Sunday, October 10, 2010

Free Florida Events in October - Things To Do In Miami, Broward and Palm Beach.

This is a list of free Florida events in October, take a look maybe there is a free event for your family. There are lots of free events for families in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach.

Tuesday, October 12th
Event: Happy Harvest (West Palm Beach) 
When: October 12th 3 p.m. (Every Friday)
Cost: FREE 
Location: Okeechobee Boulevard Branch Library, 5689 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach.
Event Details: Join us for an old fashioned apple-picking, pumpkin patching good time with books about all things autumn and a special scarecrow craft. Ages 5-7. (45 min.) Preregister.
Contact info: 561-233-1880 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              561-233-1880      end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Event Website: http://www.pbclibrary.org/thismoobb.htm#child

Friday, October 15th
Event: Funtastic Friday (Hollywood) 
When: October 15th, 5 - 9 p.m. (Every Friday)
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.  
Event Details: Bring your kids to a free family social event, featuring an outdoor movie, bounce house, face painters, games for the kids & more !
Contact info: 954-921-3500
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp



Friday, October 16th
Event: Card Board Boat Race (Hollywood) 
When: October 16th, 8 a.m. 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: Hollywood Marina, 700 Polk Street, Hollywood, FL

Event Details: The Hollywood Marina hosts the annual Cardboard Boat Race. Participants may build their race boats at home and bring them or cardboard will be on hand at the Marina for those who wish to build their boats on site. Free hot dogs and sodas. Trophies will be given to winners and participation ribbons for all racers.

Contact info: 954-921-3500
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp



Friday, October 22nd
Event: Funtastic Friday (Hollywood) 
When: October 22nd, 5 - 9 p.m. (Every Friday)
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Bring your kids to a free family social event, featuring an outdoor movie, bounce house, face painters, & more !
Contact info: 954-921-3500
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp



October 24th
Event: Life with Dogs Fall Festival (Parkland) 
When: October 24th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: The Waterway Shoppes, 7499 N. State Road 7, Parkland
Event Details: Fall Festival with pumpkins, family photos, costume contests, puppy adoptions, freebies from Boomers, food, music and more.
Contact: 954-232-0011
Event Website: http://www.lifewithdogsfund.org/





October 29th
Event: Ghosts and Goblins Family Fun Night
When: October 29th 6 - 8 p.m.
Cost: FREE - nominal fee for photos and arts and crafts.
Location: Fern Forest Nautre Center, 201 Lyons Road S., Coconut Creek
Event Details: Costume parade, games, arts and crafts, photos in the pumpkin patch. Ages 2 - 11 with an adult.
Contact: 954-970-0150
Event Website: http://www.broward.org/Calendar/Parks/Pages/FFCalendar.aspx



Friday, October 29th
Event: Funtastic Friday (Hollywood) 
When: October 29th, 5 - 9 p.m. (Every Friday)
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Bring your kids to a free family social event, featuring an outdoor movie, bounce house, face painters, & more !
Contact info: 954-921-3500
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp

October 29th
Event: Free Scary Face Pancakes at Ihop 
When: October 29th 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: Participating Ihop restaurants.
Event Details: Free "create your own" Scary Face Panckaes to trick-or-treaters 12 and younger.
Event Website: www.ihop.com



October 30th
Event: Tri Rail - Rail Fun Day (Dania Beach)
When: October 30th 11 am - 3 pm
Cost: FREE 
Location: Tri Rail's Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach (Located west of I-95 off Griffin Road next to Bass Pro Shops.
Event Details: Magic show, face painting, clowns, carnival-style games, food sampling, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, prizes and giveawats, kids Halloween Costume Contest
Bonus: Ride Tri-Rail to the event and receive a free gift (must present a valid ticket dated Oct. 30th, valud for the first 350 ticket holders.
Event Website: http://www.tri-rail.com/rider_info/RailFunDay/

October 30thUPDATE CANCELLED
Event: Monster Truck or Treat (Hollywood, FL)
When: October 30th, 10 a.m - 2 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: David Park Community center, 510 N. 33rd Court, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Enjoy safe Halloween fun for children of all ages with treats. Explore enormous vehicles, get aboard and up close to city vehicles from the police, fire and parks departments ass well as local trucking companies. Games, activities and crafts for the kids. 
Contact info: 954-967-4236
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/southwest_parks.htm

October 30th
Event: ArtsPark Boo Bash (Hollywood, FL)
When: October 30th, 7 - 10 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 1, Hollywood, Fl.
Event Details: Enjoy safe Halloween fun for children of all ages at the ArtsPark at Young Circle.
Childrens activites and Candy.
Contact info: 954-921-3500
Event Website: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/parks_rec/special_events.asp

October 30th and 31st
Event: Scare Broward (Coral Springs, FL)
When: October 30th and 31st, 8 p.m.
Cost: FREE 
Location: 2648 NW 94th Ave., Coral Springs, Fl (Residential neighborhood)
Event Details: Haunted House with live actors. A ghostly maze of terror, free candy. Ages 10 and older.
Contact info: 954-261-9730
Event Website: info@scarebroward.com


Information from South Florida Parenting, www.hollywoodfl.org and Broward.org



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