Friday, January 18th, 2019

Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, B-17 Flying Fortress, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: This exciting event, held at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport offers tours of amazing aircrafts, you can even go inside. There are also opportunities to share in test flights. Visit their website for details and admission fees; this event continues throughout the weekend.

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 Help” will be shown at 8:00pm. Information available here.

South Florida Fair, Noon: Held in West Palm Beach on the South Florida Fair Grounds, this year’s theme is Superheros! Click here for details on all of the fun activities available. There is something for everyone. This event continues through February 3rd!

lanternsMiami 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 Truck Round-Up Pompano Old Town, 6:00pm: Head to 41 NE 1st Street in Pompano with the entire family for dinner from some awesome food trucks. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Toronto Maple Leafs v. Florida Panthers, 7:00pm: Enjoy the evening at this exciting hockey game at the BB&T Center. Visit their website for ticket information.

the producersThe Producers, 8:00pm: There are multiple opportunities to see this fabulous Broadway musical comedy between now and February 10th. Showing at the Broward Stage Door Theater, this show promises an evening of smiles! Visit their website for ticket details and additional showings.

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Kakes for Kids Be A Hero 5K, 6:30 am: Register to run this 5K in Hollywood on the Broadwalk for good cause, the proceeds help underprivileged children. Click here to learn more and to register.

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.

Flamingo Fest, 9:30am – 4:00pm: January 19th and 20th: Visit Flamingo Gardens and enjoy the tribute to it’s namesake including the popular flamingo contest. Visit their website to learn more about the family-fun event that continues tomorrow (Sunday, 1/20). Click here for a discount admissions coupon!

farmersmarketFarmer’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.


Rosie Revere, Engineer and Friends, 11:00am (and 1:00pm): Purchase your tickets now for this family show about Rosie, Iggy and Ada and their teacher. This musical is perfect for kids and is being shown at the Broward Center. Click here for more information.

MLK Fun Day, 1:00pm – 5:00pm: Enjoy the beautiful Florida weather at this family event at the Dr. MLK Community Center in Hollywood. There will be games, rides, face painting and more. Click here for additional details.

Wilton Manors Art Expo, 6:00pm – 9:00pm: This event, which recurs on the third Saturday of each month, is held is fantastic Wilton Manors. Each month features a different artist. Visit their website for details.

Cher, Here We Go Again, 8:00pm: This every-popular entertainer will be in concert at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. Click here for ticket information.

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

City Dog 5K, 8:00am: If you are a runner and a dog lover, this 5K at Haulover Park in Miami may be perfect for you! You can register for a 5K or 1 mile race and there will be lots of activities as well. Click here for details.

flea market29th Annual Nautical Flea Market, 8:00am – 3:00pm: Visit Community Park in Pompano Beach for this all-nautical market. Bring the entire family, there will be music, food and drinks and 200 vendors! This event begins on Saturday, January 19th. Visit their website for more information!

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.

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.

Bowling for Hunger, 10:45 am – 1:00pm: Bowling at SpareZ in Davie this Sunday morning benefits LifeNet4Families. Individual cost is $50 and a team of four is $175. Consider participating in this great cause. Click here for registration and more details.

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.

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.

Livingston Taylor in Concert, 7:00pm: The Broward Center is hosting this accomplished songwriter with a broad range of talent! This concert sounds like the perfect Sunday night event. Click here for ticket information and more details.

Upcoming Events

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.

bike showAnnual Dania Beach Motorcycle Show, January 26th: Visit Frost Park in Dania Beach for the 13th 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.

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.

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