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MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com is your Guide to Fort Lauderdale Beach for Fun, Food, Hotels, and Events. Throughout the pages you will find exciting Things to Do, inviting Places to Stay and delicious Food & Drink options. Make sure to check out our Special Offers section for valuable savings and Blog for tips from locals. And if you are new to the area, learn more About Us and find your way around with helpful Maps & Transportation information.
Celebrate America's Independence Day at the City of Fort Lauderdale's free 4th of July Spectacular on Monday, July 4 from 12:00 to 9:30 p.m. on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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Bring your beach chair, bring your friends and #MeetMeAtTheHub every Friday Night from 5:30 -8:30, March 18 - November 18 for Free Live Music on the Beach at Las Olas Boulevard and A1A.

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Upgrade your summer vacation every May – September during the Vacation Like A VIP program, exclusively at the Luxe Hotel Collection on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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Never leave the sand to eat, with the City of Fort Lauderdale's new Food & Beverage Service to the Beach

Order online from area hotels and restaurants at www.MyFTLB.com


Whether under the water
or riding the waves,
you’ll find everything
under the sun, from
reef diving to parasailing,
jet skis to boogie boards -
get ready for some Fort
Lauderdale Beach Summer 2-4-1 Fun!
Your Guide to Fort Lauderdale Beach

Things to Do

From world-class spas to water sports, casual shopping to elegant museums, Fort Lauderdale Beach is an outdoor enthusiasts playground for the young and the young at heart.

Food & Drink

If you’re in the mood for mouthwatering cuisine or just want to chill out at a casual watering hole, you’ll find just the tastes you are looking for with a stunning ocean view.

Places to Stay

Looking for a luxury resort, a budget friendly hotel or a superior small lodging guest house, you’ll find dozens of home-away-from-home options, steps from our sparkling sandy shores.

Special Offers

As if Fort Lauderdale Beach weren't special enough, these special offers to eat, drink and play, might just offer that extra special something to sway to you to extend your stay.

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Jul
1
Fri
Ranger Park Tour
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ranger Park Tour

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is proud to offer the following Interpretive Ranger Led Walks/Tours each Friday and Saturday of the month. Please see the walks and programs explanations and their regularly-scheduled rotations.

Park entry fees apply $2 per pedestrian, $4 single person in a vehicle, $6 two or more persons in a vehicle. Guided walks are Free. Donations are appreciated and will be given directly to the Friends of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, a 501c3 Citizen’s Support

Mangrove Habitat Walk | 10:30am
This 1.5 mile walk will commence at the Ranger Station (front entrance) of the park and guide guests past the famous Gopher Tortoise habitat, through Pavilion 1 & 2 area and into the park’s extensive mangrove habitat. Guests will receive a historical overview of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and an introduction to Mangrove habitats as well as the primary species of plants and animals that populate the area. The walk will conclude along the Intracoastal waterway and wrap back around toward the park’s main entrance. The walk will take approximately 1.5 hours. Please wear comfortable walking shoes for the outdoors. Please bring water and any other protective gear dependent upon the season.

Live Animal Presentation
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Live Animal Presentation @ Birch State Park

A Live Animal Presentation will be held at the Beach Gate Entrance of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park – Park Rangers will offer a Live Animal Presentation with our park’s very own resident critters, including the highly Threatened Eastern Indigo Snake, a variation of Florida Rat Snakes as well as variations between Florida-native Corn Snakes. Occasionally the presentation will include native turtle species as well. Rangers will explain the intrinsic value of these wonderful creatures, describe their preferred habits and behaviors and habitats, and allow for direct interaction with guests.

Park entry fees apply $2 per pedestrian, $4 single person in a vehicle, $6 two or more persons in a vehicle. Guided walks are Free. Donations are appreciated and will be given directly to the Friends of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, a 501c3 Citizen’s Support Organization

BalQony Summer Soiree
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BalQony Summer Soiree

Wind down the week at BalQony at The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach every Friday!

Indulge with $2 glasses of bubbly or sip well drinks, wine or beer for 50% Off!
Listen to the sounds of the ocean and our resort DJ while noshing on sushi specials at one of the best spots on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

$2 Valet Parking

For more info please call 954-414-2630

Offering dramatic views of the azure water and splendor of the South Florida beaches, BalQony at The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is the premiere event venue and sophisticated lounge in Fort Lauderdale. Created for our guests as an adults only hideaway, we have created a chic, sophisticated lounge experience with luxury food and beverage services and provide a respite from the activity at the pool.

F.A.M.E.
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
F.A.M.E. @ Spazio

In Celebration of Summer FORT LAUDERDALE MAGAZINE presents:
F.A.M.E. Kick-Off and July Issue Release
A Multi-Faceted Event Food. Fashion. Art. Music. Entertainment, the First Installation of the Summer Series

Cost: FREE with RSVP
5:30pm – FREE Concert at The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A
7pm – Party at Spazio

** {{ HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAURENCE GARTEL }} **

Note: First 300 guests receive a complimentary drink ticket; light hors d’oeuvres and drink specials for all.

