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!
Also, keep in mind that this Thursday is Valentine’s Day. Check out our newest blog; it shares some great ideas for how both couples and families can celebrate!
Friday, February 8th, 2019
Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival, Noon – 11:00pm: This annual event, held at St. Demetrious Orthodox Church, continues on Saturday and Sunday. Come by for delicious food, cultural events, vendors and even a children’s fun zone. Click here for all of the exciting details.
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.
Food in Motion, 5:00pm – 11:00pm: This monthly event, at Peter Feldman Park, is one huge picnic! There is an artisan market, food trucks, baked goods and so much more! Bring your blankets and plan to spend an evening relaxing with friends. Visit their Facebook page for details.
Tunes and Trucks, 6:00pm: Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater is the site for this food truck and music event. This week features Audiotramp, a classic rock band. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs; admission is free. Click here for more information.
Night of Hope with Joel and Victoria, 8:00pm: The BB&T Center is the site for this evening of praise and worship. If you are interested in attending, click here for ticket information.
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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.
SilverLakes Community Garage Sale, 8:00am – 2:00pm: Head over to this fantastic community garage sale – there are treasures to be found! Drive through the neighborhoods and see what they have to offer. You can even make a donation to the Salvation Army and Pooches in Pines. The sales continues tomorrow. Click here for more details.
4th Annual “Be Mine” Dog Show, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Visit the Stan Goldman Hollywoof Dog Park and enjoy the fabulous event. You can celebrate an early Valentine’s Day with your family and your dog. There will be contests, games and more. Click here for complete details.
Davie Fire and Police Expo, 10:00am – 2:00pm: Plan to attend this event in Davie with your whole family and learn how to be safe! Visit their Facebook page for more information.
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.
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!
30th Annual Airboat Show and Festival, 11:00am – 11:00pm: This two day festival (it continues tomorrow, Sunday) is being held at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds. Admission is $15 today and $10 tomorrow. Come by and see airboats and buggies, vendors, food, music and more. Visit their website for details.
School House Rock Live, 2:00pm: This favorite children’s show will be at the Miramar Cultural Center in Miramar. Click here to buy your tickets now!
NOVA Southeastern University Women’s Basketball v. St. Leo, 2:00pm: Want to see some local college hoops? Here is your chance. Check out these amazing athletes at their game! Click here for tickets.
Dania After Dark Street Festival, 5:00pm – 10:00pm: This family-friendly, pet friendly event in Dania Beach is a great way to spend a Saturday evening. There will be music, food trucks, drinks, and lots of fun. Take a look at their flyer for more details.
Adam Sandler, 8:00pm: Click here for details on this concert, it’s sure to be a great time. Adam Sandler is always funny, you are sure to leave with a smile on your face.
Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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.
Coral Springs Farmers Market, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Stop by the Coral Springs Farmers Market, enjoy the beautiful weather and pick up some yummy treats and cool crafts. Click here for more information.
Boca Raton Seafood and Music Festival, 11:00am – 6:00pm: Head on over to Mizner Park in Boca for the third day of this three day event (you can visit Friday evening and all day Saturday too – check the website for hours). There will be lots of yummy food and live music. Visit their website for performers, admission and hours.
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.
Broward Family Life Camp Connections, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Flamingo Gardens in Davie is the site for this afternoon camp information event. Learn about both local and out of state opportunities. Important note, admission is free with pre-registration by February 8th. Click here to register.
The Producers, 2:00pm: This Mel Brook’s musical is always a crowd favorite. The final showing is this afternoon at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center. Click here for tickets (additional shows are available earlier in the weekend).
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.
The Boston Pops on Tour with Keith Lockhart, 7:00pm: This concert is the perfect way to end your weekend; it’s a fantastic opportunity to appreciate some classic music at The Broward Center. Click here for event information and ticket details.
Valentine’s Day Activities, February 14th: Check out our blog sharing suggestions for both couples and families on Valentine’s Day.
Coconut Grove Arts Festival, February 16th -18th: This annual event is worth the drive! There will be over 350 artists and craftsmen, an international food court and activities for children. Click here for more information.
Chris Hixon Memorial Run, February 16th: Sign up now to participate in this scholarship run in memory of Coach Chris Hixon, former athletic director and wrestling coach of Stoneman Douglas High School. Coach Hixon worked at several schools in the county; this event is provides the opportunity to honor his life and commitment, support Broward County Students and get in a little exercise. Click here for details.
Sola Rum, Food and Wine Festival, February 17th: This festival will feature music, rum and wine samples and fabulous food. It is located on the grounds of the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center and tickets are necessary. Visit their website for additional information.
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, February 23rd: Reserve your tickets now for this classic rock concert. Click here for ticket information.
Orange Blossom Festival, February 23rd -24th: The Bergeron Rodeo Grounds are the site of this year’s Orange Blossom Festival, a weekend of fabulous fun! Visit their website for all of the exciting 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.
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.