2016 Summer Deals for South Florida


The unrelenting South Florida HEAT is already here and in just a couple months the kids will be on SUMMER BREAK!  South Florida Finds knows families will want to make the most of these precious summer months while not completely emptying the bank account. The best deal HANDS DOWN are the hundreds of public parks and beaches which you can explore right here on South Florida Finds. You can easily keep your kids entertained with park-hopping but if you want to spice it up a little, check out some of the hottest summer deals we found!

Summer is a great time to finally get that Zooscience center or children's museum membership when you'll be using it the most or buy one of the Summer PASS deals listed below.  Many membership cards will work all across the US.  Another great site to check out is Florida Vacation Auction that has great weekly deals from attractions to hotels across the state.

We've collected some of the Hottest Summer Deals for 2016 so that your family can plan a summer of fun memories together!  


Dual Discovery Pass in West Palm Beach.  Good for 1 entrance to each of the two attractions. Pass may be purchased at either attraction. Use the pass at the Palm Beach Zoo, that day or even weeks later, use it for another day of general admission at the second location. Palm Beach County residents receive cheaper pricing for the pass.  It's price ranges from $18.50-$25.50 per person (county resident price).

Summer Savings Pass (Palm Beach, Broward & Miami Dade)--4 Attractions 4 months, one price!  May 13-Sept 30th.   It costs $56 plus tax for adults and $46 plus tax for kids ages 3 to 12.  Cheaper if you hold a pass to one of the participating attractions. Purchase at any attraction.  Good for unlimited entrances at each!

Two-For-One Summer Passes in the Fort Lauderdale Area.  Print your own BOGO coupon on their website and get deals at 12 different locations!  Included for 2016:

Palm Beach County Seasonal Water Park Pass.  This pass is for use at Coconut Cove Waterpark in Boca Raton or the Calypso Bay Waterpark in Royal Palm Beach.  They are almost identical except Calypso Bay has diving boards over their lap pool.  Learn more here.

Multi Park Pass 
Available for purchase at either park and is valid at BOTH waterparks (cheaper if you plan to go to only 1 this summer)

  • Adult/Child Combo, $160.00
  • Adult Pass, $112.00
  • Child Pass, $88.00

Broward County Seasonal Water Park Pass  
Broward county has many wonderful water parks for a low cost.  Why spend $$$ for 1 trip to a private water park when you can buy a seasonal pass for the entire family. The family prices below are good for up to FOUR family members!  Learn more about the passes here.

Bronze Level (includes Tropical Splash Splash Adventure)          $120 + tax (family price)

Silver Level (includes Bronze parks plus Castaway Island)                 $192 + tax (family price)
Gold Level (includes all parks above + Paradise Cove)                       $228 + tax (family price)
**Family price is for families up to 4 members.  Passes are available for larger families as well at a higher cost.  See their site for details.**



Free Admission Deals
1st Weekend of Every Month.  Bank of America customers can get in FREE when they show a picture id and their credit card or debit card.

In Miami-Dade, you can use your card for free admission to

In Broward County, you’ll find deals for free admission to:

In Palm Beach County, check out these options:

Free Book Offer:

Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading Program rewards kids (grades one through six) with a FREE book, after they’ve answered 3 out of 4 Reading Triathalon questions!  Download the reading journal, complete it and take it into the store so your child can select a free book!  These journals are also available at each location.

For more great reading programs for this summer, visit this website with a list of programs that have games, puzzles, and rewards for books read!

Free Bowling Deal:

Visit Kids Bowl Free and select FLORIDA to see a list of bowling alleys that are participating in Kids Bowl Free 2016. Select your local bowling alley to see all the details of their Kids Bowl Free program.  You can find the dates and times available for free bowling, the age requirements, and whether there will be a fee for shoe rentals. Once you've selected the bowling alley you'll need to fill out the registration form to register your child for the free bowling.  Remember, you still need to rent bowling shoes if you go!


CINEMARK THEATERS:  Summer Movie Clubhouse  offers 10 movies for $5 (summer pass) or pay $1 for each show when you go. South Florida Cinemark theaters include: 

  1. Boca Raton, Cinemark Palace 20 & XD

  2. Boynton Beach, Cinemark Boynton Beach 14 & XD

  3. Davie, Cinemark Paradise 24 & XD


ALCO THEATER in Boynton Beach:  $5.75 per show which includes popcorn and a drink.  Camps are in separate theater!  Click here for a list of the movies.

FRANK'S CINEBOWL at the Delray Beach Marketplace (Galleria & Coral Square locations are NOT participating).  Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 10am, Frank's will offer kid-friendly movies for FREE.  Check the schedule of movies here. 

COBB THEATRES located throughout South Florida offer FREE movies to kids this summer!  Check with your individual Cobb location for exact dates and movie titles! Most movies start at 10 and are Tues-Wed-Thurs.

  1. Dolphin 19 Mall location schedule

  2. Cobb Grande 18 in Miami Lakes schedule

  3. Miami Lakes 17

  4. Downtown at the Gardens (Palm Beach Gardens) schedule

REGAL CINEMAS  offers the Summer Movie Express.  Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.   Below are some of the participating theaters.

Monroe County Location--

Regal Cinema Key West, see the schedule here

Palm Beach Location--

Regal Royal Palm Beach Stadium 18 & RPX      

Royal Palm Beach, FL

Miami Dade Location--

Regal Southland Mall Stadium 16                      

Miami, FL

Broward Locations--


Regal Oakwood Stadium 18                                

Hollywood, FL




Regal Cypress Creek Station Stadium 16

Fort Lauderdale, FL




Regal Broward Stadium 12 & RPX

Plantation, FL




Regal Sawgrass Stadium 23 & IMAX

Sunrise, FL




Regal Magnolia Place Stadium 16

Coral Springs, FL



PARAGON RIDGE THEATER in DAVIE offers FREE movies at 10am.  These movies are for families only, no camps.  Click here to see details.

PHOENIX THEATER in Lake Worth will offer FREE movies at 10am Tuesday-Thursday.  Doors open at 9am and they welcome groups (i.e. expect camp groups). Click here to see the schedule and scroll down to "Lake Worth 8" about mid-page.