Celebrate Fort Lauderdale’s pirate history at the first ever Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival, brought to you by the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy the annual raft race, live entertainment, kids fun area, food and drink from 11 am – 7 pm in Esplanade Park.
Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival, coming to Quiet Waters Park, February 10th-March 25th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to Sunset! Over 100 Artisans selling their wares, with over 100 Performers to entertain, Kid’s Kingdom, Entertainment, Food and Drynk fit for a King! It’s a Fun Family Event for All Ages!
SUPERCON PRESENTS Paradise City Comic Con on January 12-14, 2018 in Miami at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Paradise City Comic Con is 3 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, cosplayers, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/
Led by Santa Claus, his elves, and entertainers, The Worth Avenue Association and Palm Beach Mayor, Gail Coniglio, welcome the holiday season with an annual parade featuring a fabulous “Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat” that concludes with the signature, spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting Event, signifying the unofficial start of Palm Beach’s magical shopping season. The parade begins at 6pm, with the flip of a switch that lights the magnificent 40-foot tree happening at 6:29 pm. Make sure to get there early and queue up the little tykes for a turn on Santa’s magical throne.
Central Broward Regional Park will host a new and spectacular family friendly event this holiday season, the Chinese Lantern Festival, produced by Hanart Culture.
The 8-week Lantern Festival is a totally immersive experience among Chinese culture, multi-hued “The Wild” animal lantern displays, live entertainment, authentic Chinese food, hand-made gifts by Chinese craftspeople, and more. The Festival doors open Tuesday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. and run for an 8 week period, Wednesday through Sunday evenings, until Monday, January 15, 2018.
Divas don’t hike…they STRUT! The Glam-A-THON will stage exciting events to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research. South Florida’s fabulous divas (and dudes) bring the sizzle as our glamorous diva teams assemble in their sassiest stilettos. Get your eyeliner out!
JOIN The Winterfest Team – “SOLE SISTERS” – meet us at the STRUT! OR – purchase your tickets for Lipstick Lounge on October 19th.
Supercon is a four-day festival at the Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center on July 12-15, 2018. Join us to celebrate Comic Books, Animation, Cartoons, Anime, Video Games, Cosplay, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Pop Culture and all things Geek! It is the largest event of its kind in South Florida, and one of the largest events of its kind in the United States.
The 5th Annual Marine Industry Day is a free family-oriented event at Esplanade Park aimed at celebrating the region’s marine industry through a variety of fun, interactive experiences. It features live music, food trucks, children’s activities, numerous marine-related activities, water taxi tours, educational games and much more. www.marineindustryday.org
The Annual Plywood Regatta is a two-day event where middle, high school, and college students will attempt to build sea-worthy vessels on Saturday, April 14th using simple hand-tools and only a limited set of supplied materials. Then on Sunday, April 15th, the public is invited to come watch as the students compete in a fun-filled and friendly rivalry when the finished boats line up and race in a series of heats to determine which boats actually are seaworthy and which boats exude that sinking feeling! www.plywoodregatta.com