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 25th, 2019

orchidFort Lauderdale Orchid Society Show and Sale, 10:00am – 6:00pm: The War Memorial Auditorium is the site for this Orchid Lover’s event. Click here for details on the three day program.


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 and weekend hours vary!

invincibleArtsPark 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 “Invincible” will be shown at 8:00pm. Information available here.

Live Titan MMA Fight, 7:00pm: Xtreme Action Park is the site for this evening of MMA action. Visit their website for discounted tickets and to learn more about the line up.

Smokey Robinson, 8:00pm: See this legendary singer in concert at Hard Rock Live. Visit their website for ticket information and details.

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

surfFree 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.



Kiss Country Chili Cookoff, 10:00am – 10:00pm: CB Smith Park is the site for the annual favorite country music extravaganza! Click here for more information.

Doggie Palooza, 10:00am: Happy Trails Dog Park in Plantation is the site for the fun filled morning for pups and their humans! Come on out and learn about services from local providers. There will be contests, prizes and more! Click here for more information.

bike showAnnual Dania Beach Motorcycle Show, 10:00am – 5:00pm: 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.


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.

Tri-Rail Fun Day, 11:00am – 3:00pm: Held in Dania Beach, at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport Station, this free family event is not to be missed. There will be crafts, face painting, food trucks and more. Click here for more information.

orangeMiss Orange Blossom Pageant, 2:00pm – 4:00pm: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.

Margate Movies in the Park, 7:00pm: Save the date and watch Incredibles 2 under the stars in Margate. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Howie Mandel, 8:00pm: Not too many people are more entertaining than Howie Mandel. Check out his concert at Hard Rock. Visit their website for ticket information. Please note, this concert is for “mature audiences” only.

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

farmersmarketTamarac 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.

Airing of the Quilts, 11:00am – 5:00pm: The Historic Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale is home to this traditional event. Come by to see many beautifully displayed quilts. Visit their website for more information.

folkfestivalSouth Florida Folk Music Festival, Noon – 7:00pm: This two day event (it begins on Saturday, January 26th) is being held at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. There will be musical performances, crafts, vendors and songwriting workshops. Visit their website for more details and 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

BroadwayJekyll and Hyde, February 1st: Reserve your tickets now for opening night of this well-known Broadway show. The Broward Center is hosting numerous showings. Visit their website for additional dates and ticket information.

2019 Florida Renaissance Festival, February 9th: 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!

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!

Davie Fire and Police Expo, February 9th: Plan to attend this event in Davie with your whole family and learn how to be safe! Visit their Facebook page for more information.

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.

Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon and Half Marathon, February 17th: The 2019 is sponsored by Public and Colavita. Register now to secure your space. Click here for details.

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