Weekend Events Bucket List August 17, 2023

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Events & Market Update for August 18-20

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: DAILY 10:00AM – 10PM
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.  ➡️ 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

Rob Schneider At Dania Improv
When: FRIDAY 7:30PM – 8:30PM*
Where: Dania Beach 

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* Multiple Nights
Rob Schneider is an accomplished actor, comedian, screenwriter and director.A stand-up comic and veteran of the award-winning NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Schneider has gone on to a successful career in films, television and continues his word-wide standup tour.
Schneider’s first Netflix comedy special, “Asian Momma, Mexican Kids,” premiered globally on August 11, 2020.Filmed in February, the special gives viewers a look at Schneider’s family and personal life through hilarious anecdotes.The special ends with a surprise duet performance with Schneider’s daughter Elle King.
Born in San Francisco, Schneider’s family is of Filipino and Caucasian descent.His father was Jewish and his mother Catholic.His mixed background has been a common theme in his comedy acts.Schneider started his stand-up career in high school opening for the popular San Francisco band “Head On,” and was a regular guest on local radio.An opening slot for Dennis Miller garnered him an appearance on the HBO’s “13th Annual Young Comedians” special also hosted by Miller. The special led him to a coveted position as a writer for SNL in 1988.Schneider swiftly moved from a writer and featured player to a full cast member with a cast that included Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade and the late Chris Farley.
After leaving SNL in 1994 Schneider went to roles in film and television including a starring role in the NBC sitcom “Men Behaving Badly,” and starring roles in the feature films DEUCE BIGALOW: MALE GIGOLO, THE ANIMAL, THE HOT CHICK, DEUCE BIGALOW: EUROPEAN GIGALOW and THE BENCHWARMERS.DEUCE BIGALOW: MALE GIGOLO has the distinction of being the second highest grossing DVD in the US in 2000.
Schneider’s early film roles also include JUDGE DREDD, DEMOLITION MAN, BEVERLY HILLS HILLBILLIES and DOWN PERISCOPE.He also co-starred in numerous comedies that were some of the biggest films in the past twenty years, including GROWNUPS, THE WATERBOY, LITTLE NICKY, THE LONGEST YARD, 50 FIRST DATES, I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY, YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN, and narrated the animated film 8 CRAZY NIGHTS. He also recently appeared in Netflix’s THE WRONG MISSY and the recently released HUBIE HALLOWEEN.
On television Schneider starred in the CBS comedy “Rob,” loosely based on his real life.In 2015 he produced, directed and starred in “Real Rob,” that followed his life and co-starred his real-life wife Patricia and daughter Miranda for Netflix.“Real Rob” was a milestone for the comedian as he starred, directed, produced and financed the entire season.
Schneider’s directorial debut was the comedy BIG STAN, in which he also starred in the title role. In 2010 he released his first comedy album, “Registered Offender,” a collection of audio sketches and songs.That year Schneider also revived his stand-up career with an international tour and has continued to tour nationally and internationally ever since.
Most recently, Schneider launched his first ever podcast “See What Happens,” available on streaming platforms. Hosted by Schneider and his wife Patricia Maya Schneider, the weekly show features occasional guests-from the duo’s Hollywood friend to their gardener while dissecting show business, their contrasting parenting methods, jokes, good food, philosophy and more. New episodes begin airing in August.
The three-time Emmy nominated writer for SNL is having the best time of his life, enjoying raising his 7 and 3 year old girls, Miranda and Madeline, with his wife Patricia. Schneider is also the father of singer/ songwriter Elle King.

Eat To The Beat
When: FRIDAY 6:30PM
Where: Cooper City

Get ready for a musical summer treat as Eat to the Beat makes its return! Mark your calendars for Friday, August 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Suellen H. Fardelmann Sports Complex, located at 10300 Stirling Road. Join us for an evening filled with delicious food, live music, and exciting entertainment. Admission is free, and we’re thrilled to feature the energetic sounds of the Big City Dawgs. Additionally, satisfy your taste buds with a diverse selection of local food trucks offering various culinary delights (available at an additional cost). Don’t miss out on this fantastic summer gathering!

Downtown Hollywood Guided Tour
When: SATURDAY 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Where: Downtown Hollywood 

A Broward County Native & Downtown Hollywood Resident, Choose954 Co-Founder Evan Snow will be leading a guided, curated tour of the artwalk he knows and loves intimately. These hour long tours takes attendees through some of our favorite galleries, restaurants, and highlights of the artwalk including the Artisan Market. We start this tour beginning on the corner of 20th Street & Harrison (in front of End To End Gallery at the Information Tent)!

Considered one of our favorite community events of the month, artwalks provide a unique opportunity to highlight local artists and galleries keeping their doors open late, with multiple live music offerings, opportunities to support local artisans & craftmakers displaying their handmade creations, activations & installations amongst other fun filled community building activities.

Deep Sea Fishing Trip

When: SATURDAY 8:30AM – 12:30PM

Where: Hollywood

We provide all gear including fishing rods, bait, tackle, ice, captain and a mate. We even clean your catch and bag it with ice at the end of the trip.

The crew will take you 1–2 miles offshore anywhere from 70–150 feet of water on the reef to target the best species of the area, using squid, ballyhoo, and sardine. Your main targets will be Red Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Barracuda, Grouper, Triggerfish, King Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Wahoo, and Sailfish.

Recently-upgraded and beautiful 65′ Drift Boat, the “Lois Ann,” with the latest electronics and gear to give you the best chance to catch fish. You won’t find a better boat for comfort and fishability! Fully-Air Conditioned Cabin with clean bathroom on board.

All Ages and Experience levels – We are kid-friendly! No Experience Needed.

Friendly and Professional Crew – You won’t find a crew who enjoys fishing more than ours. We love to show off our tips and tricks.

Come have an unforgettable fishing adventure in Hollywood with Lady Pamela Driftfishing Partyboat!

Sunday Brunch

When: SUNDAY 11:00AM – 3:00PM

Where: ABC Lobster Company


Join us Sunday, August 20th for Sunday Brunch!
Lobster benedict, stuffed French toast, smoked salmon avocado toast, & more!
Also on the menu, is all of your ABC Lobster favorites!
Mimosas also available.
A la carte menu.
ABC Lobster Company specializes in fresh Maine lobster with whole lobster, lobster rolls, steaks, and much more available daily for indoor & outdoor dining, takeout, & delivery options. A seafood “hidden-gem” located in an industrial area

Woodstock Music & Art Fair

When: SATURDAY 12:00PM – 4:00PM

Where: Fort Lauderdale

Woodstock Music & Art Fair Market! Saturday August 19th from 12-4 PM
Sunny Side Up Market has partnered with Society Las Olas to offer downtown Fort Lauderdale a Woodstock Music & Art Fair Market! Come join us with local vendors and artists! We will be located at 301 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Calling all music, poetry and art lovers of the 60’s and 70’s!!!!
In honor of Woodstock which occured August 1969 we are hoping to create an amazing themed market!
Free Entry | Family & Pet Friendly
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– Shop over 20+ Vendors & Artists
– Local food
-Live music & poets 12:30-3:30 PM
– FREE Yoga and prosecco! 12-1 PM
-Dog Friendly!!!
Enjoy our local neighbor’s like The Wharf, Bodega Taqueria, Rooftop, Tinroof and much more, all walking distance! Invite your Family & Friends for a Day Full of Fun!!

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