Events

4th of July Spectacular on Fort Lauderdale Beach

4th of July Spectacular on Fort Lauderdale Beach will be a holiday to remember. Celebrate America's Independence Day at the City of Fort Lauderdale's free 4th of July Spectacular presented by Zimmerma

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Big Fan of the story Alice in Wonderland?  Choose a day during Memorial Day Weekend to come to the Museum of Discovery & science in Fort Lauderdale for a little CrAZY Mad FUN.   Mad

Amazing Butterflies MAZE Exhibit

Amazing Butterflies at the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale invites you to shrink down into the undergrowth to become one of the most extraordinary creatures on earth. Visitors wil

Annual Big Bad BBQ for Special Olympics

Join Danto Builders and the Florida Design & Construction Professionals (FLDCP) for the 5th Annual Big Bad BBQ and professional networking event benefiting Special Olympics Florida! Guests can

Annual David Deal Playday

The 64th Annual David Deal Playday event in Fort Lauderdale consists of multiple events that usually stretch from the end of July to the first part of August.  This year's event will run from Aug

Annual Everglades Day

Join Everglades Holiday Park for their 2nd Annual Everglades Day this Saturday, November 7, 2015, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All ages are invited to learn about the importance of Everglades preservation.

Annual Glam A Thon Strut

Strut your stuff and help stamp out Breat Cancer at this Annual Fort Lauderdale event held at Esplanade Park.   The Strut is the sassiest CHARITY STRUT to hit the streets of South Florida

Annual King Holiday Celebration

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and the City of Fort Lauderdale are proud to present the 2017 King Holiday Celebration, an extraordinary line-up of events with programs for the en

Annual Las Olas Art Fair

The 31st Annual Las Olas Art Fair is ranked as one of the top 100 art festivals in the nation and continues to be one of the most anticipated art events in the area! People come out yea

Annual Riverwalk Fall Festival

Join in thte Fall fun at Esplanade Park on Saturday, September 24th as we say goodbye to the summer and welcome fall fun at the 2nd Annual Riverwalk Fall Festival. Spend the day with fall ca

Annual Santa on the Beach

Make your trip to the beach and Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale more festive!  Don't miss the Santa on the Beach motorcade as it makes it's way down Las Olas and over to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park gi

Annual Starlight Musicals

Make the most of your summer nights by coming out to Holiday Park Friday nights from 7pm-10pm to enjoy live concerts under the stars!  Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department proudly pres

Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival

The 8th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab & Seafood Festival returns to Esplanade Park on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in the middle of the highly anticipated annual Florida Stone Crab Sea

Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Join the Museum of Discovery & Science for Music and Dancing, Food and Flowers, Arts and Crafts, Surfing Lessons and more! It’s an exciting way

Auditions for South Florida's Kids Got Talent

Tri-Rail, South Florida’s premier commuter rail system, invites talented kids ages 5 to 17 to audition for “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent,” a singing competition held as part of Tri-Rail’s

Backstage Tour at the Au Rene

Budding superstar in the family?  Take a free behind the scenes tour of the Broward Center for Performing Arts' Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale.  On the 1st Sunday of the month, during th

Big Toy and Truck Extravaganza

Like big trucks and you can not lie?  Maybe your kids do too.  Bring them out to Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale for this fun event!  The Big Toy and Truck Extravaganza will allow kids

Birds of Paradise

The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale has the Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution exhibit on display now through September 4, 2017 This stunning exhibit developed by Na

Boating for Breast Cancer

Fort Lauderdale’s most eclectic water taxi company, the Fort Lauderdale Water Shuttle, known for its hot pink boats adorned with pink flamingos, is utilizing its “pink” presence to help a Fort L

Broward AWARE

The Children's Services Council of Broward will be hosting the Broward AWARE! Protecting OUR Children, Family Fun and Resource Fair  on April 22nd, 2017 from 11:00am-3:00pm. This is a f

Camp Fun Fest

If March is here, can summer be far away? Get a head start on planning summer activities for your kids by attending an exposition of summer camps and other family activities. Join South Flor

Christmas on Las Olas

The Las Olas Association presents the 56th Annual Christmas on Las Olas celebrating 56 years of our urban Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018. Kick off the Holiday Season with US! FREE a

City of Fort Lauderdale Memorial Day

The City of Fort Lauderdale would like to invite the public to their free ceremony honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.  There will be live music from the American Legion Symphonic Band, a t

Clams & Claws Festival

The Clams & Claws Seafood Festival is a celebration of the best delicacies the ocean has to offer!  This annual event will be held at Huizenga Park - 32 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale,

Community Easter Eggstravaganza

Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale will host the annual Community Easter Eggstravaganza on April 4th.  Hop on by for an egg hunt, carnival games, face painting, bounce houses and inflatable obstacle

Design! Build! Play! KEVA!

