Aug 312015

palmtreeAre you looking for some free and cheap things to do this week? We have compiled a list to help you out of some of our favorite free events, discounts and deals to keep you busy this week in Palm Beach County. Whether you’re a seasoned local or are just down visiting, this list is sure to liven up your week.

Please note that some events may require advance registration, and some deals may end before the events occur, so remember to plan early. We’ll add more to our list, as we hear about them — and you can always check out our complete list on our Calendar page. If you know of a free or cheap event that you think we should know about, email us the details.

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Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Palm Beach County this week.


Aug 292015

Are you looking for some things to do this weekend, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Check out our list of the top free and cheap things to do this weekend in Palm Beach County.

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Here are our top picks for free and cheap weekend fun:

Dec 112014


Are you look for inexpensive things to do this weekend? Well, we have some ideas for you. If you know of something free and cheap that we missed, we like tips — and they can be emailed to Palm Beach on the Cheap.


Artisans on the Ave
Join the The Ceramic League of the Palm Beaches for their holiday exhibit and sale on Friday from 6-9 p.m. in Lake Worth. This includes a free public reception with refreshments, demos and great clay art. This will take place at 630 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth; 561.582.3300

Free Music on the Plaza
On Friday, from 7-11 p.m. head over to CityPlace for their free live entertainment on the Plaza with music be Eclipse (Top 40 Variety).



Writing Workshop 
Jessica Handler’s Writing Workshop will take place at the Boca Raton Museum of Art on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. Discuss examples from classic literature, generate new material from prompts and learn the tools to write well about difficult subjects. This is free with paid museum admission. RSVP to or call 561.392.2500, ext. 213.

North Pole at Legacy Place
Legacy Place (in the space adjacent to both Petco and Shoe Carnival) will be transformed into the North Pole on Saturday from noon – 3 p.m. For this free event, guests will enjoy a petting zoo, face painting, stilt walkers, a meet and greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus.



Free Family Fun Fest

CityPlace continues their monthly free family fun fest this Sunday from 1-4 pm. This month’s theme is Winter Wonderland — and guests will enjoy photos with Santa, snowfalls on the plaza, train rides, cultural and holiday performances, a chance to make toys with the elves and more. Guests are also encouraged to bring a toy for Toys for Tots.

FAU presents: Tuba Christmas Concert

Tuba and Euphonium players of all ages are welcome to perform in this free concert in Mizner Park Amphitheater. Performer registration begins at 2:30 p.m. while the concert starts at 5:00 p.m.

Nov 222014
wine-tastingWill you be one of the brave ones this year, and face the crowds on Black Friday? It that’s you, I’m sure that you’ll need a little extra “fuel” to keep you going and what better place to “fuel” up than Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens. On Black Friday, stop by for some free goodies, and by goodies, we mean coffee and wine.
Where: Whole Foods Market, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, Palm Beach Garden (@ Downtown at the Gardens)
When: Friday, Nov. 28th from 8-10 am & from 5-7 pm
What: A free small coffee in the am and a complimentary wine tasting in the pm (specialty department)
Cost: Free to attend
Oct 152014

Home Depot stores offers free hands-on workshops for kids.

Generally, the free workshops are offered between 9 a.m. and  noon on the first Saturday of the month. Register online to participate.

The free kids’ activities are intended for youngsters ages 5 to 12, and provide information about tool safety and do-it-yourself techniques.

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Jun 192014

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As a note of congratulations to the recent graduates, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is offering all grads a free meal. This offer is valid through June 30, 2014 and there is some small print that you should be aware of.

Graduates must visit Ruth’s Chris now through June 30, 2014. They must bring proof of their graduation with them and must mention this offer at time of reservation or make a reservation through their website. Grads will get a complimentary 3-course meal (value $43.95) when 4 additional entrées are offered. This offer is valid only at participating locations.

Visit Ruth’s Chris online to find the nearest location to you.

Jan 062014

music (120x90)Enjoy a free performance featuring an award-winning pianist at the Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale.

The event at the Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., is 3 p.m. January 18. The pianist Conlan Miller performs as part of the  Chopin for All program. He also performs January 19 at 3 p.m. in Coral Gables.

No tickets are required and seating is limited.

Information is on the Chopin For All website or 305-868-0624

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Apr 082013

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Participating Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops serve free scoops  April 9.

Various yummy flavors with yummy names like  Late Night Snack are included in the offer.

If you’re eager to take advantage of Free Cone Day, it’s a good idea to phone shops in the neighborhood to be sure they are participating.

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Mar 242013

sbarro pizza

With purchase of any pizza slice or stromboli at participating Sbarro shops , receive a Skinny Slice  for free.

The offer is among the Sbarro deals featured on the Sbarro Facebook page.  Sbarro restaurants often are in shopping malls.

Access these coupons on Sbarro’s Facebook page.

Some restrictions apply.

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Mar 122013

paintParticipating Ace Hardware stores are repeating a promotion in which they hand out free quarts of paint.

The offer is March 16  while supplies are available.  The average supply at participating stores is 40 quarts.

To be eligible, shoppers need to submit a coupon, which is featured on the Ace Hardware website. The coupon, which also is a sweepstakes entry, asks for name, street address and email address.

The free paint is Clark & Kensington flat enamel.  A store locator is featured on the website. It’s probably wise to phone local shops to determine which are participating.