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What Fort Lauderdale Events Should You Know About?

Posted on: 04/23/2018

What Fort Lauderdale Events Should You Know About?

If you are planning a visit to the Fort Lauderdale area, you're in luck.

Fort Lauderdale is known for its sunny skies and beautiful beaches. But, in addition to the sand and surf, and our beautiful weather, there's more to love about our city.

The area draws flocks of people each year looking for fun and exciting things to do. Here, you can enjoy a happening nightlife, kick back and watch the sunset, or get out and meet visitors from all over the world.

You'll never run out of things to do in our sunny city. We have plenty of year-round attractions and the Fort Lauderdale calendar of events can't be topped.

Here are some Fort Lauderdale events to check out while you're here!

Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Events

Whether you are in town for a few days or a few months, you won't run into a shortage of events in Fort Lauderdale. In fact, there's so much happening here that you could easily find something new and different to fill up your calendar while you're visiting.

Take a look at some of the Fort Lauderdale events happening soon.

Free First Thursday Starry Nights at NSU Art Museum

The NSU Art Museum joins forces with PNC Bank to bring you Free First Thursday Starry Nights every first Thursday of the month. From 4 until 8:00 p.m., there's no admission charge to tour the museum.

Take advantage of hands-on art lessons, special programming, exhibits, films, and more. You can also enjoy light bites and two for one drink specials in our museum cafe.

This Fort Lauderdale event offers fun for all ages.

Jazz in the Park

Beginning in April, Gulfstream Park will host free jazz concerts in the park plaza every Sunday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Every week, you're invited to experience the soulful sounds of local renowned jazz artists and musicians.


The Greater Caribbean Cultural Coalition invites you to their annual Unifest Carribean festival of fun. Come join in the excitement as the streets of Lauderdale Lakes are transformed into a festival full of Carribean flavor.

Plan for a day of adventure for the whole family on May 20th. Taste authentic Carribean food, dance to funky Reggae tunes, let the little ones play in the Kid Zone, purchase unique gifts from street vendors, create one of a kind arts and crafts, and more.

You won't want to miss this once-a-year Fort Lauderdale Carribean tradition.

Saturday Sessions at the Megaphone

If poetry, theatre, or music are your thing, you'll want to be sure to attend Saturday Sessions at the Megaphone.

The Community Foundation of Broward hosts this Art Prevails Project, featuring a host of live entertainment, every first Saturday evening of the month from 5-8:00 p.m.

Acting Out

Looking for something to keep the kids entertained? Bring them to Ashanti Cultural Arts Acting Out drama class to learn top acting skills every Saturday from 2-3:00 p.m.

Registration is $25 dollars. Pay a monthly fee of $30 to attend every Saturday in the month.

Plan Your Visit Today!

You'll enjoy all of these Fort Lauderdale events and so much more when you plan your visit to our sunny beaches.

Looking for somewhere to stay while you're here?

Check out our wide range of shared and private accommodations to book your visit today!