Celebrate the spirit of diversity in a friendly beach resort setting. Experience the flavors of Greater Fort Lauderdale. Visit the African American Research Library and Cultural Center. Discover the heritage of the Seminole Indians. Enjoy Caribbean-style and Latin fusion cuisine and some of the south's best soul food and BBQ. Order your free Urban Experience Guide here.
The National Urban League announced plans to host its 2015 Annual Conference in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Read more about the announcement and social and economic impact it will bring to the area.
Read the latest blog about the National Newspaper Publishers Association recent conference in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
A "progressive diverse citizenry" earned Fort Lauderdale a well-deserved spot among America's Top 100 Best Places to Live, Work and Play by Livability.com, a national website that ranks quality of life amenities of U.S. small and mid-sized cities. Of 1,700 cities studied, Fort Lauderdale ranks #24.
Contact the multicultural team to learn more about diverse vacation, family reunion and meeting opportunities:
Albert Tucker, Vice President of Multicultural Development
Angella Lopez, National Convention Sales Manager, Multicultural
Valerie Troutman, Family Reunion Specialist
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Add sun and fresh air to make any reunion or group get-together an even bigger hit. Plan a waterfront picnic. Bike or hike together through nature trails. Broward County parks offer relaxing settings for group activities.
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Discover the spirit and history of the Seminole Tribe, Florida's "unconquered" people, and learn about their culture, and way of life in an authentic Seminole Village.
When some people get here, they're off to the races, literally. Beyond world-class thoroughbreds to get your heart pumping, there's always Blackjack, Texas Hold 'em, Vegas-style slots and Jai-Alai -- the world's fastest game. Ante-up for excitement.
"Must-have" shopping excursions start at high-end stores along famous Las Olas Boulevard and The Galleria, and meander to designer outlets at Sawgrass Mills. Bargain hunters will love Festival Flea Market and the Swap Shop, near the cricket stadium.
cruise & play
Cruising from Port Everglades? There's pre- and post-cruise excursions you can definitely get on board with. Check out the special offers just for cruisers, or see which hotels have shuttle service to the Port, which can be a lifesaver.
Sorting out the local restaurant scene is easy with the Fork Lauderdale Dining App. Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene, including romantic waterfront spots, trendy steakhouses, Sunday brunches, sports bars, wine bars and more.