Best of Free Florida Events: June 1-8

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Celebration is underway (credit: Fiesta of Five Flags)

Celebration is underway (credit: Fiesta of Five Flags)

Florida Travel Guide – June 1-8: Best Free Florida Events

Enjoy your travels through Florida this coming week without spending a fortune on entertainment. Yes, it can be done! Check out one of the great free events happening in Florida.

1. The Education

As part of the European Film Festival, the German American Social Club of Greater Miami is hosting a free screening of Dirk Lutter’s film, “The Education.” What a great way to spend a couple of hours this weekend!

  • Highlight: Watching a movie without spending a fortune on tickets
  • When: June 1: 7:30pm
  • Where: German American Social Club of Greater Miami, 11919 SW 56th Street
  • Cost: Free

2. Founder’s Day at Whitehall

On June 5, 1959, the Flagler Museum opened its doors. Celebrate the anniversary of the occasion and enjoy free access to this National Historic Landmark in honor of the founder of this very special piece of real estate; Jean Flagler Matthews. Matthews established the Flagler Museum after saving the grand estate from demolition. Take a walk through the halls of this special property and view the extensive collection of art, historic objects and furniture on display.

  • Highlight: Seeing art and history for free
  • When: June 5: Noon to 5pm
  • Where: Flagler Museum, One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480
  • Cost: Free

3. Fiesta of Five Flags

Pensacola was founded way, way back in 1559. Since then, five governing flags have flown over the city. During Fiesta of Five Flags, the festivities gets started with a reenactment of the city surrendering to Spanish explorer Don Tristan de Luna.

  • Highlight: A fun, festive history lesson
  • When: June 2-10
  • Where: Seville Quarter, 130 East Government Street Pensacola, FL 32502
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

Which of these fun free Florida events would you most like to participate in?