Memorial Day Weekend Events
MEMORIAL DAY BEACH EVENTS
Great American Beach Party
May 25: Fort Lauderdale Beach at A1A and Las Olas Blvd.
Free. Two stages will feature live bands performing classic oldies and rock n' roll hits including Riverside Dixieland Band, Across the Universe and headliners Boogie Knights. Vintage automobiles will line up along A1A, for an up close look at 50 hot rods, ragtops and muscle cars. Family activities include bounce houses, face painting, hula-hoop, limbo and Twister contests, water balloon toss, sand castle building competition and an art show of several Fort Lauderdale artists. Topping the night off -- a special screening of Back to the Future will be presented by the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, from 8:30 to 10pm on a larger-than-life screen.
Memorial Day 2013 Beach Bash
May 27: Aruba Beach Cafe, Lauderdale by the Sea
12-6:30pm. Live entertainment with Twocan Blue and Friends featuring The Fabulous Fleetwoods. Dancing in the sand, 3 tropical bars and complimentary pig roast with the purchase of a beverage.
Rascals- Once Upon a Dream Tour
May 24-26: Hard Rock Live, Hollywood. 7pm, doors open: 6pm.
Fort Lauderdale Home Design & Remodeling Show
May 25-27: Broward County Convention Center, Port Everglades, 1950 Eisenhower, Fort Lauderdale
954-765-5900.Featuring fine home furniture, accessories, remodeling, interior design, kitchens and baths, appliances, home theaters, home improvements, pools and spas, patios, landscaping, and an array of products and services for the interior and exterior of the home.
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Butterfly World
May 25-27: Free admission for active U.S. Service Personnel and Veterans.
Xtreme Indoor Karting
May 25: Wear red, white and blue and save $5 off racing, games or mini-golf.
May 26-27: Four Pack Special - enjoy racing, arcade and mini-golf for four for $99 total for 4 people.The
Food Truck Invasion
May 27: ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood. 5:30-10:pm. Bring your chairs, bring your blankets and of course bring your appetite to the Food Truck Invasion. Every Monday evening. Select from over 20 different food trucks
Memorial Day Kidz Fest at Flamingo Gardens
May 27: 9:30am-4:30pm.day just for the kids! This Memorial Day enjoy a pleasant day at Flamingo Gardens and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary with complimentary games, activities, and entertainment for the young ones- including free pony rides in the gardens from 11am-3pm, Otter John and his animal friends, special Wildlife Encounters, bounce house, a kid's merchandise fair, and more.
CEREMONIES & PARADES
City of Coconut Creek: Ceremony
May 27: 9-10am. Veterans Park, 3550 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek. Speakers and Coconut Creek Police Department Honor Guard. 954-545-6670.
City of Coral Springs: Memorial Day Celebration
May 27: Veterans Park, 8601 Royal Palm Blvd, Coral Springs
Celebration begins at 9am.
Town of Davie: Memorial Day Parade & Service
May 27: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Rd, Davie
Parade at 10am, Service begins at 11am.
City of Hallandale Beach: Flag Placement & Ceremony
May 27: 9am. Hallandale Beach Cemetery, 801 NW Sixth St. 954-457-1452.
11am, Ceremony at the Veterans Monument at City Hall and the Cultural Community Center, 410 SE Third St., Hallandale Beach. 954-457-1452.
City of North Lauderdale: Wreath-Laying Ceremony
May 27: 10am. North Lauderdale Veterans Memorial, at Kimberly Boulevard and Rock Island Road in North Lauderdale. 954-724-7061.
City of Pembroke Pines: Ceremony
May 27: 9am. Donnith H. Fletcher Park, 7900 Johnson St., Pembroke Pines. Presentation of colors, guest speakers and wreath placement. 954-435-6525.
City of Plantation: Memorial Day
May 27: 9:30am. Plantation Veterans Park, 1776 Lauderdale West Drive. Speakers, Plantation High School Junior R.O.T.C. and Plantation Police Honor Guard. 954-452-2510.
City of Tamarac: Service & Ceremony
May 27: 10:30am. Veterans Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac. Call 954-597-3500.