Calendar of Events

Welcome to MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com, your guide to Fort Lauderdale Beach Events, Food, Hotels and Fun!

Fort Lauderdale Beach is the backdrop to a number of prestigious and varied events. For the music lover, make sure to mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Tortuga Music Festival, April 7-9 and the weekly FREE Friday Night Sound Waves Live Music series March – November at The Hub.

They don’t call Fort Lauderdale Beach “Yachting Capital” of the world for nothing, and our Marinas have played host to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for more than five-decades. Fitness fans can participate in nearly a dozen Charity Marathons and Fitness Challenges along our sandy shores.

Our area Restaurants, Resorts and Spas also get in on the fun, through participation in Spa Chic Month, Dine Out Lauderdale, and signature events of their own.

Fort Lauderdale Beach events are accessible for all ages too, from specialty tours at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens to the Great American Beach Party, Fourth of July Spectacular and Christmas favorite, Santa on the Beach.  So bookmark out site and visit often. MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com aims to be your up-to-the-moment online guide to all the wonderful, upcoming Fort Lauderdale Beach event.

Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Swim Fort Lauderdale @ Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
The 1st Annual Swim Fort Lauderdale Beach will debut with a significant competitive advantage for an inaugural event, by riding the wave of interest and excitement over ocean swimming, which is one of the fastest growing extreme fitness sports in South Florida!    This epic event will start in historic Fort Lauderdale Beach Park just a stone’s throw away from the Continue Reading
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bacon Bash
Have no fear—BACON BASH returns to Fort Lauderdale at Esplanade Park on Sunday, January 22nd! The goal of this FREE EVENT is to bring together residents, businesses and visitors for a porky-filled afternoon while raising funds for two local charities; Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and Covenant House Florida. On this day, bacon lovers of all ages, Riverwalk and Covenant House Florida Continue Reading
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes @ Bonnet House | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
Bonnet House Behind the Scenes – Private Living Quarters Tour These tours are offered the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 2pm – 3pm for $20 per person. Visitors will participate in a VIP experience at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Take a sneak peek inside normally-closed areas of Evelyn and Frederic Bartlett’s private living quarters. Tours are Continue Reading
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm
Underground Lauderdale @ W Fort Lauderdale
Underground Lauderdale Fashion Weekend will bring together a group of fashion and style enthusiasts, VIPs and members of the media for an unforgettable long weekend. In addition to the headlining runway show hosted by fashion celebrity Rachel Zoe featuring Nicole Miller’s 2017 Collection, there will be emerging designer fashion shows, poolside fun, a Style Summit and speaking panels, networking opportunities Continue Reading
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Funky Fun Run
The Westin Beach Resort and Running Wild present the Funky Fun Run every Thursday night starting at the Running Wild store at 6:30pm and ending at the Westin Beach Resort for a free poolside reception with music and craft beer courtesy of Funky Buddha. A free shuttle back to Running Wild is available after the event. – Free Weekly Event – Continue Reading
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Jan 28 @ 11:30 am – 7:30 pm
South Florida Folk Festival @ Birch State Park
Welcome to the 2017 South Florida Folk Festival. The South Florida Folk Festival, presented by the Broward Folk Club, is a 2-day Festival in a pristine park setting, Since its inception in 1992, the Festival has been a combination of a music fest, family reunion, community gathering, and weekend musical retreat. Last year’s event in Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Continue Reading
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riverwalk Chili Cookoff @ Esplanade Park | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
On Saturday, January 28th, Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale will be hosting their annual Riverwalk Chili Cook Off at Esplanade Park. The goal of this annual event is to bring together professional, amateur and teams of aspiring and non-aspiring cooks together for a friendly chili cook off competition where “YOU BE THE JUDGE.” The event is FREE to attend for Chili lovers of Continue Reading
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 7:30 pm
South Florida Folk Festival @ Birch State Park
Welcome to the 2017 South Florida Folk Festival. The South Florida Folk Festival, presented by the Broward Folk Club, is a 2-day Festival in a pristine park setting, Since its inception in 1992, the Festival has been a combination of a music fest, family reunion, community gathering, and weekend musical retreat. Last year’s event in Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Continue Reading
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Funky Fun Run
The Westin Beach Resort and Running Wild present the Funky Fun Run every Thursday night starting at the Running Wild store at 6:30pm and ending at the Westin Beach Resort for a free poolside reception with music and craft beer courtesy of Funky Buddha. A free shuttle back to Running Wild is available after the event. – Free Weekly Event – Continue Reading
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening by the Sea
