Weekend Events Bucket List September 14, 2023

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Events & Market Update for September 15-17

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

Riverfront Happy Hour
Where: The Wharf 

Why limit happy hour to just 1 hour? Starting at 4 PM, enjoy $4 – Mules, Mojitos + Margaritas as prices increase $1 every hour – ’till 7 PM!
Join us for our weekly RIVERFRONT HAPPY HOUR featuring Mules, Mojitos + Margaritas on the clock. Drinks start at $4, and the price increases $1 every hour – ’till 7 PM!
Plus, enjoy live music, waterfront views, and delicious eats – ALL NIGHT!
Friday Event Details:
– Riverfront Happy Hour (4 PM-7 PM): Mules, Mojitos + Margaritas on the clock. Drinks start at $4, price increases $1 every hour – ’till 7 PM!
Additionally, you can call (954) 372-7606 or email hello@wharfftl.com .
DOORS OPEN : 4 PM EST ’till late
This event is brought to you by BREAKWATER HOSPITALITY GROUP
Enjoy Live Music, Eats, Cocktails, & Good Times!
EATS BY: Knotty Burgers, The Piefather, Crème de la Crêpe, and Los Altos Taqueria.
SOUNDS BY: Giancarlo & Immortal
Children, & leashed dogs welcome with a parent or guardian before 6 PM. After 6 PM, the venue is strictly 21+
DRESS CODE: Proper Dress Attire Required. Venue reserves the right to deny entry at doorman’s discretion.
Walk-Ups Welcome!

Tom Petty Tribute
When: Friday 8:00PM
Where: Casino Dania Beach

Florida’s own Tom Petty tribute band The Broken Hearts will be paying homage to the music of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers on Friday Sept. 15th at Stage 954 @ The Casino Dania Beach. Don’t miss this show if you’re a fan of Tom’s music. Petty On !!!

Firefighter Chili Cookoff
Where: Fort Lauderdale Fire & Safety Museum 

Come try our chlil (and the other ones too) and help raise money for a good cause!

Kids Adventure After Dark

When: SATURDAY 5:0PM – 9:00PM

Where: Museum of Discovery & Science

Kids Rule at MODS!
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to an evening of fun and science with MODS educators. Caregivers will enjoy a kid-free night out while children have an action-packed evening exploring MODS after dark. The Museum adventure includes pizza, IMAX*, exhibit exploration, cool science shows and activities!
Members: $35 • Non-members: $40 • Sibling discount: $5 off each additional sibling
Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

*IMAX film will be selected in advance: subject to availability.

Disney On Ice


Where: FLA Live Arena


There is a delivery delay in place for this event until July 4, 2023. No tickets will be delivered prior to this date. Chart a course through the night sky to Disney on Ice, where every story starts with a wish! Take a magical journey with Mickey, Minnie, and friends through the timeless stories of Cinderella, Aladdin, Toy Story, and Cars, and today’s favorites including Encanto, Frozen 2, and Moana. Experience the on-ice debut of Raya and the Last Dragon and create enchanted memories with Tiana, Rapunzel, and the Disney Princesses. Celebrate the unforgettable adventures of Disney and Pixar brought to life in new ways. You can reach the stars if you just believe at Disney on Ice.
Sale Dates and Times:
Public Onsale : Tue, 23 May 2023 at 10:00 AM
Feld Preferred Presale : Tue, 16 May 2023 at 10:00 AM
Ticketmaster Presale : Thu, 18 May 2023 at 10:00 AM

Venue Presale : Thu, 18 May 2023 at 10:00 AM

Sunday Market

When: SUNDAY 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Where: Fort Lauderdale

