Looking for free and entertaining ways to enjoy St. Lucie? See our top 6 suggestions below. Travel freely!

  1. Hiking Beautiful Nature Preserves

St. Lucie has a variety of hiking trails throughout Fort Pierce & Port St. Lucie and access to the parks is always FREE.

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2. St. Lucie County Aquarium – first Tuesday of each month

On the first Tuesday of each month, visitors can take advantage of free admission at the St. Lucie County Aquarium. Bring the whole family to explore the water wonders and have fun discovering the underwater world of our backyard waterways. This is a fun and easy day-time activity the kids will love with creatures like sea horses, turtles, and tropical fish- there is even a touch tank to get up-close!

3. The Beach!

What’s a Florida vacation without a beach day? And even better, free parking and admission at all of them with the exception of our two State Park beaches. So stay all day long, or swing by to enjoy a peaceful sunrise or afternoon walk. Find your perfect spot on the beach to relax here.

4. Local Markets

The Downtown Fort Pierce Farmer’s Market every Saturday is rated one of the best in the country! Shop local produce, handmade goods and enjoy live music with a beautiful view on the waterfront. Not here on a Saturday? Check out the Wednesday Green Market or St. Lucie Community Market. See all of our summer markets going on here.

5. Exciting Festivals

Take a peek at our calendar and see which free & fun festivals are taking place! Here are a few exciting ones coming up:

Friday Fest, July 2nd

Stars Over St. Lucie, July 4th

Freedomfest, July 4th

Art Walk, July 16th

Friday Food Trucks, July 16th

Treasure Coast Kids Expo, July 17th

6. The Boardwalk at the Port

The Boardwalk at the Port in Port St. Lucie features a lovely stroll along the St. Lucie River. Visitors can also fish, boat and kayak from this park. Local Tip: Perfect spot to watch the sunset. Check out the live view right now here.