Weekend Events Bucket List August 24, 2023

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Events & Market Update for August 25-27

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

Passport To The World
When: SATURDAY 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Where: Mills Pond 

International food festival


Representing 27 countries




⛱️Umbrellas & lawn chairs Are Welcome

COME IN ENJOY THE Experience 💃🏽🕺🏼



Fort Lauderdale Art Walk
When: SATURDAY 6:00PM -11:00PM
Where: 844 NE 4th Ave

Enjoy live music from local musicians, shop original works of art, unique garbs, and many other handmade crafts at our #VillageShops market. Experience the vibrant energy and artistic expression of MASS District & its’ venues and grab a bite from an alluring array of some of South Florida’s best food trucks.We want to grow our Artwalk. Interested to be a part of our movement? Join in. Contact us.

– – – – VENDORS @ VILLAGE SHOPS – – – –

Signup to vend at the Village Shops during Artwalk at villageshops.org! We are looking for the following:

– Fine Art Pop-Ups

– Craft & Merch Pop-Ups

– Food Pop-Ups

– Food Trucks

– – – – ATTRACTIONS – – – –

Visit & Support MASS District + surrounding areas that take part in our Artwalk with the following:






– – – – SPONSORS & PARTNERS – – – –

Our #MASSAlliance Partners

Our Mobilizers: Digital Liberation, Steal The Scene, JAM Hospitality Group, Flippy Media, Management Maven, Intracoastal Entertainment, Laughter After Dark, World Citizen Boutique, Kings Bay Entertainment

Pompano Wreck Dive
When: SATURDAY 12:00AM
Where: Pompano Beach 

Join us for some Deep Wreck diving in Pompano Beach. We’ll be diving the Capt Dan and Lady Luck. See the newest art added to the Lady Luck. Must be Deep and Wreck certified. If you need these certifications, call Gulfport Dive Center and sign up for the bundle classes. This trip can count as your certification.
Call the shop to sign up today.
(727) 498-8702
Group Leader & Instructor: Jeff Longenecker

DNational Dog Day at Circle House Coffee

When: SATURDAY 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Where: Fort Lauderdale

National Dog Day at Circle House Coffee

Celebrate National Dog Day at Circle House Coffee! 🐶🎉

Join us at 727 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA for a day filled with furry fun and wagging tails from 11 am to 2 pm. 🐾

Bring your beloved four-legged friends and enjoy a dog-friendly atmosphere where they can socialize and make new furry friends. 🐕❤️

We’ll have special treats and activities for dogs of all sizes and breeds. There will be something for every pup to enjoy. 🏆🐾

While your furry friends play, you can relax and indulge in our delicious coffee and mouthwatering treats. ☕🍰

Buy a specialty drink and get a free woof treat* (while supplies last)

Don’t miss out on this paws-itively amazing event! Mark your calendars for National Dog Day at Circle House Coffee. See you there! 🐾🎉

Riverwalk Smartphone Walking Tour

When: SATURDAY 12:00AM

Where: Fort Lauderdale


Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Arts and Entertainment District. Your tour takes you along Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, the iconic Las Olas Boulevard to the beautiful Esplanade Park.

On this easy 1.5 mile (one way) walk following the New River, you’ll learn about Fort Lauderdale’s history and it’s historical houses and museums, some of it’s famous people and animals that make this unique area home.

You’ll enjoy gorgeous views, parks, museums, sculptures and restaurants while we give you a bit of the area’s early development and history.

Highlights include History Fort Lauderdale, the haunted King-Cromartie House, the NS Art Museum, The Loop, Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza, the modern day New River Yacht Club and much more!

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play.

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.

Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route.

Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.

After booking, you’ll receive email/text confirmation with getting started instructions.

Points of Interest

  • Los Olas Riverwalk
  • Broward Center for Performing Arts
  • Esplanade Park
  • Museum of History and Science
  • Fort Lauderdale – History
  • King-Cromartie House
  • Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House
  • Hoch Heritage Center
  • Thrive Sculpture
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • The New River
  • Historic Downtowner
  • Huizenga Plaza
  • NSU Art Museum
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • The Shippey House
  • New River Yacht Club
  • Bricks of the Riverwalk
  • Smoker Park
  • Rio Vista
  • Water Taxi
  • Stranahan House
  • Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza
  • Las Olas Boulevard
  • Las Olas Beach


Why a Smartphone Audio Tour?

✔️ over 75 tours & 10,000+ happy customers!

✔️ audio automatically plays when close to a point of interest

✔️ no time constraints or crowded tour groups

✔️ GPS map shows your location, suggested route & tour stops

✔️ freedom to take detours and explore anywhere

✔️ professional & personable tour guides

***Please note certain trails, lookouts & attractions we recommend may be closed or inaccessible during the off-peak season or due to reasons beyond our control.

Paddle Board Yoga

When: SUNDAY 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Where: Fort Lauderdale

➡️ TICKETS: $45 – $60
Come Sundays at Noon to get your YOGA on in a whole different way!
Come join us on Middle River for Paddleboard Yoga with the sensational Brynlee! Sundays @ Noon!
Class w Instructor – Beginners to Advanced. Reservations Required. Special dates and times may be requested.
2 – 12 persons
More Details: (954) 440-4562

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