Family Fun Day

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Esplanade Park 400 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Map

The 2022 Family Fun Day has entered the history books!

Coming in 2023, this page will be updated with all the exciting details of the next Family Fun Day.
We’ll see you then!

Two smiling little girls with face paint at the 2022 Winterfest Family Fun Day

Winterfest Family Fun Day at Esplanade Park

For an exciting day of family fun in Fort Lauderdale, head on over to Esplanade Park for Winterfest’s Family Fun Day. Main sponsors include Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Publix Super Markets / Publix Greenwise Markets. This event offers many FREE activities for kids of all ages–and parents, too! This holiday event features giant slides such as the Alpine Woods Toboggan Tunnel, Polar Express Slide, Catabella Express Train, and other activities.

Our Family Fun Day is in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale and it is packed with exciting family activities. You can get your face painted by our lovely artists, check out the Florida Renaissance Pirate Ship, hang out with the most adorable puppies from Pet Rescue Row, hear the sounds of a Fifth Third Bank‘s Race Car, and so much more!

If you work up an appetite, there will be plenty of food and beverage options for sale. Get samples from LaCroix, and so much more.

TITLE SPONSOR: Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

PRESENTING SPONSOR: Publix Super Markets / Publix Greenwise Markets

SPONSOR: La Croix, SOS Conservation Village, iHeart Radio

List of Event Highlights and booths:

  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Face Painting, Balloon Art, Bounce Houses, Teddy Bear Clinic
  • Stoked on Salt Ocean Conservation Village
  • Experience Catabella Express Train, Polar Express
  • Free bicycle helmets from Epilepsy Alliance
  • Photo booth with Santa & kids’ games!
  • Entertainment provided by School of Rock
  • Broward College Snow Mountain
  • Frankie P from Y-100 to MC
  • Pet Rescue Row – Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida, Inc., Humane Society of Broward County, Paw Patrol, Broward County Animal Care and Puppy Kissing Booth
  • Give-a-ways and Activities with the Florida Panthers, South Florida Ford, Cirque Dreams, Holidaze, Fifth Third Bank NASCAR Show Car, The For Paul Foundation, YMCA, Ave Maria Community, Florida Children’s Theatre, Nova Southeastern University, Sampling by Publix Food Truck, Rita’s Ice and SO MUCH MORE!

With great food, fun activities, and live music, this is an event you don’t want to miss out on. It’s a perfect day on the New River / Riverwalk for the entire family. Don’t miss the excitement for 2022, contact us today to be a sponsor at 954-767-0686

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital logo
Publix Logo
Fifth Third Bank logo
LaCroix logo
Ave Maria logo
Museum of Discovery and Science Logo

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