Design! Build! Play! KEVA! New Permanent Exhibit Opens November 10, 2018 Design! Build! Play! KEVA! is a wonderful new exhibit recently added to the Museum of Discovery and Science. This exhibit

Diwali Festival of Lights

The Indian Regional and Cultural Center of Florida (IRCC) will be hosting the annual Diwali Festival of Lights this year at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.  Celebrate Ind

Easter Egg Hunt at North Beach Village Resort

It’s springtime – flowers are blooming, the weather is cool and #VillageLife is flourishing. This year, “spring in” to a mid-century modern paradise for an Easter Egg Hunt at North Beach Villa

Easter Egg Hunt in the Park

Join the First Presbyterian Church for their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Park. Saturday, April 15th 12:00-2:00 Colee Hammock Park  Crafts * Face painting * Fun Activities *Game

Egyptian Weekend

The Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale hosts the travelling exhibit "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" this Spring and will offer special weekends with additional Egypt-th

Family Fun Ride and Moonlight Movie

Get ready for the City of Fort Lauderdale's Family Fun Ride and Moonlight Movie in the Park. This event includes a casual neighborhood bike ride from Dottie Mancini Park followed by the Bee

Fire Prevention Day at MODS

The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale will host an informative and fun event for Fire Prevention Day.  Kids and families will learn about different ways to make their homes and l

Florida Supercon

Supercon is in FORT LAUDERDALE, and it is the LARGEST Comic Con in South Florida. Supercon takes place JULY 27-30, 2017 at THE GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE / BROWARD COUNTY CONVENTION C

Fort Lauderdale Air Show

The Fort Lauderdale Air Show is back!  See amazing aerial acrobatics and practcially feel the aircraft as they roar past.  World class Fort Lauderdale beach will be the backdrop for this fan

Fort Lauderdale Easter Eggstravaganza

Wow! It’s here already…the 4th Annual EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA will be on April 15th Saturday from 10am – 1pm. SouthCoast Church Partners with the City of Fort Lauderdale Par

Fort Lauderdale Fall Fest

The city of Fort Lauderdale would like to treat your family to a whole lot of Fall fun at their annual Fall Fest at Mills Pond Park.   This event will take place on October 20nd from 3-6 p.m. &nb

Fort Lauderdale Halloween Events

The city of Fort Lauderdale will transform into a world of folklore as princesses superheroes Pirates ghosts goblins and more fill the streets celebrating Halloween at one of our events suitable for t

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s waterways and sunshine while browsing an amazing array of boats, marine products and accessories at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world

Fort Lauderdale Irish Fest

Fort Lauderdale will come alive on March 11th with a huge Irish Fest to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and Irish heritage.  The majority of the festivities will take place at Bubier Park and down La

Free First Thursdays Starry Nights

Free First Thursdays Starry Nights Free First Thursdays Starry Nights presented by PNC Arts Alive with FREE museum admission to the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale on the first Thursday of

Friday Night Sound Waves

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Friday Night Sound Waves Live Music Series takes place Friday Night, March 16 – November 2 from 6pm – 9pm where the Beach me

Friday Night Tunes Concert Series

The City of Fort Lauderdale hosts a special concert series called Friday Night Tunes one Friday every month from February to May at Joseph C. Carter Park (southwest field). &n

Ft Lauderdale Taste of Little Italy

The 1st Annual Ft Lauderdale Taste of Little Italy will be held on March 3-5th 2017 at Huizenga Park.  Come and enjoy all the food, music, fun and activities that await you, your family and

Great American Beach Party

The Annual Great American Beach Party returns on Saturday, May 27 to Fort Lauderdale Beach near A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. This free family-friendly event features live performances, a sand

Great Balls of Fire

Join the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale for their exhibit kick-off on its opening weekend!  The Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning, with f

Halloween Comic Fest

Lauderdale Comics welcomes all Ghouls, Goblins and Spooks to join us for Halloween Comic Fest 2018! Celebrating its seventh year, Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic bo

Holiday River Tour

The Historic Stranahan house in Fort Lauderdale will be decked out in Victorian splendor this holiday season.  Enjoy the festive decor with family and friends as well as an evening tour of the gr

Hurricane Expo

 South Florida residents are invited to participate in a free hurricane and disaster preparedness event to be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the War Memorial Auditor

IKEA Design Nation

Join IKEA at the Museum of Discovery & Science on select dates for  their IKEA Design Nation activities described below.  The activities will be on February 18 – 20, 201

Keva Grand Opening Weekend

Come out to the Museum of Discovery & Science to kick off the grand opening of the Keva exhibit.  Below is the schedule for the activities planned. Design! Build! Play! KEVA! Bridges Co

Venues

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center of Broward County is a 600,000 square-foot facility located in the heart of downtown Ft. Lauderdale. Only five minutes to the airport, and walking distanc

War Memorial Auditorium

The War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale is a historic location at the intersection of Federal Highway and Sunrise Boulevard.  The auditorium is located within Holiday Park.  This