Weekend Events Bucket List August 3, 2023

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Events & Market Update for August 4-6

Fort Lauderdale 

Weekend Events List:

Are you looking for some fun things to do this weekend?
Here are some events we suggest you check out!

We hope you find time to check out some of these awesome weekend events happing in and near Fort Lauderdale:

Riverfront Water Trolley
When: FRIDAY 7:30PM – 11PM
Where: River Front Fort Lauderdale

City of Fort Lauderdale residents and visitors can enjoy the scenic route and access destinations along the New River for FREE!  This service is brought to you by the City of Fort Lauderdale in partnership with Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. (RECURRING EVENT)

Route Map, Stops, and Schedule

Operates daily, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Click➡️ here to download the route map with location of the following stops:
  1. Riverwalk Laura Ward Park
  2. Huizenga Plaza/ Bubier Park
  3. Riverfront Plaza
  4. Esplanade Park
  5. Tarpon River
  6. New River Yacht Club
  7. Downtowner Saloon
  8. Smoker Park

First Friday Art Walk
When: FRIDAY 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Cornel Art Museum – Delray Beach 

Start your First Friday Art Walk at Old School Square! Join us at the Cornell Art Museum for special events like exhibition openings, Sip and Sketch and Meet the Artist, and then head out back for live music under the stars at the amphitheatre!

Starlight Musicals
When: FRIDAY 7p
Where: Holiday Park

The Bank of America Starlight Musicals is back and brighter than ever! 🌟🎶 Join us for an unforgettable season of sensational performances under the twinkling stars. Get ready to groove to the rhythm, sing along to your favorite tunes, and create amazing memories with friends and family. Mark your calendars and let the magic of music transport you to a world of pure delight.
For 44 years, these free outdoor concerts have provided a great way to enjoy the summer with family and friends. The series features an exciting lineup of bands covering pop, country, rhythm and blues, tropical rock, and more. The show takes place on the football field at Holiday Park, which is located at East Sunrise Boulevard and Federal Highway. Residents and visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and coolers. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. We look forward to seeing you out there this summer!
Fridays, 7-10 PM
June 9 – August 11
Holiday Park
1150 G. Harold Martin Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Info: parks.fortlauderdale.gov/starlight

Guided Nature Tour
When: SATURDAY 10AM – 11:30AM
Where: Snyder Park 

Come and join our Nature Tour. We welcome children and adults to be part of this amazing adventure. Snyder Park is a natural destination designed for connection and empowerment. Experience a diversity of ways to live sustainably and embody wellness while building a community with nature and neighbors.

Located in the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Snyder Park invites city dwellers to get to know the ecosystem and wild plants native to the area. Heal the Planet leads monthly free, guided nature tours through the tropical hardwood hammocks of the park, as well as workshops and classes for students of all ages in the park’s Butterfly Garden, Edible Landscape Garden, and Tropical Food Forest. Snyder Park also has playgrounds shaded by live oak trees, sand volleyball courts, disc golf, and bike trails, and is most famous for its bark park and big, blue lake for dogs to swim in.

Please know by entering any amount of donation or more, you can register and join our tour. If you are unable to donate, please get in touch with Noelia Suarez at noelia@healtheplanet.com

This is a safe space to bring your family and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, enjoying the 92 acres of park.

You can take some plant cutting home at the end of the tour 🙂

The event is for all ages. Please bring sunblock, water, and bug repellent.

Sip & Drool

When: SATURDAY 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade

Vendors * Live Music * Food * Games *
Micro Chips * Lost Tags* Dog Massage *
Nail Trimmings * Ear Cleaning *Doggie Vendors *

Live Music Along the Broadwalk


Where: Lattitudes Hollywood Beach


Price: complimentary
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Dive-in to our live music every weekend along the Broadwalk and beach…
Friday: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., then 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Jazz

When: SUNDAY 11AM – 2PM

Where: Broward Perfroming Arts

We are lucky again to have a chance to play at the Fort Lauderdale Sunday Jazz Brunch. We’ll be there 11 am to 2 pm Sunday, Aug. 6 in the Peck Courtyard of the Broward Center for Performing Arts. Stop by and see us. It’s free!

We hope you enjoy the Fort Lauderdale Weekend Events list and pick some events to enjoy!