The MKT at Las Olas Oceanside Park takes place every Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm. Shop local and micro-vendors featuring an eclectic array of traditional market fare and delight in a fine selection of fresh produce, baked items, handmade goods, fashions and more.
Live Music from 11:30 – 2:30 every Sunday
OneBlood Dlood Drive, every 2nd Sunday
Local Vendor Marketplace Rotate Weekly
Bountiful For You – Sea Moss Juice
Coco Market – Coconut Water & Ice Cream
Coconut Bar – Coconut Water & Ice Cream
Cuz and Dem Seafood Shack – Conch
Delirious – Gluten-Free Pizza, Salad
Ditley Dee – Guacamole & Ceviche
Espetin – BBQ
Fresh Organics and More – Fresh Produce, Fruit, Juice & Smoothies
Fussion Healthy315 – Arepa Bowls
Gelato & Co – Homemade Gelato
Gina Marie’s Custom Desserts – Sweet Treats
JC Beans Cafe – Fresh Brewed Coffee
Kitty Boba Teahouse – Boba Team
Kukie Munchster – Gourmet Cookies
La Buenos Aires – Empanadas
Linda’s Take – Granola
Mediterranean Delight – Hummus, Mediterranean Delicacies
Papa GS Kitchen – Italian Cheese, Rice Balls, Panini Sandwiches
RY’s Coffee Bar – Fresh-Brewed Coffee
Salsa y Sabor – Baked Goods
Saucy Lips – Tacos, Quesadilla, Street Corn
Sky Filled Cookies – Milkshakes & Fried Oreos
Sweet Blendz – Acai & Hand-Smashed Lemonade
The Protein Booth – Healthy Sweet & Savory Waffles
The Social Dawg
Lexi’s Petite Pups Boutique
Craft Addicts – Art Tumblers
Cure Natural – Skin Care
EdSea – Flip-Flop Art
Gama Sabedra Gallery – Original Fine Art
GCharms Bar – Wine Charms
Glass House Glassware – Handblown Glass
Mindy Gang – Original Resin Art
Handmade by Gachi – Crochet Toys
Healing Blends – Healing Products
The Healing Arts Co. – Functional Art & Decor
Joanne’s Mystical Gifts – Crystals and Readings
Laura Duksta – Books & Prints
Natural Boca – Natural Home & Body Products
Sarquiz Wood Art – Wood Art
Sol Samba – Candles
South & Rho – Custom Sand-Free Beach Towels
VSS Trade – Wood Phone Cases
Will Randall Designs – Plant
YH Pottery – Pottery & Home Decor
3rd Reef Line – SPA Clothing
Catskills Clothing Company – Graphic T’s
Danubio Fashion – Crochet Items
Dicielo Jewels – Women’s Clothing & Accessories
Elefante – Tie Dye Clothing
Erena’s Closet – Fine Linen Fashions
Jessie Bear Boutique – T-Shirts and Yoga Mats
Journal 73 – Man Clothing and Accessories
Kukeebubee – Bohemian Clothing for Women
Moonlight Collection – Fine Linen Fashions
Pretty Clothes – Ladies’ Fashion Clothing
The Denim Raq – Upcycled Denim Jackets
Ustyle28 – Boho Dresses
AxcessoryBar – Gold
Bead Mama/Guarigione – DIY Bead Jewelry
Bella’s Chakra Shop – Unique Handmade Jewelry
Bellayouonline – Fashion Silver Jewelry
Bio by Design – Brazilian Gold
Ginger Brie – Brazilian Gold
iWEAR …do you? – Hardware Jewelry
Kayani New York – DIY Locket
La Moda Accessories – Fashion Gold
Petey’s Jewels – Vintage Silver Jewelry
Silver Edge Las Olas – Silver & Larimar Stone Jewelry
Silvia Iglesias Designs – Semi-Precious Custom Jewelry
Artisans of Colombia – Colombian Made Bags, Jewelry, Accessories
CC Clip Designs – Unique Sarong Clips
Ladybug Bows – Hair Bows
Lolitas Taylor – Swimwear
Luzomastyle – Swimwear
Oaxacart – HandPainted Hats from Mexico
Paz Y Luna – Global Accessories
Que Casualidad – Handbags
Shawls by Veronika – Shawls
The A to Z Boutique – Handmade Accessories
The Hat Hut Miami – Hat

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