Featuring:
FOOD by Spazio / DRINKS by ABSOLUT, Malibu Rum, Patron, Heineken and Strongbow

FASHION
SnipTease by Melodie Blaize
Accessories by GARTEL

ART Showcase
Art Cars by Laurence Gartel

Featured:
Joey Waves
Byron Keith Byrd
Erick Arenas
Josh Oliviera
Jaq Puma
Lynn Garcia
Haitian Art presented by The Renand Foundation – Dr Andis Tamayo, EdD

Interactive Art
TBA

MUSIC
5:30pm Friday Night Sound Waves presents Weedline LIVE at The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A

ENTERTAINMENT
Live Presentation:
Joshua Oliveira
Melodie Blaize

WHEN
Friday, July 1, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT) – Add to Calendar

WHERE
Spazio – 239 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

FNSW: Weedline
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FNSW: Weedline

The Weedline is a rock and roll party band that plays classic rock, southern rock, modern rock, country, blues, funk and originals that draw from all the above. The sound can be thought of as “rock and roll with an acoustic soul.” Think of The Beatles and the Rolling Stones sharing the bill with Tom Petty and the Blues Brothers. Count on lots of surprises since this band loves performing their favorite songs for thirsty audiences every week in South Florida.

Featuring some of South Florida’s best musical talents performing an eclectic range of genres including jazz, blues, big band swing, indie rock, salsa and classic Americana, the free live music series aims to entertain area locals, global visitors – from the young to the young at heart. Those attending are encouraged to don flip-flops and set up a beach chair in the sand to take in the ocean breezes and spectacular sights and sounds.

The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub
On the Sand at Las Olas and A1A
300 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard

Sponsored by: Fort Lauderdale Magazine
#SoundWavesFLB #MeetMeAtTheHub

Great Beach Getaway Giveaway
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Great Beach Getaway Giveaway

Music is the soundtrack to our lives, and plays a significant part in any travel experience. Whether it’s the pulsating beat of a nightclub, the relaxing nature of an indie concert or great jazz that complements a delicious meal, music is as much a part of vacation memories as a walk on the beach or sailing along the shoreline.

This summer, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Beach Council, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Visit Florida and the Beach Business Community invite locals and visitors just that and more, with the “Great Beach Getaway Giveaway” taking place June 3 – August 26, 2016.

Onsite spectators attending the weekly FREE Friday Night Sound Waves live music performances at The Hub on Fort Lauderdale Beach can register for the opportunity to WIN a Weekly prize of a 3 Day / 2 Night stay at the area’s finest hotels, resorts and spas.

Weekly winners will also receive the Hello Sunny 2-4-1 Summer Savings Passport, offering opportunities to discover a passion for diving, get in touch with nature, shop, spa and sail at significant savings, plus gifts and gift cards to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, World Famous Parrot Lounge, Its Better On The Beach, Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi, Sun-Trolley, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Friends of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and so much more.

Participating resorts, hotels and spas include:
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
B Ocean Resort, Fort Lauderdale
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach a DoubleTree by Hilton
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Lago Mar Resort and Club
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
W Fort Lauderdale
The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Heineken Light Up The Night
Jul 1 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 2 @ 4:00 am
Heineken Light Up The Night

Join Rock Bar for the Heineken LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
IndepenDANCE Weekend

JULY 1 Friday. DJ Scuba Steve
JULY 2 Saturday DJ Travis
JULY 3 Sunday DJ Big AL
Pre-game your 4th with Heineken Light Tasting 7:00-8:30pm

JULY 4 Monday – Heineken Light Up the Night IndepenDANCE Party featuring DJ Scuba Steve following the 4th of July Fireworks on Fort Lauderdale Beach rom 9:00 – 9:30pm

Heineken + Heineken Light Bucket Special 5-4-$18
LED Hookah’s Available in your choice of Flavors

Jul
2
Sat
Cool Saturday’s
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cool Saturday's @ Bonnet House | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens kicks off its Cool Saturdays Summer Special on July 2nd this season. Cool Saturdays take place the first Saturday of the month July through October. Visitors can explore the whimsical house where fish sculptures rise in the air, shells have their own museum and shady nature trails invite you to search for playful monkeys in the trees and majestic swans in the fresh water lakes. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under from 9am to 4pm on these days.

Specific dates are: July 2, August 6, September 3 and October 1. Tour admission is always free for Bonnet House members.

About Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Accredited by the American Association of Museums and listed on the national Register of Historic Places, this 35-acre historic estate on Fort Lauderdale Beach is an extraordinary blend of art, history and nature. Bonnet House is a whimsical and wonderfully eclectic historic house museum, and a visit here is a very gratifying way to spend a few hours while visiting Fort Lauderdale. The house’s setting is rare for South Florida, a barrier island forest sandwiched between high-rise developments.

Bonnet House Museum
900 N. Birch Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 563-5393

Bahia Mar Backyard BBQ
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bahia Mar Backyard BBQ

Join us at Bahia Mar every Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 6 pm for our Backyard Bar-B-Q! This fun event will feature grilling selections of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, Hebrew National hot dogs, and chicken breast sandwiches. Make it a combo with chips and a drink for only $10.

Bring the whole family to enjoy live entertainment from 12-6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach!

Live Animal Presentation
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Live Animal Presentation @ Birch State Park

A Live Animal Presentation will be held at the Beach Gate Entrance of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park – Park Rangers will offer a Live Animal Presentation with our park’s very own resident critters, including the highly Threatened Eastern Indigo Snake, a variation of Florida Rat Snakes as well as variations between Florida-native Corn Snakes. Occasionally the presentation will include native turtle species as well. Rangers will explain the intrinsic value of these wonderful creatures, describe their preferred habits and behaviors and habitats, and allow for direct interaction with guests.

Park entry fees apply $2 per pedestrian, $4 single person in a vehicle, $6 two or more persons in a vehicle. Guided walks are Free. Donations are appreciated and will be given directly to the Friends of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, a 501c3 Citizen’s Support Organization

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