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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.
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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.

Event Calendar: View Calendar

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

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is proud to offer the following Interpretive Ranger Tour 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

Beach/Dune Habitat & Coastal Walk | 10:30am
This near-1 mile walk will commence at the Beach entrance to the Park. Guests will be lead around the beach entrance and into sensitive habitat areas, with the Ranger demonstrating the residual dune plants still residing on the property opposite A1A. Guests will be lead through the underpass tunnel or across the cross walk to the beach. Here guests will be explained the unique features, flora, and fauna, that constitute the primary dune on the beach. The tour will leisurely browse the coastline, discussing tidal influences on barrier islands, coastlines, and will explore the vast variety of species populating the areas between land and sea.

Live Animal Presentation
Sep 30 @ 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

Dogs, Beaches and Brews
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dogs, Beaches and Brews

Dog Owners and Dog Lovers
Free Admission! Free Drink with $5 Donation to Everglades Angels Dog Rescue

Bring your dog to the beach from 5p-6p to meet and socialize with other dog owners or simply allow your dog to enjoy the beach. Then head over to the World Famous Parrot Lounge at 911 Sunrise Lane for doggie happy hour. The dog beach is at A1A and Sunrise Blvd and north.
Look for the Dogs Beaches and Brews crowd !.

Fundraiser from 7p-10p! Come out and show your support for the abandoned dogs. Everglades Angels Dog Rescue will have great Raffle Prizes and 50/50 Raffles.

Enjoy Live Music!

Dogs welcomed, of course! In fact , there will be a number of dogs there available for adoption through several dog rescue groups.

Plenty of Food and Drink Specials at The Parrot.
For more information, email johnjhaley@comcast.net

911 Sunrise Lane
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 563-1493
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FNSW: Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FNSW: Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl

Multi Award-Winning South Florida based band, Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl, bring their slick vintage Rockabilly and Chicago Blues sound back to Friday Night Sound Waves for an encore appearance. Get ready to kick up your heels and swinging in the sand.

Sponsored by Las Olas Boulevard
#SoundWavesFLB #MeetMeAtTheHub

ABOUT Friday Night Sound Waves
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

Oct
1
Sat
Cool Saturday’s
Oct 1 @ 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

Live Animal Presentation
Oct 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

Oct
7
Fri
Ranger Park Tour
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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

FNSW: Shane Duncan Band
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FNSW: Shane Duncan Band

The Shane Duncan Band is a 5 piece High Energy Country-Rock Band from South Florida that delivers a non stop show that leaves you wanting more. With all band members being from the “Real Dirty South”, the band has developed its own sound and has taken its show on the road spreading their music to fans all over the world.

Sponsored by Corona Extra, Corona Light and Modelo Especial
#SoundWavesFLB #MeetMeAtTheHub

ABOUT Friday Night Sound Waves
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

Oct
8
Sat
FLB Beach Sweep
Oct 8 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
FLB Beach Sweep

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep is held the second Saturday of every month, from 7am – 11am, at The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A – 300 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard.

Limited FREE PARKING is available for volunteers at the Las Olas Intracoastal Lot at 2600 Las Olas Circle..

Volunteers should register at fortlauderdale.gov/volunteer.

Volunteers:
Should be at least eight years old – adults must accompany minors;
Should wear appropriate attire – T-shirt and shorts are acceptable;
Should bring a hat, sunscreen and water;
Should wear closed-toe shoes – no flip-flops.

Students receive community service credit!

For more volunteer and registration information, please visit Facebook.com/flbeachsweep or FortLauderdale.gov/volunteer, or call (954) 797-7793.

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep, an entity of Beach Sweep America, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide clean beaches for our environmental, recreational and economic well-being. Serving a community of 176,000 that hosts more than 14.3 million international and domestic tourists each year, Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep is committed to keeping our beaches in pristine condition.

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