What To Do In Florida: Best Of Free Events: July 13-20

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Best Of Free Florida Events: July 13-20

Best Of Free Florida Events: July 13-20 (credit: HolidayTripper.com)

Florida Travel Guide – July 13-20: Free Things To Do In Florida

There’s lots to do in Florida that won’t cost you a fortune. There’s almost always a free festival or outdoor concert taking place somewhere in the state. Here are three free Florida events you may wish to explore on your travels this weekend!

1. Birding for Children, St. Augustine

Kids aged 8-12 will love this exciting 1.5 hour program. From an outdoor session on bird identification to a scavenger hunt through Anastasia State park’s beach and boardwalk areas, kids will have a great time learning about the fundamental elements of birding. Make sure you register to ensure your kids will get a spot – call 904-461-2035.

  • Highlight: Spotting interesting birds
  • When: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: 1340 Florida A1A  St. Augustine, Florida 32080
  • Cost: Free with park admission

2. Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament, Jacksonville

Whether you’re an angler or not, consider taking the family to the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament, a great free event happening at Jim King Park & Boat Ramp from July 16-21. In addition to the fishing tournaments (only $10 to enter the Junior Angler Tournament!), live music and a boat show are to be enjoyed for free at a great family festival. The week of events comes to a spectacular finale with a glorious display of fireworks!

  • Highlight: The Liar’s Tent
  • When: July 16-21
  • Where: Jim King Park & Boat Ramp at Sister Creek, 8203 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville
  • Cost: Free + free parking

3. A Music Jam, Flagler Beach

Head down to the beach at Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area and join a music jam session. Bring any kind of musical instrument (note there is no power available) that you care to play, pack up a chair to sit on and take part in this acoustic jam session. Don’t be shy about showing off your music and don’t worry if you’re not classically trained! All levels and ages are welcome!

  • Highlight: Create some music
  • When: July 14, 2012 at 4 p.m. to sunset
  • Where: 3100 S. State Road A1A, Flagler Beach, Florida 32136
  • Cost: Free with park admission

Tell us…

Which of these free events will make it on your to do in Florida list?