- The list below includes 261 free or cheap things to do in or near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Malls.
- From Fort Lauderdale Beach Park to Las Olas Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fort Lauderdale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Miami Beach, Delray Beach, Hollywood and Boca Raton.
SailingDaffyInc Fort Lauderdale MoreLess Info
Enjoy being on the water on your wedding day to tie the knot
An indoor play experience and cafe, Funderdome offers a range of activities for children of all ages, including a separate toddler zone, a laser maze, climbing wall, ball blaster game, and a 22-ft high ropes course, alongside a wi-fi cafe for drinks and snacks.
The main attraction at Xtreme Indoor Karting is a 1/2 mile asphalt track where racers can race European Bowman Race Karts, Cadet Karts, and 9HP Super Karts. Visitors can also play games in the arcade, and miniature golf.
23 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: 41% Off Movie Package For Two at Gateway Theatre
1820 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1951, The Classic Gateway Theatre is a four-screen movie theater that displays independent, foreign and first-run Hollywood movies using digital projection. The theater is also used for festivals, short-term movie screenings and fine art films.
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1 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 MoreLess Info
The 83,000 square-feet Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale displays over 6,000 works of art in 29,000 square feet of space, including works by William Glackens, artists of the North European Cobra Movement, and Cuban Artists. The museum also contains an 11,000 square feet of teaching space.
Now known as Westfield Broward, Broward Mall is a 1,000,000 square foot shopping mall featuring over 110 major and boutique style retailers and restaurants, including several department stores. The mall is also home to a cinema.
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1900 S.E. 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 MoreLess Info
Experience the waterfront from Fort Lauderdale's nautical landmark marina, at 15th Street Fisheries. Experience fine dining at the restaurant featuring the freshest seafood around, or relax at the casual café by the waterway for drinks and a bite to eat.
At 626.7 acres, Tradewinds Park & Stables is one of Broward County's largest and most diverse parks. On the south side of Sample Road, you'll find a disc golf course, a lake for fishing, athletic fields, and world-famous Butterfly World.
One of the best hangout locations in the area, Funky Buddha Brewery knows how to show customers a good time. Surrounded by food trucks, big screen TVs, and beers with incredible flavors, groups enjoy the brewery for hours.