Join the Friends of Birch State Park for an Evening by the Sea as they celebrate Hugh Taylor Birch State Park’s 75th Anniversary and honor the following community leaders Children’s Champion Award Ken Evans – Founder Camp Live Oak “Bring Birch Back!” Award Tyler Chappell – VP The Chappell Group Community Leadership Award Linda Carter – CEO Community Foundation of Broward Community Lifetime Continue Reading
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
CHS: Finest of Fort Lauderdale @ W Fort Lauderdale
The Finest of Fort Lauderdale 2017 Friday February 3, 2017 VIP Early Access 6:30 p.m. ● General Admission 7:30 p.m. W Fort Lauderdale 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. ● Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) will host the first ever Finest of Fort Lauderdale on Friday February 3rd at the newly redesigned W Fort Lauderdale. Continue Reading
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday Jazz Brunch
The first Sunday of each month enjoy the smooth sounds of local jazz with family and friends at the free, outdoor JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch live concert series from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk. One of Fort Lauderdale’s most popular community events, the JM Lexus Sunday Jazz Brunch invites everyone to bring their blankets, Continue Reading
Feb 7 @ 10:42 am – Feb 13 @ 11:42 am
Swatch Beach Majors @ Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
The Swatch Major Series will open the 2017 FIVB World Tour calendar in spectacular style in February when it makes its long-awaited return to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Not since the Swatch Beach Volleyball FIVB World Tour Finals of 2015 has international action graced the stunning Florida coast, but, from 7-12 February 2017, the world’s greatest players will gather to fight for the Continue Reading
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm
Behind the Scenes @ Bonnet House | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
Visitors will participate in a VIP experience at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Take a sneak peek inside normally-closed areas of Evelyn and Frederic Bartlett’s private living quarters. Tours are led by our seasoned Bonnet House docents and will be offered for only $20 per person. Visitors will enjoy rooms not seen on our other tours. This tour is offered Continue Reading
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Funky Fun Run
The Westin Beach Resort and Running Wild present the Funky Fun Run every Thursday night starting at the Running Wild store at 6:30pm and ending at the Westin Beach Resort for a free poolside reception with music and craft beer courtesy of Funky Buddha. A free shuttle back to Running Wild is available after the event. – Free Weekly Event – Continue Reading
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Full Moon Dinner Party @ Beauty & The Feast
Full Moon Party 7:00 PM – 3 Course Full Moon Dinner* Seating will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Dinner is served at 7:15 PM 8:00 PM – Full Moon Party Legend has it, crazy things happen during a full moon. Want to find out? Partake in the excitement by joining Beauty & the Feast Bar|Kitchen at The Atlantic Hotel & Continue Reading
Feb 11 @ 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 Continue Reading
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Burlock Coast Farmers Market @ Burlck Coast | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
Burlock Coast, The Ritz-Carlton’s upscale farm-to-table restaurant on Fort Lauderdale Beach, features a monthly farmers market highlighting all of its local vendors every 2nd Saturday from 9am – 3pm on the restaurants oceanside patio and within its marketplace. In addition to local produce from South Florida farms, market guests can expect to find fresh baked breads, juices, raw honey, natural Continue Reading
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Greenhouse Tours @ Bonnet House | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens presents Orchid Greenhouse Tours the second Tuesday of each month from 11am – 12pm for $20 per person. Bonnet Houses’ greenhouses and display house hold approximately 1,200 plants in various stages of development. The Bonnet House Orchid Curator will show you around our greenhouses and discuss how our orchids are bred and cultivated (including our impressive Continue Reading
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Funky Fun Run
The Westin Beach Resort and Running Wild present the Funky Fun Run every Thursday night starting at the Running Wild store at 6:30pm and ending at the Westin Beach Resort for a free poolside reception with music and craft beer courtesy of Funky Buddha. A free shuttle back to Running Wild is available after the event. – Free Weekly Event – Continue Reading
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concerts Under the Stars @ Bonnet House Museum & Gardens
The finest young talent in South Florida will be performing at Bonnet House’s Young Artist Music Series this winter. Concerts under the stars on the Beautiful Bonnet House Estate with wine, cookies and coffee included in the price. The evening’s activities take place in and around the house with the concert taking place on the veranda beneath the moon and Continue Reading
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Beach Yoga
  Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the yoga cOMmUNITY. We meet on the sand of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and each week will feature south Florida’s leading yoga teachers. WHAT: 60-70 minutes of a Slow HATHA Flow class which consists of Postures, Breathing and Meditation. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and newbies to Yoga. Those with an established practice Continue Reading
2017 PUBLIX A1A MARATHON PRESENTED BY COLAVITA
The Publix A1A Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Colavita is bringing you the thrill and challenge of a great weekend of events along with the entertainment and beauty that encapsulates Fort Lauderdale. There is no compromise when it comes to having some of the best entertainment along with a vibrant nightlife to house this premier event. Our better than Continue Reading