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. If you are aware of an event we haven’t mentioned, please let us know so we can share it!

Finally, New Year’s Eve is just around the corner! Visit our blog for insight into some exciting ways to celebrate with kids, with adults only and on New Year’s Day!

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Candy Cane Wonderland, 12:15pm – 4:15pm: The Panther’s Ice Den in Coral Springs is hosting this winter-themed event including candy canes, snow, and sleigh rides! Visit their website for more details. This event runs through January 6th.

Hoffman’s Winter Wonderland,6:00pm – 10:00pm: Open evenings through December 30th, now is a great time to visit this chocolate shop’s winter wonderland display. It is definitely worth the ride! The lights are magnificent; don’t forget your camera! Visit their website for details.

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Cruise, 6:30pm and 8:30pm: Want to see all the beautiful lights on the intercostal? Take a water taxi cruise. They offer two cruises nightly and depart from Fort Lauderdale. Check out their website for the exact schedule and costs. This activity continues throughout the holiday season.

Snow at the Falls, 7:00pm: Want to see snow fall in Florida? Here is your chance. Visit The Falls in Miami, Thursday – Sundays through December 31st. You can even get some holiday shopping done! Visit their website for complete information.

Aquaman, The IMAX 3D Experience, 7:40pm: See this exciting new movie in 3D at the Museum of Science and Discovery. Multiple showings today and through January 10th. Visit their website for information and ticket details.

An Abyss Christmas Carol, 8:00pm: The Foundry, a bar in Wilton Manors, has been transformed for this exciting twist on “A Christmas Carol”. This “R” rated event is only appropriate for adults. Visit their website for details.

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Sunrise Paddle, 6:30am – 8:30am: Broward Parks is hosting a Sunrise Paddle at West Lake. You must preregister to participate. Visit their website for more information.

Free Surf, Skim and Paddleboard Lessons, 7:00am – 9:00am: Island Watersports offers these free lessons weekly. All equipment is provided and participants must be able to swim. Visit their website to register.

December Fun on the Farm, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Morando Farm in Davie is hosting this day-long family event. There will be a bounce house, pony rides, hayrides and more. Visit their Facebook page for details.

Farmer’s Market at the Shops at Pembroke Gardens (in Pembroke Pines ), 10:30am – 7:00pm: Come by for a day of yummy shopping! This is the perfect place to grab your fresh fruits and veggies and a whole lot more. Check out their flyer.

florida panthersOutdoor Iceskating on Las Olas, Noon – 10:00pm: Presented by the Florida Panthers, come skate, outside,
on REAL ice!! Weekdays 3:00pm – 10:00pm and Weekends noon -10:00pm, through January 7th. Visit their website for all of the details.

Steam Train Rides 3Family Hayride and Campfire, 6:30pm – 9:00pm: Enjoy a hayride through Markham Park and eat some yummy s’mores. What a perfect way to spend Saturday evening with your family. Visit their website for fees.


Philadelphia Flyers v. Florida Panthers, December 29th, 7:00pm: This is a great way to relax before New Year’s Eve! Enjoy this exciting hockey game in the fantastic BB&T arena. Click here for ticket information.

Capital One Orange Bowl, 8:00pm: Hard Rock Stadium is the place to be for this exciting college football game. Visit their website for ticket information to see the Oklahoma Sooners play the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Sunday, December 30th, 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.

Parkland Farmers Market, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Held at the Equestrian Center on Ranch Road, this family friendly market has a bounce house, great shopping and yummy donuts. Make it a point to visit and bring your kids and pup! Check out their website.

Be Kind to Animals, 11:00am: Visit the Sawgrass Nature and Wildlife Hospital for this weekly program where guests are introduced to a new animal ambassador. Click here for more information.

EDP_Steve-Solomon-Home-for-the-Holidays_VV40319-927164091eMy Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m Home for the Holidays, 2:00pm: This holiday show is playing at the Aventura Cultural Arts Center. There are multiple showings this weekend. Looking for an afternoon or evening of laughter, this looks like a great place to be! Visit their website for details and tickets.

The Sound of Music, 7:00pm: Reserve your seats today for this popular family musical. This classic will be performed at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. Visit their website for ticket information.

Live Music, Gulf Stream Park, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: 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

Polynesian New Year’s Eve, December 31st: Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a fabulous dinner and show. There are multiple seatings! Visit their website for reservation information.

Neon New Years Eve Skate Party, December 31st: Xtreme Action Park is hosting this New Year’s celebration perfect for the whole family. Visit their website for details and reservations.

City of Sunrise, Drive in Move, January 4th, 5:30pm – 9:00pm: Markham Park in Sunrise is the site for this showing of “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”. Enjoy the movie from your car, or up front in a chair. There will be a kid zone and food trucks too! Click here for more information.

Marvel Universe Live, January 10th – 13th: Have a superhero fan in your family? If so, this show may be perfect for you! Come see your favorite Marvel superheroes protect the universe! Click here for ticket information and showtimes.

School House Rock, January 14th: Order your tickets now for this long-time favorite educational children’s show! Tickets are incredibly reasonable; visit the Broward Center’s website for details.

Margate Movies in the Park, January 26th: Save the date and watch Incredibles 2 under the stars in Margate. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Cher, January 29th: Order your tickets now for this amazing concert. Imagine seeing Cher in person! Visit the Bank Atlantic Center website for more information.

FYI, holiday lights can still be seen all over Broward! Click here for some fabulous suggestions of where to go! On behalf of all of us at The Wilson Real Estate Group, have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve!

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