It’s that time again. Below we have identified some exciting things to do in South Florida this weekend, August 24th – 26th. 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!

Friday, August 24th, 2018

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 “Nine Lives” will be shown at¬†8:00pm.¬† Information available¬†here.

Friday Night Sound Waves, 6:00pm Р9:00pm:  Enjoy this free concert at the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and AIA.  This event, which recurs every Fridayevening, features a different performer each time.  Click here for more details.

Jaws in the Park, 8:30pm: BG Oleta River Outdoor Center is the site for this classic film.  You can watch the movie on land or in the water.  Admission of $20 (children under age 10 are $15).  Bring your own float, or buy one there!  Food and drinks available for purchase.  Click hereto buy tickets or to learn more.

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Furry Friend Meet and Greet,¬†11:00am – 1:00pm:¬†¬†Visit Cooper City’s newest dog park.¬† Meet new friends and neighbors, both the human and furry kind!¬† There will be music, a photo booth and even a K-9 demonstration.¬† Click¬†here¬†for details.

Poverello Pet Pageant, Noon Р5:00:  Visit Mickel Park in Wilton Manors for this fabulous pet pageant. Relax among lots of adorable pets and see if you can pick the winner to best smile and best owner look-a-like.  More information is available here.

A Midsummer Night’s Art Show,¬†Noon – 5:00pm:¬†Visit Lauderdale Comics for a spotlight on some local artists.¬† There will be sales and discounts all day long.¬† For details, visit their Facebook¬†page.

Far Out Glow Black Light Paint Party, 6:00 pm Р9:00pm: It is art walk in the Flagler Village arts district.  Check out the artwork and, when night falls, there will be music and free style glow painting under black lights.  For details, click here.

Borowski at Night,  8:00pm Р10:00pm:  Visit Flamingo Gardens at night and view this beautiful glasswork, all which will be illuminated.  Details available here.

Purple Reign Tribute Show, 8:00pm:  The Hard Rock Events Center is the site of this fabulous tribute concert.  Details available on their website.

Old School Latin Block Party, 9:00pm:  Visit the Shops at Pembroke Gardens for this fun and free Saturday evening event.  Click here for more details.

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Marine Market, 9am Р4:00pm:  Visit the Festival Flea Market on Sample Road for this nautical event.  In the parking lot behind the marketplace you can sell your boat, shop for marine-related items and even enter a fishing derby.

The event is also occurring on  Saturday from 9:00am Р6:00pm.  More information is available here.

Florida Marlins v. Atlanta Braves, 1:10:  Visit Marlins stadium for the final game in this four game series.  Click here for additional information on promotions all weekend.

Live Music, Gulf Stream Park, 7:00pm Р9:00pm:  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

Amy Schumer and Friends, August 31st:  At 8:00pm, Amy Schumer will perform at the Hard Rock Events Center.  Click here for ticket information.

Bites-n-Sips,¬†September 1st, 6:00pm – 10:00pm:¬†Stop by¬†downtown Coral Springs for food trucks, beer and lots of fun!¬† Don’t forget a blanket and chairs.¬† What a great way to spend a¬†Saturday¬†night! Visit their¬†Facebook¬†page for more information.

Coral Springs Remembrance 9/11 5K Run/Walk, September 8th: Save the date to honor and remember the events of 9/11.  Details available here.

Disney on Ice,¬†September 13th – 16th:¬†¬†Reserve you seats now to see Mickey’s Search Party.¬† Multiple shows daily.¬† Click¬†here¬†for ticket information.

Free Museum Day,¬†September 22nd:¬†¬†The Smithsonian Magazine’s free museum day is¬†September 22nd.¬† You can log on to certain museum websites and order two free tickets.¬† Museums from Palm Beach to Miami are participating.¬† Click¬†here¬†for a list and links to order tickets.

Autism Speaks Walk, September 29th: This event, held at the BB&T Center, benefits Autism Speaks.  Click here for more information.

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