Coast. Make this growing list your go-to resource for all things free and cheap in Jacksonville.
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.
Hurricane season has begun, and Florida weather can be very unpredictable right now. Here is a resource of indoor fun for your children on those rainy days.
Festivals bring some of the best music, art and entertainment around to Jacksonville–all in one venue. While many festivals can get quite pricey for a whole family, with a little pre-planning you can save a bundle. Most festivals offer a discount on admission if you purchase tickets early. Some offer coupons for food or activities […]