But don't cry! There's still a little bit of good news left. It doesn't matter if you're poor. That's right, even the financially challenged (or just plain thrifty) people of Broward and Palm Beach Counties can find fun things to do this weekend.
Here are the weekend's best cheap options.
5. The Only Monthly Tea Dance on the Intracoastal
4 p.m. Sunday, May 3rd. Flip Flops Dockside Eatery, 3051 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Visit Facebook.
Monthly music with drag queen performances make this event! Although you have to pay to eat, the show is free. Stop by to check out delicious, dancing divas Tayanna Love, Mia Patricyk St Louis and Angie Ovahness Pryce. It's all in the glamour, dahling!
4. Metapop Dance Party
10 p.m. Friday, May1, at Jump the Shark, 810 NE 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale. $5 cover. Visit Facebook.
The secretive Metapop Dance Party will be happening at the colorful Jump the Shark. Although details regarding the show are sparce, we know this much — it's going to be a kickass time for a mere $5. Arts, dancing, and cool peeps? Count us in.
3. Fort Lauderdale's Fringe Festival
12 p.m. Saturday, May 2nd. Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival, 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort LauderdaleNo cover. Visit Facebook.
Come out to Fort Lauderdale's Fringe Festival for some live, local, artsy performances! There will be live music from the outside street fair as well as food trucks to help your hungry needs. Although you will have to pay $5 to $10 for each performance, the proceeds will go to the artists. So don't be cheap and fork over some cash. At least a little bit.
2. Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers with Askultura, The Shakers, and DJ Skidmark
9 p.m. Saturday, May 2nd. Kreepy Tiki Tattoos & Boutique, 2606 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. $10 cover. Visit Facebook.
Eddie Spaghetti, lead singer for The Supersuckers, will be performing songs from his solo album this weekend. Hailing from Seattle, Spaghetti's newest album is called The Value of Nothing. Get your fill of Spaghetti this week and, no, we're not taking about Mom's secret pasta recipe.
1. Endless Fight Booking Presents Back Home, The Grey 8's, and Haochi Wave
10 p.m. Saturday, May 2nd. Inkwell Pub, 238 N State Road 7, Margate. $10 cover. Visit Facebook.
Load In, Haochi Waves, The Grey 8's, and Back Home will be bringing down the house at Inkwell Pub. Three bands plus a $10 cover equals a set night for you!