Welcome to our guide to this weekend’s activities.  With so many people preparing for the holidays, we hope you have some time to relax and we have provided some suggestions.  Please remember, our list is by no means comprehensive; it’s simply a list of just a few of the fabulous offerings of South Florida.  Think we forgot a great one?  Share it on our Facebook page!

Friday, December 22, 2017

5:00-8:00pm:  Funtastic Friday for Kids:  Stop by ArtsPark at Young Circle in Fort Lauderdale for this weekly event.  It is free for the family and there are even face painters and bounce houses.  Click here for more information.

5:30pm: Dive-In Movie and Dinner:  Visit the Atlantic Hotel with your family and watch The Santa Clause, have dinner and swim!  Advanced ticket purchases are required.  Details on the event are available here!  This is a great opportunity to relax during the busy holiday season!

Saturday, December 23, 2017

11:00am-1:00pm:  Cookies and Milk With Santa:  Join The Wilson Group for this free, fun event.  Enjoy milk and cookies with Santa, and even take a photo!  Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to support local children in need.  Preregistration is required and the location of the event will be provided upon completion of theregistration form.  This is great way to entertain the kids and support our local community at the same time.

12:00-4:00pm: Star Wars Weekend – Museum of Science and Discovery:  Holograms, plasma, superconductors, rocket building and launching AND  a planetarium show. All we can say is wow!  Visit their website for details on this event!

3:00pm and 7:00pm:  Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, The Musical:  Playing at the Charles F. Dodge City Center in Plantation, this Christmas classic is always a favorite.  VisitTicketmaster for details on ticket prices and availability.

7:00pm:  Hollywood Beach Bandshell: Located on Johnson Street and the Broadwalk in Hollywood is the Hollywood Beach Bandshell. The Margaritaville Resortcoordinates the live music.  This Saturday, stop by and enjoy some classic rock.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

12:00noon to 6:00pm:  Ice Skating in Las Olas:   Who would have thought, outdoor ice skating in Fort Lauderdale?  Certainly not us.  But,  thanks to the Florida Panthers, you can!  The fee of $15 per person includes skate rentals.  Visit the Florida Panthers website for more information.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Movies:  With a host of new movies opening this holiday season, this is the perfect post celebration, relaxing activity.  Visit Fandango to find the perfect movie and theater for your family.

Restaurants: After days of cooking and entertaining, you may just be ready for a meal out. The following restaurants are just a few of those open on Christmas Day:  Casa D’Angelo (Fort Lauderdale and Boca), Le Bistro (Lighthouse Point), IHOP, Denny’s, Buca di Beppo, Starbucks, and TGI Fridays.  Call the location of the restaurant you wish to attend to confirm that they are open and their hours of operation.  So many more restaurants seem to be open today than in years past.  Just because we didn’t list it, doesn’t mean it isn’t open.  Give them a call!

The Wilson Group wishes you the happiest holiday season!


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