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Fort Lauderdale event features Olympic divers – Greg Louganis and more

Olympic divers and other impressive aquatic athletes are participating in a diving display at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale. Entry is free for the exciting event. The event in 2023 is 11 a.m. January 28 at  International Swimming Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Parking …

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‘Taste of Sunrise’ offers early bird discount

Nibble on fare from local restaurants and vendors at Taste of Sunrise. The indoor epicurean event features dishes from about 35 eateries, including favorite local and regional restaurants. The event in 2023 is 7 p.m. February 23, with entry fees of $20 prior to the event and $30 at the door, if available. Parking is …

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Free events, exhibits & activities at Art and Design Week in Fort Lauderdale

Delight in exciting events and interactive displays offered for Art & Design Week in greater Fort Lauderdale. Art & Design Week in 2023 is January 21 – 29, and it includes arts, entertainment and educational events. Plenty events and tours are free. Others require a fee. Deals 2-for-1 entry for NSU Museum of Art January …

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Free & cheap Valentine’s Day fun

Whether it’s an emphasis on romance, hanging out with friends and family, or treating yourself, Valentine’s Day is a perfect occasion to do something special. South Florida offers plenty of things to do, including free and inexpensive activities, and deals. Please return to this feature as other events are added. 2023 Valentine’s Day & Weekend …

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Free ‘My Hollywood Pride’ festival

Hollywood Pride is hosting a street festival on Hollywood Boulevard. The event in 2023 is 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. January 29, and entry is free. My Hollywood Pride includes: kids and teen zones vendors entertainment The event designed for kids and adults emphasizes Hollywood’s pride and respect for LGBTQ and other residents in the …

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Free Valentine’s Day weddings & vow renewals in Fort Lauderdale

Valentine’s Day weddings are especially romantic. If you and your partner want to wed on Valentine’s Day or renew your vows, a public official in Fort Lauderdale is accommodating that request. A group Valentine’s Day wedding event for 2023 is 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. February 14 in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  It’s open to a …

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Doggie-Palooza in Plantation is fun for dogs & families

Parks are perfect for outdoor family excursions with your pooch. Occasionally, parks offer extra festivities, such as Doggie-Palooza in Plantation. The fun outdoor expo in 2023 is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. January 28, with entry fees of $2 per person and free for dogs. It’s at Happy Tails Park, 6600 SW 16th Street, Plantation …

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Free entry & fun for families at Weston Winter Expo

Inflatables, DJ entertainment and snow are included at Weston Winter Safety Expo. The event is ideal for families with an emphasis on interacting with fire and law enforcement personnel and their equipment and vehicles, including a helicopter. Entry is free. Food and drinks are offered for purchase.  The event in 2023 is 6 p.m. – …

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Florida Grand Opera performances in Broward, Miami-Dade

For more than 80 years, Florida Grand Opera has been mesmerizing audiences with everything from madcap comedies to political thrillers and timeless romances. And this upcoming season, November-May, has some classic operas lined up.   Tickets for all shows begin at: $16 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (opening night $21-up) $21 …

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Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show offers 2-for-1 deal

The Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show features hundreds of exhibitors, product demonstrations and presentations. Local and national vendors display flooring, kitchen design, solar items, doors, landscaping, patio furniture, lighting, and lots of other facets for home improvement. offering an opportunity for discounts with tickets purchased online while the promotion is offered. The indoor …

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Free ‘Ignite Broward’ fest features light, video & 3D displays

Interactive and exciting, Ignite Broward features free immersive light, sound and art displays in Fort Lauderdale and Dania. The events and displays are free. Ignite for 2023 is January 25-29 in Fort Lauderdale and Dania. The displays feature the work of international artists and designers using impressive technology for 3D projection and light sculptures. Venues …

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