It’s that time again. Below we have identified some exciting things to do in South Florida this weekend. As always, if you are aware of something fantastic that we missed, please add it in the comments so we can all benefit! Also, visit the linked sites to confirm date, time, location and details. Sometimes things change

Friday, September 7th, 2018

First¬†Friday¬†Food Trucks at Flamingo Gardens, 5:00pm – 9:00pm:¬† Stop by the parking lot of Flamingo Gardens for this recurring event.¬† It’s a great way to end the week with your family, listen to music and grab some dinner from the amazing food trucks.¬† More details available¬†here.

ArtsPark Funtastic¬†Friday¬†and Movie Night¬†¬†5:00pm – 10:00pm:¬†¬†Bring the whole family, and some friends, to ArtsPark for music, face painting, bounce houses and games. The movie “Goodbye Christopher Robin” will be shown at¬†8:00pm.¬† Information available¬†here.

Old Town Untapped, 6:00pm Р9:00pm:  Head out to Pompano Beach for this monthly recurring evening event.  Bailey Contemporary Arts is the place to be for this craft beer and arts festival.  There is food, music, art and more.  Visit their website for more information.

Friday Night Sound Waves, 6:00pm Р9:00pm:  Enjoy this free concert at the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and AIA.  This event, which recurs every Fridayevening, features a different performer each time.   This weekend it is the Free Rads. Click here for more details.

First¬†Friday¬†Piano Bar at Studio Z,¬†7:00pm – 11:00pm:¬†Visit Fort Lauderdale’s newest piano bar for an evening of singing!¬† The doors open at¬†7:00¬†and music goes from¬†8:00 – 11:00.¬† Bring your friends and sing-a-long to some of your favorite songs.¬† Admission is free and food and drinks are available for purchase.¬† Visit their¬†Facebook¬†page for additional information.

Columbia v. Venezuela at Hard Rock Stadium, 8:00pm:  This international soccer match is bound to be amazing!  Come out to the Hard Rock to see it in person.  Tickets available here.

Movies on the Lawn, 8:00pm:  Come by the Great Lawn at the intersection of Atlantic and Pompano Beach Blvd. for a free outdoor showing of the movie Matilda.  Bring your blankets and chairs!  For more information, click here. This event recurs the first Friday of each month.

Saturday, September 8th 2018

Coral Springs Remembrance 9/11 5K Run/Walk,  7:00am:  This family friendly event honors and remembers those our country lost on September 11th.  Clickhere for more details and to register.

Grandparents Weekend at Butterfly World, 9:00am Р5:00pm:  Celebrate grandparents with a visit to Butterfly World in Coconut Creek.  In honor of them, the park is offering special admission rates of $10.00 per person for everyone (kids under 2 admitted free).  This event continues tomorrow, too.  Visit their website for more information. Note, this special event recurs every Saturday this month.

Seven Dollar Saturdays at Flamingo Gardens, 9:30am Р4:00pm: September is special at Flamingo Gardens.  Admission is $7.00 for adults and children ages 3 and up.  Take advantage of this amazing deal.  Click here for more information.

SuperCar Saturday, 10:00am Р1:00pm: Visit Lamborghini Broward to see some amazing cars!  Details available here.

20th Anniversary of Harry’s Wizarding World,¬†10:00am – 10:00pm:¬†Visit the Northwest Regional Library Branch in Coral Springs for this day-long celebration of all things Harry Potter.¬† The event will be held in the multi-purpose room.¬† Visit their¬†website¬†for additional information.

Mommy and Me Story Time, Noon Р1:00pm:  The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibition Hall hosts a free story time on the second Saturday of each month.  Children under eight and their caregivers are invited to share in a story and project.  Click here for more information.

Bailey Hall Festival of the Arts, Noon Р5:00pm:  Bring the entire family to Bailey Hall in Davie for this spectacular day of performances and more.  Take a tour of the facility, check out the art walk and enjoy the amazing food trucks.  Additional information is available on their website.  Admission is free!

Rock and Ride Concert and Car Show, 4:00pm Р7:00pm:  Visit the Tamarac Sports Complex on NW 77th Street for this fun, Saturday family event.  Enjoy the live music performed by a Journey tribute band, inflatables for the kids and a car show.  Click here for more information.

Dania After Dark, 5:00pm Р10:00pm: Head east to Dania and enjoy this evening street festival.  There will be art, music, food and more.  Click here for their flyer.

Eats and Beats, 5:30pm Р9:30pm:  Pine Trails Park in Parkland is the site of this music and food truck family event.  Sponsored by Northwest Medical Center, this promises to be  lots of fun.  Looking for more info?  Click here.

The Weekely Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo, 7:30 Р9:30pm:  Bergeron Rodeo Grounds is the place to be for this exciting event.  Get your tickets for an evening of western entertainment right in Davie, Florida.  Visit their website for ticket information and program details.

Solar Blast Concert Feat: Chain Reaction Tribute to Styx and Journey, 8:00pm Р9:30pm Enjoy a relaxing Saturday evening with family and friends at ArtsPark in Hollywood.  Stop by the amphitheater with your lawn chairs and blanket for an amazing concert.  Admission is free and more details are available here.

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Tamarac Farmers Market,¬†9:00am – 2:00pm:¬†¬†Veterans’ Memorial Park is the site of this fabulous farmers market which occurs every¬†Sunday¬†in the fall. Stop by and pick up some delicious treats!¬† Click¬†here¬†for the City’s calendar.

Miami Dolphins v. Tennessee Titans, 1:00pm: Are you ready for some football?  The season is officially underway as this game begins.  Interested in tickets, clickhere!

Live Music, Gulf Stream Park, 7:00pm Р9:00pm:  This outdoor shopping area presents live music several nights a week.  Check out their website for who is playing! This is a great way to wind down the weekend.

Upcoming Events

Disney on Ice,¬†September 13th – 16th:¬†¬†Reserve you seats now to see Mickey’s Search Party.¬† Multiple shows daily.¬† Click¬†here¬†for ticket information.

Riverwalk Fall Festival,¬†September 22nd:¬†Head down to Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk for the 4th annual fall festival.¬† Plan on stopping by Esplanade Park for children’s¬†activities,¬†carnival games, food trucks and shopping.¬† It promises to be a fun day for all, and admission is FREE.¬† Click here for more¬†information.

24th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival, September 22nd and 23rd:  Save the date for this fun weekend in beautiful Delray at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue.  Click here for more information.

Free Museum Day,¬†September 22nd:¬†¬†The Smithsonian Magazine’s free museum day is¬†September 22nd.¬† You can log on to certain museum websites and order two free tickets.¬† Museums from Palm Beach to Miami are participating.¬† Click¬†here¬†for a list and links to order tickets.

Autism Speaks Walk, September 29th: This event, held at the BB&T Center, benefits Autism Speaks.  Click here for more information.

Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour, October 5th: Reserve you tickets now for this family show at the Broward Center.  Details available here.

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