This is a destination that celebrates culture—from our diverse community to our array of interests. Whether you’re into boating, art, sports or live music on the beach, you’ll find all that and more in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
This 16-story boutique hotel sits adjacent to Fort Lauderdale’s
white-sand beaches and features a
5th floor pool deck and bar. With
just 100 well-appointed rooms,
every guest enjoys an individualized
experience and balcony views.
With 350 stores, this is the largest outlet mall in the U.S. Meanwhile The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills has over 70 luxury brands. Enjoy your choice of 14 full-service restaurants, along with two food courts and entertainment.
Stone Crab Season
Get your melted butter or mustard sauce ready, because the claws are back. Stone crab season began on Oct 15, so start making lunch and dinner reservations for this very Florida — and renewable — seafood delicacy.
The Ale Trail
It’s a great time to be a beer lover, and Greater Fort Lauderdale is overflowing with craft brew culture. Explore the 41 breweries and beer bars around the area with our handy Ale Trail Map.
International Boat Show
Spend Oct 31-Nov 4 savoring the
yacht life at the world’s largest
in-water boat show. More than 1,500
boats will be on display, plus
marine accessories. Enjoy
gourmet food & beverage,
exhibits, seminars and more.
Enter by Nov 15, 2018 for your chance to win a Winterfest Weekend Getaway for two. Enjoy tickets to the 47th annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, accommodations, air travel, luxury wheels for the weekend, and complimentary admission to an array of attractions.
Gridiron Grill-Off Food,
Wine & Music Festival
22 restaurants and 22 Miami Dolphin legends team up once again at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. This year’s event, Nov 9-11, also features a concert series with Vince Gill, Sister Hazel, Barenaked Ladies and Daughtry.
Riptide Music Festival
This year, Riptide is bigger and better on Fort Lauderdale beach! Don’t miss more than 30 musical acts, including The Jacksons, Sheila E, Panic! At The Disco, Collective Soul and 311. This three-day beach party happens
Nov 30-Dec 2.
Art Fort Lauderdale
Only “The Venice of America” could create an art fair this spectacular. From Jan 24-27, ride the Water Taxi to browse exciting modern and contemporary visual art displayed gallery-style on the walls of multimillion-dollar homes.