Weekend Events Bucket List February 16, 2023

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Event Bucket List: February 18th & 19th

Fort Lauderdale 

Weekend Bucket List: February 18th & 19th

Are you looking for something to go to this weekend?

Here are some events we suggest you can check out!

Miami International Boat Show 2023
When: February 15th – 19th
Where: The Miami Beach Convention Center

Find the industry’s hottest yacht brands on display at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, February 15 – 19. It’s the perfect time to find your dream vessel and get ready for your best season on the water!
The MarineMax team is ready to give you a VIP experience at the show that has more boat debuts than any other in the country! Let us help you narrow down your favorites and take you on a personal tour of them at the Miami International Boat Show. More info at MarineMax Yachts.

Delray Beach Craft Festival

When: Feb 18th & 19th 10AM – 5PM
Where: 330 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 3348

Andrea Bocelli returns to FLA Live Arena on February 14th for his beloved Valentine’s Tour.  The world’s most romantic voice will present an evening of soaring arias, crossover hits, and famed love songs in honor of the Valentine’s season!


Riverwalk Chili Cook Off
When: Saturday Feb 18th | 12PM – 4PM
Where: Esplanade Park

It’s all about the chili and charity on Saturday, February 18 at the annual Riverwalk Chili Cook Off at Esplanade Park. The goal of this annual event is to bring together all types of cooks – professional and amateur – together to compete for the best chili cooking skills. All teams are welcome to support a local charity while serving up chili and selling additional items at their booths.
YOU be the JUDGE… taste some or taste them all!!!
The event is FREE to attend for Chili Lovers of all ages, Riverwalk supporters and well-behaved dogs on a leash. Starting at $5, attendees will be able to sample multiple chilies and vote on their choice for BEST CHILI!!
WANT TO COMPETE? email events@goriverwalk.com or go to www.goriverwalk.com for more information on how to compete.



Mardi Gras – Bourbon Street Brunch The Wharf
When: Feb 19th 12PM – Feb 20th 1AM
Where: The Wharf Fort Lauderdale


We’re bringing Bourbon Street back to the New River! Parade on down to The Wharf FTL for our Mardi Gras Celebration Weekend!
Join us, February 17th to the 19th, as we bring Bourbon Street to Fort Lauderdale!
Experience the spirit (and beads) of Mardi Gras right by Fort Lauderdale’s waterfront! Gather your KREWE and come to The Wharf FTL for our Riverfront Celebration Weekend. Get ready to jam out with LIVE entertainment, sip on specialty cocktails, take part in contests & prizes, and flaunt all that awesome bead haul – Let the ‘bon temps’ roll!!
Plus, sip and savor our weekly Sundays on the River special featuring $75 bottles of Moët & Chandon Brut from 12 PM – 4 PM.
– $75 bottles of Moët & Chandon Brut (12PM – 4PM)
– Second Line Band
– Live Entertainment
– Photo-ops
– + MORE!
EVENT TIME : 12 p.m. ’til late
This event is brought to you by Breakwater Hospitality Group
Enjoy Live Music, Eats, Cocktails, & Good Times!
EATS BY: Even Keel, Lunchroom, The Piefather, Cookies & Cream and Redcow.
Children and leashed dogs welcome with parent or guardian before 6 p.m.. After 6 p.m. venue is strictly 21+
DRESS CODE: Proper Dress Attire Required. Venue reserves the right to deny entry at doorman’s discretion.
Walk-Ups Welcome!

Parkfest Love & Music Day

When: Sunday February 19th At 1PM

Where: Plantation Heritage Park

The Parks Foundation of Broward County and presenter Rick Case Automotive Group invite you to join us at the Third Annual ParksFest Love & Music Day on Sunday, February 19, 2023, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Plantation Heritage Park. The free concert’s (parking is $5/vehicle) headline act is the 100-member Florida Youth Orchestra (FYO) and Grammy-winning jazz flutist Nestor Torres. The opening act is three-piece Poppy Orchestra. Members of the Antique Automobile Club of America Fort Lauderdale Region will also be on hand to display their classic cars so attendees can see automotive history of all types!
A variety of food trucks, beer and wine vendors, the FYO Instrument Play Pen, and other children’s activities will be offered.
Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets so you can relax on the park’s lush green space to enjoy the concerts. No seating is provided. No outside food, beverages, or coolers are permitted as well, and please leave your pets at home. A limit of one backpack or purse will be in effect. Event capacity is limited. ParksFest is a rain-or-shine event. By entering and by your presence here, you consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded.



Strawberry Festival

When: FEB 18th AT 9PM

Where: Upick Family Farms


Strawberry Festival!
From 10am-10pm
Come out for a day of fun with local artisan vendors and food! Petting farm , strawberry picking, hayrides, bonfire and live music!
Free admission !
Hay rides $5
Pony rides $10
Strawberry picking $6.99 per lb
Bounce house play area $10 full day
Bonfire and more to enjoy!!


Taste of Little Italy!

When: Saturday FEB 17th -19th 12PM

Where: Tradition


Hot Sauce Moon plays for the 16th Annual “Taste of Little Italy” Festival.
Saturday afternoon – Show 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Main Stage in Tradition at Port St Lucie
Sets feature songs by Grateful Dead, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Bob Dylan, Los Lobos, The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Anderson, Taj Mahal, Rolling Stones, Dr John, Professor Longhair, Pure Prairie League, Steve Earle, (our own) Charlie Hankin and many, many more.
The regular group of Ne’er-Do-Well’s – PLUS Tommy Schiffer – Keyboards and Patrick Norris – Trumpet and Keys.
Special Guest Artist sitting in: Jacqui Agostinelli