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

Friday, September 14th, 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 “Sing” will be shown at¬†8:00pm.¬† Information available¬†here.

Food in Motion, 5:00pm Р11:00pm:  Stop by Peter Feldman Park in Fort Lauderdale and grab some dinner!  Wander through the tents, peruse the offerings and bring home some delicious treats.  Visit their Facebook page for more details

Carousel Carnival, 6:00pm Р8:00pm: Celebrate the 5th birthday of the Pompano Carousel at this family carnival at the Citi Centre.  There will be free games, face painting, rides, music, shows and more.  Click here for more information.

Disney on Ice,¬†7:00pm¬†¬†Playing all weekend at the Bank Atlantic Center;¬†this family show promises to be fun for everyone!¬† Buy your tickets now to see Mickey’s Search Party!¬† For information, click¬†here.

Music Under the Starts, 7:00pm Р9:00pm: The second Friday of each month is concert time in Pompano.  Visit the Great Lawn and see B Side Jones this month.  Bring your blankets and chairs.  Details available here.

Friday Night Sound Waves, 6:00pm Р9:00pm: The intersection of Las Olas Blvd and A1A is the place to be for weekly Friday night concerts.  This week come see the Tito C. Band.  Visit their website for details on this concert and future ones as well.

Saturday, September 15th 2018

We Are Here, Seminole Discovery Days, Ah-Ta-Thi-Ki Museum, 9:00am Р5:00pm: Enjoy this special exhibit and discover what happens behind the scenes of Tribal Government.  There will be crafts and root beer floats!  Program is included in the price of admission.  More information is available here.

Seven Dollar Saturdays at Flamingo Gardens, 9:30am Р4:00pm: September is special at Flamingo Gardens.  Admission is $7.00 for adults and children ages 3 and up.  Take advantage of this amazing deal.  Click here for more information.

Thrive Performing Arts Center Open House, Noon Р2:00pm:  Make it a point to stop by the Thrive Performing Arts Center in Pembroke Pines and learn what they have to offer. There will be face painting, tattoos and raffles.  Check out their Facebook page for more information.

Lost 80’s Live,¬†7:30pm:¬†¬†Get your tickets to this oldies but goodies concert at the Parker Playhouse.¬† Flock of Seagulls and Wang Chung, among other artists, will be there.¬† Click¬†here¬†for more¬†information and tickets.

Sammy Hagar and The Circle, 8:00pm:  The Hard Rock Hollywood is the site of this fantastic concert.  Visit their website to learn more about the former head of Van Halen and this performance.

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

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 the City’s calendar.

Stand Up Paddleboarding, 9:00am Р11:00am: Have no plans?  This amazing experience is worth the drive to Boca.  Visit Gumbo Limbo Park for this paddle board trip along the intercostal.  You will see manatees, turtles and more.  Looking for additional information, visit their website.

Model Train Rides, 10:00am Р4:00pm:  Take a trip to Tradewinds Park for a ride on the model trains! Each ride is $1.50 per passenger; guests must pay admission into the park.  Visit their websitefor more information on the train ride as well as everything the park has to offer.  Note, this event is happening on Saturday as well.

Monkey Joe’s Pembroke Pines Birthday,¬†11:00am – 7:00pm:¬†Help celebrate at the Pembroke¬†Pines location (Sunrise is also celebrating).¬† There will be $5 admission all day along with a dance party and¬†activities.¬† Click¬†here¬†for more details.

BMX Trickstars, 11:00am Р4:00pm:  Visit the Festival Marketplace for this amazing event.  There will be vendors set up throughout the day, and three shows that are free to the public at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.  This is a unique opportunity to view this cool sport up close.  Information is available here.

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

Riverwalk Fall Festival,¬†September 22nd:¬†Head down to Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk for the 4th annual fall festival.¬† Plan on stopping by Esplanade Park for children’s¬†activities,¬†carnival games, food trucks and shopping.¬† It promises to be a fun day for all, and admission is FREE.¬† Click here for more¬†information.

24th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival, September 22nd and 23rd:  Save the date for this fun weekend in beautiful Delray at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue.  Click here for more 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.

Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour, October 5th: Reserve you tickets now for this family show at the Broward Center.  Details available here.

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