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, January 11th, 2019
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 “The Isle of Dogs” will be shown at 8:00pm. Information available here.
Miami Lantern Light Festival, 5:00pm -11:00pm: Open through January 20th, Thursday – Sunday evenings is this fabulous festival. Located at the Miami Dade County Fairgrounds, plan a visit to enjoy the beautiful lanterns, food, amusements, acrobats and so much more. Details on everything, including ticket prices, available here.
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.
City of Parkland Family Fun Fest, 6:00pm – 10:00pm: Pine Trails Park is the location for this fun, family event (that continues on Saturday and Sunday). Enjoy amusements, food, music and more. Details are available here.
Marvel Universe Live, January 7:00pm: 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. This is showing all weekend!
Tusk, The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, 8;00pm: The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is the site of this tribute concert. Click here for details and ticket information.
Saturday, January 12th, 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.
Hollywood Beach Half Marathon and 5K: The weather should be beautiful for this inaugural run.Visit their website for more information and to sign-up!
Pet Palooza, 1:00pm – 5:00pm: ArtsPark in Hollywood is the site for this pet friendly afternoon. There will be adoptions, vendors, pet care information and more. Click here for details.
8th Annual Riverwalk Stone Crab and Seafood Festival, 11:00am – 5:00pm: Esplanade Park in Las Olas is the site for this fun and yummy street festival. Save your appetite, there is tons to eat and drink. Click here 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.
NSU Basketball v. Tampa, 2:00pm and 4:00pm: Love basektball, come watch these college teams compete. Both the men’s and women’s teams are playing at the Rick Case arena. Click here for details.
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.
Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis, 7:30pm: The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is the home to this evening of entertainment perfect for Elvis fans! This concert features music, bands and dancers, it’s sure to be so much fun. Click here for more information.
Sunday, January 13th, 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: Held at Art Walk in Coral Springs this family friendly market is the perfect place to spend the morning. 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.
Florida Youth Orchestra, 4:00pm – 5:00pm: T.Y. Park is the site for the Florida Orchestra Youth Flute Choir Concert. What a lovely way to relax and end the weekend. Click here for more information. Don’t forget to bring your chairs and blankets!!
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.
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.
South Florida Fair, January 18th to February 3rd: Tickets are available now for this fun, family fair. It’s held in West Palm Beach on the South Florida Fair Grounds and this year’s theme is Superheros! Click here for details on all of the fun activities available.
Flamingo Fest, January 19th and 20th: Visit Flamingo Gardens and enjoy the tribute to it’s namesake including the popular flamingo contest. Click here for information on how to participate and for discounted tickets to enjoy the festival.
Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society Show and Sale, January 25th -27th: The War Memorial Auditorium is the site for this Orchid Lover’s event. Click here for details on the three day program.
Kiss Country Chili Cookoff, January 26th: CB Smith Park is the site for the annual favorite country music extravaganza! Click here for more information.
Annual Dania Beach Motorcycle Show, January 26th: Visit Frost Park in Dania Beach for the 13 annual Motorcycle Show. From 10:00am – 5:00pm you can come by and see some amazing antique bikes. There will be food, music, activities and more. Click here for information.
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.
Miss Orange Blossom Pageant, January 26th: The Pine Island Multipurpose Center is the site for this fun pageant. Visit their website for details on how to enter!
Drive in Movie, 6:00pm: The Equestrian Center in Parkland is the site of this “drive-in” movie. “Small Foot” will be shown and there will be free popcorn while supplies last (bring your own snacks too)! Gate opens at 4:30. Details are available on their website.
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.
Adam Sandler, February 9th: Click here for details on this concert, it’s sure to be a great time. You can order your tickets in advance!
Chris Hixon Memorial Run, February 16th: This 5K run honors the late Coach Chris Hixon, who lost his life on February 14th 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Proceeds benefit his scholarship fund. Coach Hixon was well-known for his dedication to his students at high schools throughout Broward County. Click here for details.