Best of Free Florida Events: March 16-23

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An owl in Mahogany Hammock

An owl in Mahogany Hammock

Florida Travel Guide – Best Free Florida Events: March 16-23

If you’re traveling in Florida between March 16 and 23, let fun be your guide.

1) Affair in the Square

On the third Thursday of the month, head to San Marco Square for the ultimate fun, family-friendly event. Listen to music, enjoy some late-night shopping, partake in the happy hour specials, check out the art showings and more. It’s as much fun as it sounds so don’t miss it!

  • Highlight: Super fun family happy hour
  • When: March 15, 6-9pm
  • Where: San Marco Square, 1950 San Marco Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • Cost: Free

2) Mahogany Hammock Walk

Take a walk in the shade of some huge, beautiful mahogany trees – some of the most beautiful trees you will ever see. Explore the plants and birds that call this glorious habitat home. Keep your eyes peeled for some of the many owls “who who” live here.

  • Highlight: Seeing some of the most beautiful trees in Florida
  • When: March 17, 3pm
  • Where: Mahogany Hammock, Everglades National Park, 40001 State Rd. 9336, Homestead FL 33034-6733
  • Cost: Free

3) Kowtown Festival, Kissimmee

Enjoy a free, family-friendly celebration of Kissimmee’s birthday and the city’s very rich ranching heritage. If you like listening to live entertainment, playing games and eating good food then don’t miss this great festival. Check out the annual Meatloaf Cook-off! Oh and since it is St. Patrick’s Day, did we mention you’ll be able to buy green beer all day?

  • Highlight: Free family fun
  • When: March 17, 11am-6pm
  • Where: Toho Square, Kissimmee Main Street. 421 Broadway Kissimmee, FL 34741
  • Cost: Free

Tell us…

Which favorite Florida event would you guide us to for weekend travels?

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