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!

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Funtastic Friday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm: Visit ArtsPark in Hollywood for this weekly family fun evening. There will be music, bounce houses and more. Click here for more information.

Happy Hour Yoga, 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Presented by Ales and Asanas at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood, this is a fabulous way to begin your weekend with some mindfulness and relaxation. Visit their Facebook page for details.

“weeekendhappenings”Fiddler on the Roof, 8:00pm: Reserve your tickets now to see this classic Broadway musical at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Information is available on their website. If you cannot make the show this evening, no worries. Additional dates are available!


Friday Night Movie Night, 8:00pm – 10:00pm: Continue your evening at ArtsPark in Hollywood. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and settle in to watch “The Jackie Robinson Story”. Details are available here.

Bad Company, 8:00pm: Come to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino to see Bad Company, the English rock group we all remember. Click here for ticket and event information.

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Feeding South Florida’s Outrun Hunger 5K, 6:30am: Charnow Park in Hollywood is the site of this 9th annual run sponsored by JM Family Enterprises. It’s a great way to support those less fortunate in our community while sneaking in some exercise. Click here for more information.

“weeekendhappenings”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.

MSD Heros Challenge, 7:30am: This obstacle course race, held in Parkland, is appropriate for athletes of all ages and skill levels, and you enter as a team! There is even a free yoga class following the event. Proceeds will support the efforts of Stand With Parkland, The National Association of Families for Safe Schools and other nonprofits working to help make our communities safer. Click here for details.

31st Anniversary of Butterfly World, 9:00am – 5:00pm: Celebrate Butterfly World’s anniversary today and tomorrow (Sunday) and next weekend. In honor of this special occasion, they are offering discounted admission, $10 per person (ages 2 and under are free). Take advantage of this amazing deal and enjoy some quality time in a beautiful location (click here for more information.)

2019 Florida Renaissance Festival, 10:00am – Sunset: Mark your calendars (and buy your tickets) for the Florida Renaissance Festival at Quiet Waters Park. This annual event is open on weekends through March 24th. Every weekend offers something new and exciting. Visit their website and learn all about it! Note, you can visit here all weekend, including Monday!

Uniquely You: Patterns & Paintings Workshop for Kids, 10:00am – Noon: The Frank C. Ortis Gallery for the Arts is the site for this creative morning family activity. Enjoy the story “You Be You” and participate in the creative art project that follows. Click here for more 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.

Nam Knights Salute to Veterans & First Responders, Noon – 4:00pm: Come by and help salute those who help keep us safe. There will be food trucks, music and even a display of military vehicles. This event will be held at the Miramar National Guard Armory. Admission in $10.00. Click here for details.

“weeekendhappenings”4th Annual Riverwalk Chili Cookoff, Noon – 4:00pm: Entry to this exciting event is free! There will be vendors, music and, of course, chili! The theme is sports teams, so wear the jersey of your favorite team. Have a well-behaved pup? Feel free to bring him/her along. Click here for more information.


One Tamarac Multicultural Festival, 4:00pm – 8:00pm: This free family event held at the Tamarac Sports Complex is a celebration of the many cultures that comprise the community. There will be music, food trucks, a kidzone and more. Click here for more information.

Los Angeles Kings V. Florida Panthers, 5:00pm: This early evening hockey game promises to be super exciting. Consider it the perfect start to a date night or a fun, family evening. Click here for ticket information.

Movies In The Park, 6:30pm: Head on over to the Margate Sports Complex for a complimentary outdoor viewing of Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation! Enjoy the weather and this fun, family feature. Click here for details and don’t forget your chairs and blankets!

Orange Blososm Festival Rodeo, 7:00pm: This exciting annual event at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds is not to be missed! The gates open at 6:00pm, buy your tickets here! Keep your eyes open for Mayor Judy Paul, this is one of her favorite weekends of the year! This event continues tomorrow at 2:00pm.

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, 7:30pm: This is a must see for musical theater lovers. This talented cast improvises a full blown musical with audience input. How much fun is that! The site is Bailey Hall in Davie. Get your tickets now!

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, 8:00pm: Reserve your tickets now for this classic rock concert. Click here for ticket information.

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

10th Annual ANF Group Tour de Broward to Benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, 7:00am – 1:00pm: Help raise funds for Joe Dimaggio’s Children’s Hospital in this variety race. You can cycle, run or walk to participate. Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch and a goodie bag! It takes place in Miramar Park and promises to be both fun and rewarding. Click here to register.

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 information.

“weeekendhappenings”Let’s Plan Bridal & Wedding Extravganza, 10:00am – 5:00pm: Held in the ballroom at the Sunrise Civic Center, this conference is THE place to be if you are planning your wedding (or planning on planning your wedding). Click here for details on all this event has to offer!


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.

The 16th Annual Polynesian Cultural Festival, Noon – 7:00pm: Jaco Pastorius Park is the site of this beautiful festival. Come by and learn all about Polynesian culture. There will be music, food and lots of fun. This event begins on Saturday, the 23rd, hours are the same. Additional information is available on their website.

Beach Entertainment Series, 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Head on over to Hallandale Beach for an afternoon of music and fun. Enjoy Human Jukebox by Jaycee Driesen. Cafe Cita will be on hand with food and beverages for sale. Bring your blankets and chairs, it’s going to be great. Visit their Facebook page for details.

Sunrise Pops, 2:00pm: The Sunrise Civic Center is the site for this truly fabulous concert. Enjoy a broad range of music from Broadway tunes to movie themes to opera. This concert is a music lover’s dream. Click here 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

Pink, Beautiful Trauma World Tour, March 1st: Order your tickets now to see this ultimate performer at The BB&T The concert is going to be amazing! Click here for details.

My One and Only, March 1st -24th: This Gershwin musical will be playing at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center for most of the month of March. Click here for ticket information.

Carolina Hurricanes V. Florida Panthers, March 2nd: It’s always a good night to see a hockey game. The BB&T center is the site, as always. More information is available here.

Blake Shelton: Friends and Heroes 2019, March 9th: If you love him on The Voice, order your tickets now for this special concert at the BB&T Center. Click here for details.

Coral Springs Festival for the Arts, March 16th and 17th: Mark your calendar to save the dates for this fabulous arts and crafts festival. It’s a weekend full of fun. Visit their website for more details.

“weeekendhappenings”Big Bounce America, March 29th-31st: Reserve your tickets now for the ultimate in bounce house entertainment; this is huge! You won’t believe the size and scope of the bounce houses available! And, it’s being held at Miramar Regional Park. Click here for additional information.

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