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Great American Beach Party in Fort Lauderdale is packed with fun & it’s free

Fort Lauderdale is hosting a Great American Beach Party loaded with entertainment and activities. 

The fun is 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m May 28 at Las Olas Oceanside Park.

Throw on your favorite pair of shades & pack up your towels & sunscreen.

Photo/city of Fort Lauderdale

Family-friendly fun at the event includes:

  • sand sculpting demonstration
  • waterslides
  • parachute jump
  • auto show
  • art show
  • live bands
  • exhibitors & vendors

Entertainers include

  • Flamingo Brass
  • Beach Bumz
  • Brass Evolution

 

Water Taxi is offering Discounts

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi is offering rides to the event from designated points in Fort Lauderdale for a discounted rate.

  • $5 for adults
  • $2 for seniors
  • free for age 5 younger & free for military

Water Taxi pick-up points for the event:

  • Riverside Hotel/Stranahan House, 335 SE 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
  • Galleryone Doubletree Hotel, 2670  E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale

Purchase Water Taxi tickets online.

Regular fares apply for other Water Taxi routes.

Photo/Water Taxi

Other information about the lively event is on the website. Las Olas Oceanside Park is at 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale.

Other Free & cheap things to do this weekend in Miami & South Florida

 

Other Entertainment in South Florida

Friday, August 19, 2022

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Free concert: SPAM Allstars and DJ Kumi

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Lummus Park

Sounds of Little Haiti

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays)

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Calle Ocho

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Jamz: live music in Fort Lauderdale

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Mills Pond Park

Theater in Wellington is offering free tickets

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Wellington High School

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Vintage Fair @ Festival Marketplace

10:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Festival Marketplace

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Woodstock Music & Art Fair

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Society Las Olas

Theater in Wellington is offering free tickets

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | FREE | Wellington High School

Dania Pointe offers Bubble Bash

2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Rock n' Ride car show

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Tamarac Sports complex

Elevated vendor market in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk.

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Theater in Wellington is offering free tickets

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Wellington High School

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, August 21, 2022

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Dania Pointe offers Bubble Bash

2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Live music in Lake Worth

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Bryant Park in Lake Worth

Sunday on the Waterfront free concerts

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free concert: Mike Gerber Quartet

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Collins Park

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Monday, August 22, 2022

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Jam Session

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

Comedy Night at Sandbar Sports Grill

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Sandbar Sports Grill

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Regal Theatres: Discounted movie tickets on Tuesdays

All Day | $5.00-6.00 | Regal Cinemas Multiple Locations

Regal Cinemas kids' summer movies for $2

Discounted | Regal Cinemas

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Amphitheater in Boca Raton

Food Trucks Tuesdays

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Haulover Beach Park

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Regal Cinemas kids' summer movies for $2

Discounted | Regal Cinemas

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Now and Then

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Pelican Harbor Marina

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Now and Then

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Comedy Night at Pub 52

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Exit One Taproom

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Exit One Taproom

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Food trucks and music

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Village Park

Free concert: Suenalo

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Collins Park

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Now and Then

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Free movie: Dirty Dancing

8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Lummus Park

Friday, August 26, 2022

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

Days fun with free movie

Las Olas Oceanside Park

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Now and Then

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Jazz at MOCA outdoor concert series

8:00 pm | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Jupiter Hammerheads baseball

$6.00-12.00 | Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

Plantation Farmers Market

8:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Volunteer Park Plantation

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Dania Pointe offers Bubble Bash

2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Elevated vendor market in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Fort Lauderdale ArtWalk

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music & Arts South of Sunrise district

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Now and Then

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Discount late-night movies

11:30 pm to 2:00 am | $5.00 | Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sunday, August 28, 2022

"Beauty & The Beast" discount

Discounted | Adrienne Arsht Center

Fade

Discounted | GableStage

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Free acoustic music jam

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Secret Woods Nature Center

Free Family Day at Bass Museum of Art

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Bass Museum of Art

Dania Pointe offers Bubble Bash

2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Now and Then

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Discounted | Actors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theatre

Live music in Lake Worth

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Bryant Park in Lake Worth

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

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