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Tax-free weekend shopping events in South Florida

Tax-free weekend shopping events in South Florida

Buy tax-free this weekend

Get your comfy shoes on and get ready to be at your favorite stores this weekend for Florida’s tax-free shopping period. The Sales Tax Holiday is Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14. You can buy clothing and shoes ($75 or less per item) and school supplies ($15 or less per item) without having to pay tax. Check out the full, official list of what’s exempt here.

Retailers around South Florida have additional sales and events happening this weekend, so check out this list and take advantage of bigger savings and more fun!

Bloomingdale’s in Aventura Mall, Aventura

Back to School with Miki House. Saturday, August 13, 2-5 pm, Young World, Level 3. Miki House has adorable, high-quality clothes and accessories for children sized 6 months to 6. At this event, kids can enjoy origami activities, face painting and more. This is the only place in the state of Florida to shop Miki House styles. Also, you’ll receive a signature gift with your Miki House purchase of $100.00 or more.

Bloomingdale’s at The Falls, Miami

Glee Club Goes Back to School. Saturday, August 13, 2 pm, Handbags, Level 1 and Young World, Level 3. While you shop for cool styles, be entertained! Area Stage Conservatory Students will perform a medley of popular hits, while 16 local students ages 7 through 21 will perform musical theater productions as well as songs featured on the popular TV show Glee.

Coral Square Mall, Coral Springs

Back-to-School Family Fun Fest. Saturday, August 13, from 1-3 pm. Look for popular kid-lit book displays and story time for children. Macy’s will present a fashion show at 2 pm. Jcpenney, The Children’s Place, Francesca’s Collection and other stores will also showcase back-to-school looks. Check out makeup tips — maybe get a makeover! — and enter a raffle to win beauty basket giveaways. Bring donations of backpacks, lunch containers, school supplies and new clothing to support local children’s charities. Kids will enjoy music, games and prizes from Build-a-Bear and others.

Broward Mall, Plantation

JCPenney Renovation. Friday, August 12. JCPenney unveils its newly refurbished store, including a 2,000-square-foot Sephora makeup shop inside. Until Aug. 27, round up your sales amount at the register and donate the difference to Pennies From Heaven to benefit the Weston YMCA.

Also look for retailer coupons in the mail or at store entrances for more savings.

Happy shopping!

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