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, May 11th, 2018
ArtsPark Funtastic Friday and Movie Night, 5:00 – 10:00pm: Bring the whole family, and some friends, to ArtsPark for music, face painting, bounce houses and games. And, at 8:00pm you can settle down and watch the movie “Mom’s Night Out”. Bring blankets and chairs for seating. Information available here.
James Taylor, 7:30pm: Fans will love the fact that this singer/songwriter will be in concert at the BB&T Center. And, as a special bonus, Bonnie Raitt will be performing with him. Visit their website for ticket information.
Saturday, May 12th, 2018
The Color Run, 7:30am: Huizenga Plaza is the site of this year’s super fun color run! Register in advance and visit their website to learn more about this great opportunity for a morning of fun and exercise!
Festival at Old School Davie, 10:00am – 5:00pm: Visit the Old School Davie and help them celebrate their 100 year anniversary. There will be fun for the whole family and free admission. Check it out here.
Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival, 11:00am – 7:00pm: Admission is free at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale for this day long celebration. Children’s activities, a pet costume contest and a competition for the area’s best rum cocktail are only a few of the fabulous events to enjoy. Details are available here.
Roller Derby Game at Xtreme Action Park, 5:30pm: Visit Xtreme Action Park for this exciting Roller Derby contest featuring Gold Coast Roller Derby Grrls and Thunder City Derby Sirens. For more information, visit their website.
Miami New Times and Zoo Miami Brew at the Zoo, 7:00pm: Visit Zoo Miami where you can taste 100 different types of beer from around the world, eat some delicious food and listen to Flock of Seagulls. More information regarding admission available here.
Sunday, May 13th, 2018
Be Kind to Animals – All Critters Matter, 11:00: Visit the Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital in Coral Springs for the regular Sunday morning program. You can learn about the center and meet this week’s featured animal. Information available on their website.
Avenue Q Children’s Edition, Noon: Take your family to the children’s edition of this musical comedy integrating adults and children. The event, which has additional shows, takes place at JCAT, the J’s Cultureal Arts Theater. Details available here.
Mother’s Day Activities, all day: Take a moment and read our blog detailing some brunch ideas as well as other activities to do with your mom today!
Mark Your Calendars (Future Events)
Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Festival, May 19-20: Mark your calendars for the weekend long event filled with art, crafts and lots of good food. Details are available here.
Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast and Competition, May 19th: Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale is the site of this mouthwatering feast and competition. Visit their website to learn more about this event.
Justin Timberlake Concert, May 19th: Take the opportunity to see this amazing performer in concert at the BB&T center. Ticket information available